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The Haringey Development Vehicle – a request to our elected Councillors

Started Jun 12 0 Replies

The challenge of providing council housing and genuinely affordable housing nationally, especially in London, has been a focal point of the recent national election campaign. I understand and…Continue

The Bounds Green Road Obelisk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Matz Jun 2. 2 Replies

I found this…Continue

Wood Green Area Action Plan – A Consultation response (consultation period extended to 28th April 2017)

Started Apr 25 0 Replies

I am concerned about the adverse impact of Haringey Council’s proposals for the future of Wood Green. I believe this plan would create social division and social exclusion and that the Council should…Continue

 

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Richard Matz replied to Lena B's discussion Beaumaris School
"Great stuff - thanks for that, Lena! "
yesterday
Richard Matz replied to Lena B's discussion Beaumaris School
"An large late Victorian looking pile with grounds called Ranelagh House previously occupied the site of Bounds Green Underground Station, and I have seen a photograph of it dated 1930 in one of Albert Pinching's books on the area. The…"
Jun 13
MICHAEL MCGOWAN liked Richard Matz's discussion The Haringey Development Vehicle – a request to our elected Councillors
Jun 12
Richard Matz posted a discussion

The Haringey Development Vehicle – a request to our elected Councillors

The challenge of providing council housing and genuinely affordable housing nationally, especially in London, has been a focal point of the recent national election campaign. I understand and appreciate the pressure that many Local Authorities have been put under because of the cuts that have flowed from Central Government and the constraints these cuts impose on local authority housing policy.On 3rd July 2017, Haringey Council is poised to sign an agreement with Lendlease for the largest…See More
Jun 12
Richard Matz replied to Richard Matz's discussion Palace Gates to Seven Sisters – The lost railway line of Bounds Green, 1878 – 1963
"I just love this! All the grime and magnificently faded splendour of steam’s twighlight years is captured here in colour at North Woolwich in 1960 as N7 0-6-2T No. 69727 waits to depart with a mid-afternoon Palace Gates service.…"
Jun 6
Richard Matz replied to Zoe Roberts's discussion Ok, You History Buffs - more Wood Green on Film
"The contemporary aerial view shows the site of former landscaped gardens mercifully undeveloped."
Jun 3
Richard Matz replied to Zoe Roberts's discussion Ok, You History Buffs - more Wood Green on Film
"London Gardens Online Ok, inching ever closer, this is an excerpt from the 1914 OS Map which shows Riversdale Gardens laid out adjacent to a large school building later replaced by Highfield Close. London Gardens Online states that:…"
Jun 3
Richard Matz replied to Richard Matz's discussion The Bounds Green Road Obelisk
"Tis marvellous - I thought about standing for Parliament as a Real Ale candidate, and then I could rightly claim The Prince as my second home and put the tab on expenses! I’m happy to continue to exhibit my photographs discreetly &…"
Jun 2
Emma Killick liked Richard Matz's discussion The Bounds Green Road Obelisk
Jun 2
Richard Matz shared Richard McKeever's discussion on Facebook
Jun 2
Matthew Kitching replied to Richard Matz's discussion The Bounds Green Road Obelisk
"That's brilliant Richard, for some reason I had in mind that the obelisk was associated with a lady connected with the suffragette movement but I prefer the irony above! And while I'm at it isn't The Prince a wonderful success…"
Jun 1
Richard Matz replied to Zoe Roberts's discussion Ok, You History Buffs - more Wood Green on Film
"Crescent Gardens and King George VI Memorial Garden A better candidate and a location that fits the context in the film (at the junction of White Hart Lane & the High Road) - Crescent Gardens and The King George VI Memorial Garden "Crescent…"
Jun 1
Richard Matz posted a discussion

The Bounds Green Road Obelisk

I found this postcard on eBay - a snip at £2.50! It shows an uninterrupted view down Finsbury Road from the corner of Park Avenue across the Bounds Green Road. The vendor dated the picture as 1910 but, as we know, the obelisk was moved from the junction to it's current site outside The Prince public house in…See More
Jun 1
gabriela Schutz replied to Richard Matz's discussion Palace Gates to Seven Sisters – The lost railway line of Bounds Green, 1878 – 1963
"Thanks for that, very interesting. Gabriela"
May 30
Richard Matz replied to Richard Matz's discussion Palace Gates to Seven Sisters – The lost railway line of Bounds Green, 1878 – 1963
"Thanks - I'll keep 'em coming!"
May 30
Renato B replied to Richard Matz's discussion Palace Gates to Seven Sisters – The lost railway line of Bounds Green, 1878 – 1963
"Thank you for all these extra photos and the descriptions. Really appreciate seeing them."
May 30

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At 10:18 on July 20, 2015, Caroline Simpson said…

If you email me direct then I willl  send you copies of the Land Registry that i purchased earlier this year.

caroline@qurna.org

The Haringey Licensing Dept also sent me a mail last week and i will send you that also.

Caroline

At 9:50 on September 7, 2012, Richard McKeever said…

Hello Richard

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