Is Enfield Lock a nice place to live in?

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Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Enfield Lock is an area in the London Borough of Enfield, north London. It is approximately located east of the Hertford Road between Turkey Street and the Holmesdale Tunnel overpass, and extends to the River Lee Navigation, including the Enfield Island Village. The locality gains its name from the lock on the River Lee Navigation. Today’s Enfield Lock was rebuilt in 1922. The area forms part of the Lee Valley Park and the Enfield Lock Conservation Area. On its eastern boundary Enfield Lock has marshland formerly used as a testing site between the Royal Small Arms Factory and the Gunpowder Mills, beyond this is the village of Sewardstone and the Epping forest boundary. To the south is Brimsdown, the north Waltham Cross and to the west Bullsmoor and Freezywater. Enfield Lock forms part of the London boundary. “

The things you might need in Enfield Lock

We have compiled for you a list of the different places you might want to check in Enfield Lock name before moving in the neighbourhood.

Tube & Train stations nearby Enfield Lock

Train and tube stations in Enfield Lock can provide you with direct links to nearby cities and hence, they are a desirable feature for people when deciding on a place to live. Those who move into a city with direct transport links are able to travel further for work and will maybe spend less time commuting. Find a table below about where these transport links are:

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Turkey Street United Kingdom 3.6 38
Enfield Lock United Kingdom 3.6 57

In Enfield Lock, what schools are nearby?

Having a nearby school is a plus when moving. Below are schools located by Enfield Lock. This table is especially important to pay attention to if you are trying to find a place for your child to learn in the next few years.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Five Pillars Taekwon-Do St Peter & St Paul, Church Hall, 177 Ordnance Road, Enfield 5 52
St Helier Hall St Helier Hall, 12 Eastfield Road, Enfield 4.6 22
Crystals Kindergarten Preschool 69 Ordnance Road, Enfield N/A N/A
Kumon Maths & English 1st Floor, Library, Ordnance Unity Centre, Ordnance Road, Enfield 3.7 18
Waverley Pre-School 204 Albany Park Avenue, Enfield 5 2
FISU Meditation 3rd Centre 167 Albany Park Avenue, Enfield N/A N/A
Sticky Fingers 710 Hertford Road, Enfield 5 10
Freezywater St George’s CofE Primary School 710 Hertford Road, Freezy Water, Enfield 5 2
St Georges Pre-school 710 Hertford Road, Enfield N/A N/A
Fern House School Chesterfield Road, Enfield N/A N/A
Eastfield Primary School Eastfield Road, Enfield 4.8 5
Chesterfield Primary School Chesterfield Road, Enfield 3.9 27
Sure Choice Day Nursery 103 Bell Lane, Enfield 5 2
Comfort Angelz Daycare 1-5 Albany Road, Enfield 5 6
Naruro academy Bell Lane, Enfield 5 2
Eastfield Primary Nursery Entrance 38 Ingersoll Road, Enfield N/A N/A
Ark John Keats Academy Bell Lane, Enfield 3 72
Happywoods Bell Lane 103 Bell Lane, Enfield 3.1 7
Ryan’s Meditations 66 Winnington Road, Enfield N/A N/A
Little Learners Community Nursery 645 Hertford Road, Enfield 5 4

The number of hospitals, pharmacies and doctors in Enfield Lock

We weren’t able to locate medical institutions or stores in this neighbourhood. Let us know in the comments if we are wrong so we can add them to our list.


Are there many post offices in the region of Enfield Lock?

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Enfield Lock provide services like money orders and postal insurance alongside mail services. You can take a look for yourself to see where they are located below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Enfield Wash Post Office 578 Hertford Road, London 4.2 27

What to do in Enfield Lock

It could be that Enfield Lock has a lively atmosphere with many activities happening and there are ways to find this out. To discover what to do in your area, we recommend looking at sites like Timeout that list weekly events in Enfield Lock. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in Enfield Lock. Also, knowing what’s available in Enfield Lock and where helps when getting to know a new place. That’s why we made a map with property price info from this article to simplify your search.

