What Future for Haringey?

River Park House, Wood Green, 2019
River Park House, Wood Green, 2019

‘What Future for Haringey?’ is a film that was made by Haringey Council in 1974 about the challenges facing the borough. We can’t link directly but you can find it on the London’s Screen Archive website if you search “Haringey”.

The HHS’s David Frith  gets a credit at the very start so we’ve asked him for his thoughts on seeing it again all these years later.

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What’s in a name – Hornsey, Harringay or Haringey?

Hornsey, established as a settlement in the pre-Conquest county of Middlesex, is a name with Anglo Saxon origins and derives from the Old English name Heringes-hege (with the ‘g’s pronounced as ‘y’s), meaning ‘the enclosure of Hering’ or ‘of Hering’s people’.

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