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  • Life after Iceland - a planned new housing and shopping complex on Mayes Road

    Get ready for Sim City Wood Green

    Not for decades have Wood Green residents faced so much potential destruction and rebuilding. The gasholder are going, and new housing, shopping areas and traffic schemes are on the drawing boards and will eventually be placed right in the midst of the areas we have...

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    Hornsey Park Community Streets – Final Proposals – Statutory Consultation Ends 1st February 2017

    The Association has received the following letter in connection with final proposals for the Community Streets Project. PMRA’s views have been posted previously and the scheme has been on the agenda of a number of General meetings over the past year. We are disappointed that...

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    Lavender Garden awarded Certificate of Merit

    Community Gardeners Dorothy Rose, Noreen Johnstone and John Miles receive a Haringey in Bloom Certificate of Merit on behalf of PMRA at Sunshine Garden Centre on 19th December, 2016 as our community gardening group notches up 10 years. The certificate was awarded to the Lavender...

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  • Gasholder No 1

    A tragic loss of unique heritage, a breach of trust, a missed opportunity? Why Hornsey Holder no.1 was lost

    The following words are taken from a last email on the subject of Hornsey Holder no.1 from Colin Marr, the tireless champion for its conservation. We are indebted to him for all his work. If you read to the bottom of the letter, there is...

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  • Help us to campaign for a pocket park on Hornsey Park Road as part of the Heartlands development

    Save the Lime Trees Open Space

    Save the Lime Trees and put a Community Park into Hornsey Park PMRA wants to create a Community Park and save the historic lime trees open space on Hornsey Park Road, a feature of our area for the past 125 years. The Lime Trees Community...

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    Crossrail 2 coming to Turnpike Lane and Alexandra Palace or Wood Green?

    7th July, 2016 Consultation Response reveals no clear view on whether the preferred route through our area will be from Turnpike Lane, via Alexandra Palace Station to New Southgate (connecting with services north to Weleyn and Thameslink 2) or from Seven Sisters to a new...

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    Ramps driving residents up the wall

    Residents in Alexandra Rd are up in arms against the speed reduction ramps that the council has installed. Complaints include disturbance due to noise and vibrations but also damage to buildings. Despite the council’s assertion that a time restriction is in place, HGVs are using...

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    Another Betting Shop in Wood Green…

    Please consider this petition to allow local people a say over what happens in their area: change.org   Yet another betting shop has recently opened in Wood Green. A little history at this point: In the late spring/early summer of last year, a sign went...

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    The Story of Gasholder 1

    Anyone interested in the history of  Hornsey and Wood Green will enjoy this article by Colin Marr, which outlines the historical importance  of ‘Gasholder 1′, a local landmark behind Hornsey Park Road but now in full view from Mary Neuner Road. (http://tosa.homestead.com/Hornseygasworks.html) Gasholder 1, with its innovative...

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