“To make Highgate green and sustainable”
Why it matters
Sustainability is fundamental to everything we want to achieve for Highgate. These important issues were integrated throughout the Plan but we are keen that they become the focus for future initiatives.
What we’re doing
There are also many local organisations actively working on issues including solar panels, recycling, community planting and electric vehicles.
Highgate Environmental Network (HEN)
We support and are part of an eco/sustainability network of organisations and projects in Highgate. Other members include: LUX, Highgate Society Sustainable Living group, Lauderdale House, Transition Highgate and Omved Gardens, and other groups have been invited to join.
During the Highgate Festival in June, more than 50 people came together to hear talks and run workshops designed to generate ideas about how we as a community can respond to the climate crisis. These are the ideas: TransportMake Pond Square more attractive...
“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 impaired and it...
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...