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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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Tanya Beresford, Campus Manager at Johnson Gardens
There are many inspiring Women in Hatton Garden and this International Womens Day, we got the chance to speak to Tanya Beresford, Campus Manager at Johnson Gardens about how she got to where she is in her career. What is your name and what do you do? Tanya Beresford, Campus Manager at Johnson Gardens, Farringdon. Tell us about your job, what does your day-to-day look like? I manage all services associated with the running of Johnson Gardens, a campus/collective of 4 properties and a Courtyard in the heart of Hatton Garden. The campus predominantly consists of commercial office space, with an in house coffee shop, Courtyard and amenities. My role entails managing all hard and... Read more
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Bianca Feldy, Food Service Supervisor at Anglo American
What is your name and how old are you?  Bianca Feldy, 31 years old Where do you work and can you summarise what your role is?  I work for BaxterStorey in London. My site name is Anglo American/ De Beers. My role is Food Service Supervisor. My day to day role is that all staff are aware of their duties and the standards required; to take responsibility for the smooth and efficient running of the section/s as appropriate; ensure that our restaurant has a fun feeling which customers enjoy and can relax away from the workplace; to ensure that all agreed service objectives are met in line with client expectations and to motivate and lead by example, ensuring my team have fun... Read more
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Matt Jerome, PR and Communications Apprentice at Flint Culture
What is your name and how old are you?  Matt Jerome, 23 Where do you work and can you summarise what your role is?  I work at Flint Culture as a PR and Communications Apprentice, meaning I work on media relations and communications for a number of Arts and Culture clients. Alongside my work at Flint Culture I am completing an apprenticeship with the PRCA (Public Relations and Communications Association) and spend one day a week studying for this. When did you start your apprenticeship and how did you find out about it?  I started my apprenticeship in September 2021 after graduating with a master’s from Goldsmiths. I found a job listing on the... Read more
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Saskia Brown, Junior Account Exectuive at Flint Culture
What is you name and how old are you? My name is Saskia Brown and I am 23 years old. Where do you work and can you summarise your role? I'm a Junior Account Executive at Flint Culture. My role is to support media campaigns and contribute to publicity strategies across various client accounts. This involves working closely with the client to develop a campaign strategy, creating tailored media lists, collating press materials, coordinating with journalists to secure media coverage and monitoring campaign success. More broadly speaking, my role is centred around building strong relationships with our clients and UK and international media outlets. When did you start your... Read more
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Oleg Kolisnitsenko, The Bryson Hotel
How long has the Bryson been located in Hatton Garden for? And how long have you worked at the Bryson?  The Bryson has been here since March 2016, and it is a 4-star luxury hotel with a number of different rooms operating mainly with local businesses occasionally also with travellers. During this period, we of course have less tourists so we try to personalise our service to everyone that stays with us so I would say it is above boutique standards at the moment! I’ve been at The Bryson for 2 years now and have over 16 years of experience in hospitality!     What is your role and what does your typical day look like?  I am the general manager at The Bryson... Read more
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Olivia Madigan-Shea, Jewellery Designer
Olivia set up her own jewellery brand and has worked in Hatton Garden for 10 years.   1. What do you do in Hatton Garden?  I am a jewellery designer specialising in bespoke engagement rings and currently designing a special range of my own that I am so excited to share with the world! I also have a ready to wear collection, a few collaboration collections, and fueled by my ever-growing passion for vintage jewellery, a small collection of vintage rings, all available to purchase through my online store. 2. What does a normal day at work look like? Hectic! A normal day at work is running around like a crazy woman between my workshops and stockists, making sure all... Read more
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Phil Spencer, Founder and Director at London DE
Phil is founder and Director of popular Hatton Garden jewellers, London DE. 1. What is London DE?  We are a bespoke fine jeweller specialising in emerald, ruby, sapphire and diamond jewellery and loose stones, based at 25 Hatton Garden. 2. What is your role, and what does it entail? I'm the founder and director of the business. I set the company up in 2013 as an ethical jewellery business, focusing on coloured gemstones and handmade fine jewellery. We have a small team of 4 people, managing all aspects of the business, and we exclusively use local workshops to handcraft our jewellery creations. 3. Where are you based in Hatton Garden, and how long... Read more
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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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