Pauline Baines at 100 Years

Local Primrose Hill resident Pauline Baines recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Born in Brighton on 9 October 1917, Pauline came to North London at the age of five with her parents, going first to a small school in Hampstead, then to Brondesbury and Kilburn School for Girls when the family moved to Willesden Green. Pauline wanted to go to university to study languages, but with … Continue reading Pauline Baines at 100 Years

Update on Primrose Hill Community Centre

The Primrose Hill Community Association (PHCA) has been given an option by Camden Council to buy a 25-year lease on its home, the Community Centre at 29 Hopkinsons’ Place, for an upfront payment of £250,000. In the 1970s a campaign by Primrose Hill residents to stop the demolition of the Piano Factory in Fitzroy Road resulted in Camden Council buying the building and converting it … Continue reading Update on Primrose Hill Community Centre