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 30 one and two bed apartments set in shared gardens. Well Street Common is just a short walk with large green open spaces. Local amenities such as a pharmacy, butchers, pet shop, newsagents and takeaway are all nearby.
You won’t have to worry about maintenance of the buildings and 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.
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.
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.
Points of interest
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 offers cultural performances in one of Shoreditch’s most historic locations.
How to get here
The development is conveniently situated just off the A106, near Well Street Common. Trains from the nearby London Fields station run to Liverpool Street, Enfield Town and Cheshunt. The nearest underground station is Homerton, 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.
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