Pinner Assn AGM

Attendance hit all records on 17 April when the formal business of the AGM was followed by two speakers. Stephen Kelly, the Divisional Director for Planning from Harrow Council  addressed the meeting on the subject of the planning policy of the Council, with particular reference to the recent changes in Central (more…)

Pinn Bridge Railings

MYSTERY OF THE MISSING POSTERS It was something of a shock to discover on a stroll down to the Village one Sunday morning to find the railings over the Pinn devoid of posters – like seeing a beloved old friend without any clothes on! One had to admit that the (more…)

Blue Plaque event in Pinner

On 27th February a blue plaque in honour of Sir Ambrose Heal was unveiled on the Fives Court in Moss Lane, Pinner by his grandson Oliver Heal.  Sir Ambrose was the Founder of the Furniture Store in Tottenham Court Road, and built the Fives Court where he lived from 1901 (more…)

Horseflesh in the News

Nothing new in Pinner: HORSEFLESH FOR SALE  Extract from the February 1942 Villager (issue no.14) Horseflesh for sale, ostensibly for human consumption, at 120 Marsh Road was, to say the least, an unpleasing sight which detracted from the amenities of the district.  Definitely and emphatically there is neither necessity nor (more…)


NEW PINNER WALK FOR BEGINNERS Look out for a new “beginners” walk that will start in Pinner on January 10th 2013. This is a short, slower paced walk on mainly flat ground around the beautiful Pinner Memorial Park. The route includes benches and toilets and will use paths and grassy (more…)

Bogus Builders and Rogue Traders

 Over the last couple of weeks instances of Bogus Builders have increased – specifically with regards to Roofing scams in the north of Hillingdon Borough.  Bogus Builders or Rogue Traders are people who turn up unannounced with the intention of tricking people either by high pressure selling or using false (more…)

Remembrance Day 2012

On a sunny but chill Sunday the inhabitants of Pinner and the surrounds turned out in their hundreds to mark Remembrance Day which actually fell on the 11 November.                                                             The youth of Pinner signifying their respect (more…)