- Let’s Talk Enfield Town: proposed designs webinars 17-Jun-2021
The project to improve Enfield Town Centre has announced two public webinars where the proposed designs will be shown. The first is on Wednesday 30th June at 6pm and the second will be on Saturday 3rd July at 10am. Registration for these free zoom webinars is required using this link: http://letstalk.enfield.gov.uk/EnfieldTown
- Charity School Edmonton: restoration project details 24-May-2021
The London Historic Buildings Trust has published a 6-page document outlining how it is intending to work with Learning for Life Charity to bring the school building back into use for the community.
The project will require £2M funding as well as the acquisition of the freehold of the building. Once completed the project will provide
- Why building on the Green Belt is unnecessary and a huge mistake 19-May-2021
The London Borough of Enfield has added 28 Green Belt sites to its Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment. The Enfield Society, together with Enfield RoadWatch, Enfield Climate Action Forum and Better Homes for Enfield have released Enfield’s Green Belt is at Risk, which provides detailed arguments for removing these sites.
Among the Green Belt sites targeted ...
- Plans revealed for 5,000 homes on Vicarage Farm, Enfield Road 18-May-2021
Vicarage Farm, looking west towards Trent Park.
Just as the ink was drying on our latest newsletter—with its lead item on threats to the Green Belt—news has reached The Enfield Society that Comer Homes Group, in association with Savills and Farrells, have produced very detailed plans for a massive expansion of housing on Vicarage Farm.
Farrells’ proposal ...
- Society urges members to protest over plans to include Green Belt in LBE’s Housing Assessment 18-May-2021
The Enfield Society has written to members asking them to write to their local councillors and MPs over Enfield’s plans to include substantial amounts of Green Belt in its Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment. To coincide with this call, The Society has joined with Enfield RoadWatch, Better Homes for Enfield, Enfield Climate Action Forum and ...
- Summer Newsletter now published 17-May-2021
Our latest newsletter is now available to download from here. It has a report of our latest meeting with the Council, the latest information about Whitewebbs, the Palace Square survey results and three articles on past and future retail within the Borough. Our described walk is an eight mile loop from Forty Hall.
- Southgate Office Village: developer to appeal to Secretary of State 26-Apr-2021
Last year Enfield Council refused planning permission for the controversial planning application at Southgate for three tower blocks. The Planning Committee was unanimous in its decision.
As an objector to the application, The Society has received formal notice of the decision by the developer to make an appeal to the Secretary of State.
- Enfield Independent: Dugdale archive to move to Civic Centre ground floor 24-Apr-2021
The Enfield Independent has a news item which reports that the Council has announced the Local Studies Library will be housed on the ground floor of the Civic Centre.
- Whitewebbs: open letter to LBE from Middlesex Golf 11-Apr-2021
Chairman R. P. W. Andrews and County Secretary Darragh Coghan have written an open letter to LBE’s Chief Executive Ian Davis concerning the closure and future of Whitewebbs Golf Course and describe the news as “devastating”. Read the letter here .
- Whitewebbs: LBE Letter to Chase Ward residents 26-Mar-2021
The following is the text of an e-mail sent by Mark Bradbury (Directory of Property) to all Chase Ward Residents:
In recent weeks there has been much misinformation circulated about the future of Whitewebbs Park, causing great anxiety to some residents. It is important residents are provided with the facts.
Enfield Council is not selling or disposing ...