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Interesting Enfield architecture: a view from the saddle

04 September 2023

On 16th September a fully marshalled bike ride at a leisurely pace will take participants around some of the more interesting architectural sites in Enfield and Haringey.

Singing Happy Birthday to Southgate's special station

01 March 2023

At 2.30 on Sunday 12th March, people will come together to sing Happy Birthday to Southgate Station, marking 90 years, less one day, since its first day in passenger operation in 1933. The sing-a-long will be just over half way through a day of celebration and festivities, which will include behind-the-scenes tours of the striking Streamline Moderne station (book now or you'll miss your chance).

Help launch a guide to Art Deco, Modernist and Brutalist architecture ​in the suburbs of London

07 May 2018

The publisher of a successful website celebrating various styles of Modernist architecture in the London suburbs has launched a crowdfunding campaign aimed at raising sufficient funds to publish the information on his website in book form. Among the buildings that the book will cover are the remarkable Piccadilly Line stations in our area, such as Southgate and Arnos Grove.

An astonishing tour of architectural and artistic delights

13 July 2015

The video below, released in connection with an exhibition at Bruce Castle Museum, is a beautifully filmed and soberly narrated tour of the architectural and artistic delights to be found within churches in Tottenham, Hornsey, Stamford Hill, Noel Park and Harringay.  The buildings date from the middle ages right through to the 1990s - but the modern buildings contain some astounding items salvaged from demolished buildings. Well worth spending half an hour watching (I could have done.......

The Arts Society Enfield

31 March 2015

The Arts Society Enfield - entry in Palmers Green Community Directory

Boogie-ing to transform the "Tin Tabernacle"

11 October 2014

If you travel to Bowes Park station, walk up the stairs from the platform and turn right (towards Bounds Green), the first building you encounter when leaving the station is Shaftesbury Hall, a former chapel now known locally as the "Tin Tabernacle".  It's a rare survivor of a type of metal self-assembly church that sprang up the Victorian era, but is now in a state of disrepair.  Shaftesbury Hall aka the Tin TabernacleSince 1974 the Tin Tabernacle has belonged to North London.......

Tottenham Civic Society

29 July 2014

Tottenham Civic Society - entry in Palmers Green Community Directory