The London Borough of Enfield is a London borough in north London with a few districts inside the borough straddling north-east London, England. It borders the London Boroughs of Barnet (towards the west), Haringey (towards the south) and Waltham Forest (towards the south-east), the districts of Hertsmere (to the north-west), Welwyn Hatfield and Broxbourne (both 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.
Based on population estimates from the middle of 2014, the borough includes a permanent population of around 324574 individuals. The present borough was made 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 positioned 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 a lot of new shops. Along with this, a major redevelopment of Edmonton Green, including the shopping centre, an adjacent municipal housing over a wide area, began in 1999 in order to supply new housing, health facilities, a new leisure centre, a supermarket, and lots of other civic features.