PONDERS END is a mid-sized commercial and large residential district
London Borough of Enfield , north London adjoining to its east
Wright\'s Flour Mill here is the oldest working industrial building in the London Borough of Enfield .
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Elevations range from 21 metres (69 ft) to 13 metres (43 ft) above sea level, uniformly dropping from west to east. Two north-south railway lines enclose the residential parts of the area, bounded east and west by estates of warehousing, industrial and commercial use, one of which, Meridian Water area has the much under-utilised Angel Road railway station and is the subject of major reconstruction including 5000 homes and 3000 new jobs and a wide range of community facilities. The railways are:
Its northern and southern limits are along Hertford Road at The Ride and The Boundary pubs (north to south). Its loosely defined east and west limits coalesce around Wharf Road in the east and the Southbury station or Kingsway in the west.
See also: London Borough of Enfield § History ; and Edmonton, London § History
All but a southern belt of the district was in Enfield , as the south
lay in Edmonton, the parishes becoming a civil and ecclesiastical
after a split of functions in the 1860s, which saw the final
secularisation of government, the disestablishment of the vestries
following the increase in
Poor Law Unions
Through the 19th century the area became industrialised, due to its
straight road and waterway network up and down the Lea Valley
including the 17th century River
* Wright\'s Flour Mill The oldest working industrial building in
* PONDERS END PUMPING STATION. Built in 1899 by the East London
Waterworks Company . In 1995 the half-timbered building was converted
into a public house called the Navigation a Harvester restaurant.
Located on the west bank of the Lee Navigation, with views towards the
grassed embankment of the
King George V Reservoir
South Marsh, Overflow Channel and the grassed embankment of the
King George V Reservoir
NEAREST RAILWAY STATIONS
The 2011 census showed that 45% of the population was white (26% British, 17% Other, 2% Irish), 16% Black African and 8% Bangladeshi.
* James and John Chambers pioneers in South Australia in Stuart
John Hollowbread , footballer
* Christopher Hughes , former Mastermind and International
Mastermind winner both in 1983.
Stephen Mangan ,actor.
* Dave Peacock , musician.
Norman Tebbit , politician
The local newspapers are as of 2011:
* Enfield Independent * Enfield Advertiser
After boundary changes in 2010 -
* Secondary schools : Oasis Academy Hadleyand Heron Hall Academy
* Primary Schools : Kingfisher Hall Primary Academy, St Mary's RC
Primary School, Alma Primary School, Southbury Primary School, St
Matthew's CoE Primary School,
* Middlesex University , Enfield Campus (now closed) * The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London
PLACES OF WORSHIP
* Church of St Matthew, Church of