For most of our Extra Care 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.
Built in partnership with Hackney Council, the 43 one and two bed apartments at Limetree Court are available exclusively for Hackney residents who are over 55 and have a care need.
Set back from Clapton Common Road via a quiet access road, the estate is within easy reach of a number of bus routes linking to Hackney Central, Dalston Junction and Wood Green. Springfield Park can also be found within walking distance, while Stamford Hill overground rail station plus the shops and amenities of Stamford Hill Broadway are nearby.
Facilities at Limetree Court include a residents’ lounge, guest room and laundry, plus attractive maintained gardens. An estate manager looks after buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as helping you to access further help and support if required. A 24 hour on-site care team is also based here - please ask for details of care packages available.
In the locality
Springfield Park can be found within walking distance, plus Stamford Hill Broadway is also close by for shops, supermarket, cafés, the local library and GP surgeries.
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
Limetree Court is sited at 74 Clapton Common, just off the A107. Set back from Clapton Common Road via a quiet access road, the estate is within easy reach of a number of bus routes linking to Hackney Central, Dalston Junction and Wood Green. The nearest overground rail station is Stamford Hill for links across the city.
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