“HORNSEY TOWN HALL REGENERATION PROJECT”
ADJUSTED PROCUREMENT TIMETABLE*
Through ‘OJEU by competitive dialogue’ (*HTHAS approximation)
• September 23rd 2015. Deadline for inclusion on ‘Information to Bidders’ schedule
Question. What do Crouch End and Fulham have in common?
Answer. A grade II* listed Town Hall, subject to a commercial disposal.
The difference is that Fulham are farther ahead in their disposal process – they have Continue reading
Haringey has included the “Asset of Community Value” status accorded to Hornsey Town Hall in the latest edition of Haringey People and in doing so has re-iterated the importance of community access at the heart of the project.
Ideally Continue reading
The dismay expressed by all the campaigners is offset by the repeated assertion from Haringey that “Strict bidding criteria will mean that any proposals that fail to demonstrate community access will not be considered.” Continue reading
Built in 1935 to house the local council, it is an incredible example of modernist architecture, stripped of the fripperies and classicism of Victoriana and built to embody civic pride and hope. Ironically, after the council moved out in 1966, this robustly municipal building saw years of closure and broken promises about opening it up for public use.
Today, it couldn’t be more different. The town hall is full of the hum and excitement of art, music, theatre, dance and workshops, and for local people, it still feels thrilling to be able to just walk in and access their local architectural heritage.
We are delighted that Catherine West has written to the local press setting out a position on HTH that s closely matches our own. Catherine was a successful leader of Islington council and has a clear understanding of the problems faced by Haringey and the building, and of the possible solutions to them. Continue reading