Category Archives: News and Events

Shopfront restoration in full swing

Work continues apace on North Tottenham Townscape Heritage Initiative with scaffolding up at two sites on the High Road.   Cuttle Construction (external link), along with the architectural firm Survey & Design (external link), are undertaking specialist repairs and restorations to a dozen buildings, some of which are Grade II listed, returning them to their … Continue reading Shopfront restoration in full swing

THI restoration works to begin

Exciting news for North Tottenham’s High Road! Twenty eight historic buildings and shopfronts will be restored to their former glory with the start of the Townscape Heritage Initiative’s (THI) restoration work next month. As part of the £2.3m project, Heritage Lottery Fund in partnership with Haringey Council are offering an 85% works grant to businesses, … Continue reading THI restoration works to begin

Heritage Champions learn to Guide

You may have been on a guided walk or tour before – but what about leading one? Our Heritage Champions have been learning how to do just that in their latest training session. Over the course of three days, Champions discovered what makes a good guide and the features of a entertaining and informative walk. Alongside practical tips and … Continue reading Heritage Champions learn to Guide

Students film the High Road

North Tottenham Townscape Heritage Initiative is commissioning Chocolate Films (external link) to create a short video with BTEC media students from Haringey Sixth Form. The film will tell the story of the High Road and the community it sustains. It will draw on three interviews with local people from different backgrounds to discover their thoughts on the social and built heritage … Continue reading Students film the High Road

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