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.
Green Lanes is a small development of 11 one bed apartments situated close to Finsbury Park. Amenities close by include a few supermarkets, a bakery, café, health centre, pharmacy and opticians.
You won’t have to worry about buildings and grounds maintenance as an on-site manager looks after these points, as well as helping you to access further help and support if you need it.
In the local area
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.
London Fields Lido is home to London’s only 2 kilometres 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.
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.
Green Lanes is conveniently situated just off the Seven Sisters Road. Finsbury Park station is a short walk away for services to Welwyn Garden City, Cambridge, Stevenage and Moorgate. The nearest underground station is Manor House, while a variety of bus services operate into the city centre.
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.
Distance to GP: 0.05 miles
Distance to shop: 0.05 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.05 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.05 miles