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HARINGEY

1,389 streets make up the London Borough that has the motto Progress with Humanity' - Haringey. At its widest it is 4.9 miles by 8.2 miles in length.

During the Ice Age Haringey was on the edge of a massive glacial mass that reached as far south as Muswell Hill. Archaeologists have found evidence of mans activity during both Stone and Bronze Ages. Prior to Roman times, it was home to the Trinobantes a celtic tribe.

The legacy of the Romans is most evident in the roads built through the area during their occupation.

Tottenham High Road was part of the Romans Ermine Street the link between London and York .

Haringey remained a rural area until the 1700's when large country residences on the outskirts of London became increasingly popular. The development of the railways from the mid 1800's led to the increasing urbanisation of the area, and which by 1900 had totally changed the landscape from its original rural form.

Bordered to the North by Enfield, the East by Waltham Forest, to the West by Barnet and with Islington, Hackney and Camden to the South, Haringey in its most recent incarnation was founded in 1965 by the amalgamation of 3 formerly independent municipal boroughs of Hornsey, Wood Green and Tottenham all of which had up to then been part of the county of Middlesex. Haringey became part of the newly created GLC (Greater London Council).

Despite its urbanisation, the borough still boasts some 600 acres of parks, recreation grounds and open spaces. It is also home to five ancient woods Highgate, Queen's, Coldfall, North and Bluebell. Having achieved Green Flag status for 8 of its parks, Haringey has more than any other London borough. Indeed, Highgate Wood is one of only 8 Green Heritage sites in London .

 

Some More Interesting Facts About Haringey

In terms of twinning, Haringey has assembled an impressive list of towns to which it has cultural and civic links. Arima (Trinidad & Tobago), Clarendon (Jamaica), Holetown (Barbados), Larnaca (Cyprus), Livy-Gargan (Paris, France), Sundbyberg (Sweden), Jalasiarvi (Finland) and Koblenz in Germany have all linked with it.

A wide range of shops and shopping areas can be found in the borough, the chief of which are at Wood Green, Crouch End, Muswell Hill, Turnpike Lane and Tottenham Hale.

One of Haringey's most famous and enduring attractions are located in the West of the borough the last great Victorian exhibition space in Europe, Alexandra Palace . Known as the birthplace of television, the Ally Pally'' is the location of the world's first regular television service, provided by the BBC, from 1936. Many national and annual events are still held there, including the PDC World Darts Championship, and it is connected to Finsbury Park by the Parkland Walk.

Culturally, Haringey is known for its literary connections, and Sir John Betjeman lived in the West Hill ward as a child, whilst Karl Marx, the Father of Communism', is buried in the world famous Highgate Cemetery.

In terms of entertainment, there are many arts and leisure facilities in the borough, including the Cineworld cinema in Wood Green, which hosts the annual International Short Film Festival.

There is also Bruce Castle Museum for the visitor to enjoy, a Grade 1 listed manor house from the 1500's, set within 20 acres of parkland. It was a member of Henry VIII's court William Compton who was responsible for the building of the oldest surviving parts of the structure. Opening its doors to visitors in 1906, the museum houses local historic collections. It is said to be haunted by one of the wives of the 2 nd Lord Coleraine one of the families that has owned the building over the years. Sir Rowland Hill, the pioneer who overhauled the postal system and introduced the Penny Post ran a boys school at Bruce Castle during the Victorian period. Entry is free to all visitors. Walkers will enjoy the tree trail that routes through the park and is part if the Better Haringey Walking Trail'.

Sports fans will also find football, rugby and ice hockey represented in the borough, with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club of the Premier League playing at White Hart Lane , the London Skolars rugby league team (National League 2) located at the New River Stadium in Wood Green and the Haringey Greyhounds ice hockey team skating out at the Alexandra Palace .

 

Famous People who lived Haringey

Many well known famous people who have either lived or are indeed living in the borough include; Bill Nicholson (legendary Tottenham Manager), David Gray (singer), Mike Leigh (British Writer and Film Director) and David Tennant (the 10th Doctor Who).

 

Travelling in and around Haringey

Road Haringey is within easy reach of the North Circular, A10 leading North and South and the M25.

Tube - Tube stations located nearby include; Highgate (Northern Line), Manor House (Piccadilly Line), Turnpike Lane (Piccadilly Line) and Wood Green (Piccadilly Line)

Rail There are a wealth of over ground services from Alexandra Palace , Bowes Park , Bruce Grove, Haringey Green Lanes, Haringey, Hornsey, Northumberland Park , Seven Sisters, South Tottenham , Tottenham Hale and White Hart Lane.

 

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