Hatton's name comes from Anglo-SaxonHǣþtūn = "heath farmstead".
It is bordered by Feltham to the south, Bedfont to the west and Heathrow Airport to the north. The A30 road forms the borough boundary with Hillingdon; a border established in 1994, before then land north of the road had been in Hounslow.
Features and facilities
Hatton's main architectural features are a collection of industrial buildings providing ancillary services to Heathrow Airport. The area is noisy due to the occupants of the skies overhead on the southern approach to Heathrow. The local meeting place is a quiet little pub, "The Green Man", owned by the Punch Taverns. (next to Hatton Cemetery), the largest inner city farm in London.
Hatton has a small cafe, but no shops or post office, although there is a convenience store and newsagents within Hatton Cross station. There is a 24 hour Tesco supermarket/Petrol station adjoining the urban farm to the South. The hamlet no longer possesses a church, since the chapel building in Steam Farm Lane was... Read More