Stretching along a ridge sloping down to two rivers, Homerton was once the wealthiest and most populous part of Hackney. Home to dissenters and paupers, its social decline was brought about by the coming of industry, railways and hospitals.
- Who was Homerton named after?
- Locate the site of Hackney’s workhouse
- How did a Cambridge College originate in Homerton?
Duration : 2¼ – 2½ hours
Cost: £10 (£8 concessions) – pay on the day
Start: outside entrance to Homerton Station, Barnabas Road, London, E9 5SB (North London Line) at 11am
End: Sutton House, 2-4 Homerton High St London, E9 6JQ
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