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 medium sized development has 32 one and two bed apartments for over 55s. Residents benefit from shared gardens and a lounge where activities and events are arranged. Kingsland High Street offers a large range of shops including a large supermarket, café, market, pharmacy, bakery and health food shop.
You’ll find 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 locality
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.
Theatre and festivals
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.
Keswick Lodge is sited in Cumberland Close, just off Forest 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.
Trains from the nearby Hackney Downs station run to Liverpool Street, Enfield Town and Cheshunt. The nearest underground station is Dalston Junction, plus a variety of bus services run into the city centre.
Distance to GP: 0 miles
Distance to shop: 0.05 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.05 miles
Distance to Post Office: 1 miles