The history of Hatton Garden in |United Kingdom|by Thehatton Garden Diamond Earrings in Hatton Garden
London’s famous jewellery quarter Hatton Garden has been destination for jewellery shopping in Europe since over a century, Still today, the area is known as vibrant home for diverse mix of diamond jewellery traders, retailers, goldsmiths and creative business. Although the name Hatton Garden is synonymous with Jewellery, the area is also home some of world’s leading creative agencies and media houses.
Where is Hatton Garden?
Hatton garden is a street and commercial area in the Holborn district of the London borough of Camden. It is centrally located in London with few min of travel from world famous oxford street.
Why the name?
The name Hatton garden has originated from Sir Christopher Hatton, who acquired the land here from the bishops of Ely in the 1570s. Hatton was both knighted and made chancellor by Elizabeth I, who had originally been attracted to him by his graceful dancing at a ball and nicknamed as ‘the dancing chancellor’.
Hatton Garden Since 19th Century.
Since the 1870, Hatton garden has been known as London’s jewellery quarter and the centre of the UK diamond trade. As recorded in 1895, there were over 100 diamond merchants and traders operating from the area. In 1910, Hatton garden as recognised as largest jewellery quarter in the UK with over 200 jewellery business and workshops. With Debeers establishing their premises in 1930, Hatton Garden Jewellery business has boomed. Today, there are over 300 business in jewellery industry including Hatton Garden engagement rings, wedding ringsand all fine jewellery selling business.
Hatton Garden Heist
Jewellery quarter is equally popular with some of largest Heists in UK history. Some of most media-mentioned heists including July 1993 heist in Graff workshop of £7 million was then the London’s biggest gem heist. After 18 years in April 2015 over easter weekend, largest heist ever in UK history is recorded. A group of criminals drilled into the vault of Hatton garden safe deposit and carried away diamonds and jewellery worth over £200 million.
Hatton Garden Festival
Hatton garden festival, organised by Hatton Garden BID is conducted to celebrate and showcase the heritage, stunning masterpieces and culinary experience the area has to offer. The Hatton garden festival aim to offer unique and vibrant experience in this creative, colourful and iconic part of London.
Hatton Garden (how to reach)
The Hatton garden is located within the area bordered by Clerkenwell Road, Grays Road, Holborn and Farringdon Road. With the area located in central london, it is accessible from any parts of Greater London and the surrounding boroughs. Chancery Lane and Farringdon are the nearest tube stations.
Jewellers in Hatton Garden
There are over 100 jewellers selling Hatton Garden diamond earrings, wedding bands, engagement rings and fine jewellery. Take a look at Hatton Garden Jewellery website to explore more about the area and about diamond jewellers located. Some of popular ones are Diamond Heaven, Shining Diamonds, Diamonds Factory, Purely Diamonds, Grays, Links of London, Hearts of Hatton Garden, Heera Diamonds, Diamond Palace.
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