Many Highgate residents will be sorry to see the loss of the direct 271 route to the City, but there is a positive side. For many years we have thought that parking buses in the centre of the village is a missed opportunity for better use of the space, so during the Fair in the Square and as part of the Highgate Festival we revived some ideas from 2007 and held an exhibition and informal consultation on possibilities. Click More to find out what people said.
The Haringey Planning Department is currently refusing to disclose the communications they have with developers before an application is formally made. The Highgate Society has had to make a reference to the Information Commissioner’s Office asking them to require Haringey to comply with the law and disclose those negotiations. Click More for a fuller explanation.
English Heritage, who run the Kenwood Estate, have applied to Camden for changes to their licence for events. They want to have the 8-day season of Major Events (an event with over 10,000 people) between 1 June and 30 September, a month longer than at present. They have at the same time applied for events […]
The lengthy saga of the various applications relating to the construction of 7 houses continues and the Society is now of the view that this has been mishandled by Haringey. This has led to a formal complain being submitted to David Joyce,Director of Housing, Regeneration and Planning for Haringey. For full details click More.
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.