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Welcome to Enfield


Why move to Enfield?


Pubs & Live Music




Local Hotspots


Leisure & Culture


Local Schools


Fitness & Health


Local Restaurants



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Welcome A very warm welcome to Enfield and the surrounding areas from all of us at Hamptons. You will be moving into one of the most highly regarded areas in London. Desirable homes, tree lined avenues, diverse shops and restaurants and an eclectic, vibrant population. Hamptons has been matching people with property, locally, nationally and internationally, since 1869. We were pioneers, setting standards that few of our rivals could match and this hasn’t changed since. Today, over 150 years since we first set up home in Pall Mall, with 15 decades of finding property and looking after people under our belt, our clients now consider us to be their, ‘home experts’. Yours sincerely, Darren Slowman - Head of Sales Laura Peachey - Head of Lettings



Enfield Hamptons offers you a warm welcome to Enfield Congratulations, if you are house hunting in Enfield, you have already won. A home in this great area with all it offers, automatically makes you the envy of many. Now in order to make your transition as smooth and hassle free as possible Hamptons have put together this great guide which will help you choose the best schools, learn a little about planning 6

and building control, read tips on where to shop, eat and lot’s more, all packed into one little guide with clickable links. Perhaps most importantly we have researched some of the leading local professionals and experts who can help you add value and personalise your soon to be new home.


A little bit of history

“A big WELCOME and enjoy”


Enfield is incredibly rich in history and can trace its roots back to Roman Times, where a Roman settlement was established near Ermine Street in Bush Hill Park. In the 14th Century it became an important business centre when Edward I granted the first market charter giving the right to hold a weekly market at Enfield and two fairs annually to Humphrey de Bohun, the Lord of the Manor of Enfield. In the 16th Century the borough became a favourite for royal hunting when Elsyng Palace became one of Henry VIII’s Royal Palaces. Elsyng Palace remained a favourite of the Tudors with Elizabeth I staying there between 1564 and 1572. Delivering clean water to London’s burgeoning population became Enfield’s focus in the 17th Century. In a major feat of engineering, a 40-mile canal was built between Ware in Hertfordshire through Enfield and into north London. This was called the New River and visitors can still walk the length of the river today.


Why move to Enfield? Located 10 miles north of central London, Enfield is one of the 32 London boroughs and is the most northerly of them all. It is particularly popular with young families thanks to its acres of green space, excellent schools and brilliant range of local amenities. With house prices being more reasonable than some of the other London 8

boroughs, it also offers buyers more for their money.

connecting it to London and surrounding areas. Enfield’s property prices are cheaper compared Enfield offers residents a to other boroughs in tranquil lifestyle outside London, with the area of the city, but the area featuring a combination of is close enough for daily contemporary new build commuters with easy links apartments, 1920s and to the City. The borough 30s terraced properties, itself is well connected with and historic Victorian the National Rail, London homes. Overground, the Piccadilly Line and regular buses www.hamptons.co.uk

Ideal living

the wooded remnants of Enfield Chase, the former royal hunting ground. It forms part of London’s Green Belt and offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy cycling, golfing, and horse riding. Lovers of the outdoors can also enjoy a number of walks along the New River which runs through the centre of Enfield, and into Enfield Town Park, a 9.5-hectare park in the town centre. www.hamptons.co.uk Enfield is a popular North London borough, perfect for families, with lots of outdoor spaces and brilliant schools. The architecture throughout the borough is diverse and potential home owners are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing an area in which to live. From Hadley Wood, Winchmore Hill and Palmers Green to Southgate, Cockfosters and Edmonton, the options are vast. Enfield has an abundance of parks and green space. Forty Hall, in Forty Hill, is a beautiful 1620s manor house which is one of the finest houses in England. The 273 acre Grade II listed estate is a rare example of an intact 18th Century landscape and visitors are able to enjoy its ornamental lake, medieval fishing pond, lawns, meadows and walled garden. Close to Cockfosters, Trent Country Park offers 413 acres of meadows and ancient woodlands and incorporates



Famous Residents Enfield and the surrounding area has been a home to rockstars, celebrities, athletes, academics, artists and common or garden members of the upper-crust for generations. Here are a few notable names...


