CLEAN UP HIGHGATE

CLEAN UP HIGHGATE

“Highgate’s quite nice apart from the rubbish isn’t it?” Comment from an overseas tourist “I walked through Basildon the other day and Oh My God, I couldn’t believe it, it was cleaner than Highgate!” Comment from a resident “I’m visually...
No Planet B

No Planet B

An evening of sustainability talks and discussion were held at Omved Gardens on 7 July. Each speaker was given five minutes to present their work around issues including bees, pesticides, seed collection and food security. The event was organised by OmVed Gardens,...
Highgate’s pollution

Highgate’s pollution

Two major transport themes in the Forum’s work in 2018 will be buses and parking. A core on these issues is pollution: Highgate High Street, Highgate Hill and Archway Road have above legal levels of air pollution. This blog sets out the background and summarises...
Air Quality Update

Air Quality Update

The Highgate community crowd-funded a second air quality survey and this blog presents the results. The main conclusions: 1. Highgate’s main thoroughfares still have illegal levels of (NO2) air pollution. 2. Overall air quality has not changed in the last year – where...

Air quality testing – second round

Thanks to the generosity of Highgate residents we were able to collect enough money to have a second round of air quality testing. We have spent the last few days putting up sensors. We will have the results in about six weeks.  The results of last year’s...