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Tel code: 0207 | code search
Postcode: E2/E8/E9 | code search
Population: 202800
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Birthplace of:
John Howard Ron Pickering William Roberts Alan Sugar Harold Pinter Marc Bolan Jeremy Beadle Eric Bristow Trisha Goddard Dennis Norden Ray Winstone Stanley Hayter Robert South Phillips Idowu Idris Elba Professor Green
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Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

Hackney Events

January
Farewell to Christmas

July
London to Southend Ride for the British Heart Foundation
Lovebox

August
Field Day
Underage Festival

December
Christmas Past
Dalston Christmas Market
London Santa Run
Winter Village Hackney
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City Inn Express Hotel
"Good Points: excellent value for money which was why we booked in the first place. Bad Points: no tea making facilities in the room, after travelling to get there we were ..." More

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The former village of Hackney is at the heart of the east-London borough which takes its name. An historic village, it became a posh countryside address during the Tudor era, surrounded by the grand homes of aristocrats. But centuries later, when the railway rolled in, Hackney was ready for industrialisation and extensive house-building. Today, the re-named Hackney Central retains one ancient relic - a 13th Century tower surviving from the medieval St Augustine's Church. Hackney spreads itself out around Mare Street, and a little further beyond it to the north. This is a lively place bustling with bars, restaurants and exciting shopping, and home-buyers are flocking back to the Georgian and Victorian housing so prevalent in residential roads. The most famous part of the district, however, is Town Hall Square, the location of the old Grade II-listed town hall, various municipal amenities including a museum, and the celebrated Hackney Empire. This old music hall, built by the imaginative architect Frank Matcham in 1901, has presented some of the world's biggest stars during its lifetime as a concert venue, TV set, bingo hall and contemporary variety theatre. For those in search of space, meanwhile, the acres of London Fields are easily reached.

Attraction

Geffrye Museum
Hackney City Farm
Sutton House

Budget

City Inn Express Hotel *book online*

Care Home

Monarch Court

Classes

Yoga - Iyengar

Council

Hackney London Borough

Pub and Bar

Crown
Empress of India
Prince Arthur
The Old Ship

Restaurant

Empress of India
Hackney Central
Prince Arthur
The Old Ship

School

Berger Primary School
Gayhurst Primary School
Hackney Free CofE Secondary School
Mandeville Primary School
Morningside Primary School

Mossbourne Community Academy
Nightingale Primary School
St John and St James CofE Primary School

Solicitor

BWF Solicitors
Cherith Solicitors
Harrison Morgan

Taxi

A1 Taxis
Dunston Taxis
Hackney Minibus Hire
Kwick Cars

Theatre

Chat's Place
Hackney Empire

Sports Clubs

Hackney White Heat Basketball Club+F18 (Basketball)
Millwall Rugby Club (Rugby Union)

Shops

Burberry Factory Shop
Boots
Clarks
Silverfields Chemist Ltd
Clarks Healthcare
A G Price

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Activities

Oscar Bravo CC(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Hackney

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City Inn Express Hotel (0.50 miles)

City Inn Express Hotel

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City Inn Express Hotel is located in London, with easy transport links to the heart of the city.
This new hotel offers clean, furnished rooms that all come with TV and DVD ... More

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Sacred Heart Lodge (0.77 miles)

Sacred Heart Lodge
The Sacred heart Lodge, a former Convent building refurbished into a modern Lodge with still all the classic looks. As one of London’s listed buildings, this modern Lodge provides you with all the modern features and ... More | visit website
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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments (0.95 miles)

Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
From the moment you glimpse the baroque architecture of Town Hall and walk into the marble entrance-way with its sweeping staircase and art-deco interior, you know your stay will be memorable. A new concept, Town ... More | visit website
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City View Hotel (1.34 miles)

City View Hotel

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The City View Hotel is a brand new Bed & Breakfast in the lively East End by Bethnal Green Tube Station. The Bed and Breakfast offers extremely good value for money ... More

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Tommy Miahs' Raj Hotel (1.47 miles)

Tommy Miahs

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Tommy Miahs Raj Hotel is the newest addition to the Raj Empire. Located in trendy Islington the hotel is perfect for weekend and city breaks. The hotel has in Indian ... More

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Beaumont Court (1.72 miles)

Beaumont Court

Queen Mary, University of London, offers visitors accommodation in the award winning Westfield Student Village at its Mile End Campus.

The bedrooms are arranged in flats of up to 6 rooms, all of which are ensuite, ... More | visit website

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University of Westminster Alexander Fleming Hall of Residence (1.81 miles)

University of Westminster Alexander Fleming Hall of Residence

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Located at the edge of the "Square Mile", the original City and the most historic part of London. Home to the financial district, St Paul?s Cathedral and the Law Courts. ... More | visit website

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Hoxton Hotel (1.86 miles)

Hoxton Hotel
Less than a mile from Liverpool Street in central London, the award-winning Hoxton Hotel offers contemporary accommodation in a Shoreditch manor, with roaring fires and exposed brick. Each modern room boasts picturesque views of the city, ... More | visit website
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Grange Tower Bridge Hotel (1.87 miles)

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
Launched in June 2011, the brand new Grange Tower Bridge Hotel redefines luxury accommodation and events facilities within the famous Tower Bridge district. Signature services include a comprehensive Business Centre and an expansive Conference and ... More | visit website
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Citystay Hotel (1.96 miles)

Citystay Hotel

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Offering quality en-suite accommodation at affordable prices, Hotel CityStay is a brand new budget hotel situated in Bow, London. The hotel has excellent transport links; central London is 10 minutes ... More

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