Events Around Highgate

Ongoing: Free Electric Vehicle trials

Wood Green businesses and residents can trial an electric vehicle (for free) for up to one week. To find out more or to book a trial contact us on 020 8489 3489 or email And check as these may be open to people in other parts of Haringey too.

You can currently choose from:

Drivers will need to hold a full driving licence and adhere to insurance requirements.

Trials are subject to vehicle availability. See below for event produced specifically for local businesses. For more information visit


When: Saturday 16th and Sunday the 17th Sept 2017


Image is Bertram St Highgate, on a cold night in 2013

Superhomes are opening up homes with eco-friendly technologies on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th Sept 2017, in parallel with Open House London.

Homes around the Highgate Area include:

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When: Tuesday 26th Sept 2017

Where: The Gallery, Green Rooms, 13-27 Station Road, Wood Green, London, N22 6UW

Wood Green Business forum event – Plug into Electric Vehicles

This evening event will be preceded by a display of electric vehicles on the Wood Green High Road between 11 am and 3 pm.

This event, aimed mainly at local businesses will have presentations from TFL, the Energy Saving Trust, electric vehicle manufacturers and charging network operators, businesses can find out more about:-

The evening will include the following presentations:-

  • Introduction to Wood Green Neighbourhoods of the Future
  • Improving London’s air quality – TFL
  • The Business Case for Electric Vehicles – Energy Saving Trust
  • The Future of Electric Vehicles – EV Manufacturer
  • Charging Electric Vehicles – Chargepoint operator
  • Questions and Networking

Light refreshments will be provided.

 You can book your place on Eventbrite:

For more information email or visit

Post Script:Camden recently also had a scheme to arrange free trials for businesses of electric vehicles, and the results are shown here.


Recent Events:

ENLARGING THE EDMONTON ENERGY FROM WASTE PLANT:Why so large and how will it affect recycling in North London ?- 12th July 2017

The meeting discussed:

  • the rationale for such a massive increase in capacity at the plant
  • the effect will this have on recycling rates
  •  alternative waste technologies that could cut emissions and increase reycling

Further information:
Quentin Given
Norman Beddington


When: Mon 17th July 2017

Electric Vehicles – A Realistic Alternative? Hosted by the Muswell Hill Sustainability Group.

Source: Greenwatt Sustainable Solutions

Source: Greenwatt Sustainable Solutions

Sydney Charles of Transition Highgate spoke on progress at national, London-wide and Haringey levels in supporting a transition to electric vehicles.

Friedbert Meinert, product designer, spoke from first-hand experience of owning a Nissan Leaf and Heisenberg state-of-the-art electric bike.

Gillian Cox of Haringey attended. She announced the Neighbourhoods of the Future web site at This explains Haringey initiatives, such as options for trialling electric vehicles and getting free reviews for businesses.

email to express an interest in these services. Also residents can email suggestions for new locations for charging points to


Project Dirt has a full list of events coming up. See here for details.