The London Borough of Hackney which is situated in inner London has over 1000 listed buildings and listed among them are the Tudor Sutton House, the St. Augustine’s tower and the Hackney Empire. Apart from these listed buildings, Hackney is also home to 25 conservation areas such as Clapton Square and Clissold Park. Hackney was one of the boroughs which played host to the 2012 London Olympic Games. Mare Street is acknowledged as the administrative and the historical heart of Hackney.