Postboxes of Enfield

A rare postbox marked with the emblem of Edward VIII in Dennis Parade, Southgate (credit David Chandler)
David Chandler explains the origins of the humble postbox, and why some are more significant than others Wherever you...

When trams led the way

Enfield Society chair Dave Cockle recounts the history of the borough’s tram services Did you know that Enfield was...

Stories from Southgate

A local history book prompts James Cracknell to discover more about his neighbourhood Shortly before the world changed, when...

Out of Ordnance

Enfield No2, a standard-issue revolver during the Second World War
A new book by Dr Jim Lewis charts the history of the Royal Small Arms Factory and its transformation...

Blooming marvellous

Members of Selborne Bowling Club celebrate planting up a drinking trough in Southgate
Bowling club helps bring life to disused horse trough, writes Chris Horner Horses are rarely seen now on roads,...