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Council publishes draft local plan 2024 - 2041

06 December 2023

Enfield Council has today published the draft version of its proposed Local Plan for the period 2024 to 2041. There now follows a 13-week period during which councillors will be able to discuss the draft with residents before it is formally put to the vote at a full council meeting on 6th March. The revised draft retains controversial proposals for extensive housebuilding on Green Belt land.

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Borough's most dangerous junctions revealed

15 November 2023

New research methodology has identified the junctions in Enfield and other London boroughs which are the most hazardous for vulnerable road users: walkers, wheelers and cyclists.

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Council-owned energy company to answer criticisms of borough-wide heat network plans

11 October 2023

Enfield Over 50s Forum is inviting both members and non-members to a meeting on 31st October when the head of stakeholder engagement at the council-owned firm Energetik will be defending her employer's project to build a district heating network against criticism from a number of angles.

Public meetings put dealing with car meets and boy racers on the agenda

11 October 2023

Two recent public meetings have raised the profile of complaints about car 'meets', 'boy racers' and speeding on the A10 and elsewhere. They have already led to some action being taken, but do the police and council have the resources and powers (and determination) required to resolve this longstanding issue?

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Free half-term cycle training

05 October 2023

Journeys and Places are offering FREE half term holiday cycle skills sessions for various age groups this October half term.

Council launches engagement phase for 'Bowes East' quieter neighbourhood

19 September 2023

Enfield Council's Journeys & Places team have launched the initial engagement phase for a proposed 'Bowes East' Quieter Neighbourhood in the southern part of Palmers Green, south of the A406 and east of Green Lanes. A much larger quieter neighbourhood is also proposed for Edmonton.

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Interesting Enfield architecture: a view from the saddle

04 September 2023

On 16th September a fully marshalled bike ride at a leisurely pace will take participants around some of the more interesting architectural sites in Enfield and Haringey.

Wanted: deaf and disabled people to help advise the council on active travel and urban realm projects

09 August 2023

Enfield Council is inviting people to apply to be members of a group being set up to ensure that the views of deaf and disabled people are heard throughout the design phases of projects designed to enable and encourage people to use environmentally sustainable means to make daily journeys, such as school streets, quieter neighbourhoods and walking and cycling routes.

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Ride to market in style with the Family Bike Club

07 August 2023

The Family Bike Club are off to market on Sunday - join them on a leafy ride to Forty Hall. And find out about their ambitious plans for electrification and how you can help.

Time to update fines for parking and moving traffic offences?

02 August 2023

The umbrella body London Councils is reviewing the penalty charges for contravening parking, bus lane and moving traffic regulations in the capital and has launched a public consultation.

Free school holidays cycle training at Winchmore School

15 July 2023

Journeys and Places are offering FREE summer holiday Learn to Ride and Basic Cycle Skills sessions for various age groups from Monday 31st July to Friday 25th August. Sessions will take place at Winchmore Secondary School.

Further information and more time to comment on proposed PG to Pymmes active travel route

07 June 2023

Enfield Council's Journeys & Places team has published more information and extended the deadline for submitting comments on its proposals for the Old Park Road to Pymmes Park Walking and Cyling Route. The new deadline is midnight on Sunday 18th June. An online event will be held on Wednesday 14 June at 6pm.

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Campaigners call on TfL for more time to cross North Circular near Bowes School

27 May 2023

Parents of children attending Bowes primary school say that a nearby toucan crossing on the North Circular Road is 'dangerous' because it does not give pedestrians enough time to cross.

PG ward forum: Plenty to discuss

24 May 2023

The Palmers Green ward forum on 22nd May discussed many issues raised by residents. The Safer Neighbourhoods Team answered questions and there were briefings by the Young Mayors and the chair of the Ward Panel.

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Petition: A zebra crossing for Hoppers Road

22 May 2023

A new online petition is calling for installation of a zebra crossing on Hopper Road, Winchmore Hill, near the junction with Downes Court.

Council consulting on PG - Firs Farm - Pymmes Park active travel link

17 May 2023

The latest link to be consulted on in Enfield Council's planned network of active travel routes runs between Old Park Road in Palmers Green and Pymmes Park in Upper Edmonton via Barrowell Green, Firs Farm, Latymer School and Haselbury.

Off to market with the Family Bike Club

10 May 2023

As has been the case on second Sundays for a good few years, on 14th May the Food Gatherer will be running a farmers' market at Forty Hall Farm. But a novelty this month will be a new climate-friendly and family-friendly way of getting there. The Family Bike Club is organising a ride up to Forty Hall from their base next to Enfield Chase Station, using a quiet low-traffic route and led by a highly experienced cycling instructor and cycle ride marshal.

Eight-year-old dies after being hit by car in Winchmore Hill

01 May 2023

An 8-year-old boy pedestrian was killed in a collision in Green Lanes, Winchmore Hill, on Friday 28th April.

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A family-friendly ride exploring eastern Enfield's bike lanes and the Albany Park wetlands

19 April 2023

A fully marshalled community bike ride on 30th April will be a chance to explore cycle lanes in eastern Enfield and the new wetlands in Albany Park - and an opportunity to try out an e-bike for free! And if you live in PG you can join a feeder ride outside the Fox to get you to the start of the main ride in Edmonton.

New active travel route to link PG with Arnos Grove and New Southgate

19 April 2023

Enfield Council's Journeys & Places team is seeking community input into early work on the design of an active travel (walking and cycling) route between Palmers Green, Arnos Grove and New Southgate stations. Residents are being invited to contribute by adding annotated pins to an interactive online map of a suggested route designed to use mainly quiet streets. The deadline for responding via the map is 7th May.

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