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Enfield Council announces shortlist for £2bn project

Meridian Water

Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Five world class developers, including an international company, have been shortlisted to the second stage of selecting the master developer for the Meridian Water Development.

Views sought on local energy networks

Published on Friday, 05 June 2015

Enfield Council has launched a consultation to ask local residents, businesses and developers their views on our latest plans to help build local (or decentralised) energy networks.

regeneration, jobs, housing, transport

Meridian Water to forge ahead after council buys strategic sites

Published on Thursday, 21 May 2015

Enfield Council has purchased three plots of land to house 1,500 homes on the site of the Meridian Water development, enabling the project to forge ahead.


Retrofit London event promises prosperity

Published on Friday, 15 May 2015

Local hospitals, care home providers, schools, facilities management and construction businesses turned out in force this week to a special ‘meet the buyer’ event at the Dugdale Centre in Enfield.

Statement on Asset of Community Value decision

Published on Thursday, 30 April 2015

Statement on Asset of Community Value decision

Forging ahead with Meridian Water

Published on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Experts are being sought to help the £1.5 billion Meridian Water mega development forge ahead.

Have your say on planning

Published on Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Enfield Council has launched a six week consultation to ask residents to share their views on how they can get more involved in the planning of their area.


£2m in the pot thanks to Southgate Town Hall deal

Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

This week saw Enfield Council’s coffers grow by £2m as a historic deal with Hollybrook Homes to buy Southgate Town Hall was completed.

Enfield Council to rule on £1.5 billion development

Published on Monday, 20 October 2014

Enfield Council will decide at its meeting on Wednesday (22 October) whether to forge ahead with the first phase of the £1.5 billion eco-development Meridian Water which will provide thousands of homes and jobs when completed.

regeneration, open space

Celebration event for new look open space

Published on Friday, 04 April 2014

Residents turned out in force to celebrate the new look Grove Road Open Space in New Southgate which has been transformed into a fantastic community setting for the whole family.

Garden Enfield launched

Published on Thursday, 06 March 2014

Ambitious plans to turn Enfield into the garden of London were unveiled at City Hall this week (Wednesday March 5).

Getting to the heart of Meridian Water

Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Specialist designers have been appointed by Enfield Council to drive forward the delivery of one of the most important aspects of the new £1.5 billion Meridian Water development in Edmonton.

Enfield's plan to be a jolly green food producing giant

Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Ambitious plans to turn Enfield into the garden of London will be unveiled at City Hall on Wednesday March 5.

Police station demolition starts

Published on Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Work has started to demolish the former police station in Ponders End to prepare the way for the ambitious £270 million redevelopment of Ponders End.

Contractor appointed to complete £1.2 million Forty Hall Parks improvement

Published on Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Enfield Council has appointed contractors Ground Control to carry out the £1.2 million improvement scheme for Forty Hall Park following a successful bid for funding to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

New building inspires the hoardings

Published on Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Diggers are already preparing the land for an exciting new building at the College Farm site adjacent to Albany Park, for Enfield Council’s New Options service.

Southgate Town Hall

Future Secured for Southgate Town Hall

Published on Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Developer Hollybrook Homes has exchanged contracts with Enfield Council in a deal which will see the former Southgate Town Hall Building in Palmers Green extended and converted into 30-40 flats.

Stories bring building project to life

Published on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Richard Neville, a professional story collector, has been asked by Enfield Council to meet people who live in around Ordnance Road and bring their memories to life.

Rock around the lock

Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2013

A fabulous free festival of music and community activities organised by Enfield Council and community groups takes place on the River Lee on 14 September between Ponders End and Enfield Locks.

Consultation on infrastructure levy begins

Published on Monday, 10 June 2013

Enfield Council has started consulting residents and businesses on a new Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL).

Exemption law sought by Enfield Council

Published on Tuesday, 02 April 2013

Enfield Council has applied to the government for an exemption from new planning laws which mean developers can convert office buildings into homes without planning permission.

Development authorised by London Mayor

Published on Tuesday, 02 April 2013

Hundreds of family homes, a library and shops will be built in Ponders End after the Mayor of London granted consent for an Enfield Council outline planning application designed to help rejuvenate the area.

Enfield backs police drive to tackle street crime

Published on Monday, 28 January 2013

Despite overall crime being down in Enfield by 5.2% and personal robbery down 6.8% for the 12 months to November, residents are being urged to take sensible precautions to ensure they don’t become victims of street crime in the New Year.

Enfield Council wins £200,000 for Ponders End revamp

Published on Wednesday, 09 January 2013

Enfield Council has won £200,000 from Transport for London to work up a design and consult on ambitious plans to regenerate Ponders End High Street.


