Category: Roads and Traffic

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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May 21, 2012
Hornsey Park Rd: Diverted traffic unnecessary and should stop!

After a two day diversion of traffic onto Hornsey Park Road, to allow Alexandra Palace Way to be closed for the Red Bull BMX Mountain of Dirt event this weekend, we awoke this morning to learn the diversion is to remain in place until 8th June, right through the Jubilee Holiday and school half term, leading to more misery for residents. Already […]

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February 10, 2012
Update on calls for another look at successfull one way system

The Association's calls for a meeting with councillors and managers at the council to learn lessons from the successful one way system in Hornsey Park Road last autumn have been answered partly through the offer to join a group to look at how Wood Green's town centre can be boosted and make more attractive to […]

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November 11, 2011
Hornsey Park Road–One Way Street Log

Hornsey Park Road is now temporarily a one way street. This page will log our experiences as National Grid works continue... [liveblog]

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October 10, 2011
One Way – or another? What to say about Hornsey Park Road's One-Way

The Hornsey Park Road’s One-Way system is now a month old and possibly halfway through its life. We want to know your views about it and whether this, or something developed from it could be the answer to traffic problems in this long suffering road. The system has settled in well, with residents enjoying significantly […]

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September 21, 2011
Goodbye heritage, hello high density and lack of parking

UPDATE 31st January, 2013 - WHY ENGLISH HERITAGE SHOULD LOOK AGAIN AT ITS PART IN THE DEMISE OF HORNSEY GAS HOLDER NO.1 News has reached us that the earlier example of the Cutler Patent gas holder in Tunbridge Wells, held up as the more important surviving example of this internationally significant industrial heritage has ..... […]

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