We want to do our part for the environment by conserving biodiversity. Our Enfield Biodiversity Action Plan (PDF) explains what we will do to protect wildlife and how we will use it to improve our health, well-being and economic prosperity.
Biodiversity is the variety of life and its processes, including plants, animals and microorganisms. By conserving biodiversity, we will have:
This strategy sets out our proposals to protect, manage and expand Enfield’s network of blue and green assets including:
Over the next ten years, we aim to become the greenest of all boroughs by creating more publicly accessible green spaces and areas of woodland than anywhere else in London. Enfield will form the cornerstone of London as the world’s first ‘national park city’, in recognition of its abundant open spaces and access to countryside and nature.
The strategy also sets out our ambitions to:
This strategy replaces the Parks and Open Space Strategy and updates the objectives of the Biodiversity Action Plan, as part of our response to the covid-19 pandemic and the threats arising from climate change.
The strategy is the result of extensive public consultation and preparation.
Some of the key projects include:
View the adopted version of the strategy and the supporting evidence:
This strategy will be used to guide the delivery of blue and green infrastructure and new developments in line with existing planning policies.
Copies of the strategy are also available in all Enfield libraries.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also call us on 01302 734 419 or write to:
Strategic Planning and Design
Enfield London Borough Council