Ray Winstone,



Chas & Dave

British pop rock duo

Lord Anthony Giddens


William Pitt

1st Earl of Chatham

Declan McKenna

English singer-songwriter

James Blake

English musician





Interview with ‘Esen Loft’ Tell us a little of the background of your Architect’s practice? Esen Loft Ltd is an Architecture and Built Practice based in Enfield Innova Business Park, North London. Specialising in residential developments including full Renovations, Extensions, Loft Conversions and New Built Planning. Esen Loft Architecture has always been involved in design and built industry. Since 2019, the architectural practice has been working alongside successful contractors for the proposal of residential planning. With great team of designers, technicians and surveyors, the company offers all-inclusive architectural services all over London and surrounding counties.

ideas. Once the design has been selected, the project will be finalised ready to be submitted for planning permission. The planning process will be handled by the best team, giving you the best chance of first-time success. Once the planning has been granted from the local Council we will then guide through the building works, and Engineering services for Building Control approval. What other additional perks do you offer alongside the drawings? After successful completion of the architectural drawings, we provide our clients with 3D Visuals of their designed home. It is a great way of visually showing the spatial layout of the property, and would provide an accurate building quotations. Alongside, we offer construction cost quotations and Building Control services, which differ us from other architectural design companies.

What are the most popular requests from residential clients? At Esen Loft Architecture, the main priority is to deliver every project to the highest standard, and with the best customer satisfaction. The aim is to handle every Planning Permission application until the Is there a project you are most proud of? design proposal has been granted to be Currently, the two storey new built commercial Apple building in Greenwich, built. London is our most proudest project. The One of the most popular requests from unique design of the building shows the the client’s, which we believe to differ us talent in Esen Loft Architecture. The project from other Architectural companies, is to is still ongoing, the foundation works of the see several design ideas before choosing building has just begun. The unique shape and finalising on one proposal. At the of the slanted roof is thoughtfully designed initial stage, we have many meetings to to enable sunlight enter the interior of the understand the vision and the needs of building. With the chosen materials and the client. If requested, we then proceed design, the building stands out from its with providing them with several design surrounding. www.esenloft.co.uk

Pubs & Live Music

The Plough At The Plough, indulge in delectable, satisfying fare ranging from mouthwatering hot dogs to flavorful burgers to fabulous ice cream sundaes. During the summer, relish the pleasant ambiance of their charming garden and entertain your children with the dedicated play area. Cattlegate Rd, Enfield EN2 9DJ www.mcmullens.co.uk/ploughenfield The Jolly Farmers Throughout the year, this pub remains a beloved destination, offering warm and inviting log fires during the winter and a sought-after outdoor area to bask in the sun. Indulge in a delightful menu featuring Rotisserie Chicken and timeless pub classics, complemented by a selection of refreshing cocktails. What’s more, you can bring along your four-legged companion for a memorable outing. 2 Enfield Rd, Enfield EN2 7QS www.mcmullens.co.uk/jollyfarmers 14

Crown & Horseshoes Located by the river, this traditional, familyfriendly pub offers a flame-grilled menu that is sure to satisfy. Enjoy the spacious beer garden, providing ample room to relax and soak in the atmosphere. 12-15 Horseshoe Ln, Enfield EN2 6PZ www.greeneking.co.uk/pubs/middlesex/ crown-and-horseshoes?utm_source=g_ places&utm_medium=locations&utm_ campaign=PK_pubpage Little Green Dragon Ale House Enfield’s inaugural ‘micropub’ strives to create a gathering place for the local community, fostering connections and camaraderie. The establishment proudly offers a selection of cask-conditioned ales sourced from nearby microbreweries as well as renowned establishments from further afield. 928 Green Lanes, Winchmore Hill, London N21 2AD www.littlegreendragonenfield.com/ www.hamptons.co.uk

“Wet your whistle”

