Although there was a significant number of objections to attaching the name of Boris Nemtsov, a Russian dissident killed in Moscow in 2014, to the small roundabout at the bottom of Swain’s Lane, Camden still held a reduced naming ceremony at the roundabout on the morning of 14 November. The Society does not object to […]
The Boundary Commission has been continuing its work to redraw parliamentary boundaries. The latest proposals recreate a Hampstead & Highgate constituency which was abolished in 2010 when the Highgate portion was joined with Holborn & St Pancras. For full details click More
Highgate School have ambitious development plans and last month Haringey held an online Development Management Forum at which the school, its architects and planning consultants presented details of developments proposed in phases over the next 10 years. Development Management Forums are now a normal procedure for presenting major proposals to the community after the applicant […]
The Highgate Society has started a Petition relating to the development at Townsend Yard. Sign petition now Townsend Yard is a narrow access road which runs from Highgate High Street to the Highgate Bowl. In the part nearer to the High Street it provides informal access to Shepherds Cottage. Shepherds Cottage is one of the […]
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.