House clearance in Southgate N14
Few little facts about Southgate
Southgate is situated within the London Borough of Enfield, although parts of its western fringes lie within the London Borough of Barnet. The name is derived from being the south gate to Enfield Chase.
Southgate has connections with many people in the arts and showbusiness. The Turner Prize-winning artist Rachel Whiteread was a student at Southgate School. The singer Rachel Stevens from S Club 7 and jazz singer Amy Winehouse both were born in Southgate and went to Ashmole School on Cecil Road. Radio presenter Simon Mayo was also born in Southgate. The singer Alberto Remedios lived in Southgate before emigrating. The actor Ron Moody lives in Southgate at the Cherry Tree.
Southgate was originally the South Gate of Enfield Chase, the King's hunting grounds. Tea magnate Sir Thomas Lipton came to Southgate from Muswell Hill in 1892, and lived in a house called Osidge until his death in 1931.