The Three Wishes Visit this Irish pub for a great selection of reasonably priced pints on tap. Delight in the tasty Irish stews at affordable prices while enjoying the inviting interior. With a wellmanaged establishment and attentive staff, they strive to provide a pleasant experience. Take advantage of live music on weekends and catch GAA sports, making it a perfect spot for enthusiasts. 749 Green Lanes, London N21 3SA www.view.co.uk/london/v/the-three-wishes The Rose and Crown, Clay Hill The Rose and Crown is an award winning, grade II listed public house in Clay Hill, Enfield. Once owned by Mr Knott, the grandfather of Dick Turpin, this historically rich gastropub offers delicious Sunday roasts and Tuesday evening quizzes. 185 Clay Hill, Enfield EN2 9AJ www.roseandcrownclayhill.co.uk/ The Lion This great British pub provides an ideal setting for gathering with friends to enjoy a laid-back drink or meal. Its delightful garden adds to the ambiance, and you can satisfy your appetite with an array of fantastic options, including burgers and pizza. 375 Hertford Rd, Enfield EN3 5PP www.thelionenfield.co.uk/index The Wonder Discover a beloved, timeless pub that cherishes tradition. Delight in the taste of locally-brewed McMullen ales that have won the hearts of many. Experience the vibrant atmosphere with live music performances that take place every week. Batley Rd, Enfield EN2 0JG

Should you wish to wet your whistle in Enfield you could hardly have a wider choice. ‘Old school’ inns and taverns, cocktail bars, live music venues, gastropubs, they all abide aplenty in Enfield. Here are a few suggestions but the best way to find your ‘local’ is surely to take the air and simply explore. www.hamptons.co.uk



Local Hotspots Enjoy an artisan coffee, while exploring great fashion boutiques right in the picturesque heart of Enfield! Bonito Cafe Bonito Cafe, established in 1982, brings extensive catering experience and a commitment to continuous improvement. They take pride in freshly preparing sandwiches with customer-selected ingredients. Friendly service, accompanied by a warm smile, is their forte. With a diverse menu, they cater to all taste buds. Above all, Bonito Cafe knows people cherish the delightful experience of savouring their delectable coffee. 3 London Rd, Enfield EN2 6BN www.bonitocafeenfield.co.uk/

Old Shutter Cafe & Bistro Located in Enfield, this establishment is an ideal destination for brunch enthusiasts. With an unwavering commitment to quality, the culinary offerings are expertly prepared and impeccably presented. The delightful aroma of freshly brewed coffee permeates the air, complementing the delectable flavours of the cuisine. The visually pleasing dishes not only satisfy the eyes but also deliver on taste. The warm and inviting atmosphere, complete with a cosy fireplace, adds an extra touch of comfort to enhance the dining experience. 17 Silver St, Enfield EN1 3EF www.instagram.com/oldshuttercafe/ Main cafe Undoubtedly the premier destination for a quintessential English breakfast in the vicinity, a testament to its superiority even amidst strong competition. The staff exudes exceptional warmth and hospitality, while the relaxed and inviting interior design creates an instant sense of comfort and relaxation for all patrons. 43 Main Ave, Enfield EN1 1DJ www.allinlondon.co.uk/directory/cafes-tearooms/246025-main-cafe 16

Ladysmith Cafe This place offers a pleasant atmosphere with great food and drinks. The outdoor seating area, with umbrellas and shade from a tree, adds to the experience. Families will appreciate the child-friendly environment. The dedicated team adds charm and creates a welcoming atmosphere for customers. 2 Ladysmith Rd, Enfield EN1 3AA www.just-eat.co.uk/restaurantsladysmithcafe-enfield/menu Zippola A wonderful local business with a vintage atmosphere. Their cakes are delicious, and they even offer gluten-free options. They also serve a delightful selection of hot chocolate, perfect for the cold weather. The staff is friendly, helpful, and welcoming. It’s a great place to sit outside with a cup of tea and watch the world go by. Zippola, Live to Eat, 93 Lancaster Rd, Enfield EN2 0DN www.facebook.com/hellozippola Bullsmoor Cafe No frills cafe serving quality food and hot drinks, at a fantastic location for an english breakfast with the family. 247 Bullsmoor Ln, Waltham Cross, Enfield EN1 4SB www.restaurantguru.com/Bullsmoor-CafeLondon www.hamptons.co.uk

