Sellers twice as likely to sell if priced right first time

Sellers twice as likely to sell if priced right first time

Sellers are twice as likely to find a buyer for their home if they have an offer accepted on the first listed asking price: A study of 300,000 newly-listed homes across four months sh…

Read more…
Mini property boom helps everyone get moving! 

Mini property boom helps everyone get moving! 

Traditionally at this time of year Anthony Webb and most other UK agents see a seasonal slowdown in housing market activity, as both buyers and sellers turn their attention to summer holidays.…

Read more…
What will the housing market look like after COVID-19?

What will the housing market look like after COVID-19?

A blueprint to revive house sales under strict social distancing rules is to be formulated by Ministers and property industry officials. Housing Minister Christopher Pincher will host a video …

Read more…
Introducing our 'Quick off the mark' service

Introducing our 'Quick off the mark' service

Are you waiting for lockdown to end so you can sell or let your property? With thousands of property moves on hold, it’s going to be a very busy market when restrictions are lifted. …

Read more…
Are you planning on moving this year?

Are you planning on moving this year?

Amid legal uncertainty, cutbacks in mortgage lending and public health concerns, buyers and sellers are being asked by the government to delay home moves, if at all possible, due to the c…

Read more…
What happens when tenants leave in the middle of an agreement?

What happens when tenants leave in the middle of an agreement?

Due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis the court service in England and Wales have today (27.03.20) suspended all ongoing housing possession action, which means that neither cases currently in …

Read more…
Coronavirus notice to tenants

Coronavirus notice to tenants

Dear Tenant   Coronav…

Read more…
Southgate Photographic Society

Southgate Photographic Society

Southgate Photographic Society by Kevin O'Neill View their exhibition between January and March in our gallery Today, most of us are photo graphers with phones in their pockets, and nat…

Read more…
Landlords are you aware of the proposed Enfield Council Licensing Scheme?

Landlords are you aware of the proposed Enfield Council Licensing Scheme?

Landlords are you aware of the proposed Enfield Council Licensing Scheme? Renting a property from a private landlord is now the most common housing choice for Londoners. The huge growth of …

Read more…
Local lady wins ‘Women who make London great’ accolade!

Local lady wins ‘Women who make London great’ accolade!

Local lady wins ‘Women who make London great’ accolade! To mark the centenary of the first women in the UK winning the right to vote, and to drive forward gender equality across…

Read more…
Supporting local schools

Supporting local schools

We will donate £500 to your school! Committed to investing in our community we are offering to donate up to £500, per property transaction, to local schools in Enfield. (Primary o…

Read more…
Gifting the family home

Gifting the family home

Gifting the family home – Inheritance Tax implications by Alex Chrysostomou Alexander Associates, your local accountants 24A Aldermans Hill, Palmers Green, London N13 4PN Tel: 020 8882…

Read more…
Bambos Charalambous MP I refuse to support a No Deal Brexit

Bambos Charalambous MP I refuse to support a No Deal Brexit

I refuse to support a No Deal Brexit Brexit continues to dominate the news and Parliament. These are unprecedented times. Our laws are being tested to their limits, Parliament is being push…

Read more…
Past Times... Old Grammarians 90th Anniversary by Richard Kemp

Past Times... Old Grammarians 90th Anniversary by Richard Kemp

Where World's End & Green Dragon Lanes meet near Highlands Village you will find Old Grammarians RFC - one of the oldest rugby clubs in North London.  The club was founded in 1…

Read more…
Palmers Green goes vintage this November!

Palmers Green goes vintage this November!

On 16-17th November 2019 Palmers Green goes vintage. PG Vintage Flea is an exciting two-day event taking place at the heart of Palmers Green when more than 40 vintage traders will be sellin…

Read more…
Building better town centres for our community by Nesil Caliskan

Building better town centres for our community by Nesil Caliskan

By @Nesil_Caliskan Labour Council Leader Enfield Dear resident, One of the great strengths of this borough are its vibrant and attractive town centres –each with its own unique char…

Read more…
Street Kind UK aim, helping the homeless this winter

Street Kind UK aim, helping the homeless this winter

Street Kind UK aim, helping the homeless this winter - Streetkinduk@gmail.com We are a group of four individuals based in North London, two of our core members live in Palmers Green. O…

Read more…
Evicting tenants who have stopped paying rent

Evicting tenants who have stopped paying rent

Evicting tenants who have stopped paying rent by Fariz Uvais A common feature among quite a few landlords who approach me for advice relating to tenants who have stopped paying rent is…

Read more…
Capital Gains Tax changes on selling properties

Capital Gains Tax changes on selling properties

We have regularly reported how the changes in tax legislation have impacted landlords over the last few years, and the government continued with this stance during the most recent budget annou…

Read more…
Section 21 changes and how this will affect landlords by Fariz Uvais

Section 21 changes and how this will affect landlords by Fariz Uvais

Being a Landlord is not easy at the best of times, but with new proposed changes to obtaining possession, many landlords may be questioning as to whether they are better off investing their mo…

Read more…
Southgate's Horse Trough Bowled Over

Southgate's Horse Trough Bowled Over

Horse Trough Bowled Over Members of Selborne Bowling Club were gathered next to the horse trough on The Green, Southgate, opposite The Cherry Tree pub on Sunday to admire their handy work…

Read more…
Enfield Council Bin Collections are changing

Enfield Council Bin Collections are changing

Your bin collections are changing in Palmers Green and Southgate! Enfield Council undertook a 10-week consultation in which it was made clear that the overriding motivation for any change w…

Read more…
WARTIME SURVIVOURS IN SOUTHGATE

WARTIME SURVIVOURS IN SOUTHGATE

WARTIME SURVIVOURS IN SOUTHGATE by Ian K. Jones After 1945 Southgate rapidly removed the majority of its wartime structures and street furniture. This article will look at some of what surv…

Read more…
A View from City Hall - The shame of child poverty

A View from City Hall - The shame of child poverty

A View from City Hall - The shame of child poverty By Joanne McCartney AM E: joanne.mccartney@london.gov.uk Web: www.joannemccartney.com Tel: 0207 983 5524 It is shameful that in…

Read more…
100 days of Birds, Butterflies and Blooms by Susan Smith

100 days of Birds, Butterflies and Blooms by Susan Smith

I’ve always loved painting and drawing, and I have pursued a creative career as a costume designer and maker for stage and screen but over the years other interests and having a family h…

Read more…
Anthony Webb joins CHiPS to help children feel safe in Palmers Green

Anthony Webb joins CHiPS to help children feel safe in Palmers Green

Anthony Webb joins CHiPS to help children feel safe in Palmers Green The Community Help Point Scheme (CHiPS) was created in 2006 by ECYPS in partnership with Enfield Council, Enfield Safegu…

Read more…
‘Prevention is better than cure’ By Bambos Charalambous MP

‘Prevention is better than cure’ By Bambos Charalambous MP

‘Prevention is better than cure’. When it comes to public health, never has there been a truer saying. Public Health monitors, protects, and promotes the community’s health a…

Read more…
Local businesses work together to beat crime by Erica Crawshaw, Neighbourhood Inspector

Local businesses work together to beat crime by Erica Crawshaw, Neighbourhood Inspector

Hello Everybody, I am Erica Crawshaw and I am the Neighbourhood Inspector for Enfield Borough. April unfortunately saw another rise in robberies in Southgate and Palmers Green Wards but pos…

Read more…
Uncovering local history

Uncovering local history

Uncovering local history by Martin Dearne The Enfield Archaeological Society has been excavating, researching and publishing on all aspects of the past of what is today the borough of Enfie…

Read more…
Stitch! Crafts and Classes comes to Palmers Green!

Stitch! Crafts and Classes comes to Palmers Green!

Have you wandered down Green Lanes recently and seen a new haberdashery opened at No 397, the site of the once infamous Palmers Green shopping institution, Grouts? Well, this is the newly-open…

Read more…
Fabulous Hair wants to bring the FABULOUS back to Palmers Green

Fabulous Hair wants to bring the FABULOUS back to Palmers Green

Making Palmers Green Fabulous again! Hi everyone and thanks again for taking time to read my article. I have lived in Palmers Green for nearly 50 years, I went to school in Palmers Green an…

Read more…
UK house planning rules relaxed

UK house planning rules relaxed

In a surprise announcement this May (2019) - less than 24 hours after the Prime Minister resigned - the housing minister announced a relaxation of planning rules that allow homeowners to …

Read more…
Is managing your own property giving you a headache?

Is managing your own property giving you a headache?

In a recent survey, the NLA found that one third of landlords have experienced ill mental health because of their lettings business. That's double the national average …

Read more…
Spring Clean Palmers Green

Spring Clean Palmers Green

Local residents join forces to help our High Street. Palmers Green Action Team are a local community initiative of volunteers who want to help revitalise Palmers Green. Find out more ab…

Read more…
Thin Blue Line bambos.charalambous.mp@parliament.uk

Thin Blue Line bambos.charalambous.mp@parliament.uk

Over the last two months I have been shocked by the spike in violent crime being committed across Enfield. The most shocking for Enfield Southgate was the murder of a vulnerable elderly man in…

Read more…
Extra support for rough sleepers

Extra support for rough sleepers

Extra support for rough sleepers  E: joanne.mccartney@london.gov.uk   www.joannemccartney.com Tel: 020 7983 5524   It is a scandal that in one of the richest countries i…

Read more…
Help save Enfield’s green belt by Councillor Joanne Laban

Help save Enfield’s green belt by Councillor Joanne Laban

You might be thinking what is a local plan? Local Plans set out the big decisions on planning for the future of communities. They outline the long-term strategy for each planning authority in …

Read more…
Keeping you safe this year by Chief Inspector Neil Billany

Keeping you safe this year by Chief Inspector Neil Billany

Firstly can I start by wishing everyone reading a Happy New Year. 2019 represents a significant year for Enfield Police as we merge with Haringey to become the North Area.  While some as…

Read more…
Citizens Advice have been providing essential services to communities since 1939

Citizens Advice have been providing essential services to communities since 1939

Many people don’t realise that their local Citizens Advice is a charity just like any other. We are so used to seeing a Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) in every part of the country, since w…

Read more…
Smart Technology to Protect Your Property

Smart Technology to Protect Your Property

Smart Technology to Protect Your Property The Crime Survey for England and Wales found in 2017, that only two in a hundred households have fallen victim to domestic burglary, which is certa…

Read more…
Parliamentary Comment by Bambos Charalambous MP

Parliamentary Comment by Bambos Charalambous MP

Is the Government pushing the boundaries too far? bambos.charalambous.mp@parliament.uk Parliament: 020 7219 3460   Constituency Office: 020 8882 0088 Enfield Southgate constituenc…

Read more…
A view from City Hall by Joanne McCartney AM

A view from City Hall by Joanne McCartney AM

A Greener City  E: joanne.mccartney@london.gov.uk   www.joannemccartney.com Tel: 020 7983 5524   I have written before about the importance of our green spaces and green…

Read more…
Introducing local artist Kerry Zacharia

Introducing local artist Kerry Zacharia

Kerry is a North London born and based artist of Greek-Cypriot ethnic origin. She is a natural self-taught artist who is largely influenced by her London life.  She has gained quite a fol…

Read more…
Valuing our volunteers

Valuing our volunteers

by Councillor Joanne Laban email Cllr.Joanne.Laban@enfield.gov.uk Conservative Member for Highlands Ward Enfield has been a beacon of community action over the last few months.  The nu…

Read more…
Should you furnish your rental property?

