£4.45m refurb offers library new chapter

By Jim Dunton - Fri 18 October 2013, 4:16 pm

Palmers Green Library is to get a £4.45 million package of refurbishment work that will introduce hi-tech facilities for service users.

Enfield Council’s cabinet this week agreed to proceed with the scheme for the Broomfield Lane centre, following its decision to sell Southgate Town Hall earlier in the year.

Culture lead councillor Bambos Charalambous said the authority would “consult extensively” with users before work started next summer to ensure that the services the revamped  centre provided were in line with what people actually wanted.

“These plans will mean an extensive range of resources that people can borrow, as well as Wi-Fi facilities and public access computers,” he said.

“We are absolutely committed to providing first rate facilities for our communities and upgrading and improving the services we currently have.

“This development will significantly improve Palmers Green Library and make sure it can provide everything a 21st century facility should.”