MINX Ladies fashion, dresses, tops, co-ords, loungwear. Palace Exchange Shopping Centre, Hatton Walk, Enfield EN2 6BP www.minxfashion.co.uk/ Pandora Pandora brings the best in design & craftsmanship to its selection of handfinished jewellery. Discover the perfect gift for yourself or a loved one today. Unit 5, Shopping Centre, palace Exchange, Enfield EN2 6BP www.uk.pandora.net/en/ STORE WF STORE WF is a London based womenswear brand that provides trendy and fashionable clothing to women locally and internationally. Unit 6B, Haslemere Industrial Estate, Lincoln Way, London, Enfield EN1 1TE www.storewf.com/

Monsoon Chic clothing, footwear and accessories for women and girls. 42-44, Shopping Precinct, Palace Gardens, Enfield EN2 6SN www.monsoon.co.uk/ Phase Eight Phase Eight is a premium womenswear brand that has style solutions for every part of a woman’s wardrobe. Phase Eight at Pearsons of Enfield, Pearsons of, 11-14 The Town, Enfield EN2 6LJ www.phase-eight.com/ LK Bennett Sophisticated womenswear chain & heritage brand selling footwear, chic clothing & bags LK Bennett - Pearsons Of Enfield (Concession), 11 The Town, Enfield EN2 6LJ www.lkbennett.com/ www.hamptons.co.uk


Leisure & Culture Enfield is a great destination for a family trip offering entertainment for kids of all ages. We’ve picked some of the most popular family-friendly things to do and sorted them into a handy list.

Forty Hall Enter the Hall to admire the splendid design and beautiful historical chambers. Delight in uncovering the rich heritage of Forty Hall Estate across different eras and the intriguing story of its first proprietor, Sir Nicholas Rainton. The permanent showcase presents a diverse range of visual and auditory presentations and exhibits, providing ample chances for exploration within this grand, time-honoured institution. Forty Hill, Enfield EN2 9HA www.fortyhallestate.co.uk/ Shed Load Of Crafts Yvonne Fuller, a retired police officer, and Sandra Gardner, a former NHS employee, launched Shed Load Of Crafts as a haven for families to explore and enjoy various distinctive crafts and textiles in a warm and inviting setting. Additionally, the shop serves as a platform for local artisans to showcase and sell their exquisite handmade creations. Theobalds Park Rd, Enfield EN2 9BB

Pots of Art Pots of Art is an elegant art studio in Enfield where you can take the children to unleash their creative spirits onto their own little masterpieces, from pottery painting to build a bear or even face painting. This studio is perfect for families or childrens parties, but also offer customised sessions for adults depending on your budget and skills level. Highly recommended for their warm staff and excellent facilities. Phoenix Rose Garden Centre, Cattlegate Rd, Crews Hill, Enfield EN2 9DP www.potsofart.co.uk/ Parkside Farm Pick Your Own This long-running and multiple award winning farm offers pick-your-own fruit & veggies as well as a lovely farm shop selling a delicious array of ice creams, meringues and parkside honey. Beautiful. Parkside Farm, Hadley Rd, Enfield EN2 8LA www.parksidefarmpyo.co.uk/

