Harringay situated in North London positioned between the northern boundary of Finsbury Park and the southern boundary of Duckett’s Common. Harringay like many areas in north London it still offers both residential town properties with pleasant green spaces. The main road has a cosmopolitan feel, and is noted for its incredible range of Turkish grocers.
The surrounding streets off the main Harringay A105 through road are often known as the ‘Harringay Ladder’ due to a similarity when viewed on a map. These offer a wide range of highly “sought after” residential properties - mainly late Victorian and early Edwardian terraces.
Good tube train facilities from Harringay to the City and West End are provided by the Piccadilly line. Overground and mainline services are available at Harringay Railway Station on the Overground Gospel Oak to Barking Line,. Driving from Harringay via the North Circular to central London or M1 (allow 45/50 minutes) M25 allow 35/40 minutes. Schools offer both primaries and secondary’s facilities. Sports facilities are many and include the running track, gym and tennis courts at Finsbury Park.
Those who enjoy Cosmopolitan and Turkish food will find a mecca of choice in gourmet diets in the many restaurants that frequent Harringay especially those situated in the Green Lanes. Other recommended eateries include the trendy Music & Bean, offering a great atmosphere with delicious breakfasts, coffee and free Wi-Fi. “Cafe Moka” on Wightman Road brings a touch of Crouch End to Harringay and the chance to spot the odd famous face.
Situated in Harringay, The magnificent Salisbury pub- a Grade II listed building - is the local historical landmark, built in 1899 by J.C. Hill, founder of the London Brick Company. Close by is “The Garden Ladder” (between Warham & Pemberton Road) - both offer a highly praised Sunday roast! Within easy walking distance both Stroud Green and Crouch End are also inundated with great places to eat. In Wood Green, “Mosaica” at The Chocolate Factory offers European food made from locally-sourced ingredients as does the “Ferry Boat Inn” on Ferry Lane.
Schools: Primaries: Chestnuts, St Mary’s Priory RC, North Harringay and South Harringay are all “good”, says Ofsted, with Woodberry Down “outstanding”. Secondaries: Skinners’ Academy and Park View are stated as “good”.