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

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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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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