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Hackney

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Hackney
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Administration
Borough:Hackney
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Middlesex
Post Office and Telephone
Post town:LONDON
Postcode:E5, E8, E9
Dialling Code:020

Hackney is the principal area of the London Borough of Hackney in East London. Hackney is 4 miles (6.4 km) north east of Charing Cross.

The Hackney area includes:

Writer Grace Aguilar was born in Hackney. Daniel Defoe lived in Hackney. Mare Street is dominated by the newly re-opened Hackney Empire Music Hall, on whose stage appeared Charles Chaplin and Marie Lloyd - who lived in nearby Graham Road.

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Transport in Hackney

Central Hackney is well served by local bus routes, but lacks an underground station.

Heritage and Theatres in Hackney

See also

External Links

  • Meg Hillier (http://www.meghillier.com/) Labour MP for Hackney South & Shoreditch.
  • Hackney Labour Party (http://www.hackney-labour.org.uk/) Links to Labour Councillors, London Assembly Members and MEPs
  • Hackney Independent (http://hackneyindependent.org) Community politics in the London Borough of Hackney


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