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The history beneath our feet

The photo shows a manhole cover outside the Haringey Civic Centre belonging to the National Telephone Company. It actually pre-dates the 19…

Started by Martin of Woodside

0 2 hours ago

The other little Victorian back garden building on Wightman Road

There have been may posts about the tower behind Wightman Road and the cluster of buildings next to it. But I've never really given much th…

Started by Hugh

4 19 hours ago
Reply by Richard Woods

International quest to find photo of Tottenham Lancaster Bomber crewman who died in 1944 crash

An appeal has been launched by a group in Belgium who are wanting to put up a memorial to the crew of a Lancaster Bomber that crashed in…

Started by Hugh

3 yesterday
Reply by Hugh

Regent Circus / Oxford Circus

Researching my recent piece on the Harringay cricket field, I  followed a thread that ended up with the young John Lewis in Oxford Street.…

Started by Hugh

4 Sep 30
Reply by Hugh

Steam locomotive photo-bombs family portrait near Palace Gates railway station, Wood Green – 1961

The engine is Class N7 0-6-2 tank locomotive No.69693. I think I snaffled this (and several other) images from the short-lived Palace Gate…

Started by Richard Matz

1 Sep 26
Reply by Hugh

Turnpike Lane Junction 1930 vs 2018 (including Hornsey & Wood Green Synagogue)

I haven't been able to capture exactly the same shot with Google Maps as the 1930 aerial photo, but it's close enough to be able to make…

Started by Hugh

11 Sep 23
Reply by Hugh

Hornsey library - No website - Why ?

Could anyone here explain any possible reason for Hornsey library on Haringey park, crouch end NOT to have a website ? I live on the next s…

Started by Jim Walsh

6 Sep 22
Reply by Michael Anderson

Bruce Grove dance hall

This may have been discussed before but does anyone know anything about the Bruce Grove Dance Hall? It looks good, I'm inclined to go. P…

Started by K. E. Hubbard

7 Sep 5
Reply by K. E. Hubbard

The original Ally Pally

There is an image on the Alexandra Palace website of the original 1873 building taken of the main front aspect - link/image below. I cannot…

Started by Agabus

75 Aug 31
Reply by Hugh

Any Info on Ice Cream Parlour on Green Lanes, 1950s?

Hi, Anyone remember the Ice Cream Parlour opposite the Arena? Also if you do, have you got any photo's of it? I spent many hours in the par…

Started by ROY BOWKER

20 Aug 18
Reply by Colin Manser

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