Subject tag: Conservation Areas

24 April 2023

At the next meeting of Enfield Council's Environment Forum, on Tuesday 25th April, councillors and other participants in the forum will be given a briefing about buildings, parks, conservation areas and other structures in the borough that are included in Historic England's Heritage at Risk Register for London and SE England.

17 September 2022

Friends of the Lakes Estate do important work promoting the conservation area and protecting it from damaging changes. They are currently looking for new people to join and bring fresh energy and ideas.

14 December 2020

The Enfield Society, in line with its motto "Conserving our heritage and environment", has launched a campaign to prevent the construction of multiple high-rise buildings - including one 26 storeys high - in the centre of the Enfield Town Conservation Area.

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10 June 2020

In response to a complaint from the Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area about unauthorised tree surgery, an Enfield council officer has written warning against scams operated by rogue tree surgeons - in this case, by a firm called Acacia Tree Surgery.

12 January 2020

The public planning panel to discuss the proposals to build a mixed office and housing development on the site of Southgate Office Village has now been arranged for 7.30pm on 23rd January at Highlands School, 148 Worlds End Lane, N21 1QQ.

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27 November 2019

A report issued by the GLA has indicated that the Authority is in favour of the controversial application to redevelop Southgate Office Village.

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28 October 2019

Southgate District Civic Trust has restated its commitment to fight proposals for a development incorporating three towers, including one 17 storeys high, close to the Southgate Circus Conservation Area, and has launched a campaign to raise money to help it argue its case at a planning panel to be held next month. Revised proposals submitted by the developer last week include a reduction in the height of the towers, but not by a large enough amount to satisfy opponents.

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17 July 2019

Southgate District Civic Trust have reported that a pub in the Southgate Circus conservation area has been demolished without planning permission having been obtained.

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25 February 2019

Historic England has published a revised version of its Advice Note on Conservation Area Appraisal, Designation and Management

19 June 2018

Advice about windows in keeping with the conservation area

19 June 2018

Information about suppliers used by Lakes Estate residents when maintaining their houses

20 January 2018

"How to" guides We are drafting a set of “how to” guides to make it easier for residents to enhance their property and contribute to the special character of the Lakes Estate. The guides are based on the Conservation Area Character Appraisal and the experience of residents who have recently undertaken improvements. Please let us know if you have any tips to share – What worked well? Where did problems arise? Where did you find specialist materials? Email:.......

20 January 2018

Questions asked by residents of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area.

04 October 2017

Ahead of a speech in London on Tuesday 3rd October to an audience of heritage professionals, Ian Harvey, Executive Director of Civic Voice, has called for an end to the continued cutting of local conservation officers in local government and launched a survey to investigate the impact. The survey can be filled in via Research by Historic England and the IHBC shows that one in five local authorities now do not have their own conservation officer. Many authorities,.......

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28 June 2017

A message from the Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area The character appraisal for the conservation area was reviewed in  2015Do you live in the Lakes Estate Conservation Area? Are you interested in helping preserve its character? We are a group of residents who assist Council officers in safeguarding the Estate's unique character as described in the Conservation Area Appraisal. One of the roles of the group is to comment on planning applications in the area. Another role.......

28 June 2017

You can contact the Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area using the following email address:

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11 June 2017

Deputy Mayor of London Joanne McCartney was guest of honour at the launch on Friday night of Southgate Civic Week 2017, where she was joined by the newly elected MP for Enfield Southgate, Bambos Charalambous, and leading members of local civic societies, clubs and associations. Deputy Mayor of London Joanne McCartney at the opening ceremony for Southgate Civic Week 2017 (far right). Also shown (left to right) Chris Horner (Southgate District Civic Trust, Southgate Green Association), Jane Maggs.......

28 April 2017

Artist Gabriela Schutz has been working on two detailed panoramas of shopfronts and houses in Myddleton Road, Bowes Park, executed in pencil, and each 7.2 metres long.  They will go on show at Bruce Castle Museum in May. In the meantime, watch this video in which Gabriela talks about the project and you can see it taking shape........

20 December 2016

Southgate Green's new Christmas Tree before installation of lights.  It will be officially inaugurated on 20th December The Southgate Green Association (SGA) will today be singing in an impressive new "Christmas Tree" - an 18-foot Norwegian Spruce - with the help of the choir from neighbouring Christ Church, augmented by anyone else who would like to come along and join in.  The ceremony and carol singing will start at 6.30pm. SGA was able to buy and plant the tree thanks.......

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11 November 2016

Enfield Council has sent out a "neighbour letter" with information about how to comment on Berkeley Homes' planning application for development of Trent Park mansion and the former university campus. The Council letter also asks anyone wishing to attend the public Planning Panel Meeting to register in advance and provide details of interests/questions. Read the Trent Park Neighbour.......