WELCOME TO THE HIGHGATE SOCIETY

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.



Highgate Wood Community Day Sunday September 4th.

Please come along and visit the Highgate Society stall on Sunday 4th September at Highgate Wood - 11am to 4pm.

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An Event for Architects from Hackney to Hampstead

The Sustainable Homes group has arranged an innovative event called “Designing to Optimise Energy Use and Comfort in Major Home Extensions”. The full day event on 11th Oct will be part of Architects regular training and features prominent experts in the fields of low energy and comfort. For fees, venue, speakers and programme  Read More.



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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Highgate Bowl under threat - again

For most of its fifty years’ existence the Society has been battling to

preserve the several acres of open land behind the High Street shops

known as the Highgate Bowl where the old garden centre is situated.

This is to preserve a wonderful green open space which also has historic

importance as perhaps the last survivor of the drovers’ pastures for the

use of flocks being driven through Highgate to London markets. The

Society has supported a new charity, the Friends of the Highgate Bowl,

set up to acquire land in the Bowl for public use.

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Grand Piano .....

For those of you have been waiting for our much advertised Piano Recital by Martin James Bartlett, the Young Musician of the Year 2014, as part of our 50th Anniversary celebration, tickets are on sale now. It is on Saturday 15th October at 7.30pm in Highgate United Reformed Church, South Grove, London N6 6BJ. The Programme will include Mozart, Granados, Ginastera and Burlesque, by Arnold Bax - which Martin performed for Her Majesty the Queen on her 90th birthday.

Tickets available in advance from Upstairs at the Gatehouse (in person or credit card via the Box Office on 020 8340 3488- bookings by credit card incur a 50p per ticket charge) or at Brooksby's Newsagents, 70 Highgate High Street (cash in person only) or from The Highgate Society, 10a South Grove, N6 6BS (cheque or cash enclosing sae or in person Saturday mornings). Tickets cost £15, to include a glass of wine.

 



Pond Square Toilets Group Update

An update on recent developments on the Pond Square Toilets and next steps, as well as a highlight of recent media coverage. Read More

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.

 

JOIN THE HIGHGATE SOCIETY

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 40 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 23/08/2016 at 20:55.

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Every Sat: Open Coffee House and Planning Surgery 10.30am-12.30pm at 10a South Grove

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