What does the future hold for Hampstead? Play streets for kids could be on the cards

Why would anyone leave Hampstead? The question was posed at a public meeting about plans for a new community pressure group, and for one attendee the answer was simple: only death could wrench him away.

Ham & High 14 Feb 2014

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Rampant development and high street woes drive support for Hampstead pressure group

Fears that rampant development and struggling high streets could see Hampstead “change out of all recognition” are contributing to a surge in support for a new pressure group, a campaigner says.

Ham & High 4 Feb 2014

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How new Hampstead Neighbourhood Forum could hand power back to residents

The latest Neighbourhood Forum in Camden is currently being established in Hampstead – and could provide neighbours with an added layer of protection against controversial basement schemes that have hit the area.

Camden New Journal 17 Dec 2013

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New Neighbourhood Forum for Hampstead

In response to the 2011 Localism Act which gave local communities the authority to develop their own local plans, a grou pof local residents and business people are setting out to develop a shared vision that will guide future development in Hampstead for years to come.

The Heath & Hampstead Society Newsletter Jan 2014


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New Hampstead neighbourhood forum will have ‘real power to shape area’s future’

A collective of residents with real power to shape Hampstead’s future – that is the dream of campaigners bidding to set up a new community pressure group.

Ham & High 11 Dec 2013

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New Hampstead neighbourhood forum will be force to be reckoned with for planners

A campaign to create a community group with powers to help shape planning policy in Hampstead was launched this week.

Ham & High 3 Dec 2013

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Burgh House meeting sees a Living Village

On 26 January 2014, about 50 people gathered at Burgh House to discuss what was important to them about Hampstead, and their priorities for the village’s future. The purpose was to begin setting the mandate for the Hampstead Neighbourhood Forum, which is being established to develop a Neighbourhood Plan under the provisions of the Localism Act.

The meeting was held in a ‘World Café’ format, designed to stimulate conversation around small tables. Each table was given a question intended to provoke the expression of views. This report groups the ideas expressed into themes that could form the basis of the future activities of the Forum – and thus of the eventual plan. While these themes appeared to be important to all those present, a wide range of views – in some cases far from unanimous – were expressed. 

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