EVENT DATES

51st State – Saturday 7th August 2021 11:00-22:00

INFORMATION FOR THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

51st State Festival, now in its 6th Year, will return to Trent Park on Saturday 7th August.
The festival will host 15,000 for the 2021 show.

With 51st State returning to Trent Country Park on Saturday 7th August, we are keen to maintain our connection to the local community, and ensure the event takes place with minimal disruption to park users, local residents and surrounding businesses.

The voice of local residents in the community is hugely important to us and we are committed to ensuring that 51st State takes place with minimal disruption to park users and the local community.

We welcome your feedback from previous events, and on the plans for the 2021 events.Through continued consultation with local residents, stakeholders, Enfield Council and the Safety Advisory Group, we endeavour to make improvements to the events and deliver the best possible experience.

This page is dedicated to the local community and updated regularly with relevant information as and when confirmed. Please check back if you would like to find out more about the event.

 

ON-SITE BUILD, EVENT AND DE-RIG SCHEDULE

The construction and event schedules are as follows:

Start of setting up

Sunday 1st August – Friday 6th August

8.00am – 8.00pm

Event opening times

Saturday 7th August

11.00am – 22.00pm

Finish of breakdown

Monday 9th August – Thursday 12th August

8.00am – 8.00pm

 

Sound checks will take place at 10:00 – 11:00

 

RESIDENT INFORMATION

If you would like to attend 51st State, the organisers are assigning 100 free tickets for nearby residents. To apply for a ticket, please email info@51ststatefestival.com

These are limited to 2x tickets per household and are distributed on a first-come first-served basis.  You may apply for less than two tickets if you wish.

For residents missing this allocation, 100 £20 tickets will be available. This represents a 60% discount on the list price. Tickets are limited to 2x per household, and allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 

A list of valid roads can be found in the FAQ section.

 

NOISE MANAGEMENT

51st State are dedicated to ensuring compliance with the noise regulations that are set within our licence. To monitor noise levels, there will be an independent noise management company, Three Spires Acoustics, and the Councils Noise Management Officers on duty, who will be undertaking noise assessments at all times that live music is being played to monitor sound levels.

During the build period the event site is a working construction site and will have plant and machinery operating. We will endeavour to keep any disturbance from construction work and vehicle movements to an absolute minimum.

Details of the time that amplified music will be playing are included within the table below.

Friday 6th August

Saturday 7th August

Sound Propagation Tests

 

18:00-20:00 

Sound Check

 

10:00-11:00

 

 

Live Event

 

11:00-22:00

 

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT

We have produced a detailed Waste Management Plan and have appointed a dedicated external cleansing team who will be on-site throughout the Build, Break & Live Event. The team of skilled litter pickers will ensure the park and surrounding areas are cleansed after each event day, and more so, after the weekend.

 

ROAD CLOSURES

The following roads will be closed for the event. Residents will still be permitted access.

During Ingress and Egress:

  • Greenoak Place
  • Coombehurt Close
  • Bournewell Close
  • Private road between Bournwell Close and Fairgreen East
  • Fairgreen East
  • Chalk Lane (Games Road End)
  • Chalk Lane (South)
  • Galva Close
  • Belmont Close
  • Mount Close
  • Heddon Court Avenue
  • Freston Gardens
  • Leys Gardens
  • Snakes Lane
  • Green Rd
  • Bramley Road Access Road
  • Rear of Cockfosters Road Access Road
  • Gloucester Gardens
  • Sussex Way
  • Kent Drive

 During Egress Only

  • Cockfosters Road (from the junction with Ferny Hill to junction with Chalk Lane)
  • Cockfosters Road (from the junction with Cat Hill to the junction with Westpole Avenue)
  • Westpole Avenue
  • Mount Pleasant (from the junction with Cockfosters Road to the junction with Ashurst Road)

 


COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND CONTACTS

The voice of the local residents and community is important to us, and we want to ensure your views are heard. We understand that you may want to contact us about the event plans, and may need to contact us during and after the festival, please refer to the contact details below.

Prior to the festival:

Enfield Council - 0208 379 4483 or email parkactivities@enfield.gov.uk

During the festival:

Saturday 7thAugust

Enfield Council - 0208 379 4483

 

Community email address - community@51ststatefestival.com

 

FAQ’s

If I want to attend how do I obtain tickets?

Tickets are available from https://www.51ststatefestival.com

For residents living on the following roads we have made an allocation of 100 free tickets:

  • Chalk Lane
  • Fairgreen East/Fairgreen
  • Bournwell Close
  • Coombehurst Close
  • Greenoak Place
  • Sovereign Mews
  • Heddon Court Avenue
  • Rookery Cottages

 

These are limited to 2x tickets per household and are distributed on a first-come first-served basis.  You may apply for less than two tickets if you wish.

For residents missing this allocation, or living on the following roads, 100 £20 tickets will be available. This represents a 60% discount on the list price. Tickets are limited to 2x per household, and allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 

  • Games Road
  • Verwood Drive
  • Lichfield Close
  • Gatcombe Way
  • The Paddocks
  • Bevan Road
  • Langford Crescent
  • Church Way
  • Galva Close
  • Belmont Close
  • Freston Gardens
  • Leys Avenue

 

You can apply for tickets by emailing your request to: info@51ststatefestival.com

You will need to specify your contact details and address. You will find out if you are successful by Wednesday 4th August 2021. The deadline for these applications is Monday 2nd August 2021.

 

What travel information is provided to customers attending the event?

