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Goodbye to Harringay's Five Fingered Dairy

A discussion elsewhere on HoL about the fate of the last of Harringay's social clubs inspired me to check out the history of 547 Green Lane…

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Pietro Pazzi's Edwardian Restaurant in Finsbury Park

Pazzi's Restaurant near the entrance to Finsbury Park in what is today a Lidl If you had been making your way along Seven Sisters Road in…

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11 17 hours ago
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Alexandra Park Open Air Swimming Bath

Open-air swimming baths were quite popular in the three old boroughs that now make up Haringey. But the first to be opened was in Alexandra…

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5 on Sunday
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Under a Spreading Chestnut-tree the Village Smithy Stands

For almost 200 years a blacksmith’s forge stood at the corner of the High Road and Lordship Lane in Wood Green, where the Hollywood Cinema…

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7 on Sunday
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World's largest piano built in Harringay

In 1935 Challen, one of Harringay's several piano manufacturers, built the largest piano in the world at their Hermitage Road factory. At 1…

Started by Hugh

12 Jan 30
Reply by Julian Hellaby

An Air Raid Shelter under the Harringay Flyover

During World War II, an air raid shelter for the protection of civilians and employees during air-strikes and bombardments was built under…

Started by Liz

6 Jan 12
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What Happened to the Men who Built the Ladder?

For a few decades now, I've known that the Harringay Park Estate, on which the Ladder was built, was sold off piecemeal to anyone who wan…

Started by Hugh

52 Nov 7, 2019
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A Harringay Story - From 21st Century Planning Permissions to the East End Rag Trade and Russian Pogroms

Yesterday, I was sent the weekly planning applications list by Haringey Council. One entry surprised me. An application has been retrospect…

Started by Hugh

8 Nov 3, 2019
Reply by Pat

Salisbury Promenade

Does anyone know the history of Salisbury Promenade? The design of the front looks to me remarkably like some inner London underground stat…

Started by Padmadipa Paul Simmons

4 Oct 21, 2019
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1962: Barbara Windsor, resident of Grand Parade, Harringay

'In 1962 I was working for the London Evening Standard taking a portrait each week for the newspaper's Show Page and working with the repor…

Started by Liz

13 Oct 21, 2019
Reply by John Shulver

Goodbye to Harringay's Five Fingered Dairy

A discussion elsewhere on HoL about the fate of the last of Harringay's social clubs inspired me to check out the history of 547 Green Lane…

Started by Hugh

8 Oct 20, 2019
Reply by Christine Killick

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