Wright’s at home

Aerial view of the site in Ponders End where milling is thought to have taken place for 1,000 years and has been operated by Wright's Four for 154 years, whose managing director David Wright is also pictured (inset, left)
James Cracknell visits Wright’s Flour, which has been milling wheat in Ponders End for 154 years Enfield’s oldest business...

Boxes on the beat

Among the Enfield police box locations Paul Dykes photographed (and photoshopped to show precisely where the boxes were placed) were Alma Road, Forty Hill, Turkey Street and Bowes Road
Paul Dykes recreates the locations of the borough’s former police boxes I’m a keen amateur photographer, London explorer, and...

Lighting the way

Sir Jules Thorn
A new biography tells the story of an innovative businessman whose factories in Enfield and Edmonton employed thousands, writes...

Attack on the track

The aftermath of the V2 rocket attack at Palmers Green Station in October 1944 (credit Enfield Local Studies Library and Archive)
James Cracknell speaks to a 99-year-old former railway worker about the time a V2 rocket nearly hit her train...