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To retain the Spires requires much more sensitive handling of the surrounding elements at first floor than is indicated in the mock-up.
I prefer the clean sweep approach of Option 2 but the scale, detailing and proposed materials will not sit well in the High Street, the design could be modern without being coarse and brash.
The treatment of the entrance should only be considered in the context of the developer's plans for the centre as a whole, and that should include a scheme for all the back land between the High Street, Stapylton Road and the Market.
Barnet's planners must engage with the developer to ensure that the town centre will work better.