Hackney branch

326 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 1HA


Why move to Hackney?

For many people, Hackney is the dream London destination, and it’s not difficult to see why.  Now one of the most fashionable postcodes, the area offers diversity and vibrancy.  Although there have been high levels of gentrification over the past ten years, Hackney retains an authentic feel.

The 2012 Olympics gave the area a major boost, with better transport links, upgraded housing and new schools, leading to an influx of new gastro-pubs, bars and restaurants.

If you are looking for an estate agent in Hackney, please pop into our office on Mare Street.  We are both a lettings agent and sales agent for the Hackney area, and will be happy to help you.

 

 

A short history

In the 16th century, Hackney was a cluster of villages surrounded by meadows, frequented by the upper crust for holidays and hunting.  Of these Tudor mansions, only one survives: Sutton House.  The National Trust restored the house from a squat to its original splendour and you can visit today.

By the 18th century, Hackney was home to the middle-class elite, including East India Company directors and former mayors of London, who built themselves elegant, neo-classical townhouses.

As the population surged to nearly 200,000 by the 20th century, Hackney became part of the city and the wealthier moved elsewhere.  The aftermath of the Second World War led to the area becoming a focus for social housing experiments.  What remains today is an ever-changing and diverse social and cultural mix.

 

Property

 

Although prices have increased in recent years, Hackney still provides better value than, for example, neighbouring Islington.  Period terraced houses and canal-side apartments are highly sought after, but there is also a choice of more accessible properties.

If you are interested in putting your house on the market, our Sales Agents will be pleased to arrange a home valuation.  Those looking to purchase property in Hackney can discuss their needs with our local experts and arrange viewings at suitable properties.  Alternatively, if you are a Landlord considering letting your property, or you are looking to rent within the Hackney area, our Lettings Agents are on hand to support you.

 

Latest sale listings for Hackney

  • 1 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Limscott House, Bruce Road, Lond...

Offers in excess of £275,000

Kings Group are pleased to offer Limscott House, Bruce Road, E3 to the market. A one bedroom purpose built flat located in the vibrant Bow area, this property is newly...

Kings Group are pleased to offer Limscott House, Bruce Road, E3 to the market. A one bedroom purpose built flat located in the vibrant Bow area, this property is newly...

  • 5 beds
  • 4 baths
  • 1 living

Saltwell Street, London, E14

Offers in excess of £700,000

Kings Group are pleased to present Saltwell Street, E14 to the market. This house is PERFECT FOR INVESTORS as it is a house with a FULL HMO LICENCE. The property...

Kings Group are pleased to present Saltwell Street, E14 to the market. This house is PERFECT FOR INVESTORS as it is a house with a FULL HMO LICENCE. The property...

  • 2 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Berger Road, London

£350,000

Kings Group are pleased to offer Gilby House, Berger Road, E9 to the market. A two bedroom maisonette located in the vibrant Homerton area, this property is in great condition...

Kings Group are pleased to offer Gilby House, Berger Road, E9 to the market. A two bedroom maisonette located in the vibrant Homerton area, this property is in great condition...

  • 2 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Brenthouse Road, London

Offers in excess of £400,000

Kings Group are pleased to offer this TWO BEDROOM SPLIT LEVEL FLAT located in Exbury House, Brenthouse Road, E9 to the market. Set over the ground and first floor of...

Kings Group are pleased to offer this TWO BEDROOM SPLIT LEVEL FLAT located in Exbury House, Brenthouse Road, E9 to the market. Set over the ground and first floor of...

  • 3 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Jarrow Way, London, E9

Offers in excess of £425,000

**OPEN DAY 28th SEPTEMBER 2019 BETWEEN 12:00pm - 13:00pm ** strictly appointment onlyFOR SALE BY ONLINE AUCTION - Starting Bid £425,000 - Terms & Conditions Apply.KINGS GROUP are pleased to...

**OPEN DAY 28th SEPTEMBER 2019 BETWEEN 12:00pm - 13:00pm ** strictly appointment onlyFOR SALE BY ONLINE AUCTION - Starting Bid £425,000 - Terms & Conditions Apply.KINGS GROUP are pleased to...

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Latest lettings listings for Hackney

  • 3 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Rosalind house, London

£2450 pcm Tenant Info

*IN DEMAND, SOUGHT AFTER, THREE BEDROOM FLAT IN THE HEART OF HOXTON**Lovely three bed ground floor flat in the heart of Hoxton comprises open living room and fully fitted kitchen...

*IN DEMAND, SOUGHT AFTER, THREE BEDROOM FLAT IN THE HEART OF HOXTON**Lovely three bed ground floor flat in the heart of Hoxton comprises open living room and fully fitted kitchen...

