public realm/landscape, community/cultural, library
Earle Architects, 2011
Dalston Square, Dalston Lane, E8 3BQ
4-storey multi-purpose, state of the art library and archives building.
30, 38, 56, 242, 277
In this live talk and tour around the searchroom and explore what's in our collections. We will show you how to explore Hackney's past and present.
This guided session is perfect for absolute beginners, for those who have never used archives or local history library services before.
There will be an opportunity to see some newly archived collections, with a show and tell from our volunteers.
For this London Open City tour and talk, visitors will explore our research space and archive stores and learn more about the history of Dalston as a site of work, recreation and resistance for African-Caribbean people
community/cultural, garden, public realm/landscape
A vital community garden offering a model for maximum good for communities and for the environment on a small urban plot. It is now a site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation. Shortlisted for the Open City Stewardship Awards 2021.
muf architecture/art, EXYZT, J & L Gibbons, 2010
Early 20th C Grade II* listed church designed by CH Reilly. Byzantine in structure but prefiguring Modernism in its aesthetic, Nairn judged it “the best church of its date in London”, Reilly “the building I should like to be remembered by”.
Charles Herbert Reilly, 1910
club, civic, community/cultural, concert/performance space, entertainment
A rare example of a large purpose built metropolitan working men’s club with over 100 years of history. A once dignified building, revival Queen Anne style in the late-Victorian period, Grade II listed in 2019.
Alfred Allen, 1900
Back to top of page