A man was found dead inside a burning allotment shed in the early hours of this morning.

Firefighters discovered the man after being called to tackle a fire engulfing a number of sheds at an allotment plot in Chandos Road, East Finchley.

Police were called out by the London Fire Brigade at 12.25am and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers say they are not treating the death as suspicious at this stage.

The man is yet to be formally identified and the cause of the fire is being investigated by the fire service and Barnet Police.