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 10 one bed apartments for over 55s is set in a leafy suburb, surrounded by gardens. Residents have the use of a laundry and a shared lounge where events and activities take place. Local shops include a bakery, newsagent, takeaway and a pharmacy.
An on-site manager looks after buildings and grounds maintenance, as well as offering further advice and support as required. Plus, with Hanover’s 24 hour emergency call system, you can relax in the knowledge that you have access to help and assistance should you ever need it.
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. There are also plenty of GPs, dental surgeries and opticians to choose from in the area.
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.
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.
Theatre and Festivals
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, Hackney Museum and the Shoreditch Festival, engaging 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.
Fountayne Road is located just off Northwold Road, near to Stoke Newington Common and the A10. Trains from Stoke Newington station run to Liverpool Street, Enfield Town and Cheshunt. A variety of bus routes run from nearby into the city centre.
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 south of the River Thames, including Clapham Junction, Crystal Palace, Croydon, and New Cross.
Distance to GP: 0.17 miles
Distance to shop: 0.05 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.05 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.17 miles