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.
Cohen Lodge is a development of 31 apartments for over 55s, located just a short walk from Mabley Green and Hackney Marshes. Nearby facilities include a pharmacy, newsagent, library, café and supermarket. There is also a health centre not far away.
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.
Around and about
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.
Art and culture
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.
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.
Location and transport links
Cohen Lodge is located on Boscombe Close, near Homerton High Street and the University hospital. Homerton railway and underground stations are within walking distance. Regular overground services operate to Highbury and Islington, Stratford and Richmond.
Other railway stations in Hackney serve Clapham Junction, Crystal Palace, Croydon, and New Cross. You’ll find a variety of bus services running into the city centre from the local area.
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