Local history (18)

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£450k renovation of Bruce Castle

Did you know that Bruce Castle is one of the oldest brick buildings in England? I knew it was old, dating back to King Henry the VIII, but…

Started by Rachella Sinclair

0 Aug 14, 2018

Local historical photos & stories

Hi there.  I'm a new member to this network. I live over on Morrison Avenue, N17, which is between Philip Lane and Bruce Grove so not exact…

Started by Anthony Flaum

4 Jun 15, 2017
Reply by Anthony Flaum

London History Day

Today is the first ever London History Day In honour of the day, let's share historic photos of Noel Park. It would be really interesting t…

Started by Rachella Sinclair

4 Jun 4, 2017
Reply by Nessan

Interesting piece of WW2 history about Noel Park

I was searching for information for something I'm writing and I came across the bomb map of Noel Park and a personal story of a resident wh…

Started by Rachella Sinclair

6 Jun 3, 2017
Reply by Rachella Sinclair

Noel Park Social History project needs volunteers at Haringey local history fair

We've been invited to take part in the upcoming local history fair at Bruce Castle  Saturday February 18th  2017, 11am - 4.30pm.  If anyone…

Started by Rachella Sinclair

11 Feb 18, 2017
Reply by Jo Larkin

Snooker Hall on the high road

Does anyone know the name of the grocery store that used to be on the old snooker hall site?

Started by NPNARA

2 May 31, 2016
Reply by NPNARA

The Mall Wood Green is 35 years old!

Ahh, bless.....it hasn't aged a bit. Serious. It looked old-fashion when it opened.  Article from the Londonist.

Started by Teddy Arvizu

1 May 12, 2016
Reply by Edel Brosnan

Short Hot Summer 1981: Wood Green

I came across this while looking for something else. Written by someone named Transpontine & published on History is Made at Night. Tho…

Started by Rachella Sinclair

3 Feb 18, 2016
Reply by Decky T

Heat exchange / ventilation systems on Hewitt & Russell?

Hi all I thought I'd get my membership going with a really rock'n'roll topic.  We have recently made the move from our much-loved Gladstone…

Started by Rich Barnard

0 Nov 5, 2014


Last week the Council Planning Committee agreed to grant planning consent to National Grid to clear the land and demolish the gasholders…

Started by Mei Wang

1 Mar 16, 2014
Reply by Heidi Saarinen


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