Some great things about Enfield Lock

At Cozee we looked at elements defining the area like restaurants, nightlife, parks, and more. Whether you’re a foodie or night owl, Enfield Lock has something for you. Check out spots below to get a feel for life in Enfield Lock.

Green spaces and parks of Enfield Lock

One of London’s best features is the large array of public parks and green spaces. See if Enfield Lock offers room to explore and maybe take your dog for a walk.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Jubilee Gardens Belvedere Road, London 4.5 1413
Elm Court 1 Pump Court, London 4.3 6
Middle Temple Gardens 3 Middle Temple Lane, Temple, London 4.7 82
Bernie Spain Gardens South Bank, London 4.4 488
Bloomsbury Square Garden 14 Bloomsbury Square, London 4.3 2017
The Phoenix Garden 21 Stacey Street, London 4.6 461
LGBT Chairs ️‍ Ground Floor, South East Wing, Bush House, 300 Strand, London 5 1
Victoria Embankment Gardens 4 Temple Place, Temple, London N/A N/A
Potnotch Jubilee Market, Tavistock Street, London 5 1
London Memorial Garden Savoy Place, London 3.8 4
Drury Lane Gardens 58 Drury Lane, London 3.9 16
Fountain Court Temple, London 4.6 8
Southbank boardwalk South Bank, Unnamed Road, London 4.8 13
Street Art Skaterpark 337-338 Belvedere Road, London N/A N/A
National Theatre garden terrace South Bank, National Theatre, London N/A N/A
The Diamond Jubilee Penny Maze Henrietta Street, London 5 1
Southbank (River Thames South) Walkpath. Unnamed Road, London 4.8 18
Victoria Embankment Gardens Villiers Street, London 4.6 2523
Diamond Jubilee Garden St Pauls Church, Bedford Street, London 4.4 12
BIG 7 7 Bell Yard, London N/A N/A

Gyms in Enfield Lock

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Enfield Lock easy.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Oasis Sports Centre 32 Endell Street, London 4.3 788
Virgin Active Shell-Mex House, 80 Strand, London 4.3 299
Gymbox Holborn 100 High Holborn, London 4.3 340
Nuffield Health Covent Garden Fitness and Wellbeing Gym 9 Endell Street, London 4.3 130
Fitness First 6 Bedford Street, London 4.3 345
Yogarise Covent Garden – Yoga classes in Covent Garden, London 13 Mercer Street, London 4.3 62
Jubilee Hall Gym 30 The Piazza, London 4.3 111
Covent Garden Physiotherapy Ground Floor, Durham House, 1 Durham House Street, London 4.3 46
PureGym London Waterloo 11-15 Brad Street, London 4.3 234
Body Control Pilates 35 Little Russell Street, London 4.3 36
The Health Club at One Aldwych One Aldwych Hotel, 1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London 4.3 16
CryoAction Limited 71-75 Shelton Street, London 4.3 1
The Gym Group London Charing Cross 17-21 Northumberland Avenue, London 4.3 227
Fujian White Crane Kung Fu & Tai Chi – Covent Garden & West End Green Dragon House, 23 Stukeley Street, London 4.3 N/A
Digme Fitness Covent Garden 4-10 Tower Street, London 4.3 150
Boom Cycle – Holborn 16 Procter Street, London 4.3 91
The Gym Group London Holborn Circus 1 Thavies Inn, Holborn Circus, London 4.3 263
Central Health Physiotherapy Quality House, 5-9 Quality Court, London 4.3 299
Tranquility Pilates Studio Ltd 16-18, New Bridge Street, London 4.3 5
ESPA Life at Corinthia Whitehall Place, London 4.3 246

Supermarkets in Enfield Lock

Grocery shopping is another important activity you will do if you move into the area of Enfield Lock. In the below table, we go over the nearby supermarkets such as Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s so you know what the area has to offer for your food shop.

We weren’t able to find any supermarket in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local supermarket or grocery store. We’ll amend this page

Are the restaurants in Enfield Lock any good?

