Urban Development

The bend in the River Moselle - Courtesy Theo Thomas, Thames21

Rivers, Right Angles and Wrong Connections

The River Moselle takes a zigzag course through Haringey, as if trying to escape our attempts to control it.

The straight lines and right turns of its route from Queen’s Wood to Markfield...

Clean Water, Concrete, Culvert, Ecology, Eels, Factories, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Lordship Rec, Lost Rivers, Markfield Park, Pollution, Queen's Wood, River Lea, River Moselle, River Thames, Sewage Fungus, Stickleback, Tottenham Cemetary, Urban Development, Waste Water

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Tottenham development from the mid-19th century

Tottenham: Growth after 1850

"The arrival of the Northern and Eastern railway in 1840 did not markedly improve communications with London, nor did new centres of population arise around the first stations, east of Tottenham...

Local History, Maps, Tottenham, Tottenham Civic Society, Urban Development

Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society

"The Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society (GLIAS) was founded in 1968 to record relics of London's industrial history and to deposit these records with national and local museums,...

Historical Societies, Industrial Archaeology, Local History, Urban Development