We’re calling for safe, healthy, people-friendly streets in Enfield

  • Safe streets – with safe space to walk, cycle and cross on busy roads and quiet, low-traffic streets in neighbourhoods
  • Healthy streets – where  active travel is the natural choice for short journeys and air is clean enough for children to breathe
  • People-friendly streets – with lots of plants and seating, and where motor traffic doesn’t dominate – especially on high streets

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News

Residents come together to support the Fox Lane low traffic neighbourhood

Recent local press would suggest that there is nothing but opposition to the plans for a low traffic neighbourhood in the Fox Lane area. This article, reposted with permission from Palmers Green Community website, gives another side to the story… People living in Fox Lane and surrounding streets are welcoming Enfield Council’s idea of closing…

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Some Fox Lane FAQs

Have you responded yet to the council’s survey on the Fox Lane low traffic neighbourhood (LTN)? The survey closing date has been extended to 22 December. Read all about it on the Palmers Green Community website, and don’t forget to respond yourself here. Have questions? There is a brand new page up on our website…

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Fox Lane plans revealed

Enfield Council has revealed its design for the Fox Lane area Quieter Neighbourhood. Download the original document from the council website here We’re delighted to see that this is a true low traffic neighbourhood, with no through route for drivers to use as a short cut avoiding main roads. There are currently thousands of car…

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More steps towards Enfield’s first low traffic neighbourhoods

Following its decision to use a ‘low traffic neighbourhood’ approach to the Quieter Neighbourhood programme this summer, the council has announced next steps for the Fox Lane, Bowes Park, Firs Lane and Bush Hill Road areas. The Fox Lane area This area promises to be Enfield’s first true low traffic neighbourhood, with no through route…

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Pop-up parklet!

For a few hours on a sunny Sunday afternoon, Better Streets for Enfield transformed a couple of drab parking spaces next to Palmers Green High Street into a colourful ‘parklet’ for people to enjoy. Here’s how it was reported on the Enfield Council website… “On Sunday 15 September we supported a pop up parklet and…

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The biggest try-a-bike yet

On Sunday 1 September, Palmers Green Festival hosted the most well-attended try-a-bike event yet – with over 800 visitors. Like last year, this event was run by Enfield Cycling Campaign on behalf of the council, with help from Better Streets members. Bikes were lent by our members and the council for the public to try…

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