Paul Simon Homes have started development of this rundown three-story building which was used a solicitors office into eight new flats with a mix of one, two and three bedroom apartments. This close to the new Tottenham Hot Spurs stadium will provide much-needed housing to the area. The main building will be converted into two flat comprising of a three bedroom and two bedroom apartment. The area to the right will be developed into six new apartments with a mix of one and two bedrooms. The completion date for the development is the first half of 2019
There has been a settlement at Tottenham for over a thousand years. It grew up along the old Roman road, Ermine Street (some of which is part of the present A10 road), and between High Cross and Tottenham Hale, the present Monument Way.
When the Domesday Book was compiled in 1086, about 70 families lived within the area of the manor, mostly labourers working for the Lord of the Manor. A humorous poem entitled the Tournament of Tottenham, written around 1400, describes a mock-battle between peasants vying for the reeve's daughter.
In 1894, Tottenham was made an urban district and on 27 September 1934 it became a municipal borough. As from 1 April 1965, the municipal borough formed part of the London Borough of Haringey.
The River Lea (or Lee) was the eastern boundary between the Municipal Boroughs of Tottenham and Walthamstow. It is the ancient boundary between Middlesex and Essex and also formed the western boundary of the Viking controlled Danelaw. Today it is the boundary between the London Boroughs of Haringey and Waltham Forest. A major tributary of the Lea, the River Moselle, also crosses the borough from west to east, and often caused serious flooding until it was mostly covered in the 19th century.
From the Tudor period onwards, Tottenham became a popular recreation and leisure destination for wealthy Londoners. Henry VIII is known to have visited Bruce Castle and also hunted in Tottenham Wood. A rural Tottenham also featured in Izaak Walton's book The Compleat Angler, published in 1653. The area became noted for its large Quaker population and its schools (including Rowland Hill's at Bruce Castle. Tottenham remained a semi-rural and upper middle class area until the 1870s.
149,259,279,349,N279 1 Min Walk
Seven Sisters 23 Min Walk
Bruce Grove 8 Min Walk
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