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Residents Learn about Protecting Tottenham’s Heritage

On Tuesday 21 February, Heritage Champion volunteers and Haringey Planning staff participated in a full day seminar about conservation areas and planning enforcement at Bruce Castle Museum. Attendees heard talks from a range of experts, including speakers from Historic England (external link), Haringey Council’s conservation and enforcement teams and Tottenham Civic Society (external link). We … Continue reading Residents Learn about Protecting Tottenham’s Heritage

Haringey Local History Fair 2017

We are very excited about Haringey Local History Fair this Saturday 18 February. Haringey's annual local history fair is a great opportunity to discover more about our history and community heritage – you can visit the Archive Search Room and talk to Archive Staff, enjoy the all-day talks programme or browse stalls from local organisations showcasing … Continue reading Haringey Local History Fair 2017

Restoration of Holly House – 810 the High Road

I first noticed Holly House in 1968, as it had a stationer’s shop in its front garden. I was studying to become a teacher at the time at the College of All Saints, White Hart Lane, and it was a convenient place to purchase my materials. By the time I became a Councillor for Northumberland … Continue reading Restoration of Holly House – 810 the High Road

Heritage Champion Robin Lockyer: an archaeologist and a gentleman

Interview with Heritage Champion Robin Lockyer Robin Lockyer is one of the North Tottenham Heritage Champions, and has the credentials to boot. He has lived in Tottenham for five years and worked for Haringey Council for eight. Alongside this he recently completed an intense part time masters in Archaeology at Birkbeck university and specialised in … Continue reading Heritage Champion Robin Lockyer: an archaeologist and a gentleman

Restoring North Tottenham’s Rich Heritage

James Mole, cheesemaker, who kept a herd of cows… Edward Chard, piano maker… Harry Smith, farrier (a smith who shoes horses)… John Davy, artificial tooth fitter… Just some of the many varied and interesting individuals and businesses that once populated north Tottenham’s High Road, and are now being rediscovered as part of a new project … Continue reading Restoring North Tottenham’s Rich Heritage