Healthy Streets

Key Points

  • In Enfield, transport is responsible for 392.6 tonnes of carbon monoxide a year
  • 5.4% of deaths in Enfield are attributable to particulate air pollution
  • Enfield streets have the third lowest rate of violent crime per 1,000 populaition in the London region, however, the rate of violent crime has been increasing since 2010-2011.

The latest information in Enfield (from 2017/18), tells us that:

  •  63% of adults (aged 19 and over) are physically active (i.e. they meet the recommended 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week)
  • 26.4% of adults (aged 19 and over) are physically inactive (i.e. they do 30mins or less of physical activity per week) (2017/2018)
  • 31.7% of adults walk for travel at least three days per week (2017/18)
  • 2.4% of adults cycle for travel at least three days per week (2017/18)
  • Active Travel is a simple way of incorporating physical activity into your daily routine
  • The Council is working to facilitate cycling though the CycleEnfield programme

Fact Sheet

coming soon

Interactive Profile (JSNA)

The profile below provides intelligence and data on how Enfield’s streets conform to the Healthy Streets Approach framework as part of the Mayor of London’s initiative to create a safer, easier, cleaner and more enjoyable environment for everyone to enjoy.

Related reports

The Mayor of London and TfL have created a report setting the guidelines the Healthy Streets Approach.

The Centre for Housing Policy at York University has published an independent report on Lifetime Neighbourhoods. These are places designed to be inclusive regardless of age or disability.

Enfield Council has launched a community toilet scheme to provide clean, safe and accessible public toilets in more convenient locations.

National Tools

Page last updated November 2019