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Subject tag: Conservation Areas

17 July 2019

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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25 February 2019

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

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19 June 2018

Information about suppliers used by Lakes Estate residents when maintaining their houses

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19 June 2018

Advice about windows in keeping with the conservation area

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20 January 2018

"How to" guides We are drafting a set of “how to” guides to make it easier for residents to enhance their property and contribute to the special character of the Lakes Estate. The guides are based on the Conservation Area Character Appraisal and the experience of residents who have recently undertaken improvements. Please let us know if you have any tips to share – What worked well? Where did problems arise? Where did you find specialist materials? Email:.......

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20 January 2018

Questions asked by residents of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area.

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04 October 2017

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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28 June 2017

A message from the Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area The character appraisal for the conservation area was reviewed in  2015Do you live in the Lakes Estate Conservation Area? Are you interested in helping preserve its character? We are a group of residents who assist Council officers in safeguarding the Estate's unique character as described in the Conservation Area Appraisal. One of the roles of the group is to comment on planning applications in the area. Another role.......

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28 June 2017

You can contact the Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area using the following email address:

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11 June 2017

Deputy Mayor of London Joanne McCartney was guest of honour at the launch on Friday night of Southgate Civic Week 2017, where she was joined by the newly elected MP for Enfield Southgate, Bambos Charalambous, and leading members of local civic societies, clubs and associations. Deputy Mayor of London Joanne McCartney at the opening ceremony for Southgate Civic Week 2017 (far right). Also shown (left to right) Chris Horner (Southgate District Civic Trust, Southgate Green Association), Jane Maggs.......

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28 April 2017

Artist Gabriela Schutz has been working on two detailed panoramas of shopfronts and houses in Myddleton Road, Bowes Park, executed in pencil, and each 7.2 metres long.  They will go on show at Bruce Castle Museum in May. In the meantime, watch this video in which Gabriela talks about the project and you can see it taking shape. {vimeo}214521706{/vimeo} <?php$ogImage = 'https://www.palmersgreencommunity.org.uk/pgc/images/2017/myddleton_road_panorama_detail.jpg';include.......

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20 December 2016

Southgate Green's new Christmas Tree before installation of lights.  It will be officially inaugurated on 20th December The Southgate Green Association (SGA) will today be singing in an impressive new "Christmas Tree" - an 18-foot Norwegian Spruce - with the help of the choir from neighbouring Christ Church, augmented by anyone else who would like to come along and join in.  The ceremony and carol singing will start at 6.30pm. SGA was able to buy and plant the tree thanks.......

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11 November 2016

Enfield Council has sent out a "neighbour letter" with information about how to comment on Berkeley Homes' planning application for development of Trent Park mansion and the former university campus. The Council letter also asks anyone wishing to attend the public Planning Panel Meeting to register in advance and provide details of interests/questions. Read the Trent Park Neighbour.......

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26 October 2016

SDCT members show off their Civic Day Award. L-to-R: Chris Horner (coordinator of Civic Week), Elaine Tyler, Graham Davis, Jane Maggs (SDCT Secretary) Southgate District Civic Trust has won the 2016 Civic Day Award, awarded by the national charity Civic Voice for its "outstanding effort for Civic Day". Civic Day has been held every summer since 2011 and so far has involved more than 1000 community events countrywide.  But Southgate District Civic Trust weren't satisfied with one day -.......

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28 March 2016

Few things could be more indicative of the revival of a recently run-down and moribund suburban high street than the opening of a smart new shop selling pianos costing up to £35,000 and providing a Music Academy to help plug the gaps in musical tuition in the present-day English school system.  So when Paul Handley moved his piano shop from Alexandra Park Road to Bowes Park's Myddleton Road last year, he chose the most appropriate name:  Renaissance. Renaissance Men: Paul and.......

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03 March 2016

Tottenham Civic Society have set up an online petition with the aim of preventing the further dereliction of 7 Bruce Grove, the only building in Tottenham which bears an English Heritage Blue Plaque. The petition reads as follows: TO: REDWING ESTATES LIMITED To restore this derelict historic building, in line with the planning permission that has already been granted. Why is this important? No. 7 Bruce Grove is one of the most important historic buildings in Tottenham. It is one of a.......

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03 September 2015

Starting this week, local people will be asked by Enfield Council to give their views about what should be done with the fire-damaged remains of Broomfield House.  The consultation - oneline and by post - will also ask about options for the future of the historic Stableyard and of Broomfield Park as a whole. This Sunday's Palmers Green Festival will provide an opportunity to find out more about the house and future options.  Enfield Council will have a stall where you'll be able to.......

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12 August 2015

An 18th century stone boundary marker destroyed by council workmen years ago and left in ruins has been rebuilt by local conservation group Southgate Green Association. Local stonemasons Abacus Stone were awarded the task of piecing together the obelisk using methods adopted to restore the temple ruins at Karnak, Egypt. The obelisk is one of two remaining in Enfield. The obelisk is located on Waterfall Road down the road from The Green, set back from the kerb on the bend and hidden from view.......

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31 January 2015

The Southgate Green Association (SGA) is asking members of the public to object to an application to erect a 15 metre high mobile phone mast on the grass verge outside the Southgate Beaumont building in Cannon Hill.  The following text is taken from the SGA website:  An application has been made for the installation of a telephone mast and four ancillary cabinets on the verge opposite the junction of Cannon Hill and Selborne Road, outside the Southgate Beaumont. Jan 2015 The mast.......

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20 July 2014

A new community campaign group has been formed to help protect and promote Myddleton Road - one of Bowes Park's most important and unique assets. WE LOVE MYDDLETON ROAD works alongside the Bowes Park Community Association and the existing Myddleton Road Strategy Group to complement the work these groups have been doing for many years.  It was formed by concerned residents and traders wanting to see more regeneration on the road and protection for its valuable shops and buildings. The.......

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