Enfield Council makes £4 million bid to save Broomfield

Published on Monday, 08 October 2012

Enfield Council's Cabinet is due to approve the submission of a £4million bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund in an attempt to save historic Broomfield House.

Ordnance Road, joint service centre

Have your say about the proposed Joint Service Centre on Ordnance Road

Published on Friday, 10 August 2012

Enfield Council has announced plans for a joint service centre comprising library, GP surgery, dentist and community space.

Enfield bids for "future city" funding

Published on Monday, 06 August 2012

Enfield Council has been awarded £50,000 from the Technology Strategy Board

Alma Residents' Association chair backs estate renewal

Published on Monday, 23 July 2012

The chairman of the Alma Residents' Association has backed Enfield Council plans to demolish and rebuild the the estate in Ponders End.

Royal visit to the Hanlon Community Centre

Published on Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Prince Andrew, The Duke of York, formally opened the first project completed as part of the £1.3 billion Meridian Water development.

Alma estate to be demolished

Published on Thursday, 12 July 2012

The Alma estate in Ponders End will be demolished and rebuilt.

Regeneration a hit with Edmonton Green shoppers

Published on Thursday, 24 May 2012

Edmonton shoppers are enjoying what their local area has to offer more than ever before and are flocking in record numbers to Edmonton Green Shopping Centre.

Residents to be consulted on Enfield's pioneering estate regeneration project

Published on Monday, 14 May 2012

Residents of Enfield's Alma Estate are being asked their views on whether they think their homes should be refurbished or demolished as part of a £100 million redevelopment project.

£1.3bn Meridian Water plans unveiled

Published on Monday, 14 May 2012

Enfield Council has unveiled a masterplan for the regeneration of a 200 acre (82 ha) area alongside North London’s Lee Valley Regional Park – to be known as Meridian Water.

Help transform Edmonton

Published on Wednesday, 02 May 2012

Give your views and help shape Edmonton Green.

Enfield Council prosecutes tenant for subletting

Published on Friday, 27 April 2012

A Hertfordshire woman has become the first person to be prosecuted by the Enfield Council Housing Investigation Team for illegally subletting her council flat.

Andrew Stafford - Labour Councillor

Disused hostels sold to increase housing

Published on Friday, 24 February 2012

Enfield Council has successfully sold four unused hostels for a total of £5,739,000.

New Section of Towpath Opened after improvements

Published on Friday, 20 January 2012

Yesterday saw a section of the River Lea towpath reopened after Enfield Council, Transport for London (TfL) and British Waterways teamed up on the project. It provides a significant walking and cycling link between the main London 2012 Olympic site and the Olympic Canoeing venue in Broxbourne.

Ladderswood regeneration – moving on up

Published on Wednesday, 18 January 2012

One of Enfield Council’s flagship regeneration projects continues to break new ground with the signing of a £100m Development Agreement.

Halloween Fun at Holmsdale!

Published on Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Come along for this FREE fun event at the Holmsdale Tunnel Open Space.


Countryside Properties announced as Highmead developer

Published on Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Enfield Council announced this week that Countryside Properties, working with Newlon Housing Trust, has been selected as developer for the 0.6 hectare Highmead development site in Angel, Edmonton, North London. The selection of the developer follows the granting of planning permission earlier this year for a design by architect HawkinsBrown. There will be 120 new homes, of which 38 per cent will be affordable, together with 1,092 sqm of commercial space and a 140 sqm community building. Newlon Housing Trust will be developing and managing the affordable housing.


Partner appointed for Ladderswood Estate

Published on Thursday, 26 May 2011

Mulalley teamed with One Housing have been appointed as the development partner for the regeneration of the Ladderswood Estate.

Enfield Council Prove Apprenticeships Make Business Sense

Published on Monday, 13 December 2010

Apprenticeships are making a come back, and just as Lord Sugar understands the value of apprentices to his business, many more Enfield firms are seeing the value too.

Rapper SwiftKnight opens New Southgate Youth Club

Published on Friday, 03 December 2010

“An inspirational and motivating night” – that was the verdict given by young people who saw up-and-coming rapper SwiftKnight, live on stage when he officially opened Enfield Council’s New Southgate Youth Club on Friday night.

When the going gets tough Enfield’s Innovators get going

Published on Friday, 03 December 2010

Times may be hard, but Enfield’s entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well if the standard of entries to this year’s Enfield Innovators competition is anything to go by. 39 quality applications were received from competitors in the hope of getting the chance to pitch to Enfield Council’s team of ‘dragons.’

