Leather Lane

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Leather Lane
Leather Lane - geograph.org.uk - 680292.jpg
London borough
Ceremonial county Greater London
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LONDON
Postcode district EC1
Dialling code 020
Police Metropolitan
Fire London
Ambulance London
EU Parliament London
UK Parliament
London Assembly
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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.


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