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 development of 35 one bed apartments benefits from good sized accommodation. You’ll find a community of friendly residents who often enjoy taking part in social activities on-site. Facilities include shared gardens and a residents’ lounge. Nearby are two parks, Walthamstow Marshes and Lammas Meadow with green spaces and walks to enjoy.
A professional on-site manager looks after the buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as helping you to access further help and support if you need it.
In the locality
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 café 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.
Things to see and do
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.
How to get here
Located near to Springfield Park, Lea View House is sited on Jessam Avenue just off the A107. 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 Clapton railway station include Liverpool Street, Bethnal Green and Chingford. The nearest underground station is South Tottenham plus a variety of bus services operate nearby.
Distance to GP: 0.5 miles
Distance to shop: 0.05 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.05 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.25 miles