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Harringay, Haringey - So Good they Spelt it Twice!

Over the last few months a group of residents in Bowes Park - have been planning ways to make our neighbourhood even better. Now in the first public action on Saturday 10 May the We Love Myddleton Road group is holding a “cash mob” to help support the independent shops and businesses on the street.

Join us and commit to spending £10 on the 10th to support independent traders on this much loved Edwardian shopping street.

It’s a simple way to use the community’s spending power to make a difference to our local shops, to show them some support ... and to meet some of your neighbours.

You simply pledge to spend £10 in the street’s shops or businesses and then turn up on at a set time and get buying.

When’s it happening?

11am on Saturday 10 May.

Just turn up and meet everyone at the junction of Myddleton Road and Marlborough Road – outside the Red Sea Supermarket.

We’ll then head off to spend our cash in all the great businesses on the road – see below for what you can buy.

Afterwards (weather depending) the mob can head for a picnic in the Community Gardens or to a cafe to compare purchases, swap stories and to get to know each other.

Why is this important?

We Love Myddleton Road wants to work with the community and the businesses to save this wonderful street.

To give this amazing road a proper future we all need to show we are willing and support all its businesses. A cash mob like it an easy way to use our spending power to inject some money into the road – and to create a positive feeling.

We hope you”ll want to take part and will come along to show that the community really does love Myddleton Road.

Thanks and see you there.
We Love Myddleton Road

But what can I buy?

If you don't know Myddleton Road do come along. There are loads of great shops and businesses, including:

  • La Coppia - the new Italian deli selling meats, cakes and great coffees.
  • Lucas Bros or Anita’s – for men’s or women’s haircuts.
  • Papercraft – which sells a range of toys and loads of paper cups and plates for that family party.
  • Hellenic Gourmet – a deli with a huge range of Greece delicacies like meats, cheeses and olive oils. A truly authentic taste of Greece.
  • Ayta, Red Sea and Londis supermarkets – for your everyday food and households items from really friendly people.
  • Build It, Elite Bathrooms or Barnet Brake and Clutch Services – selling a great range for your DIY or car repair needs.
  • Andy’s Dry cleaners – one of the businesses due to benefit from the new shops fronts this great dry cleaners also does very reasonable and good quality alterations.
  • Dompol – a Polish deli selling many eastern European foods, including some very tasty cakes. Well worth exploring their tasty foods.
  • Greek City – a 30-year-old business selling Greek music and films (with subtitles). Very friendly people with a passion for their business.
  • Anemone Travel & Holidays – if you’re planning a holiday this is the place to go – especially if you’re looking to visit Cyprus.
  • Or grab a bit to eat at one of the many cafes, restaurants or take-aways like Taste Sandwich Bar, Green Café, The Step, Vrisaki, Espresso Pizza or Mum’s Bistro.

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