Dalston is an area of , in the . It is 4 miles north-east of Charing Cross. Dalston began as a hamlet on either side of Dalston Lane, and as the area urbanised the term also came to apply to surrounding areas including and , all three of which being part of the Ancient Parish of Hackney.

Landmarks in the Area

Dalston Junction is an inter-modal rail and bus transport interchange in , London.

London Fields is a park in , , although the name also refers to the immediate area in Hackney surrounding it and London Fields station.

Arcola Theatre is an Off West End theatre in the .

Hackney Downs is a London Overground and National Rail station in Hackney Central and serves the old common land of in Lower Clapton in the , it is on the Lea Valley Lines and West Anglia Main Line.

Haggerston is a on the East London Line and connecting South London Line in within the , Greater London.

Localities in the Area

Shacklewell was a hamlet that developed on Shacklewell Lane in the modern .

Kingsland was a small road-side settlement centred on Kingsland High Street on the Old North Road, around the junction with Dalston Lane.

Hackney was a parish in the historic county of Middlesex.

Haggerston is a locale in , England, centred approximately on Great Cambridge Street.

De Beauvoir Town is a district in East and is in the , 2 miles north of the .


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