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Are we trend-setters?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Essex Jun 20. 2 Replies

I see that Ealing Town Hall is to become (in part) a boutique hotel.See…Continue

Equal Opportunity

Started Nov 25, 2017 0 Replies

A notice on the door of Sacro…Continue

Goodbye free collection of green waste

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alan Stanton Nov 8, 2017. 19 Replies

According to new budget proposals discussed at the last Haringey Cabinet meeting, the free weekly collection of green waste is to end from April 2017.  Instead you will need to opt-in for green waste…Continue

The Clock Tower

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Jackson Jan 26, 2015. 1 Reply

I was walking past the clock tower at 4pm today and it chimed 12 times! Looks like someone has left a spanner in the works. If you're passing at 5pm, let us know whether it chimes 13. Continue

 

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Rob Jackson replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Sight Lines on the Niddle Noddle Planter - @niddlenoddle @haringeycyclist
"There was a serious accident close to this junction last Friday night around 11.30pm involving a cyclist which led to the Police closing the section of Park Road between Middle Lane and the Clocktower. I don't have any further…"
Tuesday
Rob Jackson replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Free Magazine - buy your subscription here - @VillageRawMag
"I flicked through a copy a week or so ago. Nicely presented, but most of the articles had the flavour of advertorials, promoting various creative endeavours. Not something I'd be dashing out to buy (but then I'm probably not their…"
Jul 2
Adrian Essex replied to Rob Jackson's discussion Are we trend-setters?
"Definitely part of a trend which Locality has documented through FoI and the Express has broadcast as part of a Great Sell Off "Instead, they are turned into luxury hotels like the former Grade II listed Ealing Town Hall in west London and the…"
Jun 20
Mark Crouch End replied to Rob Jackson's discussion Are we trend-setters?
"Part of a trend if anything. It was the restoration and relaunch of St Pancras Midland Hotel (2011) and the Great Northern Hotel (2013) that kicked a lot of this stuff off, and English Heritage have become very keen on hotels as sustainable uses of…"
Jun 20
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Are we trend-setters?

I see that Ealing Town Hall is to become (in part) a boutique hotel.See here.See More
Jun 20
Rob Jackson replied to Mark Crouch End's discussion Exit Alex (Crouch End's a pub light)
"The scaffolding is up and the builders are in at the Alex (again). Looks like the owner, EI Group (formerly Enterprise Inns), is still seeking a tenant - details here.  Annual rent £68,000 if you are interested."
Jun 5
Rob Jackson replied to Adrian Essex's discussion #HTHBadDeal - even the most sober of judges would think @HaringeyCouncil were barking mad
"Surely a judicial review is about bigger issues than granting planning permission? I assume a JR would examine (a) whether the procurement process was sound, fair and followed properly, and (b) whether the decision to award it to…"
Apr 23
Rob Jackson replied to Mark Crouch End's discussion Shiny new trains, shiny new routes from Finsbury Park
"Hmmm...are these the trains with the super hard seats?  An hour and a half to Brighton (and back again) doesn't sound that attractive."
Feb 23
Rob Jackson replied to Clive Carter's discussion #Burying bad news
"All very fascinating, but why would these events of 16 years ago and an essay written six years ago be of sudden interest today?"
Dec 14, 2017
Rob Jackson posted a discussion

Equal Opportunity

A notice on the door of Sacro Cuore pizza restaurant on Crouch End Hill. They obviously haven't heard of the Equality Act 2010.See More
Nov 25, 2017
Rob Jackson replied to Clive Carter's discussion #PRO-HDV New Labour Councillors: Wards, meetings and selections …
"I saw a tweet this morning saying that Cllr Strickland has announced he will not stand for election again in May. Looks like he's jumped before being pushed."
Nov 21, 2017
Rob Jackson replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Block B buggers up listed library landscape - #HTHbaddeal
"From Ye Hornsey Journal, November 1291: Residents are up in arms over plans to build a new church tower which will be several storeys higher than its surrounding neighbours. One resident sayeth " This tower is far too high and will…"
Nov 20, 2017
Rob Jackson replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Progress at Middeys continues apace
"My reading of the Companies House documents is that Mayil family still owns 67%, Akdogan 33%. Curious that Akdogan changed his name from Erdogan (same name as Turkish President) in 2016."
Nov 11, 2017
Rob Jackson replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Meet the Arts Operator (it's still a #HTHBaddeal)
"Hornsey TH (FEC) changed its name to Crouch End (FEC) a year ago. So it's the same company, a wholly -owned subsidiary of an FEC vehicle registered in the British Virgin Islands."
Nov 9, 2017
Rob Jackson replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Meet the Arts Operator (it's still a #HTHBaddeal)
"I don't see the relevance of questions 3, 4a, 5, 7 & 8. He's already got the job, whatever his previous experience. The answer to Q.4b is that a joint venture company has been set up called FEC Time + Space…"
Nov 9, 2017
Alan Stanton replied to Rob Jackson's discussion Goodbye free collection of green waste
Nov 8, 2017

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