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 37 one bed apartments set close to Hackney Downs. On-site facilities for residents include a dining room, shared lounge and gardens. There is a guest room for visiting friends and family. Local amenities in the surrounding area include a health food shop, café, bakery and supermarket.
You won’t have to worry about maintenance of the buildings/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.
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 engages communities with cultural performances in one of Shoreditch’s most historic locations.
Located near to the Hackney Downs, Robert Owen Lodge is on Clarence Road just off the A104 Downs 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 Hackney Central. A variety of bus services operate in the local area.
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