We aim to make Highgate and its neighbourhood a better place in which to live and work;
to ensure that any changes made in the environment enhance the amenity of the area:
to encourage sound planning and to improve public transport.

Holloway Road closures

 The A1 Holloway Road will be closed from the junction with Fairbridge Road to the junction with Wedmore Gardens. The closures will take place at the following times:

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50th Anniversary Exhibition

As a further part of our 50th anniversary celebrations we have mounted an exhibition, Highgate Modern Homes, to showcase some of the more contemporary architecture in Highgate. The historic village of Highgate and its surroundings is the location for perhaps the largest concentration of modern homes in the UK. Because of the historic context and the pressure on land many are hidden away. Despite this, there is a tradition of building modern houses and flats, private and public, combining advanced design with advanced ideas about living, and there is some iconic architecture within this remit, like the unmissable Highpoint by Lubetkin.

The Exhibition celebrates the Highgate Society’s commitment to upholding high design standards. Now on at the Museum of Highgate School, itself an active promoter of architectural quality, with related talks and discussions held at the Highgate Society’s premises at 10A South Grove. Please do come and look at this important exhibition: Highgate School Museum, Southwood Lane, N6 5EE, from 15th to 30th October 2016, inclusive. Monday to Friday 3 - 7pm; Saturday & Sunday 11 - 4pm.

Grand Houses of Highgate

If you missed the recent exhibition and talk by Richard Webber about the 'Grand Houses of Highgate', or would like to see the panels which were displayed these are now available online. (Double-click to zoom. On tablets touch once to reveal controls)



watercolours, drawings and pastels

8th November - 27th November 2016

PRIVATE VIEW: Tuesday 8th November 7 - 9.30 pm

Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 11.30 - 4; Saturdays: closed;

Sundays 13th and 27th:11 - 4; Sunday 20th: closed; Tuesdays and Fridays check with Lauderdale House; 020 8348 8716

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October E-Newsletter Available Now

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Councils begin consultation on Neighbourhood Plan

Camden and Haringey Councils' consultation on the Highgate Neighbourhood plan begins today. The councils' are seeking views on the plan from today until November 3rd. See the plan and supporting documents at www.haringey.gov.uk/neighbourhoodplanning or www.camden.gov.uk/neighbourhoodplanning

The Plan sets out a range of planning policies on matters including design, open space, retail and transport which will apply to the designated Highgate Neighbourhood Area. If adopted, the Highgate Neighbourhood Plan will be a statutory planning document and will form part of Camden and Haringey’s development plans.

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Other things were happening in 1966. Michael Hammerson, totally oblivious of the birth of the Highgate Society, went on his student trip to America, covering 15,000 miles and seeing more of it in three months than many see in a lifetime. 50 years later, as a follow-up to talks given earlier in the year by Catherine Budgett-Meakin and Richard Webber, about their more recent visits to America, he will reminisce about that memorable journey in an illustrated talk. Sunday November 13, 2016, 3.30 p.m. at 10a South Grove.

7.5t weight limit in Highgate

The Traffic & Transport Group of The Highgate Society has given considerable thought to what needs to be done about this proposal.
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Be part of it!

The Highgate Society is a voluntary organisation of 1,400 members living in and around Highgate, London N6. Our primary aim is to make Highgate a better place in which to live and work.To achieve this we mount a wide variety of activities for members, (while being wide open to ideas for further new activities) as you can see from the panel on the left of screen. Prominent among these, under the heading of ‘Environment', is our dedication to principles of sound planning, for the protection and enhancement of the public amenities that we all enjoy.

Join us for coffee every Saturday between 10.30am and 12:30pm at 10a South Grove. Come and meet other members or talk to the Environment Committee if you would like some planning advice, or have a planning or environmental problem.



You can make a difference

We would like to welcome you to The Highgate Society and if you live in and around Highgate there will be something for you to know about, take part in or simply to enjoy. Please do join us, It is all quite easy.

The Society was started 50 years ago and we aim to keep Highgate a wonderful place to live and work. With three boroughs adjoining us, everyone’s opinion counts and we’d love to have yours. The more members we have, the stronger we are together to lobby for Highgate and keep our area special.

We have plenty of activities and groups to join, but if you are pressed for time you can be just a member, read Buzz and perhaps enjoy our Summer Festival Fair in the Square or Carols in December.

An individual membership costs just £15 a year, or £21 for a whole family. Our premises at 10a South Grove are available to hire for your parties, meetings and events. Coffee and biscuits are served every Saturday morning between 10.30 and 12.30 and all are welcome.

Buzz is The Society’s magazine and is produced four times during the year and you could have a copy of your own by joining.

Let us know if you want to join us. We’d be happy to talk to you about what we do, or feel free to pop into 10a any Saturday to meet the team.

Membership Team - Jan Morgan 0208 340 9490.

This page was last modified on 18/10/2016 at 09:38.

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