A story of ‘people power’ by Helen Lawrence The campaign to save Hampstead Heath in 19th century was at the heart of what became the new conservation movement. The campaigners set up the Commons Preservation Society in 1865, (now the Open Spaces Society), and the National Trust in 1895; and they were all involved in the founding of the Hampstead Heath […]
The Highgate Society has received the an update from Camden Council. The Council explains that the unusually high volume of responses (over 600) has taken time to review but they hope to make a decision over the Summer. We continue to press for a meeting and have expressed our serious concern that the Council views […]
Together with the Heath and Hampstead Society, the Highgate Conservation Area Advisory Committee and other organisations, the Highgate Society is supporting the petition against this proposal to replace the existing house and annex with five substantial houses with basements, three of them fronting Millfield Lane. Details of the proposal can be found on the Camden […]
The Highgate Society’s Events Committee has arranged a further First Aid course run by an instructor from The British Red Cross on Tuesday, 9th July starting at 2pm at The Highgate Society. The 2 hour workshop is designed to build upon existing knowledge and instincts and will give you more confidence to help in a […]
Coffee Morning every Saturday
From 10:30am to 12:30 You are welcome to join us for coffee, biscuits and a chat at the Highgate Society hall – 10a South Grove.
Every week there is also a planning surgery where you can seek advice from our team of experts.
The Highgate Society exists to make Highgate and its neighbourhood a better place in which to live and work; to ensure changes enhance the area, to encourage sound planning and to improve public transport.
As a social hub the Society is at the very heart of Highgate, staging or facilitating a wide range of events for the whole community.