This section contains a variety of articles. Please click the heading to read a particular article.
- Henrietta Barnett in Whitechapel by Micky Watkins
Suburb resident Micky Watkins has written the first ever biography of Henrietta Barnett (1851-1936). Best known as the moving spirit behind the creation of Hampstead Garden Suburb, much less has been written about the first fifty years of her life. Yet, as Micky Watkins shows, the Suburb was only the final achievement of a long and varied career of social reform, much of it spent among the worst slums of London's East End.
- Reflections on the Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust by Chris Kellerman
After 20 years of managing the Trust, Chris Kellerman reflects on his experiences and puts forward a number of suggestions for improving the way in which the company operates.
- Talk by Ivor Hall 9/03
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow - The survival of a Suburb. A talk by Ivor Hall at St Jude's on Open Day 21 September 2003.
- Tree Trail No. 1
Take a virtual walk around the Suburb by following the tree trail, a pictorial tour showing the wide variety of trees within the Suburb.
- Suburb Design Guide
A new version of the Suburb design guide produced by the HGS Trust and London Borough of Barnethas been published in 2010. It can be viewed on the HGSTrust website. It contains information ranging
from how to make a planning application through to materials that can be used.
Please do not rely only on information on this site, always check with Barnet and the Trust before making any plans.
A list of excellent publications available from the HGS Trust and Suburb Gallery.