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Jump In Adventure Park Jump In Adventure Park Enfield provides an exciting and enjoyable experience for the whole family. With its trampoline park, Clip’n Climb Centre, and an impressive games arcade, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. If acrobatics aren’t your cup of tea, you can relax in the comfortable Jump In Café. Indulge in their selection of hot and cold beverages, savory snacks, and delectable treats while you watch your children defy gravity from a more relaxed vantage point. 22, Lumina park, Lumina Way, Enfield EN1 1FS www.gojumpin.com/adventure-parkenfield/?utm_source=google&utm_ medium=organic&utm_campaign=gmb Cineworld London - Enfield Experience the latest global films at Cineworld London - Enfield. With 15 screens and a convenient location on the A10, enjoy the magic of the big screen with your family, rain or shine. Discover enhanced visuals and smooth action with HFR-RealD 3D technology and don’t forget to indulge in the popcorn and Baskin Robbins before immersing yourself in the film. Southbury Leisure Centre, 208 Southbury Rd, Enfield EN1 1YQ www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/londonenfield/048 Myddelton House Gardens Myddelton House Gardens in North London is a hidden gem with rich history. Former home of botanist E A Bowles, it was restored with Heritage Lottery Fund support in 2011. Experience the beauty of each season, from winter’s Crocus and Wisteria to vibrant summer flower beds. Explore 8 acres with intriguing artefacts like a part of Old London Bridge. Discover the heritage Kitchen Garden, Pond Terrace, and Bowles’ resting place in the Rock Garden. Enjoy events year-round, including the popular Ultimate Snowdrop Sale. Myddelton House Gardens, Enfield EN2 www.visitleevalley.org.uk/myddeltonhouse-gardens www.hamptons.co.uk

The Petals Studio This beautiful art studio, run by artist and designer Pooja offers individuals a chance to learn, create, and enjoy themselves. Whether you’re a complete beginner or seeking to enhance your skills in a specific technique, Petals Studio workshops/lessons/ classes are designed to cater to your needs. The instructor takes a collaborative and supportive approach, ensuring an interactive and encouraging environment. 233 Scotland Green Rd N, Enfield EN3 7AU www.thepetalsstudio.co.uk/ Capel Manor Gardens Experience the joy of strolling through picturesque gardens and interacting with the captivating residents of our mini zoo. Say hello to alpacas, wallabies, meerkats, and ring-tailed lemurs, among others, as they add a touch of wonder to your visit. Bullsmoor Lane Middlesex, Enfield EN1 4RQ www.capelmanorgardens.co.uk/ Jungle Falls Adventure Golf Tee off on an exhilarating 18-hole crazy golf adventure. Swing into a tropical paradise filled with roaring jungle animals and tumbling waterfalls. Families, including our littlest “hole-in-ones” aged under 4, can putt their way through the captivating jungle ambiance, complete with lifelike animal sounds that will have everyone “fore”getting they’re not in the wild! Get ready for some “tee-rific” competition as grown-ups join in the excitement. No advance booking required. Trent Park Golf Course (Stop L, London N14 4XB www.junglefalls.co.uk/ .junglefalls.co.uk/ WhiteWebbs Museum of Transport If you’re seeking an enjoyable day in Enfield, be sure to visit the Whitewebbs Museum of Transport. This fascinating establishment houses an impressive assortment of elegant vintage cars, commercial vehicles, and motorcycles. It’s a fantastic opportunity to delve into the captivating history of vehicles while providing entertainment for the entire family. Whitewebbs Rd, Enfield EN2 9HW www.whitewebbsmuseum.co.uk/ 19

Local Schools Where our children spend most of their week and how they are being educated is a decision which should take some serious consideration. We have put together this list of suggestions to make your life a little bit easier. Many local schools and nurseries offer free tours so please go and visit your choice options before making that final important decision.

St Paul’s CofE Primary School St Paul’s School i blessed with a wonderfully supportive community, including the staff, the strong leadership team, our wonderful children and supportive parent body, which makes for a unique and vibrant learning environment. We want everyone within our community to flourish, to achieve their full potential and develop a life-long love of learning. St. Pauls C of E Primary School, Ringwood Way, London N21 2RA

Eversley Primary School At Eversley Primary School we believe children learn best when they are happy and have a love of learning. Our values based curriculum provides them with the tools they need to be effective learners and prepares them for life, whilst supporting them to have the self-belief and determination to be the best they can be. Chaseville Park Road, London, N21 1PD www.eversley.enfield.sch.uk/




