This time, we follow a lively discussion from past HHS Newsletters led by John Hinshelwood about the origins of the names of the streets on the Harringay Ladder. It’s never too late to join an historical discussion so if you have any further information please add a Comment at the end of this article.[Read more…] about How did the ‘Harringay Ladder’ Roads Get Their Names?
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
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
This is the second of our Lockdown Galleries – a collection of images reflecting the affects of the lockdown on our area; from streets devoid of activity to public messages of hope and thanks, and the changing nature of business as we’ve adapted to life in lockdown. view the photographs
We are hoping to add to our Lockdown Gallery of images with a collection of people’s written accounts of their experiences during the Lockdown period. In this way we hope to have a written as well as a visual record of these months. [Read more…] about Lockdown in Harringay
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