In 2015 the following investments and projects took place in Tottenham

January 2015

  • £8million redevelopment of Fusion’s Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness, previously known as Tottenham Green Leisure Centre
  • Police contact point opens at Northumberland Park Sainsbury’s
  • Isobel Place and Tottenham Town Hall win a London Design Award
  • Shop fronts improvement programme, phase 2 commences
  • Community Hub, 163 Park Lane opens
  • Publication of Haringey Economic Development and Growth Strategy – A wide-ranging plan to drive economic growth in the borough by creating jobs in burgeoning industries and help thousands of people into work

 

February 2015

  • Tottenham Housing Zone bid successful – announced by GLA, focusing on Tottenham Hale
  • Tottenham Area Action Plan consultation begins
  • Tottenham Green, £1.5m landscaping project complete including children’s playground at Tottenham Green East
  • Love Lane residents visit £38m Brook House development, on the Old Cannon Rubber factory site
  • Launch of Well London – Working with North Tottenham residents to improve health outcomes and wellbeing in the Northumberland Park and Love Lane communities
  • Pocket Park – Houghton Road, construction begins

 

March 2015

  • Second annual attendance to MIPIM 2015 – international property event
  • NLA host an ‘On Location’ event at Tottenham attended by over 120 developers, architects, industry experts and representatives from the local community
  • Launch of ‘Haringey 100’, a campaign for employers to take on 100 apprentices in 100 working days
  • The Opportunity Investment Fund was launched, a £3.65m programme to enable investment in workspace and employment projects in Tottenham. The fund is jointly provided by Haringey Council and the GLA
  • Victorian shop fronts in Tottenham High Road are to be restored to their original splendour after the council secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). A grant of almost £1.5million from the Townscape
  • Heritage Initiative Programme will be invested in reinstating the original High Road facades in the North Tottenham Conservation Area

 

May 2015

  • 29 Love Lane residents move to new homes in Newlon Housing Trust: Ambrose and Mallory Court development in North Tottenham, formally the old Cannon Rubber factory site
  • West Green Road Tropical Pocket Park officially opens. Part of the Mayor of London’s pocket park programme aimed at greening urban spaces. It was part funded by the Greater London Authority and Haringey Council
  • Tottenham Regeneration Team moves to 639 Enterprise Centre, Tottenham High Road
  • More than 400 pupils from nine primary schools have taken part in a wide range of sports as part the Sports Inspired Games at Tottenham Green Pools and Fitness
  • Northumberland Park Residents Association is formed
  • London Overground (TfL) take over the West Anglia line through Tottenham with station updates and new trains planned

 

June 2015

  • Second annual attendance to investor event: London Real Estate Forum, Mayfair
  • A commitment to urgently increase GP provision in the east of Haringey announced by NHS England following calls from Haringey Council, working closely with Haringey Clinical Commissioning Group
  • West Green Road bridge art unveils and celebrates one of Haringey’s oldest schools; the Blanche Nevile School for Deaf Children
  • Careers fair at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club co-hosted between Haringey Council and the Department for Work and Pensions
  • Albert Place, an alleyway off the High Road unveiled looking cleaner, brighter and safer after a council makeover at the request of residents and traders
  • Chicken Town Kickstarter funding secured after public campaign
  • Over 180 local residents attend Tottenham Hale information days. Activities included: an exhibition of new housing plans and streets and spaces improvements, the Tottenham Hale model, walking and cycle tours around the area, and free exercise classes.

 

 July 2015

  • Second Tottenham Conference celebrating all things Tottenham hosted at Tottenham Town Hall
  • Tottenham Green Market returns every Saturday until September and monthly from October
  • Tottenham Hotspur unveils revised plans for 61,000 seated stadium including an agreement with the NFL to play a minimum of two games per year during a 10-year partnership
  • The ‘Selfie with an Indie’ campaign, organised by traders groups across the borough and supported by Haringey Council, aims to encourage even more people to realise and celebrate independent businesses Friends of Downhills Park’s 14th annual arts event
  • 22 students from St Francis de Sales and St Pauls & All Hallows Church of England Schools graduate from the ‘Tottenham University’ programme
  • Construction begins on TfL’s Cycle Superhighway from White Hart Lane stadium to Liverpool Street
  • SALB – Stellar House, Altair Close, The Lindales, Bennetts Close and Cooperage Close Residents Association formed.

 

September 2015

  • Around 25 shopkeepers on Tottenham High Road and West Green Road worked closely with architects to transform their shop fronts – funded by Greater London Authority and business owners
  • Birkbeck, University of London agreed a deal with Haringey Council to offer courses in Tottenham, to equip adults with the skills they need for university study

 

October 2015

  • West Green Road has been hailed as one of the UK’s ‘rising stars’ in the Great British High Street Competition 2015
  • Holcombe Road Market regeneration plan approved by Haringey Council. The market will be transformed with new kiosks, pedestrian routes and modern paving, better signage and car parking facilities and a new CCTV camera.
  • The NHS has confirmed that they will fund a new practice for Tottenham Hale, scheduled to open in early 2016

 

November 2015

  • Haringey’s development partnership approach agreed by the Council Cabinet. The will see the council will work hand-in-hand in a joint venture with private sector partners in a pioneering Haringey development partnership. The new approach will create one of the capital’s biggest partnerships, and will enable the council to ensure that low-cost housing, new jobs and training opportunities, and better public facilities are at the heart of any new developments.
  • Bruce Grove Station will be transformed with a copper-coloured steel facade and extended with new space for a cafĂ© or restaurant after the Network Rail planning application were agreed by Haringey Council Planning Committee

 

December 2015

  • Award-winning rapper and hometown hero Wretch 32 switches on the Christmas lights at Haringey Council’s free Winter Festival.
  • Approval by Cabinet of procurement of development partner for High Road West regeneration scheme
  • A new Spurs 61,000-seater stadium hosting international sporting fixtures has been approved by Haringey Council. The new stadium will support the Council’s ambitious regeneration plans for Tottenham
  • Chicken Town celebrated a successful first month and on the same evening its designers scooped one of the world’s leading art prizes.
  • Former public toilets on Monument Way have been earmarked for conversion into a new cafe or bar - a bid to bring the elegant unused Victorian building back into use
  • Designs for transforming public space on Brook Street, off Tottenham High Road, have been unveiled – with highlights including a special feature memorial stone to honour a currently unmarked hidden burial ground, alongside new trees, plants, fencing and resurfacing
  • Installation of three further pieces of artwork on West Green Road (as part of West Green bridge Art) in partnership with local schools