Homerton is situated in east London and falls within the London borough of Hackney, placing it in an area that boasts unique East End character and charm. The history of the district is thought to date back many centuries. In the Tudor period Homerton became a very fashionable and desirable place to live, which resulted in some grand residences being built around the area. Homerton has been home to a number of well known stars over the years, Hollywood actor Ray Winstone and the late legendary singer Marc Bolan were both born at the former Hackney Hospital on the high street in Homerton.
The retail and office space in Homerton is occupied by a variety of businesses, with the high street being home to a diverse range of retailers, professionals and other small businesses. This includes a large number of doctors and dentists, opticians, chemists, and florists. The National Trust and the Nation Trust Theatre also have office space here. BRG Print Finishers LTD, Repro City Ltd, North India Pastors Training Trust and Vision signs are the names of a few businesses that can be found in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You will find a variety of local fast food eateries and takeaways in the immediate vicinity in Homerton. Additionally, within a short walk you can access a great choice of restaurants offering local and world cuisine. Sample a taste of South Asia at Namo, head to Lardo for authentic Italian food or try the Prince Arthur for delicious British dishes.
Homerton is served by a number of different modes of transport, which offer convenience and ease to locals, visitors and those conducting business from the area. Some of the stations that are within easy reach of Homerton and which provide access to tube and rail services include Bethnal Green, Hackney Wick Overground and Hackney Downs railway station. You can easily access buses and taxis in the area too.