Gateway to the City – The Archway Story

By Simon Morris and Towyn Mason

Highgate Archway bridge was London’s (probably the world’s) first flyover, begun in 1812. This book celebrates the centenary of the building of the present bridge.

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Wood Green Past

By Albert Pinching

This is the first history of a district which began as an unpretentious hamlet and is now mainly residential but also an important shopping centre of north London. Wood Green’s past is surprisingly interesting and well recounted in this lavishly illustrated hardback book in a popular format.

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Crouch End Clock Tower

By Joan Schwitzer

A revised edition of a popular book describing Crouch End Clock Tower, one of our local landmarks. This edition now includes photographs.

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The Story of Harringay Stadium & Arena

By Mike Ticher

In the 1920s and 30s Harringay became one of the most important sporting venues in London. While the Stadium pioneered the new sports of greyhound racing and speedway, the Arena popularised ice hockey for the first time in Britain and became the capital’s best-loved boxing venue.

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Contributions Welcomed

We welcome contributions to the Bulletin from interested authors, who do not need to be members of the Society. Articles for inclusion should be concerned with Hornsey, its residents and its history. A length of about 2-3000 words is suggested, but shorter pieces such as letters or reviews of books about local history can also be accepted.

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