  • 2 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Geffrye Estate, London

£1950 pcm Tenant Info

**IN DEMAND, SOUGHT AFTER, TWO BEDROOM FLAT BETWEEN HOXTON AND HAGGERSTON**Two bedroom split level situated on the 4th floor flat in the heart of Hoxton comprises an open plan living...

**IN DEMAND, SOUGHT AFTER, TWO BEDROOM FLAT BETWEEN HOXTON AND HAGGERSTON**Two bedroom split level situated on the 4th floor flat in the heart of Hoxton comprises an open plan living...

  • 1 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Mare Street, London

£1150 pcm Tenant Info

BILLS INCLUDED - GAS, ELECTRICITY, WATER, COUNCIL TAX, BROADBAND.IN DEMAND, SOUGHT AFTER, STUDIO FLAT, HACKNEY CENTRAL, FURNISHED/UNFURNISHED, OVERGROUND TO STRATFORD. AVAILABLE 1ST OCTOBER.Studio flat, located on Mare Street, Hackney Central....

BILLS INCLUDED - GAS, ELECTRICITY, WATER, COUNCIL TAX, BROADBAND.IN DEMAND, SOUGHT AFTER, STUDIO FLAT, HACKNEY CENTRAL, FURNISHED/UNFURNISHED, OVERGROUND TO STRATFORD. AVAILABLE 1ST OCTOBER.Studio flat, located on Mare Street, Hackney Central....

  • 1 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Victorian Grove, London

£1400 pcm Tenant Info

RECENTLY REDUCED, IN DEMAND, SOUGHT AFTER, ONE BEDROOM FLAT, STOKE NEWINGTON, CONTEMPORARY, MODERN, BALCONY, MINUTES FROM RECTORY ROAD AND HACKNEY DOWNS. GAS AND WATER INCLUDED.One bedroom flat, located on Stoke...

RECENTLY REDUCED, IN DEMAND, SOUGHT AFTER, ONE BEDROOM FLAT, STOKE NEWINGTON, CONTEMPORARY, MODERN, BALCONY, MINUTES FROM RECTORY ROAD AND HACKNEY DOWNS. GAS AND WATER INCLUDED.One bedroom flat, located on Stoke...

  • 2 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Fletching Road, London

£1610 pcm Tenant Info

*LOVELY TWO BEDROOM*Very close to Clapton station, we have a two bedroom house in a beautiful residential area located in Hackney.The property boasts of a spacious kitchen and sitting room...

*LOVELY TWO BEDROOM*Very close to Clapton station, we have a two bedroom house in a beautiful residential area located in Hackney.The property boasts of a spacious kitchen and sitting room...

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Hackney area guide


Transport links

Hackney doesn’t have an Underground stop but Hackney Central and Hackney Downs Station are part of the London Overground’s East London line, providing connections to Docklands and the West End, with Liverpool Street a mere ten minutes away.

 

Shopping, eating and drinking

There’s no shortage of opportunities to shop in Hackney. Both Shoreditch High Street and Westfield are a short hop on the train.  Broadway Market is one of the best in London, running from London Fields to Regent’s Canal.  On Saturdays local artisan producers showcase their best organic meats, fish, bread, fruits and veg and much more, including vintage and original clothing.

In recent years, the streets of Hackney have filled with cocktail bars, coffee bars, gastro-pubs, galleries and florists.  You can find any cuisine you desire, from a traditional roast dinner to a meal in a cutting-edge Bistro.

 

Things to do

Victoria Park is one of London’s oldest parks.  Unwind by a fountain or wander through the traditional English gardens.

One of London’s iconic venues, the Hackney Empire was built in 1901 and has since been through a number of identity changes.  From the days of music hall, when the likes of Charlie Chaplin, WC Fields, Stan Laurel and Marie Lloyd performed, the Empire has attracted big names.  Comedians include Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Harry Hill, John Cleese, Paul Merton and Lenny Henry, and Ralph Fiennes played Hamlet to Francesca Annis’s Gertrude in 1995.  These days you can enjoy an exceptional mix of theatre, dance acts, live music and comedy.  

On a sunny day, there’s no better place than the London Fields Lido, an Olympic-sized, heated outdoor swimming pool, with space for sunbathing.

And of course, Hackney is in an enviable position close to the London Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park at Stratford, now home to the West Ham Football Club.

