July 2013 Blog Posts (7)

McDonalds withdraws current application: Letter we got from LB Enfield planning officer -

Dear All,


As requested and to keep you informed, as of today and following officers advice Mc Donald's have withdrawn their planning application and advert applications at 188 Bowes Road.


I have received circa 100 objections, so would appreciate it if the word can be distributed. The applicant may or may not choose to re-submit.  


Kind Regards


Ray Reilly

Senior Planning Officer (South Team)

0208 379…


Added by Alan Sitkin on July 29, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

Don't forget Bowes etc. Local Area Forum mtg @Fox Pub PG Thursday 7.30pm

Items include

- Enfield Residents Priority Fund 

- Discussion on permitted development allowances

- Notting Hill Housing Plans

- Arboricultural items, if received

- Ward-based public session breakouts

Plus update on McDonalds application?

Added by Alan Sitkin on July 23, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments

Reminder: final date re: McDonalds NCR application is 19 July

Write to Development.Control@enfield.gov.uk

Added by Alan Sitkin on July 16, 2013 at 12:15 — 1 Comment

Tree planting on Marlborough

Here is something we just put on the website 


Dear Councillor
Tree planting in Marlborough Road N22
Thank you for your email dated 28 June 2013 regarding tree planting issues in the Bowes Ward area, in particular Marlborough Road N22.
Enfield last removed a tree…

Added by Alan Sitkin on July 16, 2013 at 12:13 — No Comments

Architectural landmarks re-emerging after rebuilding.

Walking around Wood Green it looks like a few of our landmark buildings are beginning to re-emerge from rebuilding or refurbishment.

At the corner of High Road and Bounds Green Road, after several months the scaffolding is coming down from St Michaels Church; revealing a clean and bright looking spire.

It was fascinating to see the weather cock close-up at the children's Carol Service last Christmas Eve - it has now been restored to its original position and…


Added by Richard McKeever on July 12, 2013 at 12:30 — 3 Comments

Thames Water inspections re pollution

We had a letter from Thames Water the other day saying they were sending round someone to inspect the drains as they investigate pollution in the area. 

The bloke came round to us in Lascotts yesterday. Apparently, so far, they've found 300 properties in the immediate area not plumbed in correctly, and they're causing sewage seepage into the New River. 

Our landlord got ours right, happily. But apparently some landlords are just refusing to let the inspectors…


Added by Lindsey Berthoud on July 5, 2013 at 11:02 — No Comments

Herb-growing on Bowes Park station platform

Is anyone interested in communal herb-growing on the Bowes Park station platform?  Herbs would be grown in large pots, weeded and watered by commuters and harvested as needed by them on their weary way home..

This is being done successfully by the 'Incredible Edible Todmorden' project in Yorkshire - see photo at (…


Added by Mary Blake on July 1, 2013 at 18:03 — 47 Comments

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