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 29 one bed apartments set close to Hackney Downs. On site facilities for residents include a cinema, shared lounge and gardens. Local amenities in the surrounding area include a health food shop, café, bakery and a supermarket.
An on-site manager looks after the daily upkeep of the buildings and grounds, and can also assist you with accessing further help and support if required.
Local area information
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.
Art and culture
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.
Location and transport links
Ravenscourt is located close to Rectory Road railway station, where services include Liverpool Street, Enfield Town and Cheshunt.
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. A variety of bus services operate in the area.
Distance to GP: 0.5 miles
Distance to shop: 0.25 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.25 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.25 miles