Strategies to build a new significant-high quality town centre in Seven Sisters moved a step nearer past night soon after Haringey Council agreed to purchase land held by property developer Grainger

The Wards Corner web site has lengthy been determined by the council as it performs a vital job in supporting the communities of 7 Sisters, which includes the effectively-acknowledged Latin Village marketplace which draws in thousands of people and is 1 of the most perfectly-identified internet sites in London.

For the council to acquire a new vision for the region that fits in with their priorities to deliver new council households alongside a retail offer to guidance area positions, they are on the lookout to assemble land, largely in Grainger’s possession.

The acquisitions will now put the council in a distinctive placement to put into action a new council-led delivery approach for the Wards Corner site that aligns with its priorities for housing, overall economy, place and community prosperity creating and enhances Transport for London’s (TfL) strategies for Seven Sisters Market place (SSM).

Cllr Ruth Gordon, Cupboard Member for Council Home Making, Placemaking and Enhancement, said: “I’m seeking forward to functioning together with members of the community in Seven Sisters to build and co-style options for this culturally loaded corner of our borough.

“For the first time in almost 20 a long time, there is a serious chance for us to contemplate a new council led delivery technique that is closer in line with the new Haringey Offer and placemaking ambitions.

We will seek out to engage and get the job done with residents, companies and community partners on a new style that compliments the neighbouring TfL local community led marketplace.

The council is only 1 aspect of the resolution right here. We will need to have to do the job with TfL, owners of the Seven Sisters Marketplace who are doing work on extensive phrase designs to re-present the Industry with the Latin Village at its heart.

Nevertheless, the council is uniquely positioned to lastly provide a renewed superior-quality city centre in Seven Sisters.”