Amenities, Travel and Schools

Village centre

Enfield Island Village has an island centre with an NHS dentist, a doctors surgery, a fitness club, community centre, library, youth club, day nursery and a range of other businesses including a Tesco Express, pharmacy, dry cleaners, and a Chinese takeaway. The Enfield Island Village Trust has an office at 39 Island Centre Way. The office is staffed during the day by Iain Campbell, a local resident who is employed to look after the Trust and the flat management companies on the island.


Enfield Lock railway station is half a mile away (about 10 minutes walk) and provides direct access to London Liverpool Street or Stratford and to Stansted Airport. Tube travellers can take the train from Enfield Lock to Tottenham Hale tube station for the Victoria Line. Loughton tube station for the Central Line is about 3.5 miles away by car. The Island is on the 121 and 491 bus routes and for car drivers is just a couple of miles from the A10 and M25 (junction 25).

(information from
Primary School Distance from Village(miles) Eng(%) Maths(%) Sci(%) KS2 APS KS2 VA
National Average   80 77 88 27.9  
Prince of Wales 0.26 67 68 80 26.4 100
Chesterfield 0.65 55 57 65 24.9 99.5
* Keys Meadow 0.65 - - - - -
Freezywater St George's 1.02 97 74 90 29.5 100.5
Eastfield 1.04 77 82 84 27.6 101.4
Based on results taken in June 2007. APS: Average Point Score; VA: ValueAdded
* Note: Key Meadow is a new school so results are not available for all years

(information from
Primary School Distance from Village(miles) Pupils at end KS4 GCSE Results(%) CVA APS
National Average   - 47 - 378
Oasis Academy Enfield 0.42 N/A N/A 0 0
Albany School 0.88 251 19 979.8 242.6
Lee Valley High 1.36 172 30 990.8 313.2
* Note: OASIS Academy is a new school so results are not available.