Hidden High Street: some local businesses

While this website is primarily intended to be a forum for local residents and not for the promotion of businesses, we nevertheless value our local businesses very highly, and would encourage locals to use them! 

To have your business listed below for free, including a brief description and contact details, please contact Admin by email or personal message. You can also send us a logo or relevant picture, or we will provide the default logo (see right)

To advertise on our website (in the 'Advertisements' box on the right of most of the APN pages), please contact Admin by email or personal message.

Inclusion of products and services on this page does not imply endorsement by the Alexandra Park Neighbours website team.

 

Contents

Catering

Children

Crafts & tradespeople

Professional services

Sport & leisure

Wellbeing

 


Catering

DeniseBakesCakes: local at home baker, regular at Myddleton Road Market, and contributor to the annual Palace Gates Residents Association Summer Fete.
web: www.denisebakescakes.co.uk
fb: www.facebook.com/denisebakescakes

One Lady Baker: a bakery business based in Victoria Road, N22. 48 hours notice needed for orders. Join the mailing list and receive a weekly email of products available. tel: 07764 799483
email: lisa.ridley@blueyonder.co.uk

Children
Small language tuition agency for children from the age of two, run by Eva Litzenberg. The business is based in Finchley but lessons normally take place in your own home. See our website www.londonlanguagehub.co.uk or facebook page.

toyhood store: design-led toys and accessories, with an  emphasis on UK and small European brands which are rarely seen on the high street. We run a weekly pop-up in our house on 35 Clyde Road N22, every Saturday from 10am–12 noon. web: www.toyhoodstore.co.uk (click on the blog to view a list of our products).
email: shuling@toyhoodstore.co.uk

Crafts & tradespeople

Kaire Dressmaking in Muswell-Hill offers made-to-measure women's wear for all occasions (to client’s specification), and alterations that include restyling and resizing. tel: 07794467025  web: www.kaire.co.uk  
fb: https://www.facebook.com/kairedressmaking

N10 Tradespeople is your 4th emergency call out team. We have a large pool of self-employed, reliable and vetted tradespeople who have years of experience within their field of excellence. Our tradespeople are qualified if needed (plumbers & electricians), insured and have been quality approved. tel: 020 8292 7835 
web: n10tradespeople.co.uk

Professional services

Chartered Accountant Online, Tom Trainer, for all accounting needs – start-up, bookkeeping, annual accounts and tax returns, management accounts, VAT, payroll, tax planning, R&D tax credits, capital allowances. Free consultations.
email: tomtrainer@charteredaccountantonline.com  web: www.charteredaccountantonline.com

Computer Aid: IT support for all computer-related problems, run by Bob Spencer from a garden office in Windermere Road N10. He mainly works with PCs, but can help with most Mac problems too. Local references available. If you have a very quick query, or one of general interest, he may be able to answer it for free – and perhaps add the latter to his Top Tips webpage. tel: 07956 420808
email bob.computeraid@gmail.com
web: www.computeraiduk.com

Indigo Bureau: a Virtual Assistant service based in Albert Road. Provides bespoke office admin support for small businesses and consultants - bookkeeping, formatting documents, transcription, creating spreadsheets - anything admin really. If too much paperwork is distracting you from running your business efficiently, take a look at the full list of services Indigo Bureau can offer, check out my Facebook page to find out more, or email me at judi@indigobureau.com

London Wedding Videography: London-based wedding videographer (fees from £375). Get in touch for more information or view videos on our website
Tell The Bride Weddings. tel: 07944 431863
email: info@tellthebrideweddings.com

Mathew David Crawford: Local Architect (ARB & RIBA) will help with all building related projects, including:

  • Planning Applications
  • Extensions
  • Refurbishments
  • Loft conversions
  • Interior Design

For any queries please contact me at mathewdavidcrawford@gmail.com

Pistacho photography: weddings, events, destinations, kids and family portraits; to see our photo galleries, read our blog, or contact Ricardo via our website pistachophotography.com


Social media manager and coach
, Ana Remigio, works from Wood Green N22.
web: www.mysocialmediaoffice.com 
fb:  https://www.facebook.com/mysocialmediaoffice

