Highgate School planning applications – public meeting
June 8th 2023 7.00 pm
St Michael’s School, North Road N6 4BG and on Zoom
Catherine West MP chairs an open meeting for the School to explain their proposals and listen to feedback. For full details click More.
Highgate School planning applications – read this first
Planning applications have now been submitted to Haringey Council for the School’s 10-year building programme which involves four main sites: Dyne House and the Science Block in the village; and Richards Music Centre and Mallinson Centre in Bishopswood Road. There would if approved by the Council be a near doubling in size of the total […]
Highgate School applications: Dyne House and Science Block
The works proposed to Dyne House are probably the most extensive of the building works. Located in the centre of the village they are certainly the most disruptive. The existing building has few admirers but the refurbishment in our view does nothing to improve it and is a missed opportunity.
Highgate School applications: Hampstead Lane sites
We think this building is damaging to the Conservation Area. The existing building has the traditional appearance of a sports pavilion which is well suited to its location. Indeed, in its semi-rural setting, its appearance fits perfectly with the wider area and it is demonstrably a positive contributor to this part of the Conservation Area. The proposed replacement building, by contrast, with its acres of glazing and very long low-pitched roofs, resembles nothing so much as a car showroom on an industrial estate or a main road – to which its design is more suited than a Conservation Area.
Archway Campus consultation
Seven Capital are arranging a further and final round of community consultations. They will be holding an exhibition preview for nearby residents on Monday 5th June 6pm – 8pm at the Archway Methodist Church and subsequently, on the 6th June, there will be a wider public exhibition at the same venue from 3.30pm – 7.30pm.
Townsend YardApril 2023 update
Despite continuing breaches of site regulations and the failure to overcome the fire access issue, Haringey allowed the developers of Townsend Yard to begin pile-driving work adjacent to Shepherd’s Cottage .
Highgate’s Fair in the Square returns
Saturday 10th June 2023. Pond Square, Highgate Village N6. 2.30 to 5.30. Free.
The Fair in the Square – Highgate’s annual `village fair in the heart of London` – will be bringing together the local community again for a fun packed afternoon. For details click More
Sunday lunchtime concert: The Reliables
11th June 2023 at 12 noon.
10A South Grove N6 6BS.
As part of the Highgate Festival our June Sunday lunchtime concert will feature our local jazzers, the Reliables. For details and booking arrangements click More
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