Enfield central library

Brief description

Architect was Richard Collins.

Extended in 1963, and again in 2010 – the latter 2 storey glass extension winning ‘Best Built Project’ at the London Planning Awards in January 2011.

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Enfield Council (2017)

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  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 1912

Photo of library today (2010) – showing mainly the huge extension):


Photo credit: flickr user Adam Bowle

Library entrance (2006):


Photo credit: Christine Matthews and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Old photo of library (postcard):



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