Enfield Council

Call 020 2379 1000

The council that looks after residents of Enfield is called the Enfield London Borough Council and is one of 32 that separate up the Greater London area.  It came into being in 1963 when the councils were changed around and has its main offices at the Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield.

As well as being the democratic representatives of the people of Enfield, the council also runs a range of services for residents.  This can range from collecting council tax or housing rent for council-owned properties to organising concessionary travel or rubbish collection.  It also looks after schools and adult care in the area.

There are 21 wards that separate up the council:

  1. Bowes
  2. Bush Hill Park
  3. Chase
  4. Cockfosters
  5. Edmonton Green
  6. Enfield Highway
  7. Enfield Lock
  8. Grange
  9. Haselbury
  10. Highlands
  11. Jubilee
  12. Lower Edmonton
  13. Palmers Green
  14. Ponders End
  15. Southbury
  16. Southgate
  17. Southgate Green
  18. Town
  19. Turkey Street
  20. Upper Edmonton
  21. Winchmore Hill

Contacting the council

Two options are on offer to get in touch with the council – by phone or by the website.  The website is available at any time and is at https://new.enfield.gov.uk.  It can be used to find out information about services and council operated buildings as well as set up an online account to pay for things like council tax or business rates.

The main contact number for the council is 020 2379 1000 and is available from 9 am until 5 pm weekdays.  Outside these hours, the number operates as an emergency contact, although the police, ambulance or fire service remain your first call for emergencies.

Other departments and services also have their own contact options.  For example, if you want to pay council tax, you can do it online or you can ring 020 8379 1000 and selection option 1 to make a payment by card.  There are also autopay kiosks at the Civic Centre and at the Edmonton Access Centre in the South Mall where you can make payments. The second of these is available 24 hours a day.