Wood Green 伍德綠地 is a place in the London Borough of Haringey. It is a suburban development situated 6.1 miles (9.8 km) north of Charing Cross. In the latter half of the 19th century and before urbanisation it was part of Tottenham and covered by woodland called Tottenham Wood, hence the name of the area, Tottenham Wood Green. Most of Wood Green is in the Hornsey and Wood Green constituency.In 1894 Wood Green was created an urban district and later a municipal borough of Middlesex. In 1965 with the formation of Greater London Wood Green was merged with Tottenham municipal borough and Hornsey municipal borough to form the present-day London Borough of Haringey.It is an important local retail hub, with two cinemas, bars and a shopping centre - Shopping City - close to the tube station. The High Street, the main shopping spine, stretches from the Wood Green tube station to the next stop on the Piccadilly Line, Turnpike Lane. Wood Green Crown Court is a short distance along Lordship Lane.
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