Subject tag: Shops

25 October 2020

After a busy fortnight rebuilding and settling into their new home inside Palmers Green post office, Stitch! is back up and running. The previously bare and boring shop in front of you when you enter from the street is now a cosy and colourful treasure trove of fabrics, wools, threads, buttons and general haberdashery.

06 October 2020

The current Stitch! shop on the corner of Devonshire Road closes on 8th October. Stitch! will be opening a new shop inside Palmers Green Post Office on 20th October.

23 September 2020

The ever enterprising Brian Lewis has converted his MyTime cake, coffee and tea house into Palmers Green's first deli specialising in organic and artisan food and drinks. MyTime, closed since lockdown struck, reopened earlier this week, appearing unchanged on the outside but quite different inside.

23 June 2020

Shoppers can support small, local businesses and get essential goods delivered directly to their front doors, following Enfield Council's partnership with online marketplace

05 April 2020

Our area has a rich selection of restaurants and take away outlets. We have had a huge choice of global cuisines from which to choose. But overnight all were forced to close - to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Imagine how desolate our area would be if, when the restrictions are eventually lifted, many were never to open again.

11 February 2020

One of PG's most notable shops is closing at the end of the month. All the stock at Electrohill Guitars and Amplification must go before 29th February, so to pick up a bargain pop along to the shop at 2 Springfield Parade Mews N13 5ES.

01 October 2019

Enfield Council is continuing its work aimed at reviving the borough's town centres and last week launched a community engagement programme inviting people to 'participate in a conversation about Enfield Town and create a vision for its future'. Next week a council committee tasked with finding ways to improve Enfield's shopping areas will be meeting - the agenda and accompanying documents provide some insight into the council's emerging ideas for its town centres, in particular Enfield Town and Palmers Green.

26 August 2019

Local author Stephen Cox celebrates the opening of a co-operatively run bookshop in Blue House Yard, near Wood Green Station.

15 July 2019

The text of the presentation given by Liz Robinson of the Palmers Green Action Team at last Saturday's town centre meeting in the former Starbucks building.

03 July 2019

At the first of a series of Town Centre Meetings, Enfield Council's Neighbourhood Regeneration and Town Centres Development team is inviting Palmers Green people - residents, business owners, visitors - to air their views about how PG can be made better. The meeting will include a presentation by the council leader, Cllr Nesil Caliscan, and refreshments will be provided.

08 May 2019

The arrival of Stitch! Crafts and Classes at 397 Green Lanes Palmers Green has a back-story with links to two stores that were once much-loved local shopping institutions.

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27 March 2019

An announcement last week on the Palmers Green Action Team's Facebook page has created great interest among Palmers Green people who like to make their own things.

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10 October 2018

One of our most traditional (and useful!) local shops is closing on Christmas Eve after 59 years of trading in Southgate.

13 June 2018

An initiative called Reimagining Palmers Green has the goal of helping our shopping parades not just weather the storms currently afflicting high streets everywhere, but become a thriving, local, multi-purpose visit centre.

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06 June 2018

In the face of the growing problems affecting high streets nationwide and the difficulties faced by small start-up businesses, the Palmers Green Festival is working with local traders and with the Green Lanes Business Association on an initiative designed to help both established shops and promising new start-ups.

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30 August 2017

The Council is seeking views on reviewing the current street trading policy. Street trading can cover tables and chairs and the display of goods on the pavement. Currently, the policy only permits street trading licences for tables and chairs on the pavement outside restaurants, cafes and pubs in certain designated streets, and the sale of goods from seasonal and farmers markets and the sale of goods from a small number of very longstanding stalls.

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14 January 2015

Two unsuccessful betting shops in Palmers Green are shortly to reopen as rather more benign enterprises - one as a bakery, the other as an opticians. The bakery will have a French name - Le Grand Jour (meaning "broad daylight") - and is described as a Boulangerie-Patisserie, suggesting gethat we can look forward to French-style home baked bread, pastries and cakes.  Le Grand Jour will be on the corner of Green Lanes and Devonshire Road. The other former betting shop is located at the.......

07 May 2014

Myddleton Road Thentake the train one stop to Bowes Park, turn left at the top of the stairs, and you find yourself in Myddleton Road. A once thriving shopping street and community hub, neglected for many years and very shabby, only retaining some of its Victorian shopfronts, with many shops empty or used as illegal houses in multiple occupation - in some places resembling a ghost street. But despite this it's a special street, heart of a conservation area, and it's slowly coming back to life,.......

07 May 2014

  Both the discussions on the mini-Holland scheme and the consultation on the future of Palmers Green raise issues about the shopping environment. One of the most significant influences on the street scene, whether in a Conservation Area (as along parts of Aldermans Hill) or more generally, is the appearance of shop fronts themselves. This can be as subtle as the colouring and lettering on shop fronts or as “in your face” as the spread of the solid shop front security shutters which.......

26 April 2014

A planning application pertaining to a new Sainsbury's Local store in Green Lanes was submitted to Enfield Council this week.  As expected, it will occupy the premises previously belonging to the Turkish food shop 1001 Supermarket and the adjacent Palmers Green News paper shop.  However, it does not include the former Coffee Culture cafe, which last week reopened as Kiva Coffee House and Brasserie (see this Enfield Independent report.). Sainsbury's are planning to open the new store.......