Here is a list of things to do in the local area of both our Tottenham and Enfield Centres. Distances are given in walking time but public transport and driving may be quicker. If you have any spots you would like to add Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Bernie Grant Arts Centre: (1 min)

bernie grant arts centre

The Bernie Grant Arts Centre has a 274-seat auditorium, studio space, a café, an enterprise centre and open spaces with seating. The centre organises performances, exhibitions, films, courses and festivals. Check out what they are currently hosting now here.

Tottenham Green Grass area: (1 mins)

tottenham green grass area

This grass area is located just a 1 minute walk from the college main entrance. There are benches and shaded areas for peaceful study during the summer. Located at the far end is Tottenham Holy Trinity Church. Find out more here.

Marus Garvey Library: (3 mins)

marus garvey library

The Marcus Garvey Library is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9am-7pm, Wednesday: 10am-7pm, Saturday: 9am-5pm, Sunday: 12pm-4pm. The library offers; Public Network PCs, Free Wi-Fi, Printing facilities: Black & White, Colour, Scanning facilities, Photocopiers, Study space and Rooms for hire. The Library is located a 5 minute walk from the college up past the Bernie Grant Arts Centre on the left.

1 Philip Lane,
N15 4JA

Candir Turkish Restaurant: (2 min)

Candir Restaurant

Located opposite the college, Candir Turkish restaurant offers a range of affordable and delicious meals. With a 4.5 Google star rating, unlimited bread and amazing turkish tea, what more could you want? (272 High Rd, Tottenham, London N15 4RR)

Tesco: (3 mins)


All your essentials are just a 3 min walk away.

Tottenham Green pool and fitness: (3 mins)

marus garvey library

Tottenham green pool and fitness is a state of the art gym located just a 5 minute walk from CONEL. Check out their facilities and membership deals here.

Seven Sisters station: (5 mins)

seven sisters

On the Victoria and underground lines located a short 5 minute walk. The Victoria line runs from Brixton to Walthamstow Central and The Overground runs from London Liverpool street rail station to Enfield Town or Cheshunt rail station. For live departures from the Overground station click here.

Sainsbury’s: (5 mins)


If Tesco is not for you then Sainsbury’s is just an additional 2 minute walk. Sainsbury’s local so not as much choice but great meal deals ideal for lunch.

South Tottenham: (9 mins)

south tottenham

Overground train running from Barking rail station to Gospel Oak rail station.

Click here for live departures.

Tottenham hale Retail Park: (10 mins)

totenham hale retail park

Just a 10 minute walk from the college and you can be at Tottenham Hale Retail Park, home to an array of shops such as; Argos, Asda, Boots, Burger king, Carphone Warehouse, Costa Coffee, Greggs, JD, KFC, Next, Pizza Hut, Subway and many more. Find more information here.

Mcdonalds: (11 mins)


Click here to check out any deals at McDonalds.

Markfield Park: (13 mins)

markfield park

The Markfield Park is a large park with benches, shaded area, football pitches and a BMX park. It also has a Café and a Bowling green. Click here for more information

Tottenham Hale: (13 mins)

tottenham hale

Victoria line only, seven sisters is closer but if there are delays at Seven sisters this is always an option. The Victoria line runs from Brixton to Walthamstow Central.

Markfield museum (Steam engine): (13 mins)

markfield museum

The Markfield Beam Engine and Museum is housed in its original Grade II listed Engine House in the former sewage treatment works for Tottenham which now forms part of Markfield Park. It is free to enter and only a 5 minute drive from the college.


Tesco Extra: (7 mins)


Tesco is ideal for a cheap lunch and all other essentials for the day.



Vadi Turkish Restaurant: (8 mins)


Just an 8-minute stroll from the college (Enfield EN3 4DF) Vadi offers a high standard of food along with an easy relaxed environment for your dining pleasure. Enjoy Turkish Cuisine, light snacks and drinks for lunch or join them any evening for their classic menu with some intriguing new twists.

Hertford Road shop parade: (8 mins)

hertford road shop parade

On this shop parade all your essentials are in one place. There are a wide variety of food shops including KFC, Greggs, Costa and The Co-operative. There are also other useful shops such as a post office, Bank and Hairdressers for both Men and Women.

Southbury Rail Station: (10 mins)

southbury rail station

Southbury is on the Overground running from London Liverpool Street to Chesunt. Click here for live departures

Pure Gym: 17 mins


We have a gym at both our Tottenham and Enfield centres which students can use however there is also the option of Pure Gym just a short jog from the Enfield centre. Click here to see their facilities and membership deals.

Cineworld Cinema: (17 mins)

cineworld cinema

After a long day at college what better way to unwind than by watching the latest film with friends. Check out what is on and screening times here

Enfield Retail Park: (21 mins)

enfield retail park

It is a bit of a walk but here you have a wide range of shops at Enfield Retail Park. There are also bus routes and it is only a short drive with parking spaces just outside the shops. For a full list of shops click here

Brimsdown Rail Station (22 mins)

brimsdown rail station

Brimsdown station is on the Overground running from London Liverpool Street to Hertford East. Click here for live departures

Ponders End Rail station (22 mins)

ponders end rail station

Ponders End station is on the Overground running from London Liverpool Street to Hertford East. Click here for live departures

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