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.
Set in a quiet residential area this is a development of 30 one bed apartments. Residents have the use of a shared lounge for arranging activities and events. There is a small supermarket bakery, a café, off licence and take-away just a short walk from Broughton Court.
Stoke Newington Church Street is the closest shopping area, offering a range of independent retailers. Clissold Park is also just a short walk away. You’ll find there’s an on-site manager looking after the daily upkeep of the buildings and grounds, who can also assist 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.
The Shoreditch Festival engages communities with cultural performances in one of Shoreditch’s most historic locations. 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.
Broughton Court is located on Sandbrook Road, just off the B104. Stoke Newington railway station is the nearest mainline station for services to Liverpool Street, Enfield Town and Cheshunt. Canonbury is the nearest underground.
Other railway stations in Hackney serve Clapham Junction, Crystal Palace, Croydon, and New Cross. You’ll find a variety of bus services running into the city centre from the local area.
Distance to GP: 2 miles
Distance to shop: 1 miles
Distance to bus stop: 2 miles
Distance to Post Office: 3 miles