Monthly Archives: August 2010

Street Party & Design Drop in Session

On Saturday 18th September (10am – 1pm) we will be closing the length of Waldeck Road (between Carlingford and Langham Road) and conducting a drop session for residents to come forward and highlight the problems within the neighbourhood. The focus … Continue reading

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DIY Streets Turnpike Lane now has a Facebook group page – ‘DIY Streets Turnpike Lane’.  This can be used as a forum and events calender to compliment the blog, twitter, flyering, and an eventual neighbourhood notice board. Let me know … Continue reading

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A Neighbourhood Mentality

After chatting with residents this weekend, during the home zone site visits, I wanted to take the opportuntiy to clarify the general scope of this DIY Streets project. The aim is to take the neighbourhood (see map) as a whole … Continue reading

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Streetfilms: DIY Streets

The DIY Streets pilot project has been featured on the New York-based Streetfilms site that documents liveable streets from around the world. Click here to watch the short documentary (our Haringey project gets a brief mention at the end!). Here is … Continue reading

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I spent ninety minutes filming this morning at the junction of Langham and Stanmore Roads. The aim was to get enough footage to put together a short stop-motion film that captures the problem of speeding traffic and rat running at … Continue reading

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Home Zone Visit Saturday Morning

We are meeting at the corner of Langham Rd and Belmont Rd at 9.30am on saturday. We will be visiting two local home zones to see what they got right and what could have been done differently. Send me an … Continue reading

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Home Zone: Linden Road & Waltheof Ave Site Visits

On the morning of Saturday 21st August, from 9.30-11am, I am planning to take a group of residents to two of Haringey’s home zones on Linden Road and Waltheof Avenue. I am hoping to have the engineer from the Borough … Continue reading

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Ducketts Common – Youth Engagement Day

This Friday on Ducketts Common – from 10.30 until 4.30pm – Haringey’s Safer Transport Team will be holding a youth engagement day. There will be lots of activities for kids, including an assault course, inflatable quasar, bike safe, and face painters. … Continue reading

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Good News

I have spoken with the council and presented them with the case for the inclusion of Downhills Park Road and Mannock Road within the DIY Streets consultation. They agreed that there was a strong case for bringing this stretch of … Continue reading

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DIY Streets Community Quotes

We are putting together a press release about DIY Streets in Haringey and the open morning on the 24th July. We are after a quote from a resident who attended the open morning – basically a couple of lines outlining … Continue reading

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