 

Schools

Nurseries:

Bloomers Day Nursery  ~  Hackney Care for Kids  ~  Wentworth Nursery School and Children's Centre

 

Primary Schools:

Baden-Powell School  ~  Berger Primary School  ~  Colvestone Primary School  ~  Gayhurst Community School  ~  Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School  ~  London Fields Primary School  ~  Millfields Community School  ~  Morningside Primary School  ~  Nightingale Primary School  ~  Orchard Primary School  ~  Queensbridge Primary School  ~  Rushmore Primary School  ~  St John and St James C of E Primary School  ~  St John of Jerusalem Church of England Primary School  ~  St Paul's with St Michael's Primary School

 

Secondary Schools:

Cardinal Pole Roman Catholic School  ~  Clapton Girls' Academy  ~  Mossbourne Community Academy  ~  Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy  ~  Stormont House School  ~  The City Academy  ~  The Petchey Academy  ~  The Urswick School

 

Independent Schools:

CATS College London  ~  City of London School (Boys)  ~  City of London School For Girls (Girls)  ~  Dania School  ~  Faraday School  ~  Gatehouse School  ~  London Christian School  ~  Rosemary Works School  ~  St Joseph's Convent Independent Primary School (Girls)  ~  St Paul's Cathedral School  ~  The Cavendish School (Girls)  ~  The Gower School  ~  The Lyceum  ~  The Royal Ballet School

Jack Shorten

Branch Manager

NFOPP Accredited, Jack is one of our newest managers and has headed up our Hackney Branch since March 2018. With Jacks positive approach and enthusiasm we are continuously seeing promising results...

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Ilario Inchingoli

Lettings Manager

Starting in 2015, Ilario has fast climbed the ranks to become Manager of Hackney. He is ARLA qualified and is a self-motivated, business smart and success hungry individual.

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Our Clients Say


Martin Forbes

Buyer

1 month ago

Jack was excellent in all areas and worked exceptionally hard to finalise the purchase. Thanks again Jack

Response from Kings Group

Good Morning,

Great to here you had such a positive experience with our Hackney branch. You were a pleasure to work with throughout.

All at Kings Group

- On behalf of Kings Group

Trusted Customer

Seller

3 months ago

Had it’s ups downs, the outcome was positive. Terry was exceptional.

Excellent customer service. Would recommend the Hackney branch. Sales representative Terry went the extra mile to ensure all parties involve was on the same page at all times. To the best of his ability information was transparent true out. Jack, branch was very supportive all round.

Response from Kings Group

Hi,

Great to hear you had such a positive experience with our Hackney branch.

We wish you all the best for the future.

Kings Group

- On behalf of Kings Group

Dudley Rowe

Seller

4 months ago

Thank You to Jack at Kings Estate Agents in Hackney for his professional and informative manner in the sale of my flat.

Dudley Rowe

Response from Kings Group

Hello.

Thank you for leaving your review. The team really appreciates it. You were a pleasure to work with.

All the best,

Kings Group

- On behalf of Kings Group

Trusted Customer

Buyer

5 months ago

Great service

Excellent service. Terry Harvey managed the whole process of buying seamlessly,

Response from Kings Group

Hello.

Thank you for leaving your lovely review. Everyone at Kings Group appreciates it. You were a pleasure to deal with and we look forward to working with you again in the future.

All the best,

Kings Group

- On behalf of Kings Group

Trusted Customer

Buyer

10 months ago

Good communication

Nathan was always very friendly, and easy to get hold off. He arrange multiple visits to the property for us, and followed up on any queries we had with the tenants.
Jack was great at chasing the seller.

Response from Kings Group

Good Morning,

Thanks for you kind review. It was an absolute pleasure working with you on your property purchase and we hope it was worth the wait.


Congratulations again and best of luck in your new home!


Kings Group Hackney

- On behalf of Kings Group

Trusted Customer

Seller

10 months ago

Professional service from Jack and Nathan. Did everything they said they would and sold my flat on two weeks.

Response from Kings Group

Good day. It's been a while since you posted your review. We just want to thank you through for taking time out to do so. We know everyone is always busy so it is very much appreciated.

All at Kings Group

- On behalf of Kings Group

Caroline Sykes

Seller

10 months ago

Great service

Really couldn't have been more helpful, made the sale an absolute pleasure, shame I'm not buying through Kinds as well. Nathan from the Hackney branch is the man to go to he has even helped negotiate the sale of some of my furniture!

Response from Kings Group

That's really good to hear Caroline . We always try to make the experience as painless as possible and we are glad to have been of assistance with helping you dispose of your furniture additionally . Good luck in your new home .

- Karl Knipe Partner

Trusted Customer

Seller

11 months ago

Aright

Response from Kings Group

Thanks for the star rating. Best of luck.

