Remember Me     Forgot Login?   Sign up  

Subject tag: Planning

The new Enfield Local Plan: Drop-in consultation sessions

Dates of drop-in sessions when residents will be able to learn about and comment on the draft Enfield Local Plan

Read the full article
21 January 2019

Civic movement umbrella body concerned about proposed changes to planning law

The charity Civic Voice has raised concerns about proposed changes to planning law that would provide more scope for property owners to make changes without requiring planning permission

Read the full article
12 December 2018

Intimate Theatre gains Asset of Community Value status

The Intimate Theatre in Palmers Green has been registered as an Asset of Community Value

Read the full article
11 December 2018

Towards a new local plan and heritage strategy for the borough

Enfield Council will soon begin a new consultation phase as part of the process of developing a Local Plan for the period up to 2036. As part of the work a draft version of a new Heritage Strategy has been published.

Read the full article
21 November 2018

Sign a petition to protect a local nature conservation site

Sign a petition to protect a local nature conservation site from industrial development

Read the full article
31 October 2018

Call to action to protect a local nature conservation site

As part of their long-running fight to protect a nature conservation site from industrial development, the Pinkham Way Alliance have this week called for all supporters to fill the public gallery at a meeting on Thursday evening.

Read the full article
17 October 2018

New National Planning Policy Framework explained

The planning consultancy Lichfields has published a guide to the new revision of the National Planning Policy Framework

Read the full article
05 August 2018

Council to proceed with Meridian Water development without a master developer

Following the cabinet meeting on 25th July, Enfield Council has issued a press release about its planned method of taking forward the Meridian Water project - major redevelopment of land adjacent to the North Circular Road in Edmonton to provide both housing and employment land.

Read the full article
28 July 2018

New magazine: London Ideas

The first issue of London Ideas has been published online by the Centre for London

Read the full article
17 July 2018

Walker Primary School to be rebuilt

An exhibition about the planned replacement of Walker Primary School's buildings will be held on 18th July

Read the full article
11 July 2018

Draft London Plan published

The draft for public consultation of the next London Plan was published today, subtitled The Spatial Development Strategy for Greater London. Public consultation will run from 1 December this year until 2 March 2018

Read the full article
06 December 2017

Leading IT firm to move onto Genotin Road car park site?

At its meeting on 15th November Enfield Council's Cabinet agreed to continue negotiations with Metaswitch Networks about the possible construction of a new headquarters building for the IT firm on the land currently occupied by the Genotin Road car park in Enfield Town.

Read the full article
29 November 2017

Mayor sets out proposals for a shift towards active travel

The draft London Plan, which will be released later this week, will include measures to encourage cycling and walking while discouraging driving. The proposals are aligned with the draft Mayor's Transport Strategy, which envisages increasing the proportion of trips in London made on foot, by cycle or using public transport to 80 per cent by 2041, compared to 64 per cent now, meaning an average of three million fewer car journeys in London each day.

Read the full article
28 November 2017

Street trading proposals consultation

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.

Read the full article
30 August 2017

Enfield Town Master Plan: Council extends consultation period

26 July 2017

Ward forum briefed on local plan progress and increased requirements for new housing

At the Southgate Green ward forum on 20th July Enfield Council's regeneration and planning director briefed residents about progress on the local plan and a large increase in the amount of new housing required in the borough.

Read the full article
21 July 2017

Healthy Streets for London

Healthy Streets for London, published last month by Transport for London, is an important document which outlines in broad terms the strategy that will be adopted by the Mayor of London and his Walking and Cycling Commissioner in order to increase active travel by people living and working in London.

Read the full article
05 March 2017

New Edmonton incinerator gets government approval

The government has given the go-ahead to a new energy-from-waste plant at the Edmonton EcoPark. The plans were approved following an examination by the Planning Inspectorate which began in February 2016. It will replace Edmonton’s existing energy-from-waste facility

Read the full article
28 February 2017

Converting offices into flats: More housing, yes, but what about jobs?

The onward march of developers converting office buildings into flats continues. Local examples include the distinctive curved office "Black Horse" block near Cockfosters Station. More recently there has been an application concernging the Office Village in Southgate (behind the White Hart in Chase Road) and now a property company is planning to covert the large block in Green Lanes, Winchmore Hill - Capitol House, which was originally built to accommodate civil servants.

Read the full article
21 February 2017

Campaigners call for support to protect England's pubs

27 January 2017