Subject tag: Planning

12 June 2019

In his response to the draft revised Enfield Local Plan, the Mayor of London has voiced concerns about a number of aspects, in particular the proposal to release Green Belt land for construction of new housing. The response also questions the draft plan's wording on tall buildings and emphasizes the need to provide for car-free development and to provide high quality routes and facilities for walkers and cyclists.

01 June 2019

At the moment there is a proposal to rebuild Southgate Office Village as a mixed-office and housing development, which will include several tall buildings, including an 18-storey tower. Southgate District Civic Trust is supportive of any improvement on what we see as a sustainable location, however, we feel the engagement with the community has not been as meaningful as it could have been. Join us to share your thoughts and have a say on how the Southgate Office Village in Chase Road (next to the Hart pub) should be redeveloped. This is an opportunity to discuss what you think should be on the site.

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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

21 February 2019

Enfield RoadWatch, a group which campaigns against housebuilding on Green Belt land, has issued a reminder that the deadline for responding to the draft Enfield Local Plan is approaching - responses must be received by 5pm on Thursday 28th February.

18 February 2019

Aspirations for new homes mirror many aspects of modern society thinking. This envisages more physically active and less isolated lives, reduced congestion on the roads, whilst at the same time promoting a low carbon future. But what are we really building? Which new developments live up to our expectations? Are there some places that have got it right?

13 February 2019

Ahead of the deadline for submitting responses to the draft Enfield Local Plan, three campaigning groups have come together to release a report which questions the need to build on Green Belt land in order to provide sufficient new housing in the borough.

23 January 2019

The Enfield Society has published some interim comments on the draft local plan issues and options paper being consulted on by Enfield Council

21 January 2019

Dates of drop-in sessions when residents will be able to learn about and comment on the draft Enfield Local Plan

12 December 2018

The charity Civic Voice has raised concerns about proposed changes to planning law that would provide more scope for property owners to make changes without requiring planning permission

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11 December 2018

The Intimate Theatre in Palmers Green has been registered as an Asset of Community Value

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21 November 2018

Enfield Council will soon begin a new consultation phase as part of the process of developing a Local Plan for the period up to 2036. As part of the work a draft version of a new Heritage Strategy has been published.

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31 October 2018

Sign a petition to protect a local nature conservation site from industrial development

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17 October 2018

As part of their long-running fight to protect a nature conservation site from industrial development, the Pinkham Way Alliance have this week called for all supporters to fill the public gallery at a meeting on Thursday evening.

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05 August 2018

The planning consultancy Lichfields has published a guide to the new revision of the National Planning Policy Framework

28 July 2018

Following the cabinet meeting on 25th July, Enfield Council has issued a press release about its planned method of taking forward the Meridian Water project - major redevelopment of land adjacent to the North Circular Road in Edmonton to provide both housing and employment land.

17 July 2018

The first issue of London Ideas has been published online by the Centre for London

06 December 2017

Public consultation on the draft of a new London Plan (more formally, the Spatial Development Strategy for Greater London) will run from 1 December this year until 2 March 2018. There will be a consultation event at Enfield Civic Centre on 12th January, and other events in central London.  These will take the form of briefings followed by question and answer sessions.  For full information about how to comment and about the subsequent Examination in Public see.......

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29 November 2017

At its meeting on 15th November Enfield Council's Cabinet agreed to continue negotiations with Metaswitch Networks about the possible construction of a new headquarters building for the IT firm on the land currently occupied by the Genotin Road car park in Enfield Town. Metaswitch, located in three buildings in Enfield, wishes to consolidate on a single site.  As well as Enfield, it has been looking at the possiblity of moving its HQ abroad. Metaswitch, described as "the world’s.......

28 November 2017

The draft London Plan, which will be released later this week, will include measures to encourage cycling and walking while discouraging driving. The proposals are aligned with the draft Mayor's Transport Strategy, which envisages increasing the proportion of trips in London made on foot, by cycle or using public transport to 80 per cent by 2041, compared to 64 per cent now, meaning an average of three million fewer car journeys in London each day. The proposals have been welcomed by Dr Yvonne.......

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30 August 2017

The Council is seeking views on reviewing the current street trading policy. Street trading can cover tables and chairs and the display of goods on the pavement. Currently, the policy only permits street trading licences for tables and chairs on the pavement outside restaurants, cafes and pubs in certain designated streets, and the sale of goods from seasonal and farmers markets and the sale of goods from a small number of very longstanding stalls.

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