Green space which has been unloved green space for five years finally receives tender care.

The space at Cumberland Park in Lower Edmonton between Graham and Cumberland House has been re-planted and re-landscape transforming it into a pleasant community green space.

The area had been fenced off a few years ago as it had been subject to anti-social behaviour and was not being used as intended and was then overgrown.

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The park before it was worked on

Enfield Council decided to clear up and replant the garden after meeting with people living in the block of flats.

Enfield Council’s cabinet member for environment Cllr Guney Dogan said: “We recognise the importance of outdoor space in promoting improved health and wellbeing.

“Urban green spaces help with social inclusion within communities.

“The response from the neighbourhood to this project has been fantastic and I am glad to see that there is now a well-kept, beautiful green space for local people to enjoy.”

The garden now has several plants and beds which are expected to bloom by the summer and paths have now been clean and cleared.

Large granite boulders will be installed in the grass area for natural play and the boundary fencing is being removed from most of the periphery.

The Cabinet Member for social housing, Cllr Gina Needs said: “Cumberland Park is ideally situated to serve the needs of a large number of Enfield’s residents.

“While Graham and Cumberland House are just a few moments away from this space Walbrook and Goodwin House are also down the road.

“I therefore look forward to seeing many locals enjoying the area for years to come.”