An extract from a Hornsey Journal editorial 19 September 1919

Ten years ago or more the erection of a town hall for Hornsey was seriously considered by the Town Council. A site was to be had in Tottenham Lane, spacious and with a good frontage. The price asked was somewhere about £2,000 an acre. But there was a call for economy at the time and the scheme was rejected. Now the project has been revived.

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The Voice of the Hall

Sean Azzopardi will be presenting a two part talk covering his cartoonist/self-publishing career and his new project The Voice of the Hall as part of the Crouch End Festival.

The Evolution of Hornsey Town Hall

As part of this years Crouch End Festival Steve Amor  tells the story of Hornsey Town Hall from the decision to build in Crouch End to the opening ceremony in 1935 – illustrated with remarkable archive photos from the Nobbs archive.

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A Brief History of Hornsey Town Hall

Hornsey’s history as a parish and administrative area goes back to at least the 13th century. For most of that time, Hornsey was a rural backwater in the county of Middlesex but, with the coming of the railways in the 1850s, developers realised the opportunity to create a suburb.

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Civic Pride in Hornsey

By Bridget Cherry

A history and lavishly illustrated description of Hornsey’s prize-winning and Grade II* listed former Town Hall and adjacent 1930s art-deco buildings.

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