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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

  • 2 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Mare Street, London

£425,000

Kings Group are proud to present this STUNNING TWO BEDROOM FLAT located in the POPULAR HACKNEY CENTRAL AREA. This property comprises of a reception room, fully fitted kitchen, TWO GOOD...

Kings Group are proud to present this STUNNING TWO BEDROOM FLAT located in the POPULAR HACKNEY CENTRAL AREA. This property comprises of a reception room, fully fitted kitchen, TWO GOOD...

  • 1 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Mare Street, London

Offers in excess of £335,000

Kings Group Estate Agents are proud to present this third floor one bedroom flat situated above an office. The property is currently in a good condition throughout and well maintained....

Kings Group Estate Agents are proud to present this third floor one bedroom flat situated above an office. The property is currently in a good condition throughout and well maintained....

  • 2 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Berger Road, London

£325,000

Cash Buyers Only. 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...

Cash Buyers Only. 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...

  • 3 beds
  • 2 baths
  • 1 living

Amhurst Road, London

Offers in excess of £600,000

Kings Group - Hackney are delighted to present Amhurst Road, E8, a THREE BEDROOM SPLIT-LEVEL FLAT. The property is a VICTORIAN CONVERION in superb condition with period features, newly refurbished...

Kings Group - Hackney are delighted to present Amhurst Road, E8, a THREE BEDROOM SPLIT-LEVEL FLAT. The property is a VICTORIAN CONVERION in superb condition with period features, newly refurbished...

  • 2 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Amhurst Road, London

Offers in excess of £500,000

Kings Group - Hackney are delighted to present Amhurst Road, E8, a TWO BEDROOM GROUND FLOOR FLAT. The property is in superb condition with newly refurbished rooms and a private...

Kings Group - Hackney are delighted to present Amhurst Road, E8, a TWO BEDROOM GROUND FLOOR FLAT. The property is in superb condition with newly refurbished rooms and a private...

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Latest lettings listings for Hackney

  • 1 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Mare Street, London

£1250 pcm Tenant Info

Kings Group Estate Agents are proud to present this third floor one bedroom flat situated above an office. The property is currently in a good condition throughout and well maintained....

Kings Group Estate Agents are proud to present this third floor one bedroom flat situated above an office. The property is currently in a good condition throughout and well maintained....

  • 1 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Mare Street, London

£1450 pcm Tenant Info

ONE DOUBLE BEDROOM MODERN APARTMENT SITUATED AT THE TOP OF QUEEN VICTORIA PARK ROAD...New to the market is this one bedroom apartment situated in a well maintained modern development close...

ONE DOUBLE BEDROOM MODERN APARTMENT SITUATED AT THE TOP OF QUEEN VICTORIA PARK ROAD...New to the market is this one bedroom apartment situated in a well maintained modern development close...

  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Cecilia Road, London

£950 pcm Tenant Info

**VIDEO VIEWING AVAILABLE** ++ZERO DEPOSIT OPTION AVAILABLE++**LOVELY STUDIO FLAT IN DALSTON**The property is set within a secure gated development with parking space in the hearth of Dalston. The studio has...

**VIDEO VIEWING AVAILABLE** ++ZERO DEPOSIT OPTION AVAILABLE++**LOVELY STUDIO FLAT IN DALSTON**The property is set within a secure gated development with parking space in the hearth of Dalston. The studio has...

  • 3 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

St. Pauls Road, London

£2150 pcm Tenant Info

A truly stunning 3 bedroom flat which is arranged over the first and second floors. The first floor is occupied by 3 bedrooms and a luxurious fully tiled modern bathroom....

A truly stunning 3 bedroom flat which is arranged over the first and second floors. The first floor is occupied by 3 bedrooms and a luxurious fully tiled modern bathroom....

  • 2 beds
  • 1 baths
  • 1 living

Mare Street, London

£1400 pcm Tenant Info

IN DEMAND, SOUGHT AFTER, TWO BEDROOM FLAT, HACKNEY CENTRAL, RECENTLY REFURBISHED, LIGHT AND BRIGHT, MINUTES FROM LONDON FIELDS AND SHOREDITCH.Two bedroom flat, located between Hackney Central, London Fields and Shoreditch....

IN DEMAND, SOUGHT AFTER, TWO BEDROOM FLAT, HACKNEY CENTRAL, RECENTLY REFURBISHED, LIGHT AND BRIGHT, MINUTES FROM LONDON FIELDS AND SHOREDITCH.Two bedroom flat, located between Hackney Central, London Fields and Shoreditch....

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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

Jack Shorten is one of our brightest and charming managers who heads up our energetic Hackney Branch. Having worked with us for many years Jack went travelling for a few months and returned with...

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Gabriel Amankwah

Lettings Branch Manager

Gabriel has worked in the Bethnal Green branch since the day he joined Kings in March 2017. This has given him a wealth of knowledge of the area, properties and clientele. Gabriel joined the co...

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