For most of our Extra Care Housing estates we have agreements with the local authority to let a percentage of our vacant properties to people nominated by them. Hanover’s agreement for this estate is that all of the allocations are managed by the local authority, London Borough of Hackney, who can be contacted on 0208 356 2929.
This medium sized development of 31 apartments is set in well maintained enclosed shared gardens. The apartments enjoy use of on-site facilities, including shared gardens, a residents’ lounge and laundry. Along a nearby parade of shops you’ll find a small supermarket, pet shop and café.
A professional estate manager takes care of buildings and grounds maintenance and can also help should you require access to further help and support.
Around the town
All the facilities you are likely to need exist in Hackney, including banks, chain stores, independent shops, main library, post office, restaurants, Broadway market plus the main Stratford shopping centre.
London Fields Lido is home to London’s only 50-metre heated outdoor pool. Entry is free to the popular Hackney City Farm, which has goats, rabbits, sheep, geese, an in-house cafe and farm shop.
There are also plenty of GPs, dental surgeries and opticians to choose from in the area. Victoria Park in London’s Tower Hamlets is a large park with canals, ponds, a pavilion, tennis courts and a sports ground, which also hosts concerts in the summer.
History and days out
A diverse cultural quarter thrives in Hackney, with theatre, cinema, museums, art galleries, festivals and a great music scene. This includes the Hackney Empire, a restored music hall offering a wide variety of entertainment, the independent Rio Cinema which showcases the annual Turkish Film Festival, the Vortex Jazz Club and Hackney Museum.
Now completely repaired and restored by the National Trust, Sutton House is a rare example of a Tudor red-brick house, also now established as an arts and education centre for east London.
The Shoreditch Festival offers cultural performances in one of Shoreditch’s most historic locations.
How to get here
Located on Marcon Place, Appleton Court is not far from Hackney Downs railway station. Services from here include Services from here include Liverpool Street, Enfield Town, Cheshunt and Chingford. Other railway stations in Hackney serve Clapham Junction, Crystal Palace, Croydon, and New Cross.
The nearest underground station is Hackney Central, plus a variety of bus services serve the area.
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