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Harringay, Haringey - So Good they Spelt it Twice!

Telephoto shot of Alexandra Palace from Ridge Road, May 1975, from Ridge Road looking down Mayfield Road.

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Comment by Richard Woods on March 19, 2021 at 13:02

And just to the right of the photographer is Stationers' Company's Grammar School... a few years before it was demolished.

Comment by John Leeming on March 19, 2021 at 15:27

Indeed so. And here it is!

Comment by Roy aka Smiffy on March 23, 2021 at 14:41

The school my dad attended just before the Great War - he lived in Linzee Road - a 20 minute walk.

Comment by Richard Woods on March 23, 2021 at 23:09

It is where I went (54-60) but in my day such errors as appear on that board would have been unthinkable! It was the Stationers' Company's (Grammar then) School with all apostrophes present and correct!

Comment by John Leeming on March 24, 2021 at 9:29

Yes, I'm surprised that the Headmaster didn't get that changed. (Maybe he did – I don't remember.)

Comment by Ken Stevens on April 17, 2021 at 8:46

Two prompts for me from previous comments:

I was Stationers' Company's School 1956-62, though these photos are of a bit earlier.

And I lived in Linzee Road and walked to and from Stationers'

Despite the school having been closed down many years ago, there is still a thriving Old School Association   http://www.oldstationers.co.uk/

Comment by Richard Woods on April 17, 2021 at 14:01

Only just caught up with these: You were a year or two ahead of me - and there is no gymnasium, hall or craftwork block in pic 2. I so wish I could find/had kept my own pictures. 

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