In 2016 the following projects and investments took place place in Tottenham


January 2016

  • Northumberland Park Outdoor Gym installed and opened
  • Procurement process for the Haringey Development Vehicle launched


February 2016

  • Tottenham War Memorial, at the entrance to Tottenham Green, will be cleaned, repaired and repainted as part of work to refurbish the Grade II listed monument
  • Proposals for a Crossrail 2 route (four new stations at Wood Green, Seven Sisters, Tottenham Hale and Northumberland Park) received further backing from Haringey Council.
  • Cabinet approval of Tottenham Hale District Centre Framework and supporting strategies


March 2016

  • The council revealed the long-list of bidders hoping to enter a partnership that will deliver ambitious plans for £2bn of development across the borough
  • Mayor of London announced £18 million funding for ADA, The National College for Digital Skills in Tottenham Hale. The college will offer the latest digital skills training and qualifications for young people
  • Mayor announced North Tottenham to receive Housing Zone funding
  • The final piece of the roof was laid at the £9 million Lorenco House development on Pretoria Road, Tottenham - the new 52 home development will enable 100 older Haringey residents with care needs to live independently in their own homes.
  • Down Lane Park refurbishment completed - improvements to the tennis courts, fencing, paths, street lights and play area
  • Council attends MIPIM, international property fair for the third time


 May 2016

  • Businesses at Holcombe Road Market, opposite Bruce Grove Station, have moved onto Tottenham High Road while huge improvements to a new, permanent market are made by Haringey Council
  • The search for a long-term partner to build a new neighbourhood for Tottenham was launched by Haringey Council -more than 1,400 new homes will be built as part of the High Road West development, along with business space and a major new public square
  • Council Planning Sub-Committee approves planning application for Apex House at Seven Sisters


 June 2016

  • The Marcus Garvey Centre – Library and Customer Services opened after a £3million refurbishment. The new-look library boasts a more spacious layout, modern furniture, more computers and 22,000 new books
  • Bidders day held for interested parties to learn more about the High Road West regeneration scheme
  • The new GP practice in Tottenham Hale has opened
  • Launch of website
  • Tottenham Green market planning application approved by Planning Sub-Committee to permit weekly markets on the Green


July 2016

  • Over 500 people attended a fun-packed celebration of all things Tottenham at the annual Tottenham Conference.
  • Community celebrate official opening of Marcus Garvey library
  • A shortlist of three bidders for the £2bn Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) has been announced, which from next year will lead one of the UK’s largest regeneration programmes


August 2016

  •  Six bidders were shortlisted for the OJEU procurement for the High Road West development
  •  ADA college opened at an interim site in Tottenham Hale


September 2016

  • Tottenham’s Cultural and Creative Stakeholders meeting was successfully held, to support the Borough’s priorities for culture.
  • Cabinet approval to enter into grant agreement with GLA following Haringey Council’s successful bid for the Housing Zone Phase 2 (North Tottenham)
  • Planning application for White Hart Lane station submitted by TfL
  • A new £7m Premier Inn hotel was opened in Tottenham Hale, creating 35 new jobs


October 2016

  • White Hart Lane station planning application approved by Haringey Council’s Planning Committee.
  • Dialogue sessions held with bidders for the High Road West development partner procurement with the Love Lane Estate Procurement panel and Tottenham Hotspur
  • Tottenham Calling workspace event hosted by Haringey Council, a networking event where more than 200 local business and developers attended
  • Holcombe Road Market construction completed and market traders moved in


November 2016

  • Tottenham Hale GP practice formally opened in Hale Village


December 2016

  • The first Community Safety and Wellbeing Event was successfully held in Northumberland Park, with representatives from Haringey Council, the Bridge Renewal Trust, Homes for Haringey and support and volunteer groups
  • The Tottenham Winter Festival was held, with a Christmas Market on Tottenham Green