Harringay Area Guide
Harringay is a unique area of north London with a diverse and thriving local community and excellent transport links.
Running directly off Greens Lanes are the residential streets, collectively known as the 'Ladder', with predominantly converted Victorian terraced housing. While the terraced housing are the mainstays of Harringay you can also find a mix of properties up to and including more modern builds.
Towards the south end of Harringay there is a retail park with a large supermarket and other big-name stores. Along the main strip of Greens Lanes there are predominantly locally-run shops. There is a wide range of inexpensive restaurants and take-aways, and good quality bakers and green grocers. Harringay has a wide range of cuisine that include Greek, Turkish, Cypriot and Kurdish selections. You'll never be short of choice if you decide to try something different.
Harringay has a few recreational areas such as Railway Fields Local Nature Reserve, Bew River Path and Ducketts Common.
Ducketts Common is located opposite Turnpike Lane Underground station, on Green Lanes. It offers several amenities including an outdoor gym and basketball courts..
Manor House and Turnpike Lane Tube stations are on the Piccadilly line with trains to the West End. Hornsey and Harringay train stations have services to Moorgate, in 19 and 17 minutes respectively, while Harringay Green Lanes railway station is on the recently reopened Gospel Oak to Barking line. All stations, with the exception of Manor House, are in Zone.
The number 29 bus goes to Trafalgar Square via Camden Town and Tottenham Court Road; the number 141 goes to London Bridge via Old Street and Bank, and the number 341 goes to County Hall via Islington and Chancery Lane.