Should you furnish your rental property?

Before you rush out to buy furniture for your rental property, think carefully about what you need and even if it’s really necessary to provide any furniture at all. About half of all pr…

Read more…
MTD: What, when and how by Alex Chrysostomou

MTD: What, when and how by Alex Chrysostomou

Alex is a local account based in Palmers Green. He contributes regularly to our Palmers Green and Southgate LIFE magazine  If your business is VAT registered, and the turnover for the la…

Read more…
Is it time to refurbish your rental property?

Is it time to refurbish your rental property?

by Mick Lawton your local Palmers Green DIY Doctor  Refurbishment not only increases the value of your investment, but it also cuts down on long-term maintenance costs and attracts highe…

Read more…
Protecting your home and car from thieves 

Protecting your home and car from thieves 

Protecting your home and car from thieves by Chief Inspector Neil Billany    Since the last edition of the Palmers Green and Southgate LIFE magazine went out I am pleased to sa…

Read more…
Think twice when it comes to the price.

Think twice when it comes to the price.

Selecting an estate agent can be tough, sellers are often lured in by the glossy brochures, spiel, or the highest asking price! However there are some important questions you can ask to ensure…

Read more…
Keeping our streets safe  by Chief Inspector Neil Billany

Keeping our streets safe by Chief Inspector Neil Billany

Unfortunately since the last edition the horrible spate of knife crime in London has affected this area, with the well-publicised stabbing that occurred in Broomfield Park on the 7th May. This…

Read more…
Ultra Low Emission Zone will effect Palmers Green residents  by Councillor Joanne Laban

Ultra Low Emission Zone will effect Palmers Green residents by Councillor Joanne Laban

email Cllr.Joanne.Laban@enfield.gov.uk   Conservative Member for Highlands Ward The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be introduced in central London from 8 April 2019 and follows th…

Read more…
A state of the art library in Palmers Green

A state of the art library in Palmers Green

Parliamentary Comment by Labour Cllr Mary Maguire When I was a child, I would spend every hour I could after school and on Saturday afternoons in my local public library. I just loved the fac…

Read more…
Cycle Enfield, was it a waste of money?

Cycle Enfield, was it a waste of money?

by Cllr Ertan Hurer, BSc (ECON) FCA Cllr.Ertan.Hurer@Enfield.gov.uk 3rd May 2018. Why is this date significant? It is the date of the Local Government Elections covering London Boroughs (incl…

Read more…
Residential burglaries are on the rise

Residential burglaries are on the rise

Residential burglaries are on the rise by Chief Inspector Neil Billany Hello and welcome to my first contribution to Palmers Green & Southgate Life. By way of an introduction, I am the ne…

Read more…
 A view from City Hall by Joanne McCartney AM - Police funding

A view from City Hall by Joanne McCartney AM - Police funding

E: joanne.mccartney@london.gov.uk www.joannemccartney.com Tel: 020 7983 5524 Unsurprisingly the issue of policing is a regular issue raised by constituents, and so I was very disappointed t…

Read more…
Hazelwood Schools Classrooms and Halls available for hire

Hazelwood Schools Classrooms and Halls available for hire

Hazelwood School has 720 pupils and is based in Hazelwood Lane, N13 5HE. We are very much a school for the community and it is a privilege to take children from such a multicultural and vibran…

Read more…
Quieter Neighourhood's..another fake consultation?

Quieter Neighourhood's..another fake consultation?

by Cllr Ertan Hurer, BSc (ECON) FCA Cllr.Ertan.Hurer@Enfield.gov.uk Conservative Councillor, Winchmore Hill ward Firstly may I take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy New Year and ho…

Read more…
Introducing Patrick Samuel Asperger Artist (patricksamuel.net)

Introducing Patrick Samuel Asperger Artist (patricksamuel.net)

Introducing Patrick Samuel, an emerging artist with Asperger's Syndrome to our Palmers Green Community Gallery this January and February. Having returned to art after a 20-year break, he p…

Read more…
Engineered Vs. Laminate Flooring, which should you choose?

Engineered Vs. Laminate Flooring, which should you choose?

by Mick Lawton your local Palmers Green DIY Doctor   In my article this month I define the difference between engineered wood flooring and laminate flooring so you can be clear of t…

Read more…
New legislation to Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) could affect your rental property by Vanessa Gills

New legislation to Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) could affect your rental property by Vanessa Gills

New legislation to Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) could affect your rental property by Vanessa Gills Vanessa is Head of Property Management and Anthony Webb, with over 20 years’…

Read more…
Palmers Green Tales by Jenny Bourke I

Palmers Green Tales by Jenny Bourke I

www.palmersgreentales.com https://www.facebook.com/groups/331208790354294/ or just go to Facebook and look for Palmers Green Tales and ask to join the group. Our twitter address is @PGTales &…

Read more…
Helping landlords and tenants understand their rights

Helping landlords and tenants understand their rights

Fariz Uvais is a Consultant Solicitor at Fahri LLP based in Whetstone, North London. Write in and ask your legal questions. Fariz will try and answer your questions in Palmers Green LIFE each …

Read more…
'No' to Education Cuts By Bambos Charalambous  Member of Parliament for Enfield Southgate

'No' to Education Cuts By Bambos Charalambous Member of Parliament for Enfield Southgate

Ahead of the General Election held in June last year, I joined teachers, parents and pupils in Palmers Green to campaign against education funding cuts. In my maiden speech, I said: ‘…

Read more…
Landlord evening - Monday, 4 December

Landlord evening - Monday, 4 December

Join us for a festive evening dedicated to landlords, meet our new team and find out more about how we can help you make the most of your portfolio.When: Monday, 4 DecemberWhere…

Read more…
Past Times... James Henry Leigh Hunt

Past Times... James Henry Leigh Hunt

by Joe Studman, local historian The next time you walk down Southgate High Street have a look between numbers 41 & 43 and discover a blue plaque erected by Southgate District Civic Trust…

Read more…
Parliamentary Comment by Bambos Charalambous MP

Parliamentary Comment by Bambos Charalambous MP

On Thursday 8 June 2017 I was elected your new member of Parliament for Enfield Southgate. It is a huge honour and privilege to have won the support of the majority of voters and I have al…

Read more…
A note from David Burrowes

A note from David Burrowes

May I thank the people of Enfield Southgate for the privilege and pleasure of representing you as MP for 12 years. It is a great constituency full of great people, associations and concern…

Read more…
We are looking for a Saturday person

We are looking for a Saturday person

Our busy Palmers Green office is looking to employ a lively Saturday person to join our growing team. As one of the leading Palmers Green Estate Agents, Anthony Webb offers a vibrant working e…

Read more…
Dont reverse the remarkable transformation in Londons schools

Dont reverse the remarkable transformation in Londons schools

A View from City Hall, article as featured in the March issue of Palmers Green and Southgate LIFE magazine By Joanne McCartney AM E: joanne.mccartney@london.gov.uk www.joannemccartney.com …

Read more…
Mortgage interest relief changes from April 2017

Mortgage interest relief changes from April 2017

Many of our Palmers Green and Southgate Landlords are concerned about the changes to Mortgage interest relief coming into effect this April. Local account Alex Chrysostomou explains how these …

Read more…
Introducing Barbara Strong

Introducing Barbara Strong

Introducing Barbara Strong to our Palmers Green Community Art Galley Please join us at Barbara's eclusive gallery opening on Tuesday 7th March from 7:30-9pm Barbara has no formal Artistic t…

Read more…
Do you run a business from home?

Do you run a business from home?

We are introducing an exciting new section to our popular Palmers Green and Southgate LIFE magazine. Over the last three years we have built up a reputation for supporting local businesses.…

Read more…
Cleaning Up London�s Air - A view from City Hall by Joanne McCartney AM

Cleaning Up London�s Air - A view from City Hall by Joanne McCartney AM

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Clean Air Act, brought in as a response to the 1952 Great Smog when up to 12,000 Londoners died due to toxic air. Currently London is breaking bo…

Read more…
Boundary change? It's nothing new  by Joe Studman

Boundary change? It's nothing new by Joe Studman

Read the full article and see more pictures in our January 2017 Palmers Green and  Southgate LIFE Estate Agent magzine  There’s a lot of discussion at the moment about propose…

Read more…
 Forever in your debt - Councillor's Corner by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Forever in your debt - Councillor's Corner by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

I recently came across a truly staggering fact; In October 2016 the International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimated that the total global debt owed other than from the financial sector is $152…

Read more…
Maintaining your rental property by Mick Lawton

Maintaining your rental property by Mick Lawton

Living in Palmers Green I have worked for many local Estate Agents and Landlords over the years and I am often asked “How often should I redecorate my rental property?”   …

Read more…
Surprise! Surprise! The end of Enfield Southgate? By David Burrowes MP

Surprise! Surprise! The end of Enfield Southgate? By David Burrowes MP

david@davidburrowes.com www.davidburrowes.com Constituency: 020 8360 0234 Westminster: 020 7219 5414   Parliamentary Comment by David Burrowes MP as featured in our November Palmers Gre…

Read more…
The Minchenden Oak Southgate Green

The Minchenden Oak Southgate Green

by Chris Horner, Chairman Southgate Green Association Its great trunk rooted in history, its leaves bathed in the memory of 800 Summers are in themselves the remembrance of things past  …

Read more…
The Broomfield Park crow that inspired me to write a book by Helen Fox

The Broomfield Park crow that inspired me to write a book by Helen Fox

Whilst living in Athens, I wrote children’s books and children’s plays for the Greek National Radio. I have watched every child’s film and TV series and read lots of young ch…

Read more…
Urban Wonders – Constantinos Ptochopoulos

Urban Wonders – Constantinos Ptochopoulos

Constantinos Ptochopoulos glances at urban settings in an idiosyncratic and fundamentally transformative way. He stares at people doing everyday things- walking down the street or waiting for …

