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The developer behind plans to restore Hornsey Town Hall has announced the firm tasked with running its arts venue.

Pressure is mounting on the developer behind £29m proposals to restore Hornsey Town Hall to reveal plans for the iconic landmark’s arts centre.

This weekend buildings across the capital throw open their doors to welcome the public with the return of Open House London. Here, in no particular order, the organisation’s Rosalind Morris selects a few highlights.

A row has erupted over the future of a historic spiritualist temple whose foundation stone was laid by Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

A television soapstar has joined neighbours in a bid to stop £29m plans to redevelop land behind Hornsey Town Hall.

Opponents of £29m plans to transform Hornsey Town Hall have had their call for the mayor of London to decide on the scheme rejected.

The final resting place of Karl Marx is reputed to be one of the most recognisable graves in the world and will soon be the focus of a BBC Radio 3 documentary.

Modern day football gripe, number 2,376. Premier League clubs having preposterous kit launches at the start of every season.

A trio of councillors has launched a scathing attack on a developer’s plans to regenerate Hornsey Town Hall.

Plans to erect two “unsightly” mobile phone masts near four schools have sparked a storm of protest.

None of the 146 new homes planned for the site of a listed building’s £29m restoration should be affordable, a report has recommended.

Work has begun on the reconstruction of a beloved pub knocked down illegally by its owners.

A plan meant to safeguard the future of a 115-year-old library through its relocation has been condemned as “tragic”.

A threat to close a well-loved library. Angry neighbours forming a campaign in protest. A cash-strapped council accused of trying to make money from the sale of a public building.

A once-beloved Maida Vale hotel and bar is being neglected by its owners and Westminster council is failing to act, the area’s MP has complained.

The final plan for a town hall’s redevelopment has been met by a public outcry.

The iconic Golders Green Hippodrome, formerly a BBC concert venue, is back on the market after months of speculation about its sale.

Catherine West, MP for Hornsey and Wood Green, and David Lammy, MP for Tottenham, called on Council leader Claire Kober to “pause” the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) in the wake of national fire safety concerns.

Concerns have been raised over a failure to begin restoration work on Alexandra Palace’s TV studios.

Two women who arrived in the UK as refugees have returned to the school where they became friends.

Campaigners have begged an arts centre to abandon plans to relocate a much loved library at a packed public meeting.

After receiving the results of independent fire safety tests, commissioned after the tragedy at Grenfell towers, Camden is being forced to remove all their cladding from five tower blocks on the Chalcots Estate in Swiss Cottage.

Supporters of a library faced with relocation are up in arms after discovering there are no plans to hold a full public consultation and an “in principle” decision to sell its site was approved.

A plan to relocate a 110-year-old library is causing consternation among users and led to a split among campaigners.

Ambitious plans to transform a church have been unveiled as part of a planning application.

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