Hatton garden is an area and street in the London Borough of Camden in the district of Holborn. It is the hub for Diamond and Jewellery trade in the UK. There are also newly opened media and creative businesses. This area is named after the Garden of London residence of Sir Christopher Hatton in 1581.It is famous for its Diamonds and Jewellery since the medieval times. Hatton garden has a cluster of 55 Jewellery retail shops
From a total of 300 Businesses present here. There are several advertising agencies and media agencies like gray, Terrapinn, Inspira Media Group and many more. Hatton Garden is also famous for the invention of the machine gun; Sir Hiram Maxim made first machine gun in 1881 at 57 Hatton Garden. The residential part of the Hatton Garden is ever increasing with new luxury apartment; Ziggurat Building has a stand out architecturally. St Etheldreda’s Church is present in Hatton garden which is one of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in England.
What tube station is near Hatton Garden?
Chancery Lane station of London Tube is the nearest to Hatton Garden. There are three routes approximately 500 meters. One can walk via the A40 and Leather Ln, A40 and Hatton Garden/B521 and Brooke St in 7 minutes approximately. By taxi via A40 it takes only 2 minutes to reach the Hatton Garden from Chancery Lane Tube Station. There are buses in every 3 minutes from the station to Holborn Circus Fetter Lane after that it’s in walking distance.
Chancery Lane Tube Station is on the central line of the London Underground system and is directly connected to St. Paul’s and Holborn stations. The Chancery Lane tube station is in fare zone 1.
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