For some of our Retirement 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 is a medium sized development of 37 one bed apartments set in well maintained enclosed shared gardens. There is a garden and shared lounge which the residents can use for activities and events. Lower Clapton Road is nearby with a good choice of local amenities including a pharmacy, café, supermarket, bakery and hair salon.
You won’t have to worry about maintenance of the buildings/grounds as they are taken care of by the on-site manager, who can also assist you with accessing further help and support if required.
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.
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.
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.
Art and culture
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. The Shoreditch Festival engages communities with cultural performances in one of Shoreditch’s most historic locations.
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.
Located near Homerton hospital, Augustines Court is on Tresham Walk just off the A102 Lower Clapton Road. Hackney is served by two overground lines; the North London Line crosses from west to east while the East London Line runs from Highbury and Islington towards destinations including Clapham Junction, Crystal Palace, Croydon and New Cross.
Services from the nearby Hackney Downs station include Liverpool Street, Enfield Town, Cheshunt and Chingford. The nearest underground station is Hackney Central. A variety of bus services operate in the local area.
Distance to GP: 0.25 miles
Distance to shop: 0.25 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.25 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.5 miles