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Childhood Memories -2 - Shopping in Wood Green 1950s

Wood Green High Road was our first choice for shopping.  Walking from home on Green lanes you passed the Ritz Cinema - two different progra…

Started by Stephen Holliday

69 yesterday
Reply by Richard Woods

Palace Gates to Seven Sisters – The lost railway line from Bounds Green, 1878 – 1963

Picture: A regular stalwart of the line - ex-LNER Class N7/5, 0-6-2T No. 69646  in BR livery circa 1960 – built in 1926 and finally scrapp…

Started by Richard Matz

54 on Sunday
Reply by Steven Rowe

Alfoxton Avenue

Does anyone remember "Ozzies" cafe in Alfoxton Avenue? I don't remember it being called that Avenue, but I may be wrong. A friend of mine s…

Started by ROY BOWKER

0 May 17

Harringay's Long Lost 4th and 5th Milestones

Because Green Lanes is part of an ancient route from London, for a long time it had milestones, indicating distances to the centre of Londo…

Started by Hugh

13 Apr 16
Reply by Hugh

Lovely drawn map of the area on Londonist website

I'm sure some of you have seen this already. http://londonist.com/2015/10/east-london-hand-drawn

Started by B

0 Apr 14

An old-ish photo of the Hornsey gas holders from 2007

I am a photographer and have been recently going through my archives. I came across this old photo of the Hornsey gas holders/gasometers, w…

Started by Katy

3 Apr 6
Reply by Richard Woods

1983 Headlines HI newspaper

Started by Peter

7 Apr 6
Reply by Kari Koonin

Haringey's WW1 VC recipients remembered with commemorative paving stones

The first of four commemorative paving stones has been laid at the Tottenham war memorial sites in honour of WWI Victoria Cross recipients.…

Started by Liz

0 Apr 5

A Tottenham Soundscape – an audio journey from the 1950s to 2015

Listen to the voices of Tottenham people. The audio journey begins with a tour of the museum about to start. A group of young people break-…

Started by Liz

0 Apr 5

The Bricklayers Arms, 1 Edith Road, Bounds Green, 1896-1965 - A local pub for local people!

Top Haringey historian, Albert Pinching (**doffs cap **), briefly mentions this lost pub on the estate behind The Springfield Tavern, so y…

Started by Richard Matz

1 Mar 30
Reply by Michele

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