Kings Group Hackney

- On behalf of Kings Group

Steven Aboagye

Seller

1 year ago

Thanks

Response from Kings Group

Thank you for your star rating. You were a pleasure to work with.

All the best,


Kings Group

- On behalf of Kings Group

Lisa Blake

Seller

1 year ago

Excellent service for both sale and purchase of properties

We have been so impressed by Kings Group Hackney. They have helped us sell our flat and buy our house. We believe we got a good price for the sale of our flat and we had offers only a few weeks into viewings. Our Sales Negotiator Terry Hartley has been amazing. He has always been at the end of the phone when we needed him and has helped liaise between everyone. As everyone knows, buying a house is really stressful but Terry has been cool and calm when we needed him to be! Jack Shorten, the Sales Manager has also been fantastic. He has worked tirelessly to keep the chain together. There were times when the whole thing could have fallen apart but thanks to Jack, he managed to keep everything on track. One thing we have been so impressed with is the communication from Kings. They keep you updated throughout and always return your calls! I couldn't recommend them more. Thank you guys.

Response from Kings Group

Good Morning,

Great to hear your experience with our Hackney branch was so positive. Thank you for your patience and assistance throughout the sale. We wish you all the best.


Look forward to working with you again!


Kings Group

- On behalf of Kings Group

Trusted Customer

Seller

1 year ago

Very efficient and great communication all round.

Response from Kings Group

Many thanks for your kind words, we love receiving such positive feedback.

Wishing you all the best Kings Group Hackney

- On behalf of Kings Group

Mr Keith Augustine

Seller

1 year ago

What a mighty God that we serve

Thanks for all your good work, both staff and management. I am glad that I choose your company to both sell my present home and purchase my new home.

But I have to say that my greatest support came from the all mighty God who love and care for me in such a great way.

All praise to him.

Response from Kings Group

Wow! Great to hear that you have had such a positive experience with our Hackney branch and the transition into your new home was as smooth as possible. We hope you enjoy settling in!

Enjoy your new home!


All at Kings Group

- On behalf of Kings Group

Trusted Customer

Buyer

1 year ago

Great service , very professional and helpful. Terry and Jack were amazing and supportive throughout the whole process. Really happy with the service.
Definitely recommend.

Response from Kings Group

Great to hear your experience with our Hackney branch was positive. Thank you for your patience throughout. The team really appreciate it.

All the best in your new home!


Kings Group

- On behalf of Kings Group

Nicholas Birkett

Landlord

1 year ago

Everything was completed in a prompt fashion and I was updated at regular intervals. Gabriel was very helpful and easily contactable to answer any questions I had.

Irfan Sadeeq

1 year ago

The customer service provided by Hussain Rashid was top quality and he was very polite. I would recommend everyone everyone at Kings Group LLP's to learn from this level of service. I would also recommend Kings Group LLP's to my family and friends. Thank you again Hussain

Mengjun Liu

Landlord

1 year ago

very good service

Trusted Customer

Tenant

1 year ago

Ilario, the letting manager is always helpful and professional.

Douglas Ruley

Tenant

2 years ago

Charmelle and Shem were a pleasure to work with and made sure documents, information, and other steps occurred on time.

Sumaya Kandil

Tenant

2 years ago

Helpful and committed staff.

Very helpful staff and responsive service. Happy to answer questions or find out answers if they did not know. Dealt with the same people from start to finish.
The effort is present in the service, but still not seamless. Need to refine internal processes to I prove customer experience, including training staff on contracts and offerings.

Yvonne Miller

Seller

2 years ago

A very good experience with the team. Very professional.

My experience with Kings at Mare Street, Hackney Branch has been a good one. They have worked really hard in trying to get a sale on my property. When Terry took over as the allocated estate agent for my property, in a short time I had a sale, I couldn't have been happier, I was so delighted when Terry sold my property.Terry is a very experience worker and hard working. He explained things thoroughly, clearly and to the point. We both liaised quite a lot during the process and he was always willing to answer any queries /questions I had. I found him to be very polite, understanding and reassuring. He always gets back to me as promised if he didn't have an answer straightaway. Terry would certainly make a good manager. Well done Terry!!!!

On the management side there were times during the process when things seemed to be taking a long time during the negotiating period I found myself phoning to get updates as I didn't hear from anyone. However, when I did phone - during our telephone conversation with the Manager Neil he was always very polite and explained the situation, reassuring me of what was happening and the stages things were at. Just thought that maybe more frequent calls to update me would have been useful. Having said that I have dealt with both managers Neil and for a little while Justin and both have been very professional. In the end things have worked out very positive indeed.

I would most certainly do business with the team at Mare Street Branch in the future if needs be.

Thanks Team

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