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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.


Despite vigorous opposition from existing local residents, at its meeting on 23rd April Enfield Council's Planning Committee approved applications from the Notting Hill Housing Trust to build new flats on two locations ("Site 11" and "Site 14") near the junction of Bowes Road and Telford Road on the North Circular.  Among the concerns raised by opponents of the scheme are fears that the planned residential density is too high for the location and that there will be insufficient car parking.......

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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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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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Enfield Council is planning to relocate Palmers Green Library to a prefabricated building to be erected on the southern side of the Lodge Drive car park - it would be close to the rear of the Westlake's hardware shop and near one of the entrances to St Anne's High School. The Council submitted a planning application (P13-00552PLA) for the single-storey temporary building on 28th February and it will go before the Planning Committee on 23rd April (for details, see this document).  The.......

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Enfield Council has now published the minutes of the Planning Panel meeting held on 28 February to discuss Notting Hill Housing Trust's planning applications for land near the Bowes Road/Telford Road intersection.  The minutes record questions and comments made by local residents and councillors, along with the answers provided by the developers.  As we reported earlier, the meeting was very well attended - the minutes estimate that 200 members of the public were present - which is.......

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Plans by the Notting Hill Housing Trust to significantly increase the density of housing along the North Circular Road, near the Bowes Road/Telford Road intersection, were discussed at a meeting of Enfield Council's Planning Panel at a packed meeting held on 28 February at the Trinity-at-Bowes Centre. According to a posting on the Bowes & Bounds United website, opposition to the plans from members of the public appeared to be unanimous.  A Bowes Park resident, Nikki Salih, from the.......

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A group of local residents have raised concerns about an application by the Notting Hill Housing Association to demolish houses in Bowes Road between Powys Lane and Pymmes Close and build a total of 225 new dwellings.  The concerns are outlined in some detail in a forum post on the Bowes & Bounds United website and relate the a planning application that can be accessed on the Enfield Council website........

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The long drawn out process of finalising the North London Waste Plan is continuing. The next important stage - the examination in public by the planning inspector - is scheduled for November. Its outcome has the potential to determine whether or not a waste processing plant is built on an important nature conservation site - the woodlands adjacent to the Pinkham Way section of the North Circular Road.

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The Pinkham Way Alliance is urging people to sign online in support of its response to the draft North London Waste Plan (NLWP). Their submission calls for removal of the Pinkham Way nature conservation site (close to the Enfield/Barnet/Haringey borough boundaries) from a list of potential sites for new waste processing facilities.

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