The London Borough of Enfield is a London borough in north London with some districts within the borough straddling north-east London, England. It borders the London Boroughs of Barnet (towards the west), Haringey (to the south) and Waltham Forest (to the south-east), the districts of Hertsmere (towards the north-west), Welwyn Hatfield and Broxbourne (both to 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.
According to population estimates from the middle of 2014, the borough features a permanent population of about 324574 individuals. The current borough was created in 1965 from 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 situated in Silver Street, Enfield Town and is the location of the Council. Enfield Town is also home to the local credit union, North London Credit Union.
In 2007, Enfield Town centre completed a major redevelopment project. An extension was added onto the current retail area with several new shops. Along with this, a significant redevelopment of Edmonton Green, including the shopping centre, an adjacent municipal housing over a wide area, began in 1999 in order to deliver new housing, health facilities, a new leisure centre, a supermarket, and numerous other civic features.