St Thomas More Catholic School St Thomas More Catholic School is an Outstanding, mixed, independent Academy within the Cardinal Hume Academies Trust. We are a Catholic school but welcome applications from those of other faiths or no faith who share our ethos and values. With a capacity of 1200 students, including Sixth Form, we are large enough to be able to offer a diverse curriculum whilst maintaining a focus on the progress of the individual. Glendale Avenue, Wood Green, London, N22 5HN www.stthomasmoreschool.org.uk/ 21 www.hamptons.co.uk

Highlands School Highlands School is a high-performing, mixed comprehensive school serving the west side of Enfield. The school opened in 2000 in brand new buildings surrounded by landscaped outdoor spaces and playing fields. The school is proud to serve its local community and is very popular, with more families choosing us as their first or second choice secondary school than any other in Enfield. 148 Worlds End Lane, London, N21 1QQ www.highlands.enfield.sch.uk/

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Enfield Heights Academy At Enfield Heights Academy, we want our children to be healthy, happy and safe, fulfilled in the future and able to be the force for positive change making their world an even better place. Together, as a community of children, staff, parents, governors and trustees, we are stronger and can make a real difference. Enfield Heights Academy is a happy, creative, welcoming and successful primary school, which is a part of the family of four schools managed by North Star Community Trust. We are very proud of the linguistic, social, and cultural diversity of the families that we serve and we take an active role in our community. Our aim is to provide every child at Enfield Heights Academy with an enriching, real and relevant educational experience so that they fulfil their potential. Pitfield Way, Enfield Highway, Enfield, Middlesex, EN3 5BY

Enfield County School for Girls We are a culturally diverse school community with an intake that is truly reflective of the families in our Local Authority and this is a distinctive quality that makes our school so special. We are proud of our achievements with our examination results consistently high and our quality of education and the behaviour and attitudes of our students strong. Our school values of: Respect, Responsibility, Equality of Opportunity, Cooperation and Generosity of Spirit are central to our school ethos and woven into the life of our school and the personal development of each of our students. Years 7 to 13. County School, Holly Walk, Enfield EN2 6QG www.enfieldcs.enfield.sch.uk/

Forty Hill C.E. School A voluntary-aided one form entry Primary www.enfieldheightsacademy.org.uk/ and Nursery School set in a semi-rural, conservation area in Enfield. Our School St. John’s Prep and Senior School enjoys a close relationship with the Parish There is also a third far less obvious role, Church, Jesus Church, and our children visit Aldwickbury School which as teachers we may play in the lives regularly as part of the curriculum and also Aldwickbury School ansee independent Pre-Prep of children. We do is not our school as an and Prep School for boys aged 4-13 located on to celebrate the Harvest, Remembrance institution with clearly defined limits. Rather, Day, Christmas, Epiphany, Easter, Pentecost theJohn’s outskirts Harpenden, Hertfordshire. The St. is aofvery active, living community and the end of the school year. breadth of opportunities on offer at Aldwickbury which permeates the lives, attitudes and is something we are incredibly proud The boys Forty Hill , Enfield, Middlesex. EN2 9EY minds of its boys and girls. We, whoof.have 020 8363 0760 are challenged and engagedand academically but taken on the responsibility privilege of also benefit frompeople, a wide-ranging co-curricular teaching young do so conscious that www.fortyhill.com programme making use a ofdream. our extensive from us a child mayfull catch Who grounds and facilities. The school offers boys of knows when something we say or do may all abilities a myriad of exciting opportunities open up the windows of a young mind to a to develop road their confidence unearth their particular leading to and a fulfilling future. North TheSTEM, Ridgeway, Enfield EN2 8BE talentsLodge, in the arts, on stage, in music and on the sports field. The journey through the www.stjohnsprepandseniorschool.co.uk/ school prepares the boys to leave at 13 when weAnne’s believeCatholic they are truly forfor senior school St Highready School Girls education. You will see that St. Anne’s Catholic High

School for Girls offers outstanding Wheathampstead Rd, an Harpenden AL5 1AD. education, where academic success is 01582 713022 complemented by breadth of achievement. www.aldwickbury.org.uk Every facet of school life is underpinned by the gospel values and delivering high quality education is the norm. Oakthorpe Road, Palmers Green, London, N13 5TY www.st-annes.enfield.sch.uk/





Palmers Green High School (PGHS) offers pupils an excellent academic education in a nurturing and caring environment throughout our Lower and Senior School. If you are looking for a Reception 2024 place for your daughter, we welcome you to register for a Reception Assessment and book a tour of our school to see our fabulous facilities.

