Learn More about Historic Highgate. The Tour is led by Blue Badge Guide – Ulrika Johnson. Meet at 1.30 for 2pm start at 10A South Grove; on Saturday 24 March and return there at 3.30pm for tea and cakes. Please send a stamped self-addressed envelope (SAE) with £5 to reserve your place to Highgate Society Walk […]
Ethical investing is growing. More and more people are choosing to take their money out of the nasties like tobacco, fossil fuels, and weapons and invest positively – eg in low carbon energy, tackling poverty, and community shops and pubs. That’s why the Highgate Society Sustainable Living group have decided to organise an event called […]
You may remember that the controlled hours in Zone K in Islington (opposite Whittington Hospital) went to 24/7 in April 2017. This obliges Camden to review their controlled hours in CA-U (Highgate down to Chetwynd Road). Consultation begins around 17th February. There will be a number of choices: stay the same; possibly sub-areas affected by […]
Highgate Modern Homes Wednesday 14 February 2018 CANCELLED. Speaker John Allan who will present works by Wells Coates, Erno Goldfinger and Berthold Lubetkin including conservation projects he has carried out in their key buildings: Isokon Apartments, Willow Road houses and Highpoint, Highgate.
The Highgate Neighbourhood Forum is now five years old. This means that under the terms of the Localism Act it has to apply for re-designation. The official consultation is being carried out by Haringey and Camden councils.The Forum has already made a major difference to the way the councils have to consult us. It is […]
Recently described as the ‘Guardian of Highgate’ in a Ham and High letter critical of the newly revealed development at 69 Highgate High-Street, (the old flower shop site,) The Highgate Society is not the all-powerful body some might imagine. Rather its role is to represent members and the community at large as it seeks to […]
Following the announced resignation today of the Haringey Leader Claire Kober and her accepting now that the HDV is effectively dead in the water as she no longer has the time to push it through before the electoral purdah season starts in late March [for the May election] –and of course it remains ultra vires […]
The Constabulary and Queen’s Park Manager has received notification from the current tenant of the Highgate Wood Café that are they terminating their Tenancy at Will and will cease trading on Wednesday 31 January 2018. The tenant has cited operational and resourcing issues for their decision.
Sunday, 21st January, 2018 Start at 3.15 Entry, tea and cake £1 – non members welcome. We will hear travellers’ accounts of visits to the Caucasus and Central Asia that receive very few foreign visitors. The presenters will whet your appetite for a visit with images of magnificent mountain scenery as well as heritage site […]