Customers are strongly advised to use public transport to travel to the event.  The Organisers have advised using the following tube and bus destinations via their website/social media presences:

 

  • Cockfosters Station (Piccadilly Line)
  • New Barnet (Gt Northern)
  • High Barnet (Northern Line)
  • Enfield Chase, Gordon Hill and Hadley Wood

 

Special emphasis has been placed on using Cockfosters Station. Those customers that wish to use taxis will be guided to a dedicated taxi drop-off point at the Bramley Sportfield. This will be publicised with Uber and local taxi companies.

 

What is the contact number should I have any issues on the day?

Please contact the Council on 0208 379 4483

 

What roads will be affected and when?

The following roads will be closed for the event. Residents will still be permitted access.

During Ingress and Egress:

  • Greenoak Place
  • Coombehurt Close
  • Bournewell Close
  • Private road between Bournwell Close and Fairgreen East
  • Fairgreen East
  • Chalk Lane (Games Road End)
  • Chalk Lane (South)
  • Galva Close
  • Belmont Close
  • Mount Close
  • Heddon Court Avenue
  • Freston Gardens
  • Leys Gardens
  • Snakes Lane
  • Green Rd
  • Bramley Road Access Road
  • Rear of Cockfosters Road Access Road
  • Gloucester Gardens
  • Sussex Way
  • Kent Drive

During Egress Only

  • Cockfosters Road (from the junction with Ferny Hill to junction with Chalk Lane)
  • Cockfosters Road (from the junction with Cat Hill to the junction with Westpole Avenue)
  • Westpole Avenue
  • Mount Pleasant (from the junction with Cockfosters Road to the junction with Ashurst Road)

 

The following road will be busier for the duration of the actual event:

  • Cockfosters Road

 

The following road will have no parking for the duration of the event:

  • Cockfosters Road, from Cockfosters Station to Ferny Hill roundabout

During egress from the event, Cockfosters Road will be closed from 20:00pm – 12.00am on Saturday and 19:00pm - 23:00pm on Sunday (between Mount Pleasant and Chalk Lane North). A diversion will be in place with access only for vehicles accessing residential roads south of Cockfosters Station and north of Trent Country Park entrance. 

 

What measures are being taken to stop people parking in the residential areas surrounding the park?

A traffic management company, EP Traffic Services, has been engaged in order to ensure that only park users are able to use the park’s car park and all festival goers are redirected to the nearest paid car park. ­Traffic Marshals will be stationed at the car park as well as all of the roads mentioned above in order to ensure that access is restricted to permitted vehicles. They will be present 9.00am up to 12.00am on both days. The Council’s Parking Enforcement Team have been notified of the event and will be present in the area.

The Organisers have strongly advised customers not to drive to the site as there is no parking available.

 

Who do I contact if a vehicle is blocking my access to my home/business?

Please contact the Council on 0208 379 4483 alternatively, you can talk to one of the road marshals stationed throughout the event and surrounding areas.

 

What if road closures affect access to my property?

Residents will still be permitted access into the side roads.  Road marshals will ensure free access to residents and residents are recommended to carry a copy the permit included with this letter OR who are carrying proof of address when entering your road by car. 

 

Will the event affect public transport?

Although tube and bus services will be busier than usual TfL envisions a normal service throughout the weekend. Cockfosters Station will be particularly busy from 9pm during the egress of the event

 

Is there a cleansing operation in place for areas outside of the park?

There is a cleansing operation for areas outside of the park. Enfield Councils Waste Management department have been commissioned in order to organise extra sweeps of the surrounding areas during and immediately after the event.

 

Who should I contact if I want to report issues to do with litter or street cleansing as a result of the event?

Please contact Enfield Council on 0208 379 4483

 

Will I be able to use the rest of the park and if so, will it be safe?

You will be able to use the rest of the park as normal. We take public safety extremely seriously and have a range of measures in place to ensure the public remains safe and secure at all times during the event.

Those attending the event will be restricted to the event arena and a marshalled path leading to Cockfosters Road.

There will be sufficient security guards in Hi-Vis jackets ring-fencing the site and at other appropriate areas throughout the event. Supervisors will have specially marked Hi-Vis jackets. They will patrol and spot-check the perimeter regularly, and will be on duty throughout the event.

The Emergency Services have been consulted about the security plans and will be briefed and on site throughout the event itself.

 

What is being done to address certain elements of anti-social behaviour witnessed?

Entry and exit from the event will be tightly controlled by security and traffic management companies. There will be signage throughoutthe event encouraging guests to leave quietly.

Clear measures are in place to prevent open drinks being carried outside the licensed premises.

All security staff are SIA-accredited (the industry standard) and well-trained in dealing with crime and disorder issues.  Any member of the public causing a nuisance will be required to leave the site and a note of this made in our records.   Any use of illegal substances will be dealt with by the Police officers who will be on duty in and around the Park.

 

Noise Management

Who should I contact if I want to complain about noise from the event?

There will be an independent noise management company, Three Spires Acoustics, and the Councils Noise Management Officers on duty who will be undertaking noise assessments at all times that live music is being played to monitor sound levels.

If you have a noise complaint please contact Enfield Council on 0208 379 4483.

 

Waste Management:

How will you ensure there is no litter left behind?

Our professional Waste Management team will be on-site throughout the Build, Break & Live Event. Their team of skilled litter pickers will ensure the park and surrounding areas are cleansed after each event day and more so after the weekend.

There are robust written policies in place for noise, crowd and waste management which have been reviewed by our Safety Advisory Group.

 

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