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Tottenham traders sign up to pledge to help boost High Road shops
Tidy shop fronts and signs in keeping with Tottenham's heritage are part of a pledge to attract shoppers to one of the borough’s main shopping streets.
The Tottenham Traders Partnership, in collaboration with Haringey Borough Council, launched the Tottenham High Street Charter earlier this week.
The pledge, signed by businesses, the council and police, sets out a commitment to make Tottenham’s High Road a more welcoming place for shoppers.
Shopkeepers who sign up agree to keep their shop fronts clean and tidy, with signs that fit in with the area’s heritage.
The council’s new town centre manager for Tottenham will help revitalise the area with more events in public places.
Moaz Nanjuwany, chairman of Tottenham Traders Partnership, said: “Over the next year we want to improve the first impressions of Tottenham and make it a place that attracts visitors.”
The council says revitalising the High Road is a key part of its Plan for Tottenham, which was launched last year and includes a new Tottenham Hotspur stadium and housing at the former Cannon Rubber factory site.
Councillor Alan Strickland, cabinet member for economic development, said: “Boosting trade, jobs and visitors on Tottenham’s high streets is a key part of our plan for the area’s huge regeneration.
“Improving the High Road needs to be a team effort – that’s why I’m so pleased that the council, local traders and the police have come together to make these pledges.
“Our local traders are not only vital to the local economy, but can play an important role in regenerating our high streets.”