Welcome to the community website of Alexandra Park neighbourhood in London. Our aim is to encourage interaction, both online and in person, between local people in Alexandra Park and surrounding neighbourhoods, as well as providing a channel for local information. Use it to discuss local issues, find out about local events and post your own events, create a group, recycle items …

We would like discussions to be constructive and wide-ranging enough for all members to feel comfortable using the site, providing a space for everybody who would like to take part. So if something is not being talked about which you think should be, start a new discussion!  For more information, see About the Site.


Latest Activity on the site

Susie Holden replied to Alex King's forum post Planning Application to build in Crescent Hardware yard
"111 objections registered so far. Just 3 more days to have your say."
7 hours ago
Susie Holden posted a photo
7 hours ago
Annabel Gregory replied to Alex King's forum post Planning Application to build in Crescent Hardware yard
"I remember some years ago waiting at the local hairdresser's while an old lady was having her hair done, and Dave Chu came in with some tap washers (or similar) for her, saying
"Here you are, Joan, that's [however much it was] - you can give the mon…"
23 hours ago
Stephen Brice added a forum post
Some really great new pieces in the warehouse.Stock changing regularly as new donations arrive.Brigid and the team look forward to welcoming you.Take a look at our FB page here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/barnetfurniturecentre/posts/ Opening hours…
Sophie Walrafen is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Susie Holden replied to Alex King's forum post Planning Application to build in Crescent Hardware yard
"Objections lodged (from me and a separate one by my husband). I absolutely can't think of the parade without Dave. We have been regular customers for years and so value his advice and presence. We're still reeling from the loss of another lovely loc…"
Stuart and Rachel Taylor joined Alexandra Park Neighbours
Stephen Brice replied to Stephen Brice's forum post PLEASE SIGN THE PINKHAM WAY ALLIANCE PETITION
Neither Haringey, nor the North London Waste Authority (NLWA), nor the North London Waste Plan (NLWP), has ever tried - or bothered to try - to make the case either for the need or the suitability of the Pinkham Way site for waste. It is an…"
Admin posted an event
From the Big Green Bookshop:
We are absolutely delighted to be hosting an evening with the legend that is Dave Hill, to celebrate the paperback publication of his autobiography, “So Here It Is”.
At their peak, Slade enjoyed success and adulation…
Judi Evans replied to Alex King's forum post Planning Application to build in Crescent Hardware yard
"Objection loedged! Dave's hardware store is such a rare gem, and an important part of our local community, I'd hate to see it go.  We've already lost our lovely dry cleaners and that commercial unit is still empty almost one year later :("
Stephen Brice replied to Stephen Brice's forum post PLEASE SIGN THE PINKHAM WAY ALLIANCE PETITION
Thanks for your reply. I have to be out this evening but will respond fully tomorrow.
Kind regards,
Stephen Middleton posted an event
Friends of Alexandra Park presents.....
The first of our Winter Talk series will be given by  Gill Perkins, the Chief Executive of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust. 
We know that bumblebees have a critical role in our environment, but like so many o…
Susie Holden liked Rachael Booth's event Muswell Hill Creatives Winter Market
Rachael Booth replied to Stephen Brice's forum post PLEASE SIGN THE PINKHAM WAY ALLIANCE PETITION
"Hi.  Where would I find information to understand the argument for using Pinkham Way for the waste treatment plant. I've only seen the argument against.  My Mum lives in Sussex where there was a lot of opposition to a treatment plant locally but she…"
Rachael Booth posted an event
Hope you can make it along to the next Muswell Hill Creatives Winter Market - 24 stalls of gifts and goodies by local independent designers and makers.  #KeepitLocalthisChristmas.  
Parish of Alexandra Park added a forum post
  COMING SOONSt Andrew's Autumn BazaarSaturday 17 November, 2.00-4.30pm See You There! www.alexandrapark.org @alexparkparish


Missing black and white cat

This is our cat, Sunflower, who has gone missing. We live in Alexandra Park Road, but he's a frequent visitor to Victoria Road and Harcourt Road, and we think he's gone further afield now. If anyone has seen him, please contact us on 020 8881 5651 / 07777 602303. He doesn't wear a collar but is microchipped. Thank you - we miss him very much.

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Singing for Fun

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    Folk songs, songs from musicals and 'the charts', songs you sang with others years ago… and would like to again.
    For people who like to sing… whether they have experience or not!
    Words provided.

