Garden Room at Avenue House, East End Road, Finchley, N3 3QE we cover archaeology throughout the London Borough of Barnet. The Hadas Working Party actively conduct field walking, surveying and excavations. We also have an excellent programme of outings and lectures throughout the year [more...]
New Vision for the future of the Metropolitan Police Service Peel Centre Site in Hendon. Plans are being prepared for the redevelopment of this 73 acre site in Colindale. The proposed plans will be on display at the RAF Museum Grahame Park from Thursday 4th October to Sunday, 6th October 2012. Viewing will be between 12.00 and 20.00 on the Thursday and between 12.00 and 17.00 on the other two days. The key objectives set out for the scheme are (i) to provide new improved facilities for the Metropolitan Police Service (ii) To support the London Borough of Barnet's ambition to regenerate the whole area with housing, new primary school, open space and shopping (iii) To deliver much needed housing and to stimulate the local economy. If interested please comment on the scheme.
Lectures & Events Diary
HADAS course 2012/2013
For the academic year 2012/2013 HADAS are running their course called "Finds in focus" . This course, which will concentrate specifically on post excavation analysis, will be tutored by Jacqui Pearce BA FSA MIfA and will take place on Wednesday evenings from 18.30 for two hours at Avenue House, 17 East End Road, Finchley, N3 3QE. There will be 22 sessions. The cost of the course will be covered by a donation to HADAS of £275. The course starts on Wednesday, 26th September 2012. For more details
Newsletter Archive Project
The Hadas newsletters have been converted into digital form as part of a permanent archive. We are now busily converting the page images into text to create a complete and searchable archive covering over the 50 years of the Society's history.
Church End Farm Building Record
This is a record of the building history at Church End Farm. It was compiled as part of the post-excavation analysis of of an excavation (Site code CEF61) at Church End Farm Hendon in 1960s.
Excavations at Hendon School prompted research into this important house in the history of Hendon.
Battle of Barnet
Members of Hadas are investigating the Wars of the Roses' site of the 1471 Battle of Barnet.
Over the years HADAS members and others have produced a number of publications on both the archaeology and local history of the London Borough of Barnet. Some of these publications can now be purchased at specially reduced prices.
This link will take you to a list of the places HADAS has had outings to over the years, it is intended to help those who can't remember when we went to some place or another.
Woodhouse - home of Thomas Collins
Now the home of the Woodhouse Academy this beautiful old house has a fascinating history.......