House clearance Palmers Green N13 and N14
Few little facts about Palmers-Green
Palmers Green s situated in the London Borough of Enfield. Recorded as Palmers Grene in 1608, 'village green associated with a family called Palmer' (mentioned in local records from the 14th century), from the Middle English grene. The area of Palmers Green was once a minute hamlet in the parish of Edmonton. Palmers Green was mentioned as a highway in 1324 (in Westminster Abbey Muniments).
Palmers Green today is home to the largest population of Cypriots outside Cyprus and as such, is occasionally nicknamed Palmers Greek. The local primary school had an "outstanding" report from ofsted in 2008.
Stevie Smith, the poet and novelist, lived in Palmers Green from 1905 until her death in 1971, also that year, Joe Strummer shared a flat at 18 Ash Grove with Tymon Dogg and several others. Paul Scott, the author of "The Jewel in the Crown" trilogy was born in Palmers Green on 25 March 1920. Victoria Cross recipient Alfred Herring lived locally. Local author Douglas Hill was killed by a bus on a zebra crossing at The Triangle in 2007. Paul Dean, British/American Pulitzer Prize winning writer was raised and educated there between 1946 and 1957.