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Harringay, Haringey - So Good they Spelt it Twice!

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Tags (All lower case. Use " " for multiple word tags): thenandnow, wightman road
Albums: Then and Now

Comment by alistairj on June 5, 2008 at 20:51
Original discussion thread is here.
Comment by Richard Woods on March 31, 2013 at 14:39

Late on this but Alroy Road was an extension of Wightman Road and its naming always puzzled us as kids - anyone know why?

Comment by Hugh on March 31, 2013 at 14:48

The far end of the Ladder - the Disraeli roads (Tancred, Lothair etc) were built by a developer before the main part of the Ladder. Alroy was laid out as part of that. Wightman started from the other end just a little later and was one of the roads laid out by the British And Co. BLC's land ended roughly where Wightman joins Alroy at the railway bridge.

Comment by Richard Woods on March 31, 2013 at 18:34

Thank you. Interesting your ref to Disraeli as we always thought of our end as the Admirals! In fact I am not sure we ever accepted Endymion as part of the Ladder really! But they fit as the bottom two rungs very neatly.

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