  • Added By: Supporters APL

Items offered/wanted for sale/free – link to posts in this Forum category

Recommended Tradespeople – link to posts which have been tagged with e.g. 'builder' or 'window cleaner'


Events Calendar

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 St. Andrew's Autumn Bazaar - 17 Nov from 2-4.30pm - St. Andrew's Centre, Alexandra Park Road N10

Dog MOT - 19 Nov from 11-2pm - Wood Green Animal Charity, 601 Lordship Lane, N22

Talk: Global Politics of Sustainable Energy - 19 Nov at 7.30pm - Muswell Hill Methodist Church, 28 Pages Lane N10. Organised by Muswell Hill Sustainability Group.

Muswell Hill Creatives' Winter Market - 24 Nov from 10.30-4pm - St. James Square (outside Planet Organic)

The Pavilion Christmas Handmade Crafts Fair - 24 and 25 Nov from 10-4pm - The Pavilion Cafe, Albert Road Rec

Singing for Fun - 30 Nov from 5-6pm - Alexandra Park Library. A SAPL free event.

Bowes Park Ceilidh - 1 Dec from 7.15pm - Bounds Green Bowls and Tennis Club

Big Tree Plant (national tree week) - 2 Dec from 10-1pm - Albert Road Rec

Fortismere Community Choir Christmas Concert - 8 Dec at 7.30pm - St. Andrews Church, Alexandra Park Road N10

Salsa Xmas Party - 12 Dec from 8pm - Bounds Green Bowls and Tennis Club, Brownlow Road N11 2BS

Christmas Carols - 13 Dec 7-8pm - PGRA Carols - Junction of Palace Gates Road and Crescent Road, N22

Sing Carols - 14 Dec from 5-6.30pm - Alexandra Park Library. A SAPL free event.

More Music Hall and Vaudeville on Film (Hornsey Historical Society) - 9 Jan from 8-9pm - Union Church Hall, Corner of Ferme Park Road / Weston Park N8

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Regular Activities

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Jazz@Karamel - every Thursday evening, music from 8-10.30pm - Karamel Restaurant, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green

Hornsey Historical Society: local history surgery - first Saturday of every month between 10.30-2.30pm - The Old Schoolhouse, 136 Tottenham Lane N8

Friends of Ally Pally Station Gardening Parties - last Sunday of every month between 3-5pm - Ally Pally Station

Beginners Pilates Class with Clare - Wednesdays from 6.45-7.45pm - South Harringay Junior School, Mattison Rd entrance off Green Lanes

Pilates class for mixed abilities - Fridays from 10.15-11.15am - South Harringay Junior School, Mattison Rd entrance off Green Lanes.

Alternative Art Club for 10-15yr olds - Thursdays from 6-7.30pm during term time - Highgate Wood School

Salsa Wednesdays - beginners and intermediate classes 7-8pm, Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG

Adults and Kids Fitness Classes in Albert Rec - Saturday mornings from 9.30-11am - Albert Road Rec

Alexandra Chorus - Wednesdays 7-9pm at Alexandra Park School

Palace Gates Community Gardening - on the Triangle and at the Albert Road mini-roundabout - usually at 11am on the first Saturday in the month

Gentle monthly walk - the last Wednesday in the month, 12.30-2.30pm, starting from Alexandra Park Library. A free SAPL activity

Fashion Courses: learn how to make your own clothes, pattern-cutting or more advanced - Saturday all day or 6-week courses - near Manor House tube station

Alexandra WI - meetings are held in CUFOS (the old train station at the top of The Avenue) on the first Tuesday of every month, 8-10pm.

Ally Pally Parkrun - free five-kilometer run every Saturday at 9am. Register online

Conservation Volunteers work in Alexandra Park - 2nd Sunday of the month from 10am to 3.30pm

Pavilion Crafts on Thursdays 11.0-12.30 - Cafe, Albert Road Rec.

Go Ape! - in the Upper Field (just below the boating lake), Alexandra Park (booking advised)

Afro Rhythm Aerobics - Fridays 8-9pm at Everyone's Climbing Tree, Station Road N22

Make, Play and Prosecco - free drop-in craft and social sessions on Wednesdays 7.30-9.30 at Pavilion Cafe, Albert Road Rec.

Bowes Park Folk Club - usually on the first Thursday of each month from 8 to 10pm at Mum's Bistro, Myddleton Road

Three Reading Groups at Big Green Bookshop - at 7pm on the last Monday in the month, the second Tuesday in the month, and the Short Story group on the first Thursday in the month

St. Andrew's Parish Church - Sunday services: 10am Sung Eucharist with Footsteps for children; 6pm Evening Prayer

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