The London Borough of Hackney is a London borough in Inner London. The historical and administrative heart of Hackney is Mare Street, which lies 5 miles north-east of Charing Cross. The borough is named after Hackney, its principal district. Southern and eastern parts of the borough are popularly regarded as being part of east London, with the northwest belonging to north London. Its population is 281,120 inhabitants. The London Plan issued by the Greater London Authority assigns ...
Hackney es un municipio londinense en el nordeste de Londres. A diferencia de otros municipios ingleses, su ayuntamiento es dirigido por un alcalde elegido mediante sufragio directo. Hackney limita con Islington al oeste, Haringey al norte, Waltham Forest al nordeste, Tower Hamlets al sudeste y la City de Londres al sudoeste. Gran parte de Hackney mantiene su carácter de ciudad interior y en lugares como Dalston grandes casas de protección oficial se codean con comunidades ...
- Formation and boundaries
- Coat of arms
- Town hall
The Metropolitan Borough of Hackney was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London from 1900 to 1965. Its area became part of the London Borough of Hackney.
The borough was one of twenty-eight metropolitan boroughs created by the London Government Act 1899. It was the successor to the vestry of the parish of Hackney, which had been the local authority since 1894. Between 1855 and 1894 the parish had been administered with Stoke Newington as the Hackney District. The boundaries of Hackney with the neigh...
Under the Metropolis Management Act 1855 any parish that exceeded 2,000 ratepayers was to be divided into wards; as such the parish of St John at Hackney within the Hackney District Board of Works was divided into seven wards: No. 1 or Stamford Hill, No. 2 or West, No. 3 or De Be
The London Government Act 1899 replaced the incorporated vestries with borough councils consisting of a mayor, aldermen and councillors. All councillors were to be elected every three years. There was one alderman for every six councillors, and these were elected by the council i
For elections to Parliament, the borough was divided into three constituencies
The seal of the Hackney Vestry bore a representation of St Augustine's Tower, the remains of the 13th-century parish church. When the metropolitan borough was formed in 1900, the vestry seal was altered by the addition of the Latin motto Justitia Turris Nostra or Justice is our tower. In January 1924 the borough council resolved to seek a formal gr...
The borough council was initially based in a "French-Italian" style town hall in Hackney Grove, dating from 1866. The building was extended in 1898. A new Art Deco town hall in Mare Street was begun in 1934, and opened in 1937. It is now the headquarters of the London Borough of Hackney.
- Hackney Borough Council
- Öffentlicher Verkehr
Hackney hat Zugang zu lediglich einer U-Bahn-Station, Manor House (Piccadilly Line). Die Station Old Street (Northern Line) in Islington liegt direkt hinter der südwestlichen Grenze des Borroughs. Mit der North London Line und der East London Line ist Hackney auch mit dem London OvergroundNetzwerk verbunden. Diese halten an jeweils vier Stationen i...
Von 1596 bis 1604 lebten Edward de Vere, 17. Graf von Oxford, der als Günstling von Königin Elisabeth I. und als Förderer der Künste bekannt ist, und seine zweite Gattin Elizabeth Trenthamin dem damaligen Londoner Vorort Hackney. Sie bewohnten den King's Place. Edward de Vere starb am 24. Juni 1604 in Hackney und soll in der dortigen Kirche begrabe...↑ Mid 2019 Estimates of the population for the UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland↑ ONS mid-2007 Ethnic Group Population Estimates. (PDF, 89 KB) (Nicht mehr online verfügbar.) Greater London Authority, Oktober 2009, archiviert vom Original am 19. Juli 2011;abgerufen am 23. Mai 2...↑ Partnerschaft mit Hackney in England - Über offizielle Trennung wird nachgedacht, HNA vom 18. Dezember 2011
- Place name origin
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Hackney is a district in East London, England, forming around two-thirds of the area of the modern London Borough of Hackney, to which it gives its name. It is 4 miles northeast of Charing Cross and includes part of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Historically it was within the county of Middlesex. In the past it was also referred to as Hackney P...
Hackney was an administrative unit with consistent boundaries from the early Middle Ages to the creation of the larger modern borough in 1965. It was based for many centuries on the Ancient Parish of Hackney, the largest in Middlesex. Hackney was a sub-Manor of the Manor of Stepney, and the ancient parish of Hackney was an early daughter parish of ...
The first surviving records of the place name are Hakney and Hakeneye. The name is Old English, but the meaning is not certain. It seems clear however that the ‘ey’ element refers to an island or a raised or otherwise dry area in marshland. The term 'island' in this context can also mean land situated between two streams.
Hackney is a mostly low-lying area in proximity to two rivers, the Lea and the Hackney Brook. This would have made the area attractive for pastoral and arable agriculture, meaning most of the area is likely to have been deforested at an early date. There is archaeological evidenc
There will have been a network of probably minor, local roads in Hackney before the Romans conquered southern Britain after 43AD, but the area's proximity to the provincial capital, Londinium, meant that it was soon crossed by two large long-distance routes. The first was Ermine
The area around Millfields Park, Lower Clapton is sometimes described as the site of a battle in which Aescwine, having rebelled against Octa, King of Kent, defeats him in battle and became the first King of Essex. The ford over the Lea neighbouring Leyton is referred to in the a
The outline of Hackney's traditional boundary resembles a right-angled triangle with the right-angle in the SW and the Lower Lea Valley, running NW-SE forming the hypotenuse. The western boundary is based on the N-S axis of the Roman A10, though the sub-district of De Beauvoir Town lies beyond it, as do small areas of Dalston and Stamford Hill. The...
Open spaces in Hackney include: 1. Clapton Common 2. Hackney Downs 3. Hackney Marshes 4. Mabley Green 5. London Fields 6. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 7. Springfield Park and Spring Hill Recreation Ground 8. Stoke Newington Common, originally known as Cockhangar Green, and part of Hackney rather than Stoke Newington proper 9. Victoria Park 10. Well...
London Borough of Hackney – Wikipedia London Borough of Hackney Hackney er ein bydel i den nordaustlege delen av det indre London. Han blei oppretta i 1965, då distrikta Hackney, Shoreditch og Stoke Newington blei slått saman. Den er ein av dei fattigaste bydelane i London, men har samstundes eit rikt kulturliv.
The London Borough of Hackney is a Labour Party governed inner London borough. There are currently fifty-seven seats representing twenty-one wards in the Borough. They are divided between the Labour Party with fifty; the Conservative Party with four, and Liberal Democrats three. The Borough consists of two parliamentary constituencies: Hackney North and Stoke Newington and Hackney South and Shoreditch. The Borough is a constituent part of the North East London Assembly seat with ...