MOST OF OUR DENTISTS WILL PULL WITH GOVT

The Hornsey Journal,  2 July 1948

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Queuing at a dental hospital prior to the start of the NHS.

It is anticipated that 75 per cent, of Hornsey’s dentists will this week inform the Minister of Health that they are prepared to enter the new National Health Service, which comes into force on Monday next.

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Layers of London: Mapping the City’s Heritage

Imagine being able to peel back the layers of London’s history all the way to the Roman period, and explore interactively – wherever you are – the story of London’s remarkable, diverse and sometimes turbulent history over 2,000 years and its evolution into the city it is today.

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Haringey Civic Centre: What was there before?

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Fishmongers’ and Poulterers’ Almshouses, c1905

Wood Green was at the geographical centre of the 1965 local authority amalgamation which created the Borough of Haringey. So the new Civic Centre was located in the High Road opposite the turning to White Hart Lane.  This site had a long history.

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Smithfield Square’s Fascinating Past: Part Two

Dust Destructor chimney towering over Hornsey High Street
Dust Destructor chimney towering over Hornsey High Street

Recycling a new idea? No, over a hundred and fifty years ago our Hornsey predecessors had organised the recycling of their domestic waste in an impressive way on part of what is now Smithfield Square.    

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