A HUGE £300m project to transform lives and create thousands of jobs in Haringey has been agreed.
A new shopping centre and 800 homes will be built in the latest bid to breathe new life into Haringey.
Haringey Council is teaming up with developer Argent Related to regenerate Tottenham Hale which is one of the biggest housing projects in London.
The council’s cabinet approved plans last Wednesday for a strategic partnership which will bring together key sites which are central to Haringey’s ambitions for a new town centre at Tottenham Hale.
Argent Related will build 800 homes around the Tottenham Hale transport hub. Alongside the mixed-tenure homes, there will be new shops, cafes and restaurants and community facilities, including a health centre.
The redevelopment of Tottenham Hale will also mean improved green spaces and better access to both the new Tottenham Hale transport interchange and the Lee Valley Regional Park.
A report to Haringey Council’s cabinet said: “The vision is to transform the heart of Tottenham Hale, currently an area dominated by surface car parking and out of town retailing, into a safe, open and attractive series of streets and spaces for people.”
Claire Kober, leader of Haringey Council, said: “Our Tottenham Hale programme will create thousands of new jobs and new affordable homes. We look forward to working with Argent Related to deliver a thriving new town centre with great places to live, work and shop in the heart of Tottenham Hale.”
The latest announcement is the final piece in the jigsaw of the plans to revamp the Tottenham Hale area. In all, about £1bn will be spent on the various schemes.
The venture is already bearing fruit with the Ada National College for Digital Skills to open in Tottenham Hale in September. The college will equip young people with the latest high-tech skills and qualifications from software programming and data science to games design and app development.