A borough and a town in East Sussex, Hastings has a population that amounts to about 87,000 approximately. Historically the place has an importance because of its association with the Norman Conquest. Initially a thriving fishing zone, this has declined a lot in the present times, yet this place boasts of the largest beach-based fishing fleet in England.
A perfect mix of heritage and cosmopolitan culture, this place is a major tourist destination. Besides tourism, the revenue of the place depends on Lacuna Place, where the SAGA offices are located as well as other recreation facilities like the entrance to Kings Walk, Priory Meadow Shopping Centre. Another source of the revenue is the industrial estates such as those belonging to engineering, catering, motoring and construction. Public services, health, education and retail are the other areas that generate revenue.
Popular places to check out include Hastings Castle; the St. Clements Caves, Hastings Pier, Church in the Wood, Ebenezer Particular Baptist Chapel, Fishermen's Museum and St Mary Magdalene's Church. St Leonard’s as well as the Memorial are the must see attractions of the area.
So if you planning to visit the place on the weekend be prepared for a trip down the memory lane.