The Boundary Commission for England is proposing changes to the constituency boundaries affecting Highgate. For details of the changes go to https://boundarycommissionforengland.independent.gov.uk/2023-review/ and for the consultation procedures go to https://www.bcereviews.org.uk/.The consultation closes on August 2nd 2021.
Shepherd’s Cottage is a hidden treasure in Highgate. Built in the 17th Century, it is located in the village backlands. The cottage and its historic setting are threatened by a proposed development which will block heritage views and emergency access. The local community have come together to challenge these plans and to preserve the cottage in its setting for future generations
A full year-long programme of community celebrations to mark the 150th anniversary of the Hampstead Heath Act has been unveiled by the City Corporation.
A highlight of the programme includes an outdoor exhibition which will be launched on the Heath on 23 June to showcase the site’s history and the significance of the 1871 Act. For the full programme click More
Highgate School Museum on Southwood Lane is currently closed, but that does not mean you can’t step inside the history of Highgate School and enjoy the wonderful artefacts, displays and artworks that are part of its blueprint. Their video series, focusses a spotlight on individual pieces. Click More for links to available videos.
The Highgate Society exists to make Highgate and its neighbourhood a better place in which to live and work; to ensure changes enhance the area, to encourage sound planning and to improve public transport.
As a social hub the Society is at the very heart of Highgate, staging or facilitating a wide range of events for the whole community.