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A Green Lanes survival from the 1940s or even earlier

I've no idea what possessed me after so many years living in this area, but this afternoon, on pure whim, I dived into the alley next to…

Started by Hugh

29 Jan 20
Reply by John Shulver

The Stables building at St Ann's

Who ever knew such a gem lay within Haringey! There has been a lot if filming at St Ann's Hospital  lately and I found the Admin Building o…

Started by VivY

13 Jan 16
Reply by Hugh

Harringay on mid-18th century map

This is a new one on me. This c1750* map is by far the earliest cartographic mention I've seen made of Harringay. It's true that the mapp…

Started by Hugh

24 Jan 14
Reply by Hugh

Tube Station in Harringay

Saw in the Londonist today that a building was made for a Harringay Underground station. It's the building next to Hawes and Curtis. I've n…

Started by Tom Devine

8 Jan 13
Reply by Hugh

1950’s Wood Green or Harringay local papers?

PLEASE CAN ANYONE HELP?  WHAT WOULD THE LOCAL NEWPAPER IN WOOD GREEN OR HARRINGAY BE CALLED ??

Started by Christine downing

10 Jan 7
Reply by Christine downing

Harringay Arena

I spent many hours learning how to ice skate here. There used to be a walk through a tunnel at the outside of the Arena which had a lot of…

Started by Maureen Bamfield

23 Dec 30, 2021
Reply by david shepherd

Frederick Dean - Oakfield Road

I've been doing some family research and found out my great grandfather Frederick Dean lived in Oakfield road in the 60s-70s(?) and wanted…

Started by cavendishmark

2 Dec 29, 2021
Reply by John Shulver

Wood Green's mysterious TfL substation

Wood Green TfL substation, (Image: Google Maps) In the early 1930s, as part of the Piccadilly Line extension, numbers 216 - 230 High Road…

Started by Hugh

31 Dec 15, 2021
Reply by Martin of Woodside

A tale of harsh treatment for late nineteenth century London boys

A recent mention in a social media site led me to a startling piece in the national press recently about how the criminal justice system tr…

Started by Hugh

5 Nov 30, 2021
Reply by John Shulver

Local History | Wellesley Road, Wood Green

Hi, this is my first time here and am not sure how to go about things yet.  I would like to get a message to Derek Reynolds who posted his…

Started by Val

21 Nov 17, 2021
Reply by Old-Age-Emporium(OAE)

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