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09 November 2023
In the run-up to the first Palmers Green local community hub, Enfield Climate Action Forum has published a list of the issues that most concern people. The full timetable for the hub has now been published, along with details of the discussion leaders and the topics.
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08 November 2023
An art trail around Palmers Green, including four new murals created as part of the Curate Enfield project, will be formally launched on Friday 10th November.
30 September 2023
The council's Journey's & Places team are inviting people to join walkabouts of Chase Side in Southgate on Saturday 7th October, with a view to exploring ways of improving the public realm. A recent presentation to the borough's Environment Forum provides insights into the council's thinking about this and other plans to improvements to Southgate town centre.
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02 August 2023
It's great to see the Fox full of life, surrounded by flowers and its customers spilling out onto the pavement, but the current design of the public realm on the corner of Green Lanes and Fox Lane is proving problematical for pedestrians, and in particular for anyone who needs enough clearance to get through in a wheelchair, mobility scooter or pushing a big baby buggy.
07 June 2023
Palmers Green Action Team have announced the results of the voting to choose the design to be painted on the railway bridge on Aldermans Hill. 675 people took part and the vote produced a clear winner.
21 May 2023
Palmers Green Action Team have been granted permission by Network Rail to paint the bridge on Aldermans Hill. They are asking their Facebook followers to choose between three alternative designs.
11 April 2023
The Curate Enfield public art project has moved on to the next stage, which involves commissioning artists to create works of public art in places identified when the public was surveyed back in January. Create Enfield is now inviting artists to submit proposals for the first three town centres - Palmers Green, Angel Edmonton and Enfield Town. In Palmers Green the public art champions have identified several walls and alleyways off Green Lanes which could host a public art trail.
25 January 2023
The survey about people's views on new public art in Palmers Green reported on last week turns out to be part of a bigger project, Curate Enfield, covering five of the borough's town centres. The other four are Enfield Town, Southgate, Edmonton Green and Angel Edmonton.
12 October 2022
A new public space is under construction at the Green Lanes end of Devonshire Road.
31 July 2022
Enfield Council has published an updated version of the Enfield Town Improvement Plan, which it hopes to carry out in 2024, depending on the outcome of statutory consultation in 2023. A new phase of public engagement is now under way between now and 25th September, seeking views on how well the plan meets the design principles, asking for ideas about a proposed sensory garden, and including a competition for the best suggested name of a new public square. The changes are designed to make Enfield Town more people-friendly, bustling and vibrant and to reduce car use through improvements to arrangements for walking, cycling and using public transport.
16 March 2022
Palmers Green Action Team have some exciting news for everyone interested in making our home town live up to the Green in its name. This week the project to create a green link between two parks - Broomfield and Hazelwood Rec - will take a big step forward with the installation of four new trees along Green Lanes, each housed in a large and stylish pot.
17 November 2021
Enfield Council is proposing to create 'plazas' in Palmers Green and Enfield Town with the aim of providing outdoor trading opportunities for businesses, encouraging 'café culture' in the two town centres and creating a space for children to play and for community and cultural events
07 November 2021
The the announcement that Hazelwood Primary is one of the schools chosen for the next batch of school streets could not have been more perfectly timed, as on Friday the team behind the Hazelwood Lane Project will be submitting their ideas to the council. There's still time to sign the petition and let the council know that people want a safer and pleasanter walk to school.
21 September 2021
A group comprising parents of children at Hazelwood School and nearby residents are asking the public to sign a petition to Enfield Council in support of the Hazelwood Lane Project, which was launched this week to coincide with Walk to School Week.It proposes major improvements to pavements, road crossings and public spaces between Green Lanes and Hazelwood School, all of which are currently in a very poor state. The objective is to encourage sustainable and active travel, reduce the number of car drop-offs outside the school and make it easier for children to travel to school independently.
04 August 2021
Palmers Green Action Team is gearing up for another community litter-pick and clean-up on Saturday 14th August between 10am and noon.
03 August 2021
The borough-wide Month of Sundays festival will be stopping off in Southgate on Sunday 15th August, and one of the many activities taking place near the tube station will be the launch of a new campaign - Cleaner, Safer, Greener Southgate.
28 July 2021
The borough's first official 'parklet' trial will take place in Palmers Green this year, following the positive response to a pop-up parklet organised by the Better Streets for Enfield campaign in 2019.
24 October 2020
Enfield Council's proposals for Liveable Neighbourhoods improvements to Enfield Town will make walking around the Town much easier and safer. Disabled people will benefit from 14 new blue badge bays. For those visiting or passing through by bike, there will be through cycle routes, mainly taking the form of protected lanes, but they will not go along the main part of Church Street. Public spaces will be enhanced.
28 September 2020
In July, as part of the Covid Streetspace measures, Enfield Council issued an experimental traffic order closing one of the roads at Winchmore Hill Green to traffic (the 'northern west-to-east arm'). This has allowed restaurants and cafes to put out tables and chairs on the roadway for customers to eat and drink al-fresco. The council is now consulting on whether or not to make the road closure permanent.
22 September 2020
A pedestrian crossing in Southgate has been transformed by local designer Dan Maier, who says she wanted to create something bright and cheery, introducing the essence of nature and its vibrant colours into our urban landscape. A second crossing, in Enfield Town, has been reimagined by Alevi artist Hasan Bölücek. Three more crossings are due to get the treatment, including one in Palmers Green.
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