Hastings is a borough, as well as a town, located in the county of East Sussex. It was one of the five major ports in the area during medieval times. Modern day Hastings is popular among tourists, with its long and rich history as well as its diverse culture. A number of sporting and entertainment events take place in and around town. It is home to the ruins of Hastings Castle, one of the few Norman structures still remaining in the UK. St. Clements Cave and Hastings Pier are also major landmarks in the town while Fisherman’s Museum, St. Mary Magdalene Church and The Memorial, a clock tower, are all within easy reach.
Hastings was traditionally a fishing town but as technology has evolved there has been a major shift towards commercial and business sectors with companies offering a variety of services. Some of the businesses you will find here include architectural services, financial services and engineering consultancies. There are also IT consultants and marketing specialists occupying office space in Hastings. McMath Accountancy Services, CDH Recruitment Ltd and Cinq Design are just of few of the companies operating successfully from offices in Hastings.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Hastings has a lively entertainment scene with a number of international events, like the Jack-in-the-Green festival and Maydayrun. The White Rock Theatre hosts many live-music performances including the Hastings Musical Festival while Alexandra Park is the open air venue for the Hastings Beer & Music Festival. Eating out in Hastings is an adventure that takes diners to different parts of the globe through the various dishes available. Maggie’s is the place to go for freshly-caught seafood while Trattoria Italiana has a wide array of traditional Italian dishes. From French and Greek food at the Undercliffe house to a variety of international dishes at Black Market, Hastings has plenty of choice.
Hastings, Ore and West Leonards railway stations serve the town of Hastings along with St. Leonards Warrior Square station. The town also has two funicular railway tracks called West Hill and East Hill Lifts. The road network is good, with reliable buses, coaches and private taxi services offering convenient connectivity.