Please note: The Parks team is aware that the Splashpad in Town Park has faield - the egineers are working on a solution and are hoping to get it up and running as soon as possible. We apologise for the inconvenience.
The photo above shows the beautiful Forty Hall taken next to the Cedar of Lebanon which is one of the prominent features within the landscape. Following the successful restoration of the Hall in 2012, work is progressing well on restoring the grounds of the estate to their 17th & 18th Century design. Joint funded by Enfield Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund, the programme of work commenced in January this year and is expected to be completed by December 2014. The programme will :
Restore the historic weir on Turkey Brook and build a new crossing over the river
De-silt the pond in front of the house and replace the pond's brick edging
Resurface the approach drive
Reveal the mound landform, which overlooks the pond, through selective removal of vegetation
Restore historic shrub beds within the pleasure grounds that surround the hall
Repair the walls within the walled garden
Repave the courtyard and around the hall
In addition the programme of restoration, the programme will also reconfigure the car park to allow greater capacity at busy times, create a new children's play area and deliver a programme of volunteering and events within the park.