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Conservation Areas

There are 22 designated Conservation Areas within the London Borough of Enfield, several of which are located in or adjacent to Palmers Green - in particular, the Lakes Estate Conservation Area, located on both sides of Alderman's Hill

Conservation: Related websites

For more conservation-related resources, see the groups and websites listed in the Conservation Groups category of our Community Directory

Heritage and Conservation

The Enfield Society has reported some positive news about the oldest structure along the New River - the Clarendon Arch, an aqueduct which carries the 17th century manmade river across the Salmons Brook.

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The Theatres Trust has restated its opposition to the demolition of the Intimate Theatre. The recently deceased Nicholas Parsons appeared there in 1947, calling it a 'well regarded' theatre.

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enfield society article about broomfield house
Each edition of the quarterly newsletter published by the Enfield Society has one or more articles about historic buildings in the borough, many of them written by Stephen Gilburt. Over the years these have built up to form a rich resource for anyone interested in finding out about Enfield's history and heritage, but even though the newsletters are available online there has been no way of easily finding articles of interest. That is, until now.

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The public planning panel to discuss the proposals to build a mixed office and housing development on the site of Southgate Office Village has now been arranged for 7.30pm on 23rd January at Highlands School, 148 Worlds End Lane, N21 1QQ.

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As we reported in October, the National Lottery Heritage Fund has identified Enfield as one of 13 local authority areas that will be prioritised over the next five years. At the same time, Enfield Council put out a call for organisations to propose heritage projects that could qualify for lottery funding. The deadline for submitting ideas has now been extended to 14th February and the council has produced a video to encourage groups to come up with suggestions.

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Following the official launch last week of the borough's new Heritage Strategy, Enfield Council is encouraging community groups to propose ideas for local heritage projects that could attract funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF). Recent changes to NLHF priorities mean that projects in Enfield should stand a higher chance of success when bidding for funds.

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A strongly worded objection to the planning application for demolition of the Intimate Theatre has been submitted by the Theatres Trust, the national advisory public body for theatres.

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Southgate District Civic Trust have reported that a pub in the Southgate Circus conservation area has been demolished without planning permission having been obtained.

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An online petition to save the historic Whitechapel Bell Foundry has so far attracted more than 14,000 signatures.

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Historic England has published a revised version of its Advice Note on Conservation Area Appraisal, Designation and Management

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The Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area have published a guide to replacing or refurbishing windows.

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The Enfield Society have published their quarterly newsletter for Spring 2018, and as always it's packed with interesting articles and news covering conservation matters and local history throughout Enfield borough. To list just some of the articles: Enfield's award-winning new council housing in Ponders End and Enfield Wash The Local Heritage List for Enfield (to be read in conjunction with this earlier report on PGC) Blocking of access to the historic Clarendon Arch Planting trees in.......

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Bambos Charalambous MP, Deputy Mayor of Enfield and local councillors and representatives from WMT, Mitre Construction and organisers from Friends of Broomfield Park The Garden of Remembrance in Broomfield Park which was opened in 1929 and contains a memorial temple dedicated to those who died in the first and second world wars has been extensively restored. The Friends of Broomfield Park would like to thank the War Memorials Trust which provided a generous grant that funded the.......

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Friends of Alexandra Palace Theatre have been publishing videos about the restoration work.  There are three introductory films (the first is number 2 for some reason)... <?php//some text to stop all the films showing on the website home page - though it may not have any effect. ?> {youtube}QPiHDMapf4k{/youtube}  {youtube}M2R7f1BpdQI{/youtube} {youtube}9D6pJKIufrA{/youtube} ...and a new film showing progress to date. {youtube}kjH1uEKIBio{/youtube} Friends of the.......

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The Local List was published jointly by Enfield Council and the Enfield SocietyHard work and foot slogging put in by teams of volunteers has been rewarded by finalisation and publication of a new heritage list covering the entire London Borough of Enfield. The Enfield Local Heritage List was published last week by the council's Heritage Officer, but the organisation which took the lead in drawing up the list was the Enfield Society, aided by the Enfield Conservation Advisory Group,.......

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Ahead of a speech in London on Tuesday 3rd October to an audience of heritage professionals, Ian Harvey, Executive Director of Civic Voice, has called for an end to the continued cutting of local conservation officers in local government and launched a survey to investigate the impact. The survey can be filled in via surveymonkey.co.uk/r/GYMZLC2 Research by Historic England and the IHBC shows that one in five local authorities now do not have their own conservation officer. Many authorities,.......

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