Piccadilly underground stations

This article by Stephen Gilburt was published in the The Enfield Society Spring 2018 newsletter. In 1906 the Piccadilly underground line was constructed to terminate at Finsbury Park. After the First World War complaints about poor public transport facilities further north led the Minister of Transport to set up a… Continue reading


This article by Stephen Gilburt was published in the Spring 2018 newsletter. In 1905 Metropolitan Electric Tramways Ltd electrified the 1881 horse-drawn tram route north from Tottenham via Edmonton to a depot at Tramway Avenue. The route was extended from Ponders End to Freezywater in 1906 and to Waltham Cross… Continue reading

Enfield Market and Fair

This article by Stephen Gilburt appeared in Enfield Society News issue 210, Summer 2018. In 2018 Enfield Market celebrates the 400th anniversary of a Royal Charter being granted by James I. Special events will include a Charter Fayre on 20th May, the market beach in July and the opening of… Continue reading

All walks/talks now available

The full list of our talks, walks and other events have now been loaded on this site from the previous one.  All the events are categorised allowing you to see events which are similar.  You can select the category (or categories) you wish to see from the blue “categories” drop-down… Continue reading