, inner borough (1991 pop. 187,300) of Greater London, SE England. It is primarily residential. Within the borough, Tottenham has furniture, light engineering, children's clothing, and printing industries. Bruce Castle in Tottenham, built in the 16th cent., houses a postal museum in honor of Sir Rowland Hill
, founder of the penny postage system. Formerly the television headquarters of the British Broadcasting Corp., Alexandra Palace is a conference and exhibition center.
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