Environment Archive

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    Discredited AAP must give way to a Community Led Plan

    The much vaunted Wood Green AAP is now so discredited, it really is time for Haringey to start again. With the plan in more trouble than ever, it’s becoming clear that the planning system on which we rely lacks the honesty and integrity needed to...

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  • View from the Alexandra Park

    So many plans, so little time. Our current situation.

    With all the developments and plans that our small community is facing, it is quite difficult for local residents to keep up. PMRA is actively involved in all areas, working with neighbouring residents groups as well as through the Residents and Business Liaison Group (RBLG)...

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    Small successes on the street – with a little help from Veolia

    Thanks to Veolia we have been successfully managing the leaf-fall from the lime-trees on Hornsey Park Road. For the last fortnight our street-cleaner has, with great determination, been collecting and bagging them on his twice weekly visits. PMRA collected much of the early fall –...

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    Iceland – Who’s behind the ‘Icewall’?

    Well, we are – the residents and community of Hornsey Park Road. This monstrous and ill conceived development far exceeds and drives a coach and horses through current planning policy. Its nine storeys will overlook and dominate two storey Victorian houses and back gardens. Its...

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    The greening of Hornsey Park: help needed

    Suppose the area filled up with butterflies and bees. Hedgehogs reappeared. And bats. Air quality improved. Back gardens spoke to public open space (and ‘non-space’) and vice-versa. The Moselle Brook was something you could see and sit beside. If that’s part of your vision for...

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    The Heartlands at September 2017 and the RBLG

    This month’s meeting of the Heartlands Resident and Business Liaison Group (RBLG) was courteous and informative. The Group enables local residents to hear about progress on the site and gives us a voice in discussing with the developers their plans and proposals. Generally three PMRA...

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  • Make sure you know about fire safety, wherever you live

    Fire safety drop-in sessions for high-rise tower blocks

    Everyone will be concerned following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower on the 14 June 2017. While there are no longer any tower blocks in our area (Dylan Thomas House on Turnpike Lane was demolished nearly 20 years ago), many will have concerns about fire...

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    Invitation and early ideas for a new Masterplan for Haringey Heartlands

    Residents will be receiving an update from St. William inviting them to an exhibition to learn about their ideas for a new Masterplan for Haringey Heartlands and, more formally to join the discussion through a Development Management Forum arranged by Haringey Council.   The exhibition...

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  • Our presentation on the Moselle at the Big Green Bookshop

    Restoring the Moselle is essential for our community and the means to end pollution

    PMRA has always been interested in opening up the Moselle in Wood Green, co-chair Marcus Ballard told Monday night’s meeting at the Big Green Bookshop. But, he added ‘we now know it’s viable – we know it can be done’. Marcus explained how, as a...

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  • Community gardening - making a difference

    It’s springtime – join us for some community gardening

    The following is part of a presentation given by PMRA to the recent Team Noel Park Community Open Day. Download the PDF of the presentation here: Noel Park Community Event 11-03-17 Community Gardening The Lavender Garden, Hornsey Park Road, N8 Despite its name, Hornsey Park has no...

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