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

Our asks

News

YES to low traffic in the Fox Lane area

More than 75 Fox Lane area residents got together to show their support for low traffic neighbourhood plans last Sunday. Aged from only a few months to over 70 years, they met at the Amberley Road play street and unveiled a “YES TO LOW TRAFFIC” banner. The event was organised by the Fox Lane LTN…

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School streets come to Enfield!

Last week Enfield joined the growing list of London boroughs with ‘school streets’, launching two on the same day. School streets are closed to motor traffic during school run hours, making the street many times safer for families arriving on foot, bikes or scooters (only certain drivers such as residents are exempt). The two schools…

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Support a liveable Angel Edmonton

Enfield Council are bidding for Liveable Neighbourhood funds from Transport for London to improve the streets of Angel Edmonton. We have until this Friday (31 January) to support them! Please respond here – take a moment to create an account if it’s your first time. COUNCIL SURVEY The area covered by Angel Edmonton’s Liveable Neighbourhood…

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Snobs and newcomers? Our response to the Green Lanes Business Association*

Last week the Green Lanes Business Association (GLBA) wrote an extraordinary letter railing against the council’s Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood plans – and the residents who support them. Read it here. Claiming to be ‘the voice of local businesses’, GLBA Chairman Costas Georgiou has launched a tirade against the customers of those same businesses. Residents…

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A year of better streets

How was 2019 for you? Here’s a round-up of Better Streets for Enfield’s news over the last year. It’s been busy… We launched our vision and asks In May we launched a new vision for Better Streets for Enfield. We’ve always been about “streets for people, not just for cars” – but now we have…

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