Council serves up a feast of festive family fun

Published on Friday, 03 December 2010

Brave the chill and wrap up warm for the Ponders End Christmas Festival. Enfield Council is organising a day of free festive fun for all the family next Saturday 11th December. The High Street will be packed with street performers – snow fairies, emperor penguins, clowns and balloon artists from 11am-6.30pm.


Winter comes to Trent with Circular Walk

Published on Friday, 03 December 2010

Why not enjoy this wonderful snowy and crisp weather by taking a leisurely stroll around beautiful Trent Park with the Trent Park Circular Walk.

Curtis House

Curtis House safe and secure

Published on Friday, 05 November 2010

Two Enfield Councillors, Cllr Ahmet Oykener, Cabinet Member for Housing and Cllr Achilleas Georgiou, Deputy Leader did a tour of the security of Curtis House in Southgate last week, and gave the new security door the seal of approval.

broomfield house

Broomfield House Restoration Project Launched

Published on Friday, 05 November 2010

Enfield Council announced this week that is has appointed a major firm of project managers and architects to begin the design work that may finally see Broomfield House in Palmers Green restored. Faithful & Gould, based in Euston, have begun work on the project immediately.

Trent Park Visitor Centre

Take a walk in unknown Trent Park

Published on Friday, 05 November 2010

If you think you knew beautiful Trent Park then why not join former Park Ranger Andy Jones and Parks Outreach Officer Alan Mitellas on a special walk this Saturday, and be prepared to think again!

broomfield trees

Mystery Broomfield tree cutting has Council stumped

Published on Friday, 29 October 2010

This week Cllr Chris Bond, Cabinet Member for Environment, Street Scene and Parks took a trip to Broomfield Park in Palmers Green to see for himself damage that had been done to some trees by a vandal.


Flash of brilliance as Aquaduct revitalised

Published on Monday, 25 October 2010

Works have nearly finished on Flash Lane Aquaduct in Enfield, which will see its removal from English Heritage’s 'At Risk Register'.

Crowds Walk on Wild side for Food Walk

Published on Monday, 11 October 2010

On Saturday over 50 people gathered at Trent Park to join a special Wild Food walk to learn how to survive in remote countryside.

Have Your Say on Food Strategy and Biodiversity Action Plan

Published on Monday, 04 October 2010

Residents urged to have their say on food strategy and biodiversity action plan before consultation closes.

Ponders End residents flock to Green and Healthy Living Day

Published on Friday, 17 September 2010

More than 200 Ponders End residents flocked to Enfield Council and NHS Enfield's free Green and Healthy Living day at the Ponders End Recreation Ground on Sunday 12th September.


Ladderswood residents invited to view bidders’ designs for new development

Published on Friday, 17 September 2010

Enfield Council is inviting Ladderswood residents and people who live in the wider New Southgate area, to view 3D models for the new £80m development at a special exhibition.

London In Bloom

Cllr Chris Bond meets winning Radiomarathon gardeners

Published on Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Enfield in Bloom achieved great success at this year’s London in Bloom Awards ceremony held at the Guildhall on 3rd September.

Park Friends

Green Flag parks continue to score

Published on Friday, 10 September 2010

Enfield Council heard this week that its seven Green Flag parks scored highly for a new award which looked at the 5 year management plans that are in place for each park.

Summer Work Out gets school leavers fit for the future

Published on Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Are you leaving school or college this summer without a job or place in further education to go to? Are you trying to work out what to do next? Would you like to spend the summer working outdoors and getting paid for it?

In The Mood For Food

In the mOOd for food - Enfield Council launches its Food Strategy

Published on Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Do you ‘live to eat’ or ‘eat to live’? Enfield Council hopes to whet the appetite of local people with the launch of its Food Strategy consultation, to get as many people as possible in the borough to share their ideas about food and growing their own produce.

Team Challenge volunteers get hands dirty

Published on Friday, 11 June 2010

Last week 30 council employees got down and dirty at the Radiomarathon Centre in Turkey Street to celebrate Volunteers Week.

New Conservation Area hits town

Published on Tuesday, 02 March 2010

Enfield Council has brought in a new Conservation Area in order to protect the borough’s heritage.

Gladys Award Plaque

Missionary’s plaque returns to rightful place

Published on Friday, 26 February 2010

A blue plaque which commemorated missionary Gladys Aylward has been replaced on the wall of her former home in Cheddington Road, Edmonton on the date of her birthday, 24th February.

Friends of Bush Hill Park celebrate Tree Planting Day

Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2010

Date – Saturday 20th February 2010 Time – 11.30am Venue – Bush Hill Park - Meet by the Fellowship hut - entrance in Southbury Road opposite George Spicer School, and on Lincoln Road close to The Lincoln Arms public house.

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