Lakes Estate Conservation Area

See also the Friends of the Lakes Estate section of this website

11 July 2018

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

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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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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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24 January 2014

If you are a resident of the Conservation Area, you will have your own reasons why your home is special to you. Designation as a Conservation Area is a wider recognition of the historic and architectural importance of the area to which your property makes its own contribution. To help preserve this, you have to apply for planning permission before making some smaller changes to your property which might otherwise have been classified as "permitted developments".  Specifically, you will have.......

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24 January 2014

The Lakes Estate is an area of mostly Edwardian houses occupying much of the northern side of Aldermans Hill and the streets between there and Fox Lane.  In 1902 this area, at the time known as Old Park, formed part of the extensive parkland surrounding Grovelands House, whose owners had strongly resisted housebuilding on their land.  However, on the death of the then owner, Old Park was sold by auction to the British Land Company and the process of laying out the current roads was.......

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24 January 2014

A Conservation Area is a particular area of special architectural or historical interest, containing features which the local authority has decided should be preserved or enhanced Enfield has 22 Conservation Areas and the Council has policies in place to preserve and enhance the character of these areas.  These policies are enforced through the planning process. For each of the conservation areas there is a document referred to as a Character Appraisal, which sets out what makes the area.......

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24 January 2014

The Lakes Estate, in the western part of Palmers Green, stretching up towards Southgate Green, is a residential area built mainly between 1905 and 1914 and consisting predominantly of relatively large semi-detached houses, the majority of which still retain most, if not all, of the architectural features that are associated with middle class houses from that period. In 2010 a Conservation Area was created, incorporating a large part of the Lakes Estate, giving Enfield Council legal powers to.......

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06 January 2014

The Lakes Estate Conservation Area was established by Enfield Council in February 2010, and the Lakes Estate Conservation Area Study Group (LCASG) was formed shortly afterwards.  However, we now prefer to call ourselves the Friends of the Lakes Estate Conservation Area. We need reinforcing and refreshing and we are looking for new members. One of the roles of the group is to comment on planning applications in the area, and to keep the relevant council officers aware of planning and.......

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