The name of the London Borough of Haringey and its relation to district of Harringay causes much confusion. [Read more…] about A Brief History of Harringay
By John Hinshelwood
This 47-page well-illustrated paperback describes the late 19th century urbanisation of the formerly rural Green Lanes to later become the Harringay district of North London. [Read more…] about How Harringay Happened
By Peter Curtis
An enduring best-seller. More than 100 old photographs of Wood Green, Tottenham, West Green and Harringay with captions that tell the story of Haringey in Victorian and Edwardian days. [Read more…] about In Times Past
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. [Read more…] about The Story of Harringay Stadium & Arena
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’. [Read more…] about What’s in a name – Hornsey, Harringay or Haringey?