The London Borough of Enfield is a London borough in north London with some districts inside the borough straddling north-east London, England. It borders the London Boroughs of Barnet (to the west), Haringey (towards the south) and Waltham Forest (towards the south-east), the districts of Hertsmere (towards the north-west), Welwyn Hatfield and Broxbourne (each towards the north) in Hertfordshire, and Epping Forest (to the east) in Essex. The local authority is Enfield Council. It covers a total area of 31.74 square miles.
In accordance with population estimates in the middle of 2014, the borough includes a permanent population of about 324574 individuals. The current borough was created in 1965 in the former areas of the Municipal Borough of Southgate, the Municipal Borough of Enfield as well as the Municipal Borough of Edmonton. The Borough's Civic Centre is located in Silver Street, Enfield Town and is home to the Council. Enfield Town is also home to the nearby credit union, North London Credit Union.
In 2007, Enfield Town centre completed a significant redevelopment project. An extension was added onto the current retail area with lots of new shops. Along with this, a significant redevelopment of Edmonton Green, including the shopping centre, an adjacent municipal housing over a wide area, started in 1999 in order to provide new housing, health facilities, a brand new leisure centre, a supermarket, and many other civic features.