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Planning & Development

In this section of the website we will be providing background information and reporting the latest news about specific local planning and development issues affecting the Palmers Green Community. 

This page presents all Planning & Development articles in reverse chronological order.  To focus on a particular aspect, use the navigation menu in the left-hand column.or click on a subject tag.


Enfield Council has this week issued a document in which it expresses a concern that poor property and tenancy management by private landlords is a factor behind the increasing frequency of anti-social behaviour.  It sees the problem as being so serious that "if the Council does not take decisive action, the indications are that the situation will continue to get worse, with parts of the Borough deteriorating in a negative spiral of poorer conditions - both for private tenants and their.......

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Palmers Green Library Refurbishment plans published

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The deadline is approaching for comments on an application to convert a disused 3-storey office building in Fox Lane into 21 flats. The deadline for public comments on planning application  P13-02624PRJ is Tuesday 15 October.  The building in question is Dumayne House, which is situated on the southern side of Fox Lane, immediately to the West of the railway bridge........

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At the Bowes, Palmers Green and Southgate Area Forum held on 25 July 2013 an update on relaxation of the rules regarding permitted development allowances was provided, as requested at the preceding Area Forum meeting. The text of the update was included in the published Minutes, from which the following text has been extracted. Andy Higham (Head of Development Management) provided the following update on the latest changes/relaxation of the permitted development allowances for residential and.......

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Enfield Council is currently inviting comments from the public on a document that will play an important role in future decisions on planning applications.  The "Proposed Submission" version of the Development Management Document is due to be submitted to a government-appointed Planning Inspector later in the year, and residents have until 27 September to send in their comments. The document, which can be downloaded from this page lays down policy for the following areas: Housing.......

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The agenda has now been published online for the meeting of the Bowes, Palmers Green and Southgate Green Area Forum on Thursday 25 July. Attached to the minutes of the last meeting is a brief written update on the status of various planning applications submitted by the Notting Hill Housing Trust relating to the property it owns along the North Circular Road.  This reads as follows: Site 15abc (located at Pevensey Avenue/ Hastings Road) has been granted permission with.......

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Broomfield Homeowners and Residents' Association (BHORA) are appealing for support from members of the public for their campaign to change plans for new flats which Notting Hill Housing Trust is set to build along the North Circular Road.  BHORA want as  many individuals as possible to send in separate objections to the planned construction on "Site 6" - for details of the plans, see this earlier report.   Caroline Chenier, Chairman of BHORA, has sent the following message to.......

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Enfield Council is planning to introduce a Community Infrastructure Levy which would require developers to pay an amount per square metre towards the cost of bulding infrastructure, such as schools, roads and community centres, needed to cater for the new development. Previously the provision of such facilities was the subject of time-consuming negotiations between the Council and individual developers and the new facilities promised by developers did not always materialise. The amount levied.......

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The official minutes of the April 2013 meeting of the Bowes, Palmers Green and Southgate Green Area Forum have now been published on the Enfield Council website.  The meeting covered the following topics: Statistics for vehicle collisions along the North Circular Road between Green Lanes and Bounds Green Road An update from the police on topics including closure of a brothel, seizures of dangerous dogs, burglary hotspots and mobile phone thefts from restaurants and cafes The status of.......

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