Sport & leisure

Martial Arts Clubs: two local not-for-profit clubs, which run their Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu sessions in Alexandra Park School gym. web: www.alexandraparkbjj.co.uk
Paradise for Animals will care for your pets while you are away, and will update you after every visit. We are an experienced and insured family-run business.
tel: 078 8985 2819

web: www.paradiseforanimalscatsitters.co.uk 

Sounds & Shapes: runs the Alexandra Chorus and also organises concerts and recitals. Its conductor, Verónica Chacón, professional mezzo soprano, gives vocal coaching, French repertoire coaching and singing lessons. Jérôme Royet is a composer and a piano accompanist available for hire.
web: www.SoundsAndShapes.com

Wellbeing

Counselling by Roslyn Byfield: a BACP registered and accredited counsellor who runs a professional and confidential therapy practice, based in Highbury and Waterloo. web: www.roslynbyfieldcounselling.co.uk

Hatha Yoga & Meditation: run by Elena Lain in Muswell Hill in small groups – weekly classes (mostly 1.5 hours) and bi-monthly workshops. Elena’s approach is gentle, and she works progressively towards the deeper aspects of yoga; she has 20 years’ teaching experience.
tel: 07729 919257
email: elenalyoga@gmail.com 
web: spaceforyoga.wordpress.com

Mindfulness training: run by Andrea Klein for groups and individuals. Regular four-weekly ‘Introduction to Everyday Mindfulness’ courses on Wednesdays at North Bank, Pages Lane, Muswell Hill. Also one-to-one life coaching and healing: integrating Energy Psychology with mindfulness and healing modalities to help clients find a new perspective and develop greater resilience and wellbeing. Contact Andrea via the website
www.living-essence.co.uk

The Soap & Cream Company: handmade creams and soaps from natural/unrefined or organic ingredients include an active cream for sensitive or damaged skin/eczema/psoriasis (£10 per 30ml pot), barrier cream (£7.50 for 50ml pot), night cream, day cream (£8.50 each for 30ml pot) and moisturising liquid soap (£3.50 for 250ml bottle, 1 litre refill at £10). Will deliver locally. Get in touch for lists of ingredients/ testimonials.
tel: 07722 452481   email: sb.sacco@gmail.com

Yoga classes: run by Celeste in Victoria Road N22 (£10 per session). Small general classes (beginners to advanced level), incorporating stretching and breathing exercises. tel: 07879 445112

 

Useful Local Info.

Contents

A&E

Alexandra Palace Security

Councillors (Alexandra Ward)

Dentists (NHS)

Doctors' Surgeries

Libraries

Lost Property (local buses)

Pharmacies

Police

Post Offices

Recycling Centre

Royal Mail post box with latest collection time

Royal Mail: Sorting/Delivery Office

Vets


Nearest hospitals with A&E depts:

North Middlesex (Sterling Way N18, T: 8887 2000)

Whittington (Magdala Ave N19, T: 7272 3070)

Royal Free (Pond Street NW3, T: 7794 0500)

Barnet (Wellhouse Lane EN5, T: 8216 4600)

Police in Alexandra Ward

(call 101 to report a crime, get advice or raise local issues;
call 999 only in an emergency)

Nearest police stations:
Open 24/7: Tottenham Police Station, 398 High Road, N17 9JA

Open 10am-6pm Tues - Sat:  Hornsey Police Station, 98 Tottenham Lane, N8 7EJ

Visit your Safer Neighbourhood Team at the following places and times:
Planet Organic: Weds. and Thurs. 6-8pm and Sat. 1-3pm (111 Muswell Hill Road, N10 3HS)
The Collection Point: Weds. and Thurs. 7-8pm and Sat. 2-3pm (73 Crouch Hall Road, N8 8HF)

Contact details:
tel:  020 8721 2675  email: sntyr-alexandra@met.pnn.police.uk  twitter: @MPSAllyPally   website: https://www.met.police.uk/your-area/haringey/alexandra/

Alexandra Palace Security Team: 020 8365 4331
Complaints about noise: 8365 2121

Alexandra Ward Councillors

Councillors’ surgeries are held in Alexandra Park Library, Alexandra Park Road, N22 7UJ, at the following times:

Cllr David Beacham: 11-12pm on the 1st Saturday of each month
Cllr Liz McShane:     11-12pm on the 2nd Saturday of each month
Cllr James Patterson: 11-12pm on the 3rd Saturday of each month

