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Alexandra Palace – Heritage and Conservation – Still at risk!

Started Mar 7 0 Replies

WANTED: architects, planners, conservationists, historians – all with an interest in the heritage and conservation of Alexandra Park and Palace! This is because the Alexandra Park and Palace…Continue

Found – Grey Parrot!

Started Jun 12, 2015 0 Replies

Grey parrot found this morning by the shops at junction between Alexandra Park…Continue

Local history - a brilliant book review!

Started Mar 15, 2012 0 Replies

The current issue of the Hornsey Historical Society's Bulletin has a really good review of a local history book about New Southgate. It should be of interest to all Bowes and Bounds residents who…Continue

New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome

Started this discussion. Last reply by PeterLen Turner Sep 6, 2017. 11 Replies

Hello Richard, Thanks for your welcome! I am pleased to have discovered this Forum and now to be a member if it. I live in nearby in Muswell Hill, but my roots from many years ago were in N11.  My…Continue

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Lucia liked Colin Marr's discussion Alexandra Palace – Heritage and Conservation – Still at risk!
Apr 1
Colin Marr posted a discussion

Alexandra Palace – Heritage and Conservation – Still at risk!

WANTED: architects, planners, conservationists, historians – all with an interest in the heritage and conservation of Alexandra Park and Palace! This is because the Alexandra Park and Palace Conservation Area Advisory Committee (APPCAAC) wishes to expand its membership with appropriate skills. No formal qualifications are required – just an interest in the Park and Palace with an appetite to get involved! The role of the committee is to advise the council’s planning department on planning…See More
Mar 7
Colin Marr replied to Richard McKeever's discussion The Derelict Dole Office of Clockhouse Junction
"I have only just picked up on this thread. I didn’t recognise the term “Clockhouse Junction” – that junction used to be known as “The Cock – Palmers Green”.  The now derelict building you describe is…"
Nov 9, 2017
PeterLen Turner replied to Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
"Lena Next year the Garfield New Southgate Group plans to publish another themed book of memories about Events in New Southgate, which includes material on both World Wars, a train crash in 1949, and a large section on what went on in New Southgate…"
Sep 6, 2017
Liz Wright replied to Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
"Thanks so much for the link to the history of this area. I would love a copy and will send you my email address."
Sep 3, 2017
Lena B replied to Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
"The book of memories of New Southgate, which Colin edited and which he refers to in the above message, brought forth many more memories from people with New Southgate connections. These have been published in three more volumes, all edited by Peter…"
Aug 30, 2017
Colin Marr replied to Jude Habib's discussion Help Calais / Greece refugee campaign - Volunteering at the Big Yellow Storage in East Finchley
"I went to there today to help and it was truly awe inspiring to see the scale of voluntary work and the fruits of others efforts. While I was there a group of sixth formers who had trekked over from UCL Academy School in Swiss Cottage were working…"
Sep 19, 2015
barry maxwell replied to Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
"Hi Colin My email is maxwell.barry@btinternet.com and I would love the pdf version or would even send cash for the hard copy if that is easier. Thanks  Barry"
Sep 15, 2015
Colin Marr replied to Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
"Hello Barry, Thanks for your interest. I have sent you a message and tried to reply here, but maybe you haven't received them. If so, please reply again or send me a message off-forum. Colin"
Sep 15, 2015
Richard Matz left a comment for Colin Marr
"Hi Colin - I will happily accept your challenge as it may provide some missing parts of the jigsaw as I research the history of the top end of Bounds Green (particularly the industrial history around Cline Road).   I've often thought that…"
Sep 11, 2015
barry maxwell replied to Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
"I too gladly accept this challenge and look forward to receiving a piece of nostalgia of my youth. Barry Maxwell (formerly Tewkesbury Terrace)"
Sep 10, 2015
Colin Marr posted a discussion

Found – Grey Parrot!

Grey parrot found this morning by the shops at junction between Alexandra Park Road and The Avenue. Looks tired, depleted, fed up and needs to be back with its owner! It’s safe with me for the time being.It has a ring-tag, but I am not capable of handling the bird to read it. If anyone can and/ or has a temporary cage for it, please make contact.ColinSee More
Jun 12, 2015
Alan Sitkin replied to Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
"Thanks Colin, I'm standing with Labour for re-election in Bowes but have friends in Southgate Green too. All part of the Southwest Enfield Partnership (SWEP) work we've been carrying out over the last few years, culminating in the Area…"
Apr 20, 2014
Colin Marr replied to Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
"Now I understand! I had assumed you were standing for Bowes, but it seems you might be standing for Southgate Green. Whatever, I would be pleased to link up with you after the election, for which I wish you well. Colin"
Apr 20, 2014
Colin Marr replied to Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
"Alan,   I am pleased that you are interested in the Memories of New Southgate book, but I think your priority now is to concentrate on the forthcoming election! I’ll email you a copy after the election and then perhaps I can join you and…"
Apr 20, 2014
Mat Riches liked Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
Apr 17, 2014

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At 12:19 on September 11, 2015, Richard Matz said…

Hi Colin - I will happily accept your challenge as it may provide some missing parts of the jigsaw as I research the history of the top end of Bounds Green (particularly the industrial history around Cline Road).

 

I've often thought that the estate opposite Homebase was the remnant of something bigger, and remember a pub there now long demolished (forgot the name tho).

Thanks in anticipation.

Richard Matz

witchypoo17@hotmail.com

At 17:00 on August 26, 2011, Richard McKeever said…

Hello Colin


What a great profile picture! Welcome to Bowes and Bounds Connected. I hope you'll find it a useful way to connect with neighbours and learn about activities happening locally.

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