Our mission

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GOAL ONE

Prevent the demolition of Clitterhouse Farm as part of the Brent Cross Cricklewood Regeneration.

ACHIEVED!  (Oct 2014)

GOAL TWO

Transform Clitterhouse Farm into a vibrant multi-use community and business hub catering to the long-term needs of the local population.

WE’RE WORKING ON IT!

We are a diverse group who share a common interest in saving and restoring the historic Clitterhouse Farm buildings.

Our mission is to transform the farm into a vibrant multi-use hub for the community and local business. To build social cohesion, create a shared sense of pride in our area and to bring local residents together through arts, culture, food growing, the principles of sustainability, skill-sharing, educational workshops and training.

Photos by Thomas Ball

We aim to provide a compatible and flexible space relevant to the needs of the local population and to create a tangible improvement to the area before, during and after the Brent Cross Cricklewood (BXC) Regeneration.

Our plans for Clitterhouse Farm have the potential to bring about positive social change in a neighbourhood that has long been neglected and is set to undergo an extended period of stress and transition during the regeneration.

Clitterhouse Farm has a unique history, architectural quality and is well suited to community use. Our plan is to build momentum over several years, during which we will deliver a programme of activities and ongoing projects using the Farm as a base. We will slowly transition the site from a state of neglect and decay into a multi-use location that works with the surrounding community and engages them in communal action, on and around the farm. As local residents we will always strive to have a low impact on immediate neighbours such as the Clitterhouse Farm House and Claremont Primary School, delivering positive benefits to both, each of whom support our proposal.

"Hug the Farm" - October 2013

As a not-for-profit charitable company we are delivering positive benefits to local residents and the council, that stem from and take into account our experience as local residents. We are working in partnership with a wide range of experienced individuals and organisations – check out our team.

Photos by Thomas Ball

We are passionate about sustainability and reducing our impact on the environment.  We are guided by the 10 Principles of One Planet Living (click image below to enlarge)

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