Read more…
Palmers Green – London’s First Choice Community

Palmers Green – London’s First Choice Community

Palmers Green is about to become a trailblazer for a new wave of child-friendly communities: places where children have the support, freedom and confidence they need to become more independent…

Read more…
Property Overview by Tony Ourris

Property Overview by Tony Ourris

I hope you enjoyed the summer taking advantage of the good weather, our GB success at the Rio Olympics, and had fun at our very own Palmers Green Festival. Now that the dust has settled since…

Read more…
More control for London by Deputy Mayor Joanne McCartney

More control for London by Deputy Mayor Joanne McCartney

E: joanne.mccartney@london.gov.uk www.joannemccartney.com Tel: 020 7983 5524 Local Palmers Green resident Joanne is the London Assembly Member for Enfield & Haringey and has been recently…

Read more…
Past Times The tale of the New River by Ellie Sales

Past Times The tale of the New River by Ellie Sales

The New River is neither new, nor a river. It is a water supply aqueduct, completed in 1613, to bring drinking water from Hertfordshire to North London. You have probably crossed it many times…

Read more…
Making Palmers Green safer by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Making Palmers Green safer by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Cllr.bambos.charalambous@enfield.gov.uk - Tel: 020 8379 2653   by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous One thing you learn very early on as a councillor is that you can’t solve all the prob…

Read more…
Hazelwood Schools triumph in Leukaemia Cancer Society Writing Competition by Melanie Gonsalves

Hazelwood Schools triumph in Leukaemia Cancer Society Writing Competition by Melanie Gonsalves

For the last five years, KS2 children from Hazelwood Schools have been entering a short story writing competition for schools, organised by the Leukaemia Cancer Society. This charity is dedica…

Read more…
The top 5 reasons why you should use an accountant  by Alex Chrysostomou

The top 5 reasons why you should use an accountant by Alex Chrysostomou

Alexander Associates, your local accountant Alex loves business and gives regular presentations to those wanting to learn about the accountancy and tax part of running their own business. He …

Read more…
Home Care Preferred wins top accolade at the Health Investor Awards 2016...

Home Care Preferred wins top accolade at the Health Investor Awards 2016...

Winchmore Hill-based care provider Home Care Preferred was named as ‘Domiciliary Care Provider of the Year’ at the 2016 Health Investor Awards at London’s Grosvenor House Hot…

Read more…
Brexit: - How will the UK’s decision to leave the EU affect Family Law? by Rene Panayiotou

Brexit: - How will the UK’s decision to leave the EU affect Family Law? by Rene Panayiotou

By way of introduction, my name is Rene Panayiotou and I am the newest addition to the Chapman Pieri family! I’m currently undertaking Paralegal work and I am due to commence my training…

Read more…
Michèle Janes creates original abstract art.

Michèle Janes creates original abstract art.

Anthony Webb welcomes our third artist Michèle Janes as she opens her exhibition this September and October at our Palmers Green office. 10% of all sale proceeds are kindly donated to t…

Read more…
Man v's Mountain - John Batten climbs Kilimanjaro in aid of Scope

Man v's Mountain - John Batten climbs Kilimanjaro in aid of Scope

On behalf of the charity Scope  www.scope.org.uk,  I will be taking the Kilimanjaro Trek Challenge from the 19th to the 30th October 2016.  Scope&n…

Read more…
A touch of Mediterranean class

A touch of Mediterranean class

As featured in our July Palmers Green and Southgate LIFE magazine Ambrosia restaurant in Winchmore Hill

Read more…
Introducing local artist Christos Chrysanthou

Introducing local artist Christos Chrysanthou

Anthony Webb welcomes our second artist Christos Chrysanthou as he opens his exhibition this July and August at our Palmers Green office. 10% of all sale proceeds are kindly donated to the No…

Read more…
Silver Fit Fridays at Broomfield Park

Silver Fit Fridays at Broomfield Park

Although people are living longer in the UK, recent research has shown they are spending their later years with more health problems compared to 20 years ago. Physical inactivity is one of the…

Read more…
11 Ways you could be devaluing your property without even knowing it. By Martin McKelvey

11 Ways you could be devaluing your property without even knowing it. By Martin McKelvey

Most of us take pride in our homes, and when it comes to selling your property you want it to look as good as possible. I’ve created a list of tips, that over the years I have come acros…

Read more…
It’s time to CELEBRATE at the Firs Farm Festival

It’s time to CELEBRATE at the Firs Farm Festival

Firs Farm Park Wetlands and Playing Fields, Winchmore Hill, is holding its first ever Festival on Saturday 16th July 2016 from 11-until 7pm. A previously unused piece of land has been tr…

Read more…
  Children learn Greek through music and movement at Asterakia!

Children learn Greek through music and movement at Asterakia!

In January of this year Eleni, a local Palmers Green resident, mother and professional opera singer, launched Asterakia. Fun interactive classes for 0-6 year olds in Greek.  Where did yo…

Read more…
Osidge celebrates its 80th Anniversary

Osidge celebrates its 80th Anniversary

This year Osidge Primary School in Southagte is celebrating its 80th anniversary. But it could have been so different. Just four years after Barnet’s state of the art school had bee…

Read more…
The Cherry Tree by Gary Boudier

The Cherry Tree by Gary Boudier

As featured in our May 2016 Palmers Green and Southgate Magazine Information in this article is based on a book written by local historian Gary Boudier. Gary also runs a popular historical fa…

Read more…
Enfield Chamber Orchestra by Sally Isaacs

Enfield Chamber Orchestra by Sally Isaacs

Enfield Chamber Orchestra grew out of the well-known Enfield String Players, and continues a lively tradition of over 70 years of bringing music to the London Borough of Enfield. Members of th…

Read more…
The Cypriot Wine Festival & Business Expo  2016

The Cypriot Wine Festival & Business Expo 2016

The Cypriot Wine Festival & Business Expo organised by Parikiaki Cypriot Newspaper in London, will be held at Alexandra Palace’s Great Hall on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th June 2…

Read more…
Zebras Childrens Club C.I.C

Zebras Childrens Club C.I.C

As featured in our 2016 May issue of Palmers Green and Southgate LIFE magazine Harriet Piercy and Jamie Ashton recently celebrated the 1st anniversary of Zebras Childrens Club, a so…

Read more…
The Palmers Green Community Art Gallery

The Palmers Green Community Art Gallery

Anthony Webb Estate Agents are very excited to launch our new Palmers Green Community Art Gallery. Over the years we have always supported local artists both in the magazine, in our office sp…

Read more…
Enfield Community Transport by Philip Hammond

Enfield Community Transport by Philip Hammond

Enfield Community Transport by Philip Hammond As featured in our community magazine Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine in March 2016 Enfield Community Transport is a charity ba…

Read more…
How to divide property between siblings

How to divide property between siblings

Your Legal Questions Answered by Fariz Uvais As featured in our Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine March April 2016 Fariz Uvais is a consultant in the law firm Harper & Odell. W…

Read more…
Are you getting the correct rent for your rental property?

Are you getting the correct rent for your rental property?

Over the past few years rental values in Palmers Green, Southgate and Winchmore Hill have seen a marked increase. The lack of affordable housing in London has seen rents increase year on ye…

Read more…
Why I will Vote Leave - David Burrowes

Why I will Vote Leave - David Burrowes

Parliamentary Comment by David Burrowes MP - March 2016 as featured in Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine Why I will Vote Leave At the last General Election I made promises to const…

Read more…
New rule on Tax on Share Dividends by Alex Chrysostomou

New rule on Tax on Share Dividends by Alex Chrysostomou

As featured in our March 2016 issue of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine Alex loves business and gives regular presentations to those wanting to learn about the accountancy and tax …

Read more…
Landlords are set to be hit with an EXTRA 3% stamp duty.

Landlords are set to be hit with an EXTRA 3% stamp duty.

By Tony Ourris Buy-to-let landlords are set to be hit with new costs from April when a controversial extra 3 per cent stamp duty charge is introduced. The change, which aims to free up housin…

Read more…
Poetry for all in Palmers Green

Poetry for all in Palmers Green

A group of local poets has been appointed Poets in Residence at the newly refurbished Palmers Green Library.  Their residency will be launched at a free public event on 13th February…

Read more…
Why a FOR SALE board can help you find your perfect buyer.

Why a FOR SALE board can help you find your perfect buyer.

So you have decided to put your home on the market but you don’t know if you should have an estate agency board.  You may be concerned about your neighbours knowing that you intend…

Read more…
Past Times, Lord Lipton and Osidge Mansion, Southgate

Past Times, Lord Lipton and Osidge Mansion, Southgate

As featured in our January Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine Lipton Tea, in the distinctive yellow and red box, is instantly recognisable in 180 countries throughout the world but…

Read more…
Palmers Green Tales by Jenny Bourke

Palmers Green Tales by Jenny Bourke

We are pleased to announce that we have made our first short film at Palmers Green Tales. The subject of the short film is Michael Harvey who has a wonderful collection of local post cards. Th…

Read more…
Photography Check List

Photography Check List

How to make sure your house appeals to buyers on line. So you have decided to sell your home and the photographer is booked. Getting great photos of your home will increase the number of peop…

Read more…
Right to Rent, Landlords responsibility

Right to Rent, Landlords responsibility

By Maria Stafford Property Manager Anthony Webb Estate Agents Palmers Green As the Property Manager for Anthony Webb Estate Agents I have to now carry out further checks for prospective tenan…

Read more…
How Amatsu can help you tackle your pain

How Amatsu can help you tackle your pain

Ready to tackle your pain issues in 2016? By Nicola Forward your local Amatsu practitioner If you have been suffering from physical pain for some time, you might have decided that 2016 is th…

Read more…
Growbaby Enfield

Growbaby Enfield

Growbaby is a community project that was launched in September 2015 and its aim is to provide good quality new and second hand baby clothes and equipment (for children 0-5yrs) completely free …

Read more…
Home Care Preferred – Award winning local business celebrating their fourth year in business

Home Care Preferred – Award winning local business celebrating their fourth year in business

As featued in our Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine Home Care Preferred, 49 Station Road, Winchmore Hill, N21 3NB Home Care Preferred first opened their doors for business in Stati…

Read more…
Our guide to selling your home fast in Palmers Green by Martin McKelvey

Our guide to selling your home fast in Palmers Green by Martin McKelvey

Why do people want to live in Palmers Green? Palmers Green is particularly popular with families and young professionals attracted by our lovely Edwardian homes, mixed with new developments, …

Read more…
Competition Time

Competition Time

At Anthony Webb we love a bit of history, and share a local historical article every month in our popular Palmers Green and Southgate LIFE magazine. Now you have the chance to write your own…

Read more…
Saying thank you to community groups By Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Saying thank you to community groups By Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Every New Year's day the newspapers run a story about the notable worthy people who are announced to be that year’s recipients of honours for their contribution to the well being of soci…

Read more…
Sushi Inn – Much more than just sushi

Sushi Inn – Much more than just sushi

By Ellie Sales Sushi Inn, 396Green Lanes, Palmers Green, N13 5PD Tel: 020 3320 1670 Having never eaten sushi before the idea of a review at the new Palmers Green Sushi Inn didn't e…

Read more…
Buy to let property investment

Buy to let property investment

I have a general query for you; I am going to start buying buy-to-let property investments in a company next year and am wondering how old my daughters have to be before they can be made share…

Read more…
What’s wrong with the Cycle Enfield options for Enfield Town?

