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Headline: There’s a public meeting planned for September 12 to discuss the planning process, how to register support or objection….come along and have your voice heard

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We have added a special section for all things planning

HERE IT IS

There have been a great many recent developments in what is a fast-moving situation.

For all the latest news please go to

News and Blog

 

Well the big news is the release of all the planning documents on Haringey’s website last week. They make for interesting reading, foremost of which is the Economic Viability Assessment (further details in the blog post linked in the headline above).

The documents also include plan drawings, travel assessments, arboricultural surveys, etc. We’ll be going through these with a fine-toothed comb and will have much more to report as we make sense of them, but please do take a look and let us know if you find anything interesting.

It’s been a bit of an information vacuum for a while, but now that some form of engagement is on, there will be more and more often.

We want to make sure we represent your views in our meetings with FEC so please let us have your feedback, easy through the website!

Importantly, the link above is also how you get to register your comments.

Thanks

Hornsey Town Hall Appreciation Society

 


Hornsey Town Hall Appreciation Society was set up in order to ensure community use and access to the town hall and green in the long term.

We created Hornsey Town Hall Community Interest Company as a vehicle to provide options for long-term governance, administration and ownership for HTH. This was done in the context of London Borough of Haringey’s procurement of a development partner to deliver the regeneration of the Hornsey Town Hall site.

We have brought together many of the arts and community groups from Crouch End and beyond to agree a vision for the future of the town hall. This will be refined in partnership with developers who will be bidding for the opportunity to develop the site and the land to the rear in the coming months. We have been guided by the findings from the consultation carried out by Hornsey Town Hall Creative Trust earlier in the year. After talking to hundreds of people, the main uses that people wanted to see are:

• Creative arts use
• Community facility
• Educational opportunities
• Business space

We also started a petition to demonstrate the strength of feeling for community ownership of the town hall and green. To date, it has been signed by almost 7000 people, showing that there is a very high degree of local and wider support for the town hall and green to come in to community ownership in order to safeguard community use and access in the long term.

And mention must be made of Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre, which has inspired us by demonstrating all that is possible in the town hall, from theatre to markets, weddings to silent discos, kids’ art workshops to micro-business incubator space, community meetings to dance classes.

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3 thoughts on “Home”

  1. Joan Lindeman said:

    This is a wonderful letter expressing exactly what I feel about the way the Town Hall should be used.
    Thank you.

  2. Mimi Romilly said:

    Don’t give up the fight! All the landgrabbing that is going on at present is quite sickening!
    And why do we need private foreign investors benefitting from what should rightfully belongs to the local community?
    So do keep up your good work, and i wish you the very best of luck!

  3. The poster says ‘click here for tickets’ but it desn’t work in my browser. I think ths is the link you need https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hornsey-town-hall-public-planning-meeting-tickets-37585301649

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