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

Emergency service access to LTNs

As the issue with emergency service access to low traffic neighbourhoods has been rumbling on for a few weeks now, we have asked for a formal response from the council. Councillor Ian Barnes has responded with the statement below. It puts in writing that the council have consulted with emergency services. The council have previously…

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Taking to the streets in 2020

Hal Haines with a foreword by Viola Rondeboom Last Monday we returned from a long summer escape in Utrecht to find our peaceful North London neighbourhood suddenly up in arms. Groups of upset neighbours had taken to the streets to protest, and this went on for a few days in a row. What caused the…

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Please support the plan for Bowes – even if you don’t love it

There has been a LOT of discussion in our Facebook group about the council’s low traffic neighbourhood plans for the West Bowes / Bounds Green area, announced on Monday. Better Streets for Enfield has been campaigning for a low traffic neighbourhood in Bowes for the last three years to address the intolerable levels of traffic…

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New plans for Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood revealed

This piece by Basil Clarke first appeared on the Palmers Green Community website on 9th July. [Original article] Enfield Council’s revised plans for the Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood, which were published today, will dramatically reduce traffic and associated pollution, noise and road danger over a large area of residential streets stretching from Palmers Green to…

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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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