Contact details:     liz.mcshane@haringey.gov.uk   07812 677729
james.patterson@haringey.gov.uk  07812 677720
david.beacham@haringey.gov.uk    07528 443838

Dentists (NHS)

Information from NHS Choices about nearest dentists to Alexandra Park Library (as the centre of APN's core neighbourhood)

Doctors' Surgeries

Information from NHS Choices about nearest doctors' surgeries to Alexandra Park Library (as the centre of APN's core neighbourhood)

Libraries

Alexandra Park (Alexandra Park Road, N22 7UJ) tel: 020 8489 8770
Opening times:
9am-7pm    Mon,Tues, Thurs, Fri
10am-7pm  Weds.
9am-5pm    Sat.
12-4pm       Sun.

Muswell Hill (Queens Ave., N10 3PE) tel: 8489 8773
Opening times:
9am-7pm    Mon,Tues, Thurs, Fri
10am-7pm  Weds.
9am-5pm    Sat.
Closed        Sun.

Lost Property (local buses)

Wood Green Bus Garage, lost property, T: 8271 0201

Pharmacies

List of opening times and phone nos. of local pharmacies - those open longest (and farthest away) are at the bottom of the list.

Also see advice on getting medicines out-of-hours from NHS Choices – including if you don’t have a prescription. Or dial 111 (NHS) to ask for pharmacies open at other times.

Redwood (116 Alex Pk Rd N10, T: 8883 1596):
9am-7pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
9am-6pm Weds
9am-4.30pm Sat
Closed Sun

Morrisons, Wood Green (in the supermarket, T: 8881 4801):
9am-9pm Mon-Fri
9am-8pm Sat
11am-5pm Sun

Dukes Pharmacy (330 Muswell Hill Broadway, T: 8883 9072):
9am-7pm Mon-Fri
9am-6pm Sat
Closed Sun

Boots (358 Muswell Hill Broadway, T: 8883 5520):
9am-7pm Mon-Sat
10am-6pm Sun

Abbott (101 Colney Hatch Lane N10, T: 8883 3960):
9am-7pm Mon-Fri
9am-6pm Sat     
Closed Sun

Hornsey Central (151a Park Rd N8, T: 3074 2700)
7am-10pm Mon-Sat
9am-7pm Sun

Lloyds (inside Sainsbury’s, Williamson Rd N4, T: 8826 5795)
7am-11pm Mon-Fri
7am-10pm Sat
11am-5pm Sun

Islington (Unit A, 31 North Rd N7, T: 7700 7585)
6am-11pm Mon-Fri
8am-11pm Sat

Closed Sun

Post Offices

Brownlow Road (8 Queens Parade, Brownlow Rd N11)
Opening hours:
8am-6pm Mon & Tues
9am-6pm Wed-Fri
9am-1pm Sat

Muswell Hill (420 MH Broadway N10)
Opening hours:
9am-5.30pm Mon & Wed-Fri
9.30am-5.30pm Tues
9am-12.30pm Sat

Wood Green (in WH Smith, 110 High Road N22)
Opening hours:
9am-5.30pm Mon & Wed-Sat
9.30am-5.30pm Tues

Recycling Centre (Western Road N22 T: 8884 5614)
Opening hours:
8.30am-4pm Mon-Fri
9am-4pm Sat & Sun

Another centre in Tottenham accepts the same items, and is open the same hours

Royal Mail post box with latest collection time:

Tottenham Delivery Office 53 Moorefield Road N17 (behind Bruce Grove station)

18.45   Mon-Fri
12pm   Sat

Royal Mail: Sorting/Delivery Office (Buckingham Road N22, T: 0345 602 1021)

Opening hours:
8am-12.30pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri
8am-8pm Weds
8am-2pm Sat
Closed Sun

Vets

Alexandra Park Road (no.111, N10 2DP) tel: 8444 0119
Opening times:
9-11am and 4-7pm Mon-Fri
10-12pm                 Sat
Closed                    Sun

Hill's (178 Park Road, N8 8JT) tel: 8340 5453
Opening times:
8am-7pm      Mon-Fri
9.30am-3pm Sat
Closed          Sun

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