What’s wrong with the Cycle Enfield options for Enfield Town?

By Linda Miller on behalf of Save Our Green Lanes Enfield Council is consulting on two cycle options for Enfield Town.  Both Option 1 and Option 2 will close Church Street to throug…

Read more…
Roll on Mini Holland! By Clare Rogers

Roll on Mini Holland! By Clare Rogers

Now that I only have one child to take to primary school, I’ve bought a tandem. We use it whatever the weather. My 8-year-old loves pedalling with me; we’re both fitter; and with n…

Read more…
Landords get the raw end of the deal again.

Landords get the raw end of the deal again.

By Tony Ourris After the governments shock Autumn Statement regarding a stamp duty hike for landlords, which will come into effect in April, I anticipate a rush of buy to let purchasers withi…

Read more…
Safe Removals – taking the stress out moving house in London

Safe Removals – taking the stress out moving house in London

Safe Removals – taking the stress out moving house in London When Alex Mierzejewski arrived in London from Poland – speaking little English and with limited resources – he w…

Read more…
Rightmove starts campaign to push Christmas portal visits

Rightmove starts campaign to push Christmas portal visits

Rightmove has used its latest monthly house price index to launch its bid to push up its visits to record levels over the Christmas period. The index itself records a drop in asking prices of…

Read more…
London rents are rising well above the national average.

London rents are rising well above the national average.

According to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors average rents have risen for 10 months in a row - and there's every sign that it will continue into 2016. There remains no likelihood…

Read more…
Right to Rent is rolled out across England, ARLA explains what this means to renters and landlords

Right to Rent is rolled out across England, ARLA explains what this means to renters and landlords

The Home Office has this week announced rollout across England of Right to Rent checks as part of the Immigration Act 2014. The new measures mean that anyone allowing a tenancy to begin after…

Read more…
Enfield house price gains above the London average

Enfield house price gains above the London average

Good news for Palmers Green home owners as, according to research by Kate Faulkner at Propertychecklists.co.uk, our borough is out preforming the London average for house price gains. In…

Read more…
It's a Scream!

It's a Scream!

Anthony Webb are please to support the local community by sponsoring and running the FREE games area at the Palmers Green Halloween event in Broomfield Park on 31st October. Get you best cost…

Read more…
Ruth Winston Centre celebrates 50 years

Ruth Winston Centre celebrates 50 years

By Ellie Sales at Anthony Webb Estate Agents, Palmers Green Upon visiting the Ruth Winston Centre it became immediately obvious that this was no day care home for the elderly. The modern cent…

Read more…
Tony makes his stance clear on the new Cycle Enfield proposals

Tony makes his stance clear on the new Cycle Enfield proposals

I am very happy to say that there was a great turn out to last night’s meeting arranged by our MP David Burrows in Palmers Green. I counted between 190 and 200 people there. There were p…

Read more…
Property with potential by Anthony Webb Estate Agents Palmers Green

Property with potential by Anthony Webb Estate Agents Palmers Green

From Paris to Palmers Green, Pamela Strain's recent renovation project in Palmers Green is a great example of how first time buyers can make a profit from property. Born in Northern Ireland a…

Read more…
Landlords don’t delay install your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors today!

Landlords don’t delay install your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors today!

The clock is now ticking fast after the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations were finally passed in Parliament this week. Agents and landlords have only until October 1 to en…

Read more…
Reading between the lines of the Cycle Enfield Project

Reading between the lines of the Cycle Enfield Project

A user friendly guide has been produced by SAVE OUR GREEN LANES on behalf of the concerned local residents and business owners to help you to understand the Cycle Enfield proposals, …

Read more…
Simple tips to spruce up your home on a budget

Simple tips to spruce up your home on a budget

Making some simple changes can help improve first impressions, and give your home some cohesion and style. Here’s our 15 top tips to give home a fresh look on a budget. 1.  &…

Read more…
Let the public decide! by David Burrowes MP

Let the public decide! by David Burrowes MP

It seems an age since the General Election and the months that have passed since I last contributed to Palmers Green and Southgate Life. It is though the first opportunity I have had to thank …

Read more…
Save Our Green Lanes by Paul Mandel

Save Our Green Lanes by Paul Mandel

Paul is part of a community action group called ‘Save our Green Lanes’, he is a Chartered Accountant working in the property sector, who has is lived in Palmers Green&nbs…

Read more…
What are the alternatives to moving into a care home?

What are the alternatives to moving into a care home?

By Ken Waterhouse at Home Care Preferred. 49 Station Road, Winchmore Hill, N21 3NB As featured in our Winter issue of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine  Many people who have d…

Read more…
Are you ready for retirement?

Are you ready for retirement?

By Jan Thompson Jan Thompson Partner of St James’s Place Wealth Management, is based locally in Winchmore Hill and is inviting local residents to discover the simple yet highly effectiv…

Read more…
Exciting developments for Firs Farm  Park & Wetlands

Exciting developments for Firs Farm Park & Wetlands

From January to July, the Friends of Firs Farm have made huge progress in transforming an overlooked and underused piece of land to a wonderful green space for everyone to enjoy. Extraordinary…

Read more…
Is the rebuilding of Broomfield House on the horizon?

Is the rebuilding of Broomfield House on the horizon?

Over the last six months a team of consultants employed by Enfield Council has been preparing a major study on Broomfield House, its stableyard and the wider Park. This has been done on the re…

Read more…
DIY – When is it time to call in an expert?

DIY – When is it time to call in an expert?

As featured in our September issue of Palmers Green and Southgate LIFE magazine Anthony Webb Estate Agents have managed rental properties for local Palmers Green landlords for over 15 ye…

Read more…
Operation Fish – Helping the housebound in Southgate, Oakwood, Cockfosters and Palmers Green

Operation Fish – Helping the housebound in Southgate, Oakwood, Cockfosters and Palmers Green

By Ellie Sales I first heard of Operation Fish from a friend, he was volunteering his time once a week to take an elderly gentleman, who would otherwise be housebound, out for a walk in Broom…

Read more…
Hazelwood Recreation Ground successfully obtains funding for a new Multi-Use Games Area

Hazelwood Recreation Ground successfully obtains funding for a new Multi-Use Games Area

By Amy Sheehan  Hazelwood Recreation Ground is a hidden park in between Hedge Lane and Hazelwood Lane. On a sunny Sunday afternoon you will find many Palmers Green families watching…

Read more…
Arnos Grove's Canine Capers Dog Show returns Saturday 26th September

Arnos Grove's Canine Capers Dog Show returns Saturday 26th September

By Lesley Kitching a memeber of the Friends of Arnos Park  Do you watch ‘For the Love of Dogs’, Secret Life of Dogs’ or the ‘Dog Rescuers’? Are you the owne…

Read more…
FUFU - Chinese dining at its best in Palmers Green

FUFU - Chinese dining at its best in Palmers Green

By Ellie Sales See our full review as featured in our September issue of Palmers Green and Southgate LIFE magazine Since opening its doors in 2014, FUFU (meaning lucky) has established itsel…

Read more…
Local Fire Fighter bikes through The Gambia for better health care

Local Fire Fighter bikes through The Gambia for better health care

As featured in our September issue of Palmers Green and Southgate LIFE magazine Local Palmers Green Fire Fighter, Stavros Marangos is swapping his fire engine for a motorcycle and embark…

Read more…
The Palmers Green Festival returns Friday 6th September

The Palmers Green Festival returns Friday 6th September

The Palmers Green Festival 2015 will take place once again this year on Sunday, 6 September in the beautiful Broomfield Park located in Palmers Green N13. This annual event is testament t…

Read more…
Thinking of extending your home - what are the planning rules?

Thinking of extending your home - what are the planning rules?

By Kate Faulkner, Property Expert If you can't decided whether to move or extend it's worth remembering the following planning conditions that could make it easier to extend you home.  …

Read more…
Negotiating deposit deductions with your tenants

Negotiating deposit deductions with your tenants

Negotiating deposit deductions with your tenants By Tim Frome, at my|deposits, explains the value of maintaining a good relationship with your tenant through better negotiations. Why negotia…

Read more…
Monday's Property Market Review 13th July 2015

Monday's Property Market Review 13th July 2015

Enfield backs down on Landlord Licensing Scheme due to new changes in the law Good news for Enfield’s reputable landlords Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing and Housing…

Read more…
Monday's Property Market Review 29th June 2015

Monday's Property Market Review 29th June 2015

Anthony Webb reveal why now could be the perfect time to sell your property [1] The local property market is active, buoyant and experiencing record-breaking prices. [2] With this year&rsquo…

Read more…
Most tenants are perfectly happy with their landlords

Most tenants are perfectly happy with their landlords

Market research firm BDRC Continental asked 500 tenants living in the private rental sector for their views on their current tenancy and their future aspirations in terms of housing and it sho…

Read more…
Don't get caught out, make sure your deposits are protected

Don't get caught out, make sure your deposits are protected

The Deregulation Act 2015 Explained Part 1. Old Tenancy Deposits By this I mean deposits (for assured shorthold tenancies) which were taken before 7 April 2007 which is when the tenancy dep…

Read more…
Greek Leaders in Business awards 2015

Greek Leaders in Business awards 2015

On Thursday 11th June 2015 Hunters of Cockfosters hosted the prestigious Greek Leaders in Business awards 2015. The annual event recognises Greek businesses in London with awards being pr…

Read more…
House Prices In Newham, Lewisham, Enfield Rising By More Than 16% A Year

House Prices In Newham, Lewisham, Enfield Rising By More Than 16% A Year

House prices are still increasing at an alarming rate, according to new figures from the Land Registry. Annual growth in house prices across London for the year to April 2015 was 10.9%, a…

Read more…
Monday's Property Market review 8th June

Monday's Property Market review 8th June

UK home owners save average of £1,400 on stamp duty  UK home owners have saved £701 million in the six months since the introduction of the Stamp Duty Land Tax reforms last D…