Enfield Lock is rich in restaurants, from Indian, Chinese or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and the foodies that you may be will surely find what you are looking for.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Aksular Restaurant 510 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 1297
Lucky star 553 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 54
Slow Boat 499 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 41
Kem’s Traditional Fish & Chips 596 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 53
Garden Kebab House 609A Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 181
Dynasty 121 Ordnance Road, Enfield 4.3 67
Tasty Chicken & Pizza 585 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 106
Jet 518 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 15
Subway 612 Hertford Road, London, Enfield 4.3 125
Vero Pizzeria (Enfield) 117 Ordnance Road, Enfield 4.3 78
Domino’s Pizza – London – Enfield Wash 630 Hertford Road, Enfield Wash, Enfield 4.3 127
Sea Shell Fish Bar 273 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 170
The Lock Cafe & Sandwich Bar 199 Ordnance Road, Enfield 4.3 3
Spice Of India 524 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 42
Oz Royal Kebab 579 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 137
Albany Tandoori 571 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 145
The Lion 375 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 342
Mehek Restaurant Enfield 424-426 Hertford Road, London 4.3 220
TGF Pizza 595 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 62
Pizza Go Go Enfield 575 Hertford Road, Enfield 4.3 82

Museums & Galleries in the region

Art helps discover an area’s culture. Galleries and museums are great weekend enjoyment and you can find where all the fun is happening by checking out the museum and galleries table for Enfield Lock below.

We weren’t able to find any museum in this area. Tell us in the comments if we were wrong. We’ll amend this page


As Londoners, we cherish our local pubs. Enfield Lock has some great go-to spots. From smaller, more family run chains to larger pubs like WeatherSpoons, there is a pub for everyone in the area.

Pub name Name Address Description
Goat 250 High Street Enfield EN3 4HB Big imposing building. Was refurbished in 2016. Now offering more choice; in July 2016 they had a Footi themed beer from GK alongside an Oakham brew. But in July 2017, the freehold was put up for sale by GK and purchased by Ponders End Properties Ltd; they are company buying and selling real estate….so need to keep an eye on this one.
Greyhound 425 Ordnance Road Enfield EN3 6HR Popular two-bar pub close to Lee navigation. Seats outside overlooking the river; popular with walkers and cyclists; they even have a bike rack. Dogs, and their walkers, are welcome in the public bar.
Inn on the Park Cookhouse 2 Solar Way, Inova Park, Mollison Avenue Enfield EN3 7XY A recently refurbished restaurant next door to a Premier Inn, now part of the Cookhouse & Pub brand. They serve breakfast from 6.30 to 10.30am Monday to Friday, and 7 to 11am at weekends. On opening in November 2019, they were offering 3 real ales. More info please….
Ponders End Working Mens Club 46 South Street Enfield EN3 4LB The club is open to card carrying CAMRA members that sign in via the associates book at the door. There is a lounge bar at the front of the building and a large hall at the side and rear. Various entertainment in the hall at weekends. Four times winner of Enfield & Barnet Club of the Year.
Sun & Woolpack 640 Hertford Road Enfield EN3 6LZ Former Allied pub that was transferred out of Spirit’s managed estate in the mid-2000s. The pub changed hands a few times and went through a period without real ale. sad to say, this is still the case.
Enfield Highway Conservative Club 652 Hertford Road Enfield Wash EN3 6LZ

What areas are nearby?

You could find your new neighbourhood in an area that is nearby and similar to Enfield Lock. Check out some of our other guides on places nearby so you’re sure your ideal place to buy a property isn’t next door.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Bush Hill Park See the guide here
Ponders End See the guide here
Enfield Town See the guide here
Enfield Wash See the guide here
Enfield Island Village See the guide here
Waltham Cross See the guide here
Bush Hill Park See the guide here
Ponders End See the guide here
Enfield Town See the guide here
Enfield Wash See the guide here
Enfield Island Village See the guide here
Waltham Cross See the guide here

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