Colindale Gardens

We provided advice on all aspect of Rights of Light for the proposed Colindale Gardens redevelopment in NW9.

The redevelopment of the former Peel Centre Metropolitan Police training college in Hendon will see the creation of more than 2,900 new homes, planned for completion over the next ten years.

The proposed scheme will contain a mix of one, two & three bedroom apartments. All of the apartments will have access to private outdoor space, such as a balcony, terrace or podium garden.

These new homes are located just 22 minutes by train to King’s Cross St Pancras, and less than half an hour to Central London on the Northern line. Colindale Underground station on the Northern Line is just a five minute walk away. The apartments are conveniently placed just a stone’s throw away from the 4 acre park, and the development includes a residents only gym and concierge, as well as being a short walk to Colindale Tube Station.

A planned health centre and new primary school will also provide essential community facilities on residents’ doorsteps.


We advised on all aspects of rights of light, daylight, sunlight and overshadowing to support the planning application for Colindale Gardens.

Client : Redrow Homes

Architect : MDR Associates Architects

Services : Rights of Light, Daylight & Sunlight

Sector :  Residential

Rights of Light Services

Initial Site Appraisal (Legal & Technical)

Strategic reporting

Transferred Rights to Light

Rights to Light negotiation & settlement

Rights to Light compensation

Rights to Light insurance

Scheme cutbacks or enhancements

Portfolio management

Laser Survey based full technical analysis

Maximum building envelopes

Expert Witness

Pre-Acquisition strategic advice

Also see our recent work at BLOC Grand Central hotel in Birmingham.

Further Guidance when appointing a Rights of Light Surveyor

For further information please see our Rights of Light Fact Sheet.

The Government also published a rights to light fact sheet as part of a review by the Law Commission.

With offices in LondonBirmingham, Bristol, CardiffManchesterNorwichPlymouth we are able to provide Rights of Light advice on projects all around the UK.


For the contact details of a surveyor local to you, see our BirminghamBristolManchesterNorwich Plymouth Surveyor details.

For advice on rights of light direct from one of our surveyors, please call our Rights of Light Enquiry Line on 020 4534 3138.

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  • Rebecca Chapman
  • Matthew Grant
  • Stephen Mealings