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Local Property History Shoreditch and Hoxton

Friday, September 17th, 2010

During 1601 most of the Shoreditch habitants lived near Holywell Street- Shoreditch High Street that led north to the parish of Shoreditch (St Leonard’s) at the North West end. In this area the High Street joints the Old Street and to the north side it met the Kingsland Road both of these streets having origins since Roman periods. On the east of the Kingsland Road, there were big houses such as fifteenth century Copt Hall. However, in 1602, the clay soil in the area between Hackney Road and Kingsland Road were being used to make bricks and just 12 years later , the Shoreditch area saw its brick terrace- Rotten Row or Ratcliffe- which were built close by.
Map of London of Radulph Agas, which was about made in 1570 give you a glimples of the Elizabethan Shoreditch. Two upstairs timber framed apartments and cottages line in the Holywell Street with beautiful gardens and places beyond and St Leonard’s Church. To the east side Hog Lane that runs market gardens and past fields to Finsbury.fine out shoreditch estate agents for more inforation about shoreditch property price and area information.

St Leonards Church is the oldest parish of Shoreditch; it is generally called as Shoreditch Church. The parish lost its medieval popularity of its saints and the Virgin Mary at reformation. After several years later several rich and popular people settled in this region and now it has become one of the best places in London city.

Hoxton is an area which is located in London Borough of Hackney. On north of the Old Street this area is located. At the north corner of the road the medieval village settlement took place. However during 16th century there was building further south side since foreign ambassadors and courtiers started building houses since this area was very close to the Westminster and London city.

Aldgate Property for Sale Guide

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Property and homes differs in this region east of the City. You could find Aldgate luxurious properties and flats in the South near to the Thames, Aldgate house to rent or Aldgate house for sale could be found in the several renovated storehouse office buildings in-between and beautiful Georgian properties could be found in the lanes off Brick Lane to the north.

The area has seen steady development over the past ten years since several empty office buildings have been renovated into to residential buildings. Current developments around the Alie Street, Prescot Street, Back Church Lane and The Minories lane, has further added to the Aldgate flats and improved the level of excellent quality accommodation.

Barbican Home and Property Guide

Friday, August 27th, 2010

From a technical point of view, the barbican is a term which is used for a structure. It is a noun which means a building’s outpost and it can also refers to a fortified gateway, where the guards stay in order to watch over the entire city. This was actually the watch towers during ancient times however as the time passes, these watch towers became smaller and grew into barbicans. Nowadays Barbican is also the name for the estate found in the City of London. People who are into the business and commerce, particularly finance would surely love the home or property in the Barbican Estate.

History of the Town Bow and Bow Property

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Even now, the centre of bow remains as a bow church. Especially, the bridge besides river lee is a four lane flyover. It has both the black wall tunnel and lee approach below the flyover. Its high street has large post-war housing and few shops that are located in the south. However, history of the town bow says that, during 1556, from new gate countless natives were brought to this place by cart. During English reformation, they were being burned at stake, which is in front of the bow church.  However, in seventeenth century, bow became famous for goose fair that is held after the Pentecost.

After some time, it degenerated and fascinated lose women and drunken crowds. Later in the middle of nineteenth century, the authorities have banned the fair. Bow is one of the most famous areas in London. It is located at the distance of 7.4km to the east of charring cross and is a major part of its eastern end. According to the history of the town bow during the nineteenth century, it saw the success of fine pottery works. In bow, the porcelain works are eminent as bow porcelain. At the end of the nineteenth century, this industry completely disappeared. Nevertheless, now every apartment and property in bow is becoming UK’s foremost market source for property.

History of the town bow is mostly related to the porcelain works. But now, these are replaced by increasing factories, especially after the industrial revolution. Among these some of the factories were may match factory and Bryant factory.  Accidently, the May factory and Bryant factory was closed in 1979. This has been converted to flats. These flats are prominent as bow quarter. Some of its areas like brthnal green, shore ditch, and white chapel are too expensive for many individuals. However, for many people bow is one of the most desirable places in London. Therefore, many people are trying to buy flat or property in bow.

Enlighten your children with St. Albans school

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

St. Albans School is one of the oldest schools in Europe. This school has been here for over thousand years and has been helping the people of this place to enrich their lives with education. This school is an independent day school and is a co-ed school. Boys can enter the school at the age of 11, 13, 16 and girls at the age of 16. There are about 770 students in total who are taught by about 70 teaching staff. This way the student teacher ratio is better. This school is located near St. Abbey church. This school is not a religious institution and encourages students from all religion.

The school is divided into three parts:  the lower section which has students between the age group of 7 to 8, the middle section with students between years 9 to 11 and the sixth form with students between 12 – 13. The school conducts examination at GCSE, AS and A2 levels. Career counseling is also given in this school. The school’s regularly updates its curriculum so that students are ahead with latest techniques. Subjects that are taught here are English, Mathematics, French, Science, History, Economics, Geography, Spanish, Latin and many more.

The sports complex helps students develop their physical health. All kinds of sports activities are encouraged here and students actively take part in sports. Teachers give extra classes too for students who need extra help with their subjects. Other extra curricular activities such as dance, drama, elocution are also encouraged and the staffs are very friendly and cooperative. Even though the school is very old the infrastructure is updated regularly and students get medical checkups too which is an important school activity.