Improved travel links, new shops and the restoration of historic buildings are just a few of the things planned for a facelift of Tottenham High Road.

Haringey council’s draft Tottenham High Road strategy has been drawn up with the help of locals and includes a wide-range of proposals designed to improve the area.

Details include restoring historic buildings, encouraging more people to shop and socialise in the area, reducing congestion, and creating more local jobs.

Steps to improve green spaces, retail parades and walking routes as well as support for businesses and traders are also part of the scheme aimed at bringing a new lease of life to Tottenham High Road.

Local residents and businesses have until March 23 to comment on the proposals, currently on display at Marcus Garvey Library.

The council says feedback will help shape future plans and investment for the High Road and surrounding areas, including Seven Sisters, West Green Road, Bruce Grove, Tottenham Green and Broad Lane.

The council’s cabinet member for housing, regeneration and planning, Alan Strickland, said: “Tottenham is an historic area with outstanding diversity.

“The High Road is the spine running through Tottenham and the community needs to be at the heart of any plans to improve the area’s environment and boost its prospects.

“We’ve already delivered a raft of positive changes, and we want to work with local people to make further improvements that will help the High Road continue to thrive in the future.

“Our Tottenham High Road strategy aims to set a clear vision for the area to help shape its future success, and I would encourage all residents and businesses to let us know their views.”