Enfield launches consultation on 200-acre waterfront scheme

Enfield council has unveiled a masterplan for the regeneration of a 200 acre area alongside north London’s Lee Valley Regional Park – to be known as Meridian Water.

The £1.3bn mixed-use waterfront scheme is set to become one of the capital’s largest regeneration opportunities.

The masterplan – developed by consultant LDA Design – includes 5,000 homes, three schools, parkland and retail and community facilities.

Enfield council’s cabinet member for business and regeneration, Del Goddard, said: “This project will create a fantastic waterfront development that people will be proud to call their home and it will play a significant role in driving the expansion of north London for decades to come.

“This will be one of the biggest development opportunities in the UK and the whole project will provide a massive boost to Enfield, London and the South East.”

Colin James, director of Urban Design at LDA Design, said: “This masterplan is the first step towards bringing forward Enfield Council’s vision for creating new high quality, energy efficient housing and breathing new life into employment areas.

“With an emphasis on sustaining strong business and economic growth, these plans are set to revitalise the site and create opportunities to attract new investment and facilities with a particular focus on green industries.

“As well as ensuring the proposal is commercially viable, we have taken inspiration from the waterways of the LowerLeeValley as the plans have developed, and the aim here is to give people the experience of waterside living and working while being in easy reach of the rest of the city through better transport links.”