The whirring of the film reel, plush seats and the heady strains of a pipe organ: all are hallmarks of a previous golden age of cinema. And now one company is trying to bring that experience back. The creator of Pillow Cinema, a company that creates unique cinema experiences, is now focusing on bringing the […]
“Eight men shot dead in two years. Welcome to Britain’s Murder Mile”, read the Independent’s headline in January 2002. The article was about Clapton Road, a stretch of tarmac in Hackney at that time known as one of the most dangerous areas of London. But, almost 15 years later and with gentrification creeping into all […]
It’ll come as no surprise that vibrant and lively Hackney is considered by many to have some of the best street markets in London. Don’t know where to go? Don’t worry: We’ve put together our six favourites for you. Broadway Market Whether you’re craving iced Vietnamese coffee, vegetarian scotch eggs or vintage patterned jumpsuits for […]
UK Power Networks has apologised to Hackney residents after a power cut saw 185 households and businesses without electricity for nearly seven hours. The power cut slowed down traffic as engineers dug up the surface of Chatsworth Road in order to repair a faulty cable. Mark Casey, who lives on the road, said he saw […]
More than a hundred people turned out to shape the future of one of Hackney’s most diverse and vibrant streets, Chatsworth Road in Clapton.