Read more…
Success for Broomfield Park in Palmers Green

Success for Broomfield Park in Palmers Green

The Broomfield Community Orchard has scooped this years 'Community Tree Award', at the London Tree and Woodland Awards 2015.  The awards event at City Hall on the 27th May was organised…

Read more…
Top Tips for choosing your estate agent

Top Tips for choosing your estate agent

According to research commissioned by Rightmove there are the four key considerations people make when choosing what estate agent should sell their house. So what sets Anthony Webb apart from…

Read more…
Monday's Property Market review 1st June

Monday's Property Market review 1st June

Cameron’s landlord licensing scheme: Important clarification Written by: ROSALIND RENSHAW  Just over a week after David Cameron’s announcement of a national mandatory l…

Read more…
Cheap buy-to-let mortgage deals on the rise

Cheap buy-to-let mortgage deals on the rise

Good news for landlords: data from Moneyfacts shows that not only is the number of buy-to-let (BTL) mortgages on the rise, but the deals are becoming cheaper too. The figures show a dramatic …

Read more…
Monday’s Property Market Review 18th May 2015

Monday’s Property Market Review 18th May 2015

Landlords urged to implement new fire regulations now New regulations requiring landlords to install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their rental properties were laid before Parliament an…

Read more…
Local resident Shirley Rose raises funds for the Nepal earthquake victims

Local resident Shirley Rose raises funds for the Nepal earthquake victims

Having recently undertaken voluntary work in Nepal, local resident Shirley Rose was horrified by the news of April's catastrophic earthquake which hit the area in which she had worked. Thankfu…

Read more…
Great article by Maurice Kilbride on how to choose an estate agent

Great article by Maurice Kilbride on how to choose an estate agent

WHY THE PERCEIVED BEST ADVICE ON HOW TO CHOOSE AN ESTATE AGENT IS ALL WRONG! By Maurice Kilbride As an industry a lot of the advice given to consumer’s by “experts” do…

Read more…
Monday’s Property Market Review 11th May 2015

Monday’s Property Market Review 11th May 2015

Industry reacts as Conservatives win majority Reaction to the shock election result is starting to trickle in, as the property industry assesses the impact of the impending Conservative gover…

Read more…
Headway the national brain injury charity

Headway the national brain injury charity

As featured in our Summer 2015 Palmers Green & Southagte LIFE magazine Registered charity no: 1115801, Contact Julie at the office on 020 7625 3236 or email enquiries@headwaynorthlondo…

Read more…
In the Garden with Paul Knight

In the Garden with Paul Knight

Front Gardens As featured in our Summer 2015 Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine A front garden can be a thing of beauty. Not just a drab area of concrete with bins on right in on fr…

Read more…
Pre-empting politics By Jan Thompson

Pre-empting politics By Jan Thompson

As politicians debate the future of tax relief on pension contributions, retirement savers might be wise to take advantage of current rules. by Jan Thompson Few would doubt Chancellor George…

Read more…
Monday’s Property Market Review 4th May 2015

Monday’s Property Market Review 4th May 2015

Transactions drop across England and Wales, says Land Registry The average house price in March stood at £178,007 across England and Wales – a monthly drop of 0.8%. According to …

Read more…
Enfield Southgate Election candidates 2015

Enfield Southgate Election candidates 2015

Meet your local Enfield Southgate constituency candidates. Don’t forget to vote at your local Polling Station on Thursday 7 May 2015 AS FEATURED IN OUR SUMMER 2015 edition of Palme…

Read more…
Palmers Green market rises again as MarketN13

Palmers Green market rises again as MarketN13

AS FEATURED IN OUR SUMMER 2015 edition of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine Suzanne Beard of local website Palmers Green Jewel in the North celebrates the return of the foodie …

Read more…
Broomfield Park in Palmers Green is Growing and Getting Wilder!

Broomfield Park in Palmers Green is Growing and Getting Wilder!

by David March, Friends of Broomfield Park (FoBP) AS FEATURED IN OUR SUMMER 2015 edition of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine Yes, it’s true. The Friends of Broomfield P…

Read more…
An awfully big adventure Chickenshed Theatre

An awfully big adventure Chickenshed Theatre

by Dave Carey, Director of Creative Development www.chickenshed.org.uk Southgate, Chase Side, Southgate, N14 4PE AS FEATURED IN OUR SUMMER 2015 edition of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE …

Read more…
J.E. Pipkin on how painting has given him a way of life

J.E. Pipkin on how painting has given him a way of life

By Ellie Sales Jim Pipkin, 70 has been creating art since the age of 5, and has been a full time artist for the past 26 years. Like many young artists, he originally started out drawing and d…

Read more…
The Green Deal - Helping to benefit your pocket and your planet By Tony Ourris

The Green Deal - Helping to benefit your pocket and your planet By Tony Ourris

Over the next couple of years the government are making changes to procedures that are going to affect Landlords and homeowners. All properties need a current Energy Performance Certificate (E…

Read more…
A foolish day for change By Reg Hart

A foolish day for change By Reg Hart

Written by local resident Reg Hart, this article was originally published in the Gazette on September 28 2006.  The thirty-first day of March 1965 was a sad day for me being the final tw…

Read more…
Victory for landlords regarding selective licensing

Victory for landlords regarding selective licensing

Local councils will no longer have the clout to licence landlords across a whole borough or city after housing minister Brandon Lewis announced reforms of selective licensing, restricting loca…

Read more…
Over a quarter of prospective UK buyers not confident about mortgage applications

Over a quarter of prospective UK buyers not confident about mortgage applications

Some 28% of prospective buyers in the UK aren't confident their mortgage application will be approved first time and it is even lower among first time buyers, new research has found. Although…

Read more…
MARCH 18 - MAY 11TH AT VENUES AROUND ENFIELD, PALMERS GREEN AND BOUNDS GREEN

MARCH 18 - MAY 11TH AT VENUES AROUND ENFIELD, PALMERS GREEN AND BOUNDS GREEN

HERE FILM FESTIVAL is about the diversity of interests, people and places in the suburbs of London. HERE is not in the West End, Southbank or Shoreditch. HERE in the suburbs we aren'…

Read more…
Alexander’s & Co Chartered Accountants

Alexander’s & Co Chartered Accountants

Alex loves business and gives regular presentations to those wanting to learn about the accountancy and tax part of running their own business. He helps break down the barriers that people fac…

Read more…
Maintaining Enfield's Schools by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Maintaining Enfield's Schools by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Cllr.bambos.charalambous@enfield.gov.uk   Tel: 020 8379 2653  With over 70 schools in the borough whose buildings are the responsibility of the Council to maintain there is an …

Read more…
Enfield Local Studies Library & Archive

Enfield Local Studies Library & Archive

by John Clark, Local Studies Officer First Floor, Thomas Hardy House, 39 London Road, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 6DS Telephone: 020 8379 2724 Email: local.history@enfield.gov.uk www.enfield.gov.…

Read more…
What's happening with Enfield landlord licensing?

What's happening with Enfield landlord licensing?

Due to popular demand (and with apologies for short notice), we are organising an update meeting for landlords and agents, this Thursday, 19 March 2015, at 7.15 pm for a 7.30 pm start. The mee…

Read more…
Past Times, Our long lost Cinemas by Ellie Sales

Past Times, Our long lost Cinemas by Ellie Sales

Cinema has come a long way since those early days of the silent era. Did you know you weren’t allowed to eat anything in cinemas at first and that the audience chatting amongst themselve…

Read more…
Calling Enfield Residents and Business people - People's Question Time - Haringey

Calling Enfield Residents and Business people - People's Question Time - Haringey

19 March 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm   People’s Question Time is coming to Haringey at the Dominion Centre, Wood Green on Thursday 19 March from 7-9pm.  …

Read more…
Tumble into Alice's Wonderland at Noah's Ark Children's Hospice's

Tumble into Alice's Wonderland at Noah's Ark Children's Hospice's

Anthony Webb are collecting Easter Eggs on behalf of Noah's Ark, please drop off your donations to either of our offices - thank you The 'White Rabbit’s' Easter Eggstravaganza Friday 3…

Read more…
‘Buskathon’ in aid of Red Nose Day 2015

‘Buskathon’ in aid of Red Nose Day 2015

Red Nose Day is back on Friday 13th March and once again, the nation is gearing up to put on their Noses, pull out all the stops, and get fundraising. At Anthony Webb we have organised a Buska…

Read more…
Pension reforms to give buy-to-let extra boost

Pension reforms to give buy-to-let extra boost

The growth of the buy-to-let sector seen in 2014 is likely to continue thanks to new pension rules due in the spring. From April, it will become easier for anyone aged 55 or above to withdraw…

Read more…
Action For Kids - supporting disabled children and young people

Action For Kids - supporting disabled children and young people

Action For Kids supports disabled children and young people to live the life they want - just like everyone else by Ruth Stivey AS FEATURED IN OUR FEBRUARY PALMERS GREEN & SOUTHGATE LIFE…

Read more…
Chapman Pieri Solicitors, Southgate - Child Maintenance

Chapman Pieri Solicitors, Southgate - Child Maintenance

by Karen Chapman Hi there, I am Karen Chapman, the other half of Chapman Pieri Solicitors and this is my first article for Palmers Green Life. I hope you are all well and keeping wrapped up i…

Read more…
Local business Munch Better, wins Startup of the year 2014

Local business Munch Better, wins Startup of the year 2014

“We joined our ideas and expertise, worked closely with young people and our project Munch Better was born” Website: munchbetter.org.uk I’m a nutritionist who created…

Read more…
The Finchley and Friern Barnet Operatic Society

The Finchley and Friern Barnet Operatic Society

At the heart of Palmers Green, there beats a vibrant and active community. Its interests stem from food, good coffee, clothes, socializing and most interestingly, live theatre. With live theat…

Read more…
Greater London breaks property records

Greater London breaks property records

The data from Anthony Webb Estate Agents Palmers Green, in association with Move with Us and home.co.uk shows the average asking price in Greater London reached a record breaking hig…

Read more…
Record start to 2015 but sellers will have to work harder this year according to Rightmove

Record start to 2015 but sellers will have to work harder this year according to Rightmove

Rightmove has reported a record start to 2015, with the most page views ever in a single day  (Sunday, January 11) and site visits to date are up over 10% on last year, setting a bullish …

Read more…
Tax year-end: Taxing times

Tax year-end: Taxing times

by Jan Thompson Contact Jan on 07568 321207 or email jan.thompson@sjpp.co.uk www.jananthompsonwealthmanagment.co.uk Jan Thompson Partner of St James’s Place Wealth Management, is based…

Read more…
Never Again - Parliamentary Comment by David Burrowes MP

Never Again - Parliamentary Comment by David Burrowes MP

david@davidburrowes.com www.davidburrowes.com Constituency: 020 8360 0234 Westminster: 020 7219 5414 This year marks 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp in southern…

Read more…
Palmers Green resident and 'Brown Owl' Dorren Oatham receives a British Empire Medal

Palmers Green resident and 'Brown Owl' Dorren Oatham receives a British Empire Medal

As featured in our February Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine. Congratulations to Doreen Oatham, a grandmother of six, who has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Year&…

Read more…
Cycle Enfield: What does it mean for residents and shop keepers in Palmers Green?

