Promoting a thriving and caring community


Grange Big Local is an exciting and unique opportunity for residents to invest £1 million in making a massive and  lasting positive difference to our community.


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


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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     Email

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Our annual report was published in October 2018. Please take a look at our activities over the past year. Grange Big Local Annual Report 2017 to 2018



Advice service


We fund a dedicated advice service in East Finchley with Citizens Advice Barnet (St. Mary’s Parish Centre at 279 High Road on Fridays). The service is available by appointment at or leave a message at 020 8629 5376.




We want to improve safety and accessibility in our neighbourhood and gained support from the Finchley & Golders Green Area Committee for our Trinity Road - Manor Park Road underpass project.


Young people


Studio N2 is a local partnership between Art Against Knives, Grange Big Local and Barnet Homes to reduce serious youth violence and safeguard young people in the N2 community.



Response to Grange Estate fire


Grange Big Local and CommUNITY Barnet are coordinating a crowdfunding response to the Grange Estate fire of November 2018. Please contribute to the GoFundMe page if you can - your help is greatly appreciated. Offers of business and community support and fundraising are being coordinated via Grange Big Local / CommUNITY Barnet on 020 8364 8400.


Are you affected by the fire?

The contact for individual support for those affected is Helen Shannon at Hope North London on 07866 507 609. Housing enquiries should go via Barnet Homes on 0800 389 5225

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