Links to Discover Hackney's Heritage

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A partnership project

Discover Hackney's Heritage

A group of ten Hackney based organisations (inc. the Hackney Society) who share common goals around increasing the use and knowledge of the borough's rich heritage and its built environment. We work together on projects which increase learning about Hackney's diverse and rich heritage. For more information log on to

Here are contact details and links to the other partners:

Abney Park Trust

Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 0LN  

Tel: 020 7275 7557  

Conserves Abney Park Cemetery and makes it accessible to the community

The Building Exploratory 

8 Orsman Road, London N1 5QJ

Tel: 020 7729 2011

A local education centre about East London's built environment.

Every Generation Media Foundation  

An online community resource for the African Caribbean community 

The Geffrye Museum

Kingsland Road, London E2 8EA

Tel: 020 7739 9893

A museum of the home from around 1600 to the present day

Hackney Archives

43 De Beauvoir Road, London N1 5SQ

Tel: 020 7241 2886

Cares for the archives and local studies collections of the London Borough of Hackney, local organisations and businesses

Hackney Historic Buildings Trust

The Round Chapel, 1d Glenarm Road, London E5 0LY

Tel: 020 8986 0029

A building preservation trust that has restored and found new uses for historic buildings in Hackney

Hackney Museum

1 Reading Lane, London E8

Hackney's local museum

Hoxton Hall

130 Hoxton Street, London N1 6SH

Tel: 020 7684 0060

A Victorian music hall used to bring together arts, culture and the local community 

Sutton House

2 & 4 Homerton High Street, London E9 6JQ

Tel: 020 8986 2264 East London's oldest family home.

Has a programme of community projects, creative activities, events and talks as well as an art gallery  


This page was added on 27/07/2009.