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Subject tag: Shops

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.

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26 August 2019

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.......

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07 May 2014

TMyddleton Road Thenake 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.......

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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.......

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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.......

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17 April 2013

As expected, the proposal to open a new betting shop in the Trios building in Green Lanes, on one side of the Triangle, has met with opposition.  The Green Lanes Business Association (GLBA) has reacted by organising a demonstration to be held at Palmers Green Triangle between 1.30 and 2.30 on Friday 19th April, and is expecting attendance by local MP David Burrowes and local councillors.  GLBA are asking all local residents who are opposed to the new betting shop to attend if able........

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14 April 2013

Notice of an application to convert No 248 Green Lanes into a betting shop has been published in the Legal Notices section of the most recent issue of the Enfield Independent.  People falling into specified categories have until 23rd April if they wish to make representations in writing to the London Borough of Enfield Licensing Team, Civic Centre, Silver Street, EN1 3XH.  The categories are: a person living sufficiently close to the premises to likely be affected; a person who has a.......

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