Grange Big Local

East Finchley

£1 million for N2

Grange Big Local has a vision of a thriving community in our pocket of East Finchley, where people can meet, talk, and play. We want to make our area even more friendly and caring and to engage our diverse population in activities that will increase opportunities and enhance our surroundings.

The Grange Estate and neighbouring areas in East Finchley, including the Font Hills and Thomas More estates, have been awarded a lottery grant of £1 million through Local Trust's Big Local initiative.


This is an exciting and unique opportunity for residents of N2 to make a massive and lasting positive difference to our communities and make an even better neighbourhood!


People who live, work and volunteer in the area are invited to get involved. There are plenty of ways of participating: join the mailing list, volunteer, take part in some of the events, or simply send a thought in an email.

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Grange Big Local, c/o CommUNITY Barnet, 1st Floor, Barnet House, 1255 High Road, London N20 0EJ

Telephone 020 8364 8400 ext. 241


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Find the area profile, plan and report of first year of plan below:


- Grange Big Local area community profile (PDF)


- Grange Big Local Plan (PDF)

- Grange Big Local Annual Report 2016 to 2017 (PDF)


Below is a video of the 2016 Grange Big Local community festival.




Advice service


Citizens Advice Barnet have partnered with Grange Big Local to bring an advice service to East Finchley. This now operates at St. Mary’s  Parish Centre at 279 High Road in East Finchley on Fridays.  The service is available by appointment only through the Citizens Advice Barnet Helpline on 0300 456 8365.


Find details here of an advice session on December 4th on Brexit.



Grange Big Local Fun Palace


Grange Big Local held a Fun Palace event on Sunday 8th October, 12-4pm at the Ann Owens Centre and Oak Lane open space.


Find more information here.

Flyer here.




The Finchley & Golders Green Area Committee unanimously agreed to support the grant application from Grange Big Local relating to the Trinity Road - Manor Park Road underpass project.


Young people


Find out about Studio N2.



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