We offer:

Small class sizes

Outstanding pastoral care

Access to extensive sports facilities

Palmers Green High School 104 Hoppers Road London N21 3LJ 23 www.hamptons.co.uk

Contact: 020 8886 1135 office@pghs.co.uk www.pghs.co.uk

Subject specialist teachers

Broad range of extra-curricular activities

PA L M E R S G R E E N HIGH SCHOOL Independent Day School for girls aged 3−16 23 www.hamptons.co.uk





Fitness & Health

Leading a hectic life? Need somewhere to tone your body, recharge your muscles or simply stretch? We have put together the best locations for you to do just that. Whether you fancy going for a swim or need regular fitness classes, we know that our recommended providers will do their best to keep you in shape.



AVM Fitness AVM FITNESS fitness solutions for individuals of various abilities, aiming to enhance their fitness levels, strength, and overall well-being. Whether one is a beginner or an experienced athlete, they offer personalised training programs tailored to individual needs. 10-12 Fillebrook Ave, Enfield EN1 3BB

PureGym London Enfield Offering a wide selection of over 220 highquality pieces of equipment at each of their gyms across the UK, they cater to your fitness needs. Furthermore, their gyms operate 24 hours a day, accommodating your busy schedule seamlessly. Lombard house, 339 Southbury Rd, Enfield EN1 1TW


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Lux Fitness Enfield In the heart of Enfield Town LUX Fitness offers a new hybrid gym for both Bodybuilders and Fitness Fanatics. We have the very best facilities with the best equipment in our 6000 sq ft Facility. So if you are keen on progressing your fitness you have come to the right place. 5-7 Old Park Ave, London, Enfield EN2 6PJ www.luxfitness.co.uk/ The Body Factory GYM Discover a remarkable gym with a vast array of state-of-the-art equipment to meet all your fitness needs. The friendly and dedicated staff create a motivating environment that inspires your fitness and body development journey. Join this gym for a rewarding experience, surrounded by passionate staff and like-minded members who share your enthusiasm and determination to achieve your fitness goals. 57 Island Centre Way, Enfield EN3 6GS www.thebodyfactorygym.com/ Nuffield Health Enfield Fitness & Wellbeing Gym This modern club goes beyond the typical gym, offering a unique venue that brings together top-notch facilities, services, and wellness experts. Enjoy an exceptional fitness experience with a wide range of classes, a swimming pool, sauna and steam room, and the added benefit of on-site fitness professionals and physiotherapists. Tower Point, 52 Sydney Rd, EN2 6SZ www.nuffieldhealth.com/gyms/enfield



Local Restaurants

Marcus Kitchen & Bar Marcus Kitchen and Bar embraces tradition, offering an eclectic mix of authentic Neapolitan and Southern Italian recipes. With over 25 years of experience, their chef expertly combines the best ingredients and contemporary methods to deliver dishes that evoke the warmth and love of a home-cooked meal. 6 Burleigh Way, Enfield EN2 6AE

Ada Restaurant A fantastic dining experience, with service that is fast and pleasant, leaving patrons satisfied. Don’t forget to indulge in a delightful cup of Turkish tea afterwards, adding the perfect finishing touch to the dining experience. 43 Silver St, Enfield EN1 3TN www.adarestaurantenfield.com/

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Zaza This vibrant and stylish venue celebrates Italy’s diverse culinary delights. The menu showcases authentic dishes from Roman bucatini to southern seafood specialties. Skilled chefs blend tradition with innovation. The curated cocktail menu offers classic and creative drinks. 88-90 Chase Side, Enfield EN2 6NX www.zaza.co.uk/ Anokhi Indian Fine Dine Restaurant Anokhi (means Unique)is a trendsetting landmark fine-dining institution in heart of Winchmore Hill Anokhi is unique in reinventing exceptional and unusual recipes from as many as 6-8 very different cuisines of India. Every dish is cooked in a contemporary cutting edge style, to offer an outstanding dining experience. 757 Green Lanes, London N21 3SA

