Category: Roads and Traffic

January 30, 2014
Major Scheme - major disappointment - now underway

UPDATE JULY, 2014 Not much to say - work started in April on the 16th month scheme to repave the High Road, remove the clutter of bins, bollards, old signs and railings, improve lighting and plant some trees. The choice of grey, standard pavings slabs (apparently, to be carefully laid') seems to sum up what […]

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July 18, 2013
Time for buses to stop using Hornsey Park Road

With increasing numbers of buses in the road and the council unwilling to do anything about it, we have again written to Cllr Claire Kober, Leader of Haringey Council and copied our wrad councillors with the email. Dear Leader, I am writing to you to ask for your help in getting London Buses to use Mary Neuner […]

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May 2, 2013
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 the residential street as a shortcut for deliveries because there […]

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April 18, 2013
Traffic, Parking and the CPZ - discussion at the Area Forum

Update, Tuesday 18th March 2014: Tuesday's meeting revealed what many have suspected all along - there really is no clear consensus on whether the Wood Green CPZ should be reduced, and if so, the hours it should cover. Some were for reducing the CPZ, some were adamantly against it. Those against, with few exceptions, were […]

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March 14, 2013
Time to improve area below dangerous bridge

UPDATE 18th March, 2014 - email received from Tony Kennedy, Group Manager - Sustainable Transport, Haringey Council We are currently identifying stakeholders to invite to the inception meeting. We will liaise with the Local Ward Councillors to identify local groups who may want to participate in this process. If you would like to suggest any […]

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January 11, 2013
A Mayor's Pocket Park for Alexandra Road and Martins Walk

Sadly, we have heard that our application has failed. We received the following message from the GLA, which makes it clear they do not want to hear from us again. We received a large number of applications for the first round of the Pocket Parks Fund.  Consequently, it was a very competitive process. Due to […]

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November 30, 2012
Wood Green - Major Scheme Improvements: a Pocket Park would be nice

While the Major Scheme has a remit to include improvements to the High Road end of Alexandra Road and Martins Walk, the consultation documents offer nothing. Residents attending the General meeting on 27th November felt that improving the High Road would see antisocial behaviour and all of the current problems caused by poor environment being […]

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October 25, 2012
New Horizons for Alexandra Road

As part of our feedback on the proposed Town Scheme, we are calling for significant improvements in Alexandra Road by reducing the amount and speed of traffic and improving the environment at the north end, nearest to the High Road. Tell us what you think can be done as part of the scheme. Read PMRA’s […]

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September 28, 2012
Can you help plan the regeneration of Wood Green High Road?

The Area Forum will be discussing the Wood Green Town Centre Major Scheme on 15th October and needs our help. The scheme has a potentialbudget of £4.2 million for improvements to the High Road (shopping area) and immediate surrounding area, including Alexandra Road and the alleyways to Burghley Road and Park Ridings. If you would like to be involved, […]

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July 24, 2012
Hornsey Park from above

These amazing pictures of Hornsey Park were taken from the air in 1930. Clearly visible are the old train tracks and the High Street.Pictures courtesy of

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