Cycle Enfield: What does it mean for residents and shop keepers in Palmers Green?

Enfield Council was awarded £30 million to transform cycling across the borough by the Mayor of London. BUT what are the implications for locals and how will the project directly impact…

Read more…
Actor Daniel Caltagirone talks to Anthony Webb about his recent movie filmed in Palmers Green

Actor Daniel Caltagirone talks to Anthony Webb about his recent movie filmed in Palmers Green

by Kat Georgiou  Actor Daniel Caltagirone kindly came into the office to draw the winner for the Christmas competition from our December issue. While he was there the successful actor sa…

Read more…
1st Impressions really do count when it comes to selling your home

1st Impressions really do count when it comes to selling your home

Selling your house can be a nightmare, but with a little preparation it can go like a dream.  Did you know? On average it takes people 3 months to decide that they actually want to sell…

Read more…
Hazelwood Rec to get £45K for a multi-use games area

Hazelwood Rec to get £45K for a multi-use games area

A new multi-use games area will be installed at a Palmers Green park after the council successfully bid for £45,000 from the London Marathon Charitable Trust. The improvements to Hazel…

Read more…
£138,000 penalty for an Enfield landlord's illegal bedsits

£138,000 penalty for an Enfield landlord's illegal bedsits

A landlord who refused to revert six illegally converted bedsits back into a single property for more than seven years will be more than £138,000 out of pocket after being prosecuted by …

Read more…
What does the launch of On The Market mean for people selling homes in Palmers Green and Southgate?

What does the launch of On The Market mean for people selling homes in Palmers Green and Southgate?

A group of estate agents has launched a new property website to rival Rightmove and Zoopla, which dominate the market. Called Onthemarket.com, it has been set up by a consortium of estate…

Read more…
Tony talks to Palmers Green Tales about why he loves working in Palmers Green

Tony talks to Palmers Green Tales about why he loves working in Palmers Green

Tony Ourris is the Director of Anthony Webb Estate Agents in Palmers Green. Tony has worked in property all his life. In 2000 Tony established his own estate agency selling homes in Palmer…

Read more…
Enfield Press Release - Find out more about Cycle Enfield

Enfield Press Release - Find out more about Cycle Enfield

  Local residents and businesses will be able to have their first look at Enfield Council's ambitious plans to revolutionise cycling in Enfield at a series of exhibitio…

Read more…
Your local accountant – How to pass property to your children and pay less tax

Your local accountant – How to pass property to your children and pay less tax

Alexander’s & Co Chartered Accountants, 24A Aldermans Hill, Palmers Green, London N13 4PN Tel: 020 8882 6611 Fax: 020 8882 6621 Email: Alex@alexandersandco.com - Website: www.alexa…

Read more…
Ye Olde Thatched Cottage, Palmers Green

Ye Olde Thatched Cottage, Palmers Green

Ye Olde Thatched Cottage remained one of the last links to the old village until it’s demolition in 1938. Originally known as Fern Cottage, it was built around 1790, as a lodge to the bi…

Read more…
Choosing the right holiday cottage break By Wendy Boast

Choosing the right holiday cottage break By Wendy Boast

AS FEATURED IN OUR FEBRUARY PALMERS GREEN & SOUTHGATE LIFE MAGAZINE Wendy Boast is the owner of Visit Peaks holiday cottages and has been going on self catering holidays with her three ch…

Read more…
Firs Farm - An exciting community space project that needs your VOTE

Firs Farm - An exciting community space project that needs your VOTE

By Toni Guiver   Friends of Firs Farm, Firs Farm, Firs Lane, Winchmore Hill, London N21 2PJ friendsoffirsfarm@gmail.com ý www.firsfarmn21.org www.facebook.com/FirsFarmParkN2…

Read more…
Southgate District Civic Trust – Past, Present & Future By Jane Maggs

Southgate District Civic Trust – Past, Present & Future By Jane Maggs

www.southgatedistrictcivictrust.org.uk  In 1962, a group of local residents banded together to fight a plan to demolish the Georgian cottages on Southgate Green. Their campaign saved the…

Read more…
North London Stand-up Comedian, Chris Marco K, raises funds for Little Heroes

North London Stand-up Comedian, Chris Marco K, raises funds for Little Heroes

By Sophie Kyriakides www.littleheroes.org.uk www.chrismarcok.com As fetured in our December Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazineEW Little Heroes Cancer Trust (LHCT) was set up i…

Read more…
Why I am not currently signing up to OnTheMarket.com

Why I am not currently signing up to OnTheMarket.com

January 2015 will see the launch of a new property listing website called On The Market, backed by a consortium of high street agents. It aims to challenge the dominance of Rightmove …

Read more…
Getting Fit and Healthy in 2015 by Gail Hadley of North London Fitness

Getting Fit and Healthy in 2015 by Gail Hadley of North London Fitness

Parties, eating good food, having those extra few drinks and spending time with loved ones. So you didn't really need that second helping or the extra round of drinks but hey, it was Christmas…

Read more…
Cheaper holidays as the value of the Euro slides, by Scott’s Travel in Southgate

Cheaper holidays as the value of the Euro slides, by Scott’s Travel in Southgate

Holidaymakers can expect to save anything between 5 and 15 per cent on the cost of travel and accommodation booked this month and pay almost 20 cent less than last year on expenses such as eat…

Read more…
The legal rights of unmarried couples. By Martha Koumbas

The legal rights of unmarried couples. By Martha Koumbas

Your Local Family Law Specialists, by Martha Koumbas Hi there, my name is Martha Koumbas and I’m a Trainee Solicitor at Chapman Pieri Solicitors. I joined the firm in September 201…

Read more…
How to keep your Buy To Let property winter-proof – advice from ARLA

How to keep your Buy To Let property winter-proof – advice from ARLA

During winter months the risks of damage to properties are always higher than they are in warmer and lighter conditions. Taking this into consideration, the Association of Residential Letting…

Read more…
HIGH COURT QUASHES ENFIELD LANDLORD LICENSING SCHEME

HIGH COURT QUASHES ENFIELD LANDLORD LICENSING SCHEME

The High Court has today quashed Enfield Council's additional and selective licensing scheme, which would have applied to all private rented property in the borough.  In his handed dow…

Read more…
High Court Judge Quashes Enfield’s UNFAIR land lord licensing scheme By Tony Ourris

High Court Judge Quashes Enfield’s UNFAIR land lord licensing scheme By Tony Ourris

The additional and selective licensing debate: Why it matters North London landlords are celebrating the outcome of a legal challenge against a controversial landlord scheme designed to curb …

Read more…
Flexible friends by Jan Thompson

Flexible friends by Jan Thompson

As featured in our December Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine Chancellor George Osborne sprung a welcome surprise on investors and savers in his Budget in March, with the most far-r…

Read more…
Do you really own your home?

Do you really own your home?

Property Matters, by Obi Chianumba as featured in our December Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE  Newman Webb Chartered Surveyors and Property Consultants, 6 Champa Close, London …

Read more…
Childrenʼs International Voices of Enfield

Childrenʼs International Voices of Enfield

by Dr. June Keyte   Registered Charity Number – 1158828 Six Choirs for Children & Young People ages 4 – 24 www.childrensinternationalvoices.co.uk Our Patron Dr John Rut…

Read more…
Hazelwood School Christmas Bazaar THIS SUNDAY

Hazelwood School Christmas Bazaar THIS SUNDAY

We look forward to welcoming you to another festive Christmas Bazaar at Hazelwood on Sunday 7th December from 12 noon. We hope you will enjoy all there is to offer for the whole family. We are…

Read more…
Where did 2014 go? By Tony Ourris

Where did 2014 go? By Tony Ourris

It’s been a busy year at Anthony Webb Estate agents, we have branched out and opened a second office on Aldermans Hill, servicing Southgate & the Lakes Estate. Our magazine has gone …

Read more…
Our case has been heard. And now... The Queen (on the application of Regas) v LB Enfield

Our case has been heard. And now... The Queen (on the application of Regas) v LB Enfield

On 26th November we had an all-day hearing in the High Court, with arguments about whether Enfield Council acted lawfully in bringing in additional and selective licensing.&nbs…

Read more…
Do you have the Will to protect your wealth from the ever-present threat of Inheritance Tax By Jan Thompson

Do you have the Will to protect your wealth from the ever-present threat of Inheritance Tax By Jan Thompson

Jan Thompson Partner of St James’s Place Wealth Management, is based locally in Winchmore Hill, and is inviting local residents to discover the simple yet highly effective steps you can …

Read more…
Challenge of entire Enfield additional and selective licensing scheme in High Court: Wed 26 Nov 2014

Challenge of entire Enfield additional and selective licensing scheme in High Court: Wed 26 Nov 2014

Following our application to the Court of Appeal, we now have permission to challenge both the additional licensing scheme, which covers small Houses in Multiple Occupation…

Read more…
Savour the Season - A Family Favourite, Coconut Cake

Savour the Season - A Family Favourite, Coconut Cake

  by Christiana Lambrou, a local Palmers Green resident Coming from a large family we always enjoy meeting up for a BBQ during the weekends and, being the baker in family I am the one a…

Read more…
Volunteering locally this festive season by Steve Kelly

Volunteering locally this festive season by Steve Kelly

When people talk about where to live the phrase location, location, location is commonly used. The one thing I truly like about the location I live (Southgate and Palmers Green) is the se…

Read more…
Parliamentary Comment by David Burrowes MP

Parliamentary Comment by David Burrowes MP

Keeping the public informed of local development plans in our local area including Southgate, Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill. As featured in our December 2014 Palmers Green & Southgate L…

Read more…
Lone Star and Father Christmas, by local resident, and journalist Reg Hart

Lone Star and Father Christmas, by local resident, and journalist Reg Hart

Warning - this story is not intended for the little children of today. It exposes the place where, once upon a time, Father Christmas used to get some of his toys for the good little boys and …

Read more…
An Update on Enfield councils UNFAIR licensing scheme.

An Update on Enfield councils UNFAIR licensing scheme.

