“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.
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...
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...
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...