Enfield Tandoori Restaurant This small Bangladeshi restaurant presents a diverse menu featuring a delightfully aromatic array of Tandoori, Balti, and Biryani dishes, accompanied by imaginative chef’s specials all at reasonable prices and generous portions. A must. 14 London Road, Enfield, EN2 6EB www.enfieldtandoori.net/ Aksular Enfield Town Indulge in the fantastic and flavorful Turkish cuisine that provides excellent value for money, specialising in the most succulent kebab you’ll ever taste. The staff live up to their reputation for outstanding hospitality, ensuring that you are well taken care of during your dining experience. 8-10 Silver Street, Enfield, EN13ED www.aksularenfieldtown.co.uk/

www.anokhi-restaurant.co.uk/ Saathi This establishment takes immense pride in every aspect of their food and service. Their highly skilled and experienced chefs use authentic cooking methods to create mouth-watering and memorable dishes from an extensive menu. Using only the finest natural ingredients, each dish is prepared fresh to order, ensuring the high standard expected by patrons. They cater to all tastes, offering a wide selection of vegetarian and fish dishes for both novices and connoisseurs alike. 142 Chase Side, Enfield EN2 0QX www.saathirestaurant.co.uk/ Lizzie’s Cucina - Italian Restaurant A beautiful and cosy Italian restaurant serving authentic Italian cuisine made by Chef Carmelo Carnevale alongside an excellent selection of wines by the glass and consistently attentive and welcoming staff. 85 Bramley Road, London N14 4EY England www.lizziescucina.co.uk/



‘Virtually’ all you need

Some suggested local social media groups to help you connect, learn, buy, sell and have fun.



Enfield - Love your Doorstep. www.facebook.com/groups/ENFIELDwhatstheretodoandwheretofindstuff/?locale=en_GB Enfield Crimewatch www.facebook.com/groups/3750608408290986 Spotted in Enfield & Surrounding areas. www.facebook.com/groups/1086631824741711 Enfield Matters www.facebook.com/groups/1562425140473274

Mummy from Enfield www.instagram.com/mummy_from_enfield/ Enfield Town FC www.instagram.com/enfield_town_fc/



Help and support from your local Council You should inform your Local Authority of where you are moving from and where you are moving to around a month before you move. You can do this here. https://system8.rbwm.gov.uk/ publicaccesslive/selfservice/services/ changeofaddress/coastart.htm You’ll need to include the forwarding addresses for every adult in the property that pays council tax. Search for information and services from your council. Information for residents about Enfield Council including council tax, bins and recycling, schools, leisure, streets and parking, this and lot’s more at the below link. www.enfield.gov.uk



Planning & Building Control Unsure which services you need? If you are thinking of making changes to your property, you may need to apply for planning permission and / or Building Regulations approval. If you’re not sure which applications to make, please use the guidance below to help you to decide what you need to do. Please note that many developments will require both.

• affect traffic volumes, road safety or access • change the density of development in an area • use significantly different materials or finishes from nearby properties • have an effect on existing trees

What is building control?

Building control applies national statutory regulations to ensure the structural What is planning? quality of any building work, in areas Planning is the process of deciding such as safety, public health, accessibility, whether a proposed development should and the materials used. Most substantial go ahead or not. It uses national and local building projects (such as an extension, policies to consider the development in its knocking down walls or converting context and may look at the impact of the a garage or loft) will need Building work on neighbours and the wider Regulations approval. community, existing architecture, the land, the layout, and existing or proposed www.enfield.gov.uk/services/planning infrastructure (such as drains, transport and schools). You will probably need planning permission if your proposed development will do any of the following: • create a new building, or change the use or appearance of an existing building • affect the sunlight, privacy or outlook for neighbouring properties • affect the nearby area with noise disturbance, smell or fumes • work on or around listed buildings or any conservation areas www.hamptons.co.uk


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