Leather Lane

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Leather Lane
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Post townLONDON
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Leather Lane is a street one block west of Hatton Garden, in the Holborn area of London. It is home to a well-used weekday market which specialises in clothing, footwear and fruit and veg. There are now many food retailers capitalising off the lunchtime trade offering a range of different foods from falafel wraps and burritos to hog roasts and jacket potatoes.

The lane was laid out in the medieval period following old fields and property boundaries.[1]

The Bourne Estate is a group of well-regarded Edwardian tenement blocks on the west side of the Lane.

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Coordinates: 51°31′12″N 0°6′34″W / 51.52000°N 0.10944°W / 51.52000; -0.10944