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Living In Shoreditch
The Shoreditch area of London is in the Borough of Hackney and the location provides easy access to the City of London. Shoreditch estate agents have seen property prices rise considerably in recent years, thanks largely to the ongoing gentrification of the area. Shoreditch represents an attractive proposition for young professionals, and the area around Old Street has emerged as a tech hub with many technology companies moving there.
Shoreditch properties range from period properties to converted apartments, with newer projects too, including mixed-use developments. Shoreditch letting agents report good business, with many young, creative types attracted to the area. Shoreditch's reputation as a home for creative types has seen the likes of artists such as Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst associated with the area.
Sights and Attractions
Local sights and attractions include Hackney City Farm, Christ Church Spitalfields and Leonard Street Gallery. Brick Lane, populated by diverse immigrant groups, is currently home to a large Bangladeshi population. It is well worth a visit for its market and the many excellent curry houses.