Subject tag: Palmers Green Town Centre

16 September 2020

A specialist financial website has reported the completion of a £12 million 'senior development loan' to the Dominvs Group to finance the redevelopment of the Fox pub and its former car parking area.

02 September 2020

If you like seeing Palmers Green town centre at its best, why not lend a hand to Palmers Green Action Team on Saturday 19th September when they will be running their next Clean Up Palmers Green High Street event?

20 June 2020

The second item of new public art has now been installed at Palmers Green station - a mural along the fence leading down to the car park, created by ATM Street Art, commissioned by the Palmers Green Action Team and paid for by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) from its Passenger Benefit Fund.

09 June 2020

The Palmers Green Action Team's project of commissioning artworks to improve our town centre has moved forward with the installation of this new station sign, created by the Bread Collective. The next step will be to add planting, which will grow up around the lettering.

05 April 2020

Our area has a rich selection of restaurants and take away outlets. We have had a huge choice of global cuisines from which to choose. But overnight all were forced to close - to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Imagine how desolate our area would be if, when the restrictions are eventually lifted, many were never to open again.

10 March 2020

The renowned street artist ATM will soon be creating a mural at Palmers Green Station, inspired by the New River and its wildlife. Palmers Green Action Team are offering free art workshops on Saturday 28th March, 9.15am and 2.15pm, to meet the artist and explore the ideas for its design.

24 February 2020

Lucy Burton from the Palmers Green Action Team (PGAT) tells the story of PGAT's latest project - cheering up Palmers Green Station by commissioning artworks

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19 February 2020

Harper Stone Property has been fined £20,000 for breaches of fire regulations which nearly led to loss of lives when a fire broke out four years ago at 268-278 Green Lanes in the centre of Palmers Green.

29 January 2020

A crowdfunding appeal has been set up to raise money to convert an empty warehouse in Palmers Green into a roller skating rink. The project promises to provide a 'compelling destination' which will attract people to the area, give a 'vital spark' to the regeneration of Palmers Green, bring the community together and boost social inclusion.

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11 December 2019

For the benefit of those readers who avoid Facebook (probably very wisely), here are some updates on what the dynamic Palmers Green Action Team has been up to recently.

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09 October 2019

For two days in mid-November a vacant shop at the heart of Palmers Green will be transformed into PG Vintage Flea - a veritable emporium selling all things vintage.

06 October 2019

At the recent meetings about reviving Palmers Green town centre a suggestion made from the floor was that PG needs a 'community hub'. So what might a community hub look like? A couple of months ago I visited Social Spider, the community interest company that publishes the Enfield Dispatch. Their offices are in Walthamstow, in a building called The Mill. The Mill is a perfect example of one possible type of community hub.

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02 October 2019

Palmers Green's first ever pop-up parklet event, on Sunday 15th September, was a great success. There were plenty of visitors, the weather was ideal (believe it or not, there was a time not so long ago when it didn't rain every day), the location - at the Green Lanes end of Devonshire Road - was well chosen, nearby businesses joined in - Stitch! even opened on a Sunday specially - and the council was cooperative. But most of all, the event succeeded because of hard work and careful planning by a team of around 20 people and because it was such a great idea!

01 October 2019

Enfield Council is continuing its work aimed at reviving the borough's town centres and last week launched a community engagement programme inviting people to 'participate in a conversation about Enfield Town and create a vision for its future'. Next week a council committee tasked with finding ways to improve Enfield's shopping areas will be meeting - the agenda and accompanying documents provide some insight into the council's emerging ideas for its town centres, in particular Enfield Town and Palmers Green.

08 September 2019

On Wednesday 11th September Fox Lane & District Residents' Association will be hosting a special meeting about the council's ideas for regenerating Palmers Green town centre. The meeting is open to everyone from PG - no need to live in the Fox Lane area.

02 September 2019

A group of Palmers Green residents who want to make the high street greener and attract more shoppers will be creating a 'pop-up parklet' in Green Lanes on Sunday 15th September.

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14 August 2019

The latest Fox Lane & District Residents Association newsletter includes a report on the Palmers Green Town Centre public meeting held on 13th July - reproduced here with kind permission.

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15 July 2019

The text of the presentation given by Liz Robinson of the Palmers Green Action Team at last Saturday's town centre meeting in the former Starbucks building.

03 July 2019

At the first of a series of Town Centre Meetings, Enfield Council's Neighbourhood Regeneration and Town Centres Development team is inviting Palmers Green people - residents, business owners, visitors - to air their views about how PG can be made better. The meeting will include a presentation by the council leader, Cllr Nesil Caliscan, and refreshments will be provided.

12 June 2019

Liz Robinson of the Palmers Green Action Team (PGAT) writes about the spring clean last month and the Team's future plans.