What's happening with the case? by Constantinos We now have permission to proceed to a full judicial review of at least part of Enfield's licensing scheme. Although this has be…

Read more…
The Centenary Remembrance Service held on Armistice Day in Broomfield Park

The Centenary Remembrance Service held on Armistice Day in Broomfield Park

By Susan Younger  On November 11th around 200 people gathered together at the war memorial in Broomfield Park with groups of children from Hazelwood and Bowes primary schools and …

Read more…
Don't forget the Designer Craft & Art Fair this weekend

Don't forget the Designer Craft & Art Fair this weekend

Anthony Webb Estate Agents in Palmers Green are pleased to once again support the Creative Exchange  Sunday 16 Nov 2014 10am to 6pmShowcasing 28 creativesDesigner Craft & Art Fa…

Read more…
Supporting Local High Streets this Holiday Season

Supporting Local High Streets this Holiday Season

Supporting Local High Streets this Holiday Season There’s plenty going on in Palmers Green, Southgate and Winchmore Hill this festive season, take the opportunity to stroll down our hig…

Read more…
Lest We Forget, Palmers Green Centenary Remembrance Service

Lest We Forget, Palmers Green Centenary Remembrance Service

Please join the community at the Centenary Remembrance Service   10.40 am Tuesday 11th November 2014 In the Garden of Remembrance, (located to the left of the lake with the bandstand n…

Read more…
Truro House, a development of distinction

Truro House, a development of distinction

LOCAL NEWS UPDATE  The long delayed plans to restore one of Palmers Greens' most notable buildings – The Grade II listed Truro House, located on the corner of Green Lanes and Oakth…

Read more…
Calling all Landlords in Palmers Green, Southgate or Winchmore Hill!

Calling all Landlords in Palmers Green, Southgate or Winchmore Hill!

Anthony Webb Estate agents would like to inform you about Enfield Council’s proposed Landlord Licensing Scheme that has serious implications for all local landlords. Enfield Council has…

Read more…
LESTER CLAYTON PRESENTS... LUKE CAREY

LESTER CLAYTON PRESENTS... LUKE CAREY

Lester Clayton is a Palmers Green based songwriter who has supported Ed Sheeran, Just Jack, Lemar and Pete Doherty amongst others, and runs various music nights across London which supports th…

Read more…
Will we get quieter neighbourhoods? by Clare Rogers

Will we get quieter neighbourhoods? by Clare Rogers

As featured in our November issue of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine  Since June this year, Devonshire Road in Palmers Green has been closed to traffic one Sunday a mont…

Read more…
Forty Hall Community Vineyard by Sarah Vaughan-Roberts

Forty Hall Community Vineyard by Sarah Vaughan-Roberts

As featured in our November issue of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine  Bees buzzing among the vines; grape bunches ripening in the sun; rows of vines planted on south fac…

Read more…
Shop Local This Christmas, By Emma Rigby

Shop Local This Christmas, By Emma Rigby

As featured in our November issue of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine  Now that November is here and it’s starting to feel more like winter, many of us are starting to p…

Read more…
Crossrail 2 and its possible affects on New Southgate, Southgate and Palmers Green

Crossrail 2 and its possible affects on New Southgate, Southgate and Palmers Green

London is a fast growing city, projected to grow by two million people by the early 2030s. Transport for London and Network Rail are investing heavily in London’s transport infrastructur…

Read more…
Designer Craft & Art Fair Sunday 16th November

Designer Craft & Art Fair Sunday 16th November

3 weeks to go – Sunday 16th November   10am – 6pm St Monica's Parish Centre, 6 Cannon Hill, Southgate, N14 7HG "Buying a hand …

Read more…
Free parking pilot scheme launched by Enfield Council.

Free parking pilot scheme launched by Enfield Council.

Anthony Webb will be interested to see the outcome of the pilot scheme outlined below. Tony Ourris, Anthony Webb Director, considers parking a priority in Palmers Green and is keen to work wit…

Read more…
Anthony Webb launches their new Southgate and Lakes Estate Estate Agency

Anthony Webb launches their new Southgate and Lakes Estate Estate Agency

Located on Aldermans Hill, the Southgate branch expands our sales area into the Lakes Estate, Southgate and Arnos Grove. We have sympathetically restored the shop's original Edwardian features…

Read more…
Poetry in Palmers Green This Saturday 18th Oct

Poetry in Palmers Green This Saturday 18th Oct

by Myra Schneider Poetry in Palmers Green was set up in 2006 after Palmers Green Bookshop closed. Joanna Cameron, who managed the shop and whose warm manner made her popular with her customer…

Read more…
Bid for money to restore Broomfield Park Garden of Remembrance

Bid for money to restore Broomfield Park Garden of Remembrance

In the centenary year of the outbreak of World War One, the Friends of Broomfield Park are hoping that money will be made available for the restoration of the Park's Garden of Remembrance in P…

Read more…
THE WALKER CRICKET GROUND - GRAND FIREWORKS EVENT SAT 8th NOV.

THE WALKER CRICKET GROUND - GRAND FIREWORKS EVENT SAT 8th NOV.

By Vickie Prow, The Walker Cricket Ground, Waterfall Road, Southgate, London, N14 7JZ - Office Tel: 020 8886 8381 Every year in early November 1000’s of people from the local commu…

Read more…
Almost four in ten oppose Labour's mansion tax – poll

Almost four in ten oppose Labour's mansion tax – poll

Labour’s proposal for a so-called ‘mansion tax’ would be an unfair levy to impose, according to nearly four in ten people, despite the fact that the tax would affect less tha…

Read more…
Lender competition drives mortgage product numbers to record high

Lender competition drives mortgage product numbers to record high

Competition between mortgage lenders saw the number of products available on the market leap by 9% to reach record levels in August, according to the National Mortgage Index from Mortgage Advi…

Read more…
Research reveals how little mortgage holders in UK know about their finances

Research reveals how little mortgage holders in UK know about their finances

Almost half of all UK mortgage holders are unaware of their current mortgage rate and over a third are surprised to learn that if the base rate rises by just 1%, it could add £91 to the …

Read more…
Black History Month - Black People in Britain before the Windrush

Black History Month - Black People in Britain before the Windrush

As featured in our October edition of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine Black People in Britain before the Windrush The history and achievements of black people in Britain wil…

Read more…
Consider this your Willy Wonka golden ticket and visit Mosacia at The Chocolate Factory, you won't be disappointed.

Consider this your Willy Wonka golden ticket and visit Mosacia at The Chocolate Factory, you won't be disappointed.

As feature in our October Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine As Susan and I approached ‘The Chocolate Factory' on an industrial estate in the cultural quarter of Wood Green I w…

Read more…
Past Times, Southgate Circus as featured in our October magazine

Past Times, Southgate Circus as featured in our October magazine

As featured in our October 2014 Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine (incudes additional historical images) Long before Southgate Circus came into being the junction was known as …

Read more…
What does the future hold for Broomfield House? By Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

What does the future hold for Broomfield House? By Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

I was at secondary school (Chace Boys Comprehensive) when the first fire at Broomfield House happened in 1984. The initial fire did limited damage but subsequent fires in 1993 and 1994 ravaged…

Read more…
Don’t throw it away – give it away on Freegle By Liz Douglas

Don’t throw it away – give it away on Freegle By Liz Douglas

As featured in our August edition of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine By Liz Douglas www.ilovefreegle.org  Don’t throw it away – give it away on Freegle! You…

Read more…
Cycle Enfield: Translating the bid into bike lanes by Helen Osman

Cycle Enfield: Translating the bid into bike lanes by Helen Osman

Cycle Enfield: Translating the bid into bike lanes by Helen Osman www.N21online.com Enfield Council's Cabinet has now agreed the governance arrangements for the delivery of the £27m Cyc…

Read more…
Zero house price growth recorded in September for first time in 19 months, according to latest Hometrack National Housing Survey

Zero house price growth recorded in September for first time in 19 months, according to latest Hometrack National Housing Survey

Hometrack’s September National Housing Survey has revealed zero house price growth this month – the first time house prices have not increased for 19 months. The market has been co…

Read more…
Broomfield Park’s Garden of Remembrance, Palmers Green

Broomfield Park’s Garden of Remembrance, Palmers Green

The centenary of World War 1 by Susan Younger as featured in our September edition of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine On Monday 4th August, the centenary of the outbreak of World …

Read more…
Anthony Webb Estate Agents launch our Lakes Estate & Southgate branch

Anthony Webb Estate Agents launch our Lakes Estate & Southgate branch

Anthony Webb, having completely refurbished the old Patersons premises on the corner of Lakeside Road, are excited to announce the opening of our second branch in the Lakes Estate. Having bui…

Read more…
Why moving home can improve your relationships. By Alexia Charalambous

Why moving home can improve your relationships. By Alexia Charalambous

They say home is where the heart is. Living in a home where your heart feels right has to be of great importance. If you are feeling stale and frustrated by the area or home where you currentl…

Read more…
What could Enfield Council achieve if they bring in  Ben Hamilton-Baillie to get Enfield moving and socialising? By Helen Osman

What could Enfield Council achieve if they bring in Ben Hamilton-Baillie to get Enfield moving and socialising? By Helen Osman

On a hot, sultry evening in late July Enfield Civic Centre Conference hall was packed to overflowing, with hundreds of people, who had come to listen to a man called Ben Hamilton-Baillie. Most…

Read more…
Enfield - Leading the way with new technology by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Enfield - Leading the way with new technology by Cllr. Bambos Charalambous

Technology has come a long way since I first got elected as a councillor in 1994; it would be 4 years before I owned my first mobile telephone, and very few if any people I knew had an e-mail …

Read more…
People will pay over 10% more for thier property to be within 500m from a station says Nationwide

People will pay over 10% more for thier property to be within 500m from a station says Nationwide

On an annual basis prices were up by 11% in August with London continuing to lead the way with prices rises. Nationwide attributed some of the growth experienced in London, as well as other m…

Read more…
UK house prices still rising but could be affected by Scot vote and 2015 election

UK house prices still rising but could be affected by Scot vote and 2015 election

House prices continues to rise across the UK in August but the vote in Scotland on independence is likely to have an effect along with next year’s general election. Both could a…

Read more…
Storing your clutter could make you money!

Storing your clutter could make you money!

Research shows that doing things like taking down family photos, removing a lounge door and even parking an expensive car outside your house, can, according to agents add £2,500 to your …

Read more…
Campaign against Landlord Licensing in Enfield

Campaign against Landlord Licensing in Enfield

Serious implications for managing agents and landlords There is a case in the High Court against Enfield Council On Monday 15 September 2014 we will be holding a second information meeting…

Read more…
A condensation guide for homeowners

A condensation guide for homeowners

A condensation guide for homeowners Condensation is the most common form of damp and occurs when moist air condenses on cool surfaces such as windows and walls. The most common time of the ye…

Read more…
Location is key to the perfect home.

