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Tottenham High Road: a short film

Last March, Media students from Haringey Sixth Form, working with filmmakers from Chocolate Films (external link) and their course leader Colin Johnson, storyboarded, shot and edited a short video about Tottenham High Road (or at least the northern end of it!) and the diversity of the communities that live, work and play there.


The film takes the viewer on a trip up the bustling street, stopping to interview shopkeepers, workers and residents along the way. As one local says: “When you saw it in the old days it was a privilege to walk along here.” Using photos from the Haringey Archive (external link), this short film underlines the road's treasured heritage, and reflects the shared desire to make it a source of community pride once more.


Heritage Champion Colin: Tottenham Has Character

Interview with Heritage Champion Colin Colin is an urban designer who has a passion for heritage and regeneration. He has been working in regeneration for the past 10 years, and believes that no historical building should ever be abolished. "A building can always be revised, so the character of the area can be maintained" he says. … Continue reading Heritage Champion Colin: Tottenham Has Character