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Meet The Neighbours

Every month, we interview a representative from one of Hatton Garden's local businesses for our Meet the Neighbours feature. 

The interviews are published in our monthly email newsletter, and you can find a selection of past interviews here. 

If you'd like to take part, email us!
 
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Salim Hasbani, Director of Hasbani Diamonds
Salim is carrying on his family legacy by directing the Hasbani Diamonds business. ? What does Hasbani Diamonds do?  We are dealers and designers of fine diamond jewellery and antiques.  What is your role and what does it entail? I am Director. Where are you based in Hatton Garden, and how long have you been here?  Up until the end of 2018 I was the Business and Brand Development Director for a very well-known fashion and fine jewellery brand at 7 Greville Street. Prior to that, I was in and out of Hatton Garden running the Hasbani Diamond family business for around 10 years. As of early 2019, our base is the London Diamond Bourse, however I... Read more
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Elaine Ruddie, Head of Marketing at Gem-A
Based in the historic Ely Place, Gem-A is a worldwide name in the jewellery education space. Elaine loves their Hatton Garden location!  What does Gem-A do? Gem-A is the longest-serving provider of gemmological education in the world. We created the first formal gemmology training course and can trace our lineage back to 1908. Since those early days, we have taught thousands of students on our core courses: Gemmology Foundation, Gemmology Diploma and Diamond Diploma. What is your role at Gem-A and what does it entail?  I head up the marketing team at Gem-A. Our course is taught in five languages and 18 countries worldwide via two methods: online and... Read more
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Matthew Calvin, Jewellery Designer
Matthew is an up-and-coming designer to watch - his iconic jewellery brand is taking the industry by storm  What does Matthew Calvin do?  Matthew Calvin is an online brand that creates affordable luxury jewellery. What is your role at Matthew Calvin and what does it entail? I founded the business back in 2014 after noticing a gap in the market for affordable but well made, luxury jewellery. My main role is designing new collections but as we’re only a small team of four we all end up getting involved in different aspects of the business. Where are you based in Hatton Garden, and how long have you been here?  We’ve been in our Greville... Read more
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Harriet Homuth, Client Services Manager, TEN Health & Fitness
Tucked away in a basement location in Hatton Garden, TEN Health & Fitness is the place to go for your Hatton Garden fitness fix. What is TEN?  TEN Health & Fitness is one of London’s leading boutique health and fitness providers with multiple studios across London. A five-time Tatler Gym Award winner, TEN is the home of Dynamic Reformer Pilates. Their team of experts are there to help you meet their health and fitness goals with Physiotherapy, Sports Massage Personal Training and Clinical Exercise, plus they also offer a range of alternate classes including HiiT, TRX, Barre and Yoga. What is your role, and what does it entail? My role is the... Read more
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Raffaello Morales, Founder of Fidelio
Raffaello is a fairly new face in the neighbourhood, but Fidelio is fast becoming the hottest spot for creatives in the city to gather and enjoy good food with even better music...  What is Fidelio?  Fidelio is a cafe/bar and event space dedicated to promoting classical music in unconventional ways to people who are not necessarily very familiar with it. It’s the first cafe space I know of whose mission is to invest everything in the cultural profile of our programming. We want to provide high-quality entertainment to our customers, without being elitist or a members club. We want to shake the very foundations of the classical music establishment,... Read more
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