Location is key to the perfect home.

Everyone has heard of the phrase location, location, location, but new research reinforces that when it comes to selling a property it is indeed true. Location is the most important factor wh…

Read more…
Noah's Ark's 500 Hours of Volunteering in one weekend!

Noah's Ark's 500 Hours of Volunteering in one weekend!

500 HOURS OF VOLUNTEERING ACTIVITY TO TAKE PLACE IN 60 HOURS THIS WEEKEND This weekend, Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice will be joined by nearly 100 15-17 year olds from NCS with Th…

Read more…
Rolling back time, Southgate in the 1950's.

Rolling back time, Southgate in the 1950's.

Our community magazine Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE takes a look back in time each month at a site or person of special interest. We receive many positive comments from residents about t…

Read more…
LESTER CLAYTON PRESENTS... PALMERS GREEN FESTIVAL

LESTER CLAYTON PRESENTS... PALMERS GREEN FESTIVAL

Lester Clayton is a Palmers Green based songwriter who has supported Ed Sheeran, Just Jack, Lemar and Pete Doherty amongst others, and runs various music nights across London which supports th…

Read more…
It's

It's "NOT" official The Fox has been "NOT" been sold! Let's remember its history

AS FEATURED IN OUR 2013 OCTOBER PALMERS GREEN LIFE MAGAZINE (For more historical images please view the magazine) 'The Fox' pub is one of the most recognisable landmarks in the Palmers G…

Read more…
WHAT COULD ENFIELD COUNCIL ACHIEVE IF THEY BRING IN BEN HAMILTON-BAILLIE TO GET ENFIELD MOVING AND SOCIALISING? By Helen Osman

WHAT COULD ENFIELD COUNCIL ACHIEVE IF THEY BRING IN BEN HAMILTON-BAILLIE TO GET ENFIELD MOVING AND SOCIALISING? By Helen Osman

Helen Osman Founded www.n21online.com in 2009, a not for profit community portal for the N21 postcode. Helen has spent a career in business development and marketing consultancy; helping major…

Read more…
Enfield Council's

Enfield Council's "unfair" landlord licensing scheme

A legal challenge against a blanket licensing scheme has been mounted by a landlord. The scheme has become a political hot potato in Enfield, north London. Constantinos Regas has now applied…

Read more…
Report identifies a down sizing trend in UK property market

Report identifies a down sizing trend in UK property market

A trend for down sizers is in the UK residential property market on the increase and set to continue over the next few years, it is claimed. According to latest figures from Strutt & Park…

Read more…
Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Lest We ForgetMonday 4 August 2014 – 2.00pm The War Memorial, Broomfield Park, Broomfield Lane, N13 4HE Enfield will commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One in …

Read more…
Free summer activities for young people 13 to 19 in Enfield

Free summer activities for young people 13 to 19 in Enfield

Week 1: 28th July – 1st August SMART MONEY! – 13 to 19yrs - Tuesday 29th July - 10.30am to 1.30pm – John Jackson Library, Agricola Place, Bush Hill Park, EN1 1DW 10 SPACES …

Read more…
CREATING THE RIGHT FORMULA TO REGENERATE OUR HIGH STREETS by Helen Osman

CREATING THE RIGHT FORMULA TO REGENERATE OUR HIGH STREETS by Helen Osman

By Guest Blogger Helen Osman@ N21online.com The Times Bricks & Mortar section has published an interesting article (July 18th) entitled 'The high streets that survived and thrived'.&…

Read more…
Mark Carney: Interest rates to rise sooner than expected

Mark Carney: Interest rates to rise sooner than expected

Chancellor gives Bank of England new powers to restrict mortgages The first rise in interest rates since the wake of the financial crisis may come sooner than expected, the Bank of England go…

Read more…
Community News Update

Community News Update

Summer is always a great time to live in Enfield as we are lucky to have a number of fantastic events happening across the borough, arranged by community groups and volunteers to help bring re…

Read more…
Our own restoration project in Palmers Green

Our own restoration project in Palmers Green

Over the past 15 years we like to think that we have built up a good reputation locally as a trusted friendly estate agent. With that in mind we have always wanted to expand locally towards So…

Read more…
Is the Property Market Slowing Down?

Is the Property Market Slowing Down?

House prices in England and Wales have seen their highest annual rise in four years, but the rate of growth is slowing, according to the latest monthly index figures to be published. Average …

Read more…
Community event in Winchmore Hill this Sunday

Community event in Winchmore Hill this Sunday

Anthony Webb are pround to support this fabulous community event in Winchmore Hill. Come and visit our stand on the day and collect your free shopping tote bag! See the programme of events he…

Read more…
Palmers Green & Stevie Smith

Palmers Green & Stevie Smith

PALMERS GREEN & STEVIE SMITH (1902—1971) by Katherine Gallagher.  As featured in our July issue of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine Pictures and poems With per…

Read more…
Play tennis in Palmers Green, Southgate and Enfield

Play tennis in Palmers Green, Southgate and Enfield

As featured in our July issue of Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine. Primal Health Tennis Academy by Josh Stokes  As our name suggests, we are committed to helping people acces…

Read more…
The New Plamers Green Clock arrives just in time!

The New Plamers Green Clock arrives just in time!

The Green Lanes Business Association (GLBA) are very excited to announce the arrival of the long awaited Landmark Clock just in time for the Palmers Green Shopping Carnival this Saturday. The…

Read more…
Selling Property in Southgate? Here's an offer not to be missed

Selling Property in Southgate? Here's an offer not to be missed

We are opening a new branch on Alderman's Hill this July. Take advantage of our exclusive introductory offer of only 0.5% commission on sales instructions received before 31st August 2014 and …

Read more…
This History of Conway Rec,N14 - Southgate and their centenary celebrations.

This History of Conway Rec,N14 - Southgate and their centenary celebrations.

Conway Rec N14 Southgate In 1908, the local paper, The Recorder noted: “Not far from Arnos Grove and the village of Southgate, the builders have found an ideal spot upon which to erect…

Read more…
Network Rail Expansion Plans that affects Palmers Green Train Line N13. By Bambos Charalambous

Network Rail Expansion Plans that affects Palmers Green Train Line N13. By Bambos Charalambous

By local Palmers Green N13 Councillor Bambos Charalambous, resident columnist in our Palmers Green & Southgate LIFE magazine  As a daily commuter from Palmers Green station I know on…

Read more…
Winchmore Hill - N21 Super Summer Sunday!

Winchmore Hill - N21 Super Summer Sunday!

Winchmore Hill N21 Super Summer Sunday! A fun packed day lined up at this years N21 Super Summer Sunday  Sunday 13th July 11am-3pm at Wood Croft Wildspace Palmers Green & Southga…

Read more…
The Enfield Food Gatherer by Emma Lundie

The Enfield Food Gatherer by Emma Lundie

Last month saw the launch of The Food Gatherer. A brand new online local food shopping hub and home delivery service, exclusively for The London Borough of Enfield, including Palmers Green, So…

Read more…
Mortgages By Kate Faulker

Mortgages By Kate Faulker

Mortgages, here's what you need to know By Kate Faulkner @ www.propertychecklists.co.uk Since 2000, there has been a strong connection between the interest rates set by the Bank of England a…

Read more…
Palmers Green Shopping Carnival – July 5th

Palmers Green Shopping Carnival – July 5th

Remember to mark the 5th July in your diary for the annual Palmers Green shopping Carnival, which will be turned into a full carnival this year. Palmers Green LIFE magazine will have a stall …

Read more…
Barnet Property Set to Rise by 20.7%

Barnet Property Set to Rise by 20.7%

As London property prices continue to rise, The Telegraph has named Barnet, North London, as one of the top 20 places to make money through property investments. After speaking to a range of …

Read more…
We are currently recruiting

We are currently recruiting

Our small team is growing fast. We'd love your help in making Anthony Webb truly unique. Come and join us! June 2014 We are currently looking for a sales negotiator for more information plea…

Read more…
Announcing our new Lakes Estate & Southgate branch

Announcing our new Lakes Estate & Southgate branch

Having established ourselves as Palmers Green’s trusted estate agents over the past 15 years Anthony Webb are pleased to announce that we will be opening a second office on Aldermans Hil…

Read more…
Palmers Greenery - a Community Café for Broomfield Park

Palmers Greenery - a Community Café for Broomfield Park

After a three year journey, the Palmers Greenery is finally open Wednesdays and Weekends (10am- 4.30pm) and we are very excited about the benefit a Community Cafe can bring to Broomfield Park.…

Read more…
Hazelwood School - A Brazilian Affair

Hazelwood School - A Brazilian Affair

5 Reasons to visit the Hazelwood Brazilian Fete sponsored by Anthony Webb We have been told on good authority that the weather is due to improve this weekend therefore here are 5 reasons why …

Read more…
OUR NEW LOGO

OUR NEW LOGO

It’s been an exciting time lately at Anthony Webb in Palmers Green, we have recently rebranded with a new web site and our new logo designed by Denise Ryan (www.denise-ryan.com) Look o…

Read more…
Election Results for Palmers Green Ward

Election Results for Palmers Green Ward

Election Results for Palmers Green Ward Local Election - Thursday, 22nd May, 2014 Here are the election results for Palmers Green Ward, 38% of our ward turned out to vote in the local coun…

Read more…
New Sainsbury's Local on our High street

New Sainsbury's Local on our High street

Sainsbury's are planning to open a new "Sainsbury's Local" store from 7am to 11pm seven days a week in Palmers Green on Green Lanes. Occupying premises previously belonging to the Turkish…

Read more…
Open Studios & Art Trail

Open Studios & Art Trail

Southgate & Palmers Green Open Studios & Art Trail7th & 8th June The excitement is mounting with just over a month to our wonderful weekend event!   We've grown ag…

Read more…
Stopping traffic to let children play

Stopping traffic to let children play

Did you play out on the street as a child? It was commonplace in the 1970s and earlier; but now it's rare to see children out on the pavement near their homes, skipping or hopscotching or chat…

Read more…
Future is bright for first time buyers

Future is bright for first time buyers

Recent figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) have revealed a rise in the number of loans being approved to first time buyers across the UK. According to the data from the CML, le…

Read more…
What are you looking for?

What are you looking for?

New research from Gocompare.com has revealed the top features home buyers are looking for when considering a property to buy. It was revealed that 73% of those surveyed said an efficient cent…

Read more…
Government helps more than 100,000 home buyers

Government helps more than 100,000 home buyers

Figures published by the Department for Communities and Local Government have revealed that government schemes have helped more than 100,000 home buyers since 2010. Schemes such as, Help to…

Read more…