A Brief History of the Crouch End Clock Tower

Crouch End Clock Tower & Broadway,1904

The clock tower, a much loved if not exactly architecturally distinguished building, was erected in 1895 in ‘appreciation and recognition of the public services’ of Henry Reader Williams (1822-97). Bridget Cherry …

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A Brief History of the Old Schoolhouse

The Old Schoolhouse

Erected in 1848 as Hornsey Infants’ School for St. Mary’s Parish, the Old Schoolhouse, designed by architect John Henry Taylor, is now the home of the Hornsey Historical Society. Although …

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A Palace for the People

Palace for the People DVD cover

The Story of Alexandra Palace and Park

This unique 85-minute DVD was originally made as a video by local company KLA, carefully using all major archive sources, with special help from HHS.

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Alexandra Palace Theatre

Alexandra Palace Theatre book cover

By Marlene McAndrew

Focusing on this fascinating part of Alexandra Palace, currently undergoing major restoration, this booklet is an updated chapter from Marlene McAndrew’s, Lost Theatres of Haringey (2007).

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Alexandra Palace Theatre Reopens

Alexandra Palace Theatre in 1916

On Saturday 1st December the Alexandra Palace Theatre officially reopens after over eighty years of closure. The varied and interesting history of the theatre is well-documented from its beginnings as …

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