London Barnet,the second largest of the boroughs,lies on the outskirts of northern London, and has a relatively diverse population and landscape.In the north ,Barnet is enclosed by some parts of countryside, whilst to the south it is densely occupied towards Cricklewood ,Hendon and Colindale.The population of Barnet grew rapidly in the middle of 19th century as the capital was equipped with ominbuses and trams were introduced and commenced ferrying commuters and traders throughout the Finchley roadway. The Finchley road acts as a main link between central London and Barnet as well as being the route to London’s first private shopping centre at Brent Cross.
Barnet with 30% populace of ethnic minority along with extensive Jewish population acts as a divergent.The Barnet borough was framed in 1965 with some parts of Hertfordshire and Middlesex countries.Barnet extends about 86.74 square kilometres of London’s landspace with over 331,500 populace.Barnet is delineated by Hertfordshire in the north and other sides by 5 boroughs encompassing Enfield by the east,areas of Harrow in the west and by Camden in its south east. The Barnet London Borough Council is the local authority of Barnet.
London Barnet Borough’s residents are embodied by Members of Parliament Each MP is Conservative. The precinct is partitioned into 21 cantons, with three councilors for each canton.The precinct incorporates Monken Hadley in the north to Childs Hill in the south with its major areas like Whetstone,Golders Green,Mill Hill, Barnet, North Finchley,Edgware,West Hendon and Cockfosters etc.Barnet Council with other 31 precincts of London and the City of London Corporation shares its authority powers with the Authority of Greater London.There are 15 libraries run by the Barnet Council in the London Borough of Barnet, motile library,home library and chronicles library.
Barnet portrays its 16 primary open spaces as 'chief parks',where nine parks out of 16 accomplished the Green Flag Award for 2008-2009.The precinct has 67 sites for Conservation of Nature and 8 sites for nature reserves.Barnet is decorated by St Jude Church and Hampstead Garden Suburb’s parish church where these two are listed in the Grade I buildings.The Royal airforce museum of Barnet is designed in commemoration of the British royal airforce.This museum at Hendon airport depicts the aviation history. One of the recreational arena of Barnet,the Brent Reservoir is an oasis attracting many birds and local wildlife.
In Hendon,the Jewish Military Museum portraits about Jews and their services for armed forces of the British since18th century.Barnet borough is a home for two football clubs.The London Borough of Barnet has 4 special schools,86 primary and 22 secondary schools.