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


Goodbye planters…what’s next for Fox Lane?

The council has released the results of the Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood trial. The trial used large planters at the entrances of residential streets to try to slow drivers and discourage them cutting through the area. But the data shows that instead, both traffic speed and volume increased (by about 3% on average) after the…

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The A10: a response to our open letter

In April we wrote an open letter to Transport for London and Enfield police asking for action on night-time racing on the A10. Not long after, the police began a spectacular campaign to tackle the problem. Police action For the last four weeks Superintendent Andy Cox, the lead for the Mayor of London’s Vision Zero…

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Five asks for better streets in Enfield

https://youtu.be/8OFUDy1ckhs Here are our five main ‘asks’ for Enfield Council and the Mayor of London. We think these are key to making a safer, healthier, happier borough. If you agree, tell your ward councillors. You can find them here.

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Coming soon! Our asks for a better Enfield

Over the last few months, a group of us at Better Streets for Enfield and Enfield Cycling Campaign have been meeting to thrash out our vision for Enfield’s streets. We’re delighted that Enfield Council has begun to transform our streets over the last few years – and that healthier lives have resulted – but there…

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Dangerous racing on the A10 is driving us round the bend

An open letter to Transport for London and Enfield police Once again, over the Easter bank holiday weekend, residents had to listen to the roar of engines and the squeal of tyres into the early hours of the morning as drivers raced on and around the A10. Once again, there was an outcry on social…

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Fox Lane: The story so far

Here’s our presentation at this week’s Fox Lane and District Residents Association, on the progress of the Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood. The story so far… 50% of the planters installedNew speed humps on Fox LaneNew traffic island on the Greenway/Meadway junction to slow turning trafficTraffic monitoring to see the effects so far (results not available…

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