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Area Guide by Estate Agents in Hackney E1

An artistically active and culturally thriving borough with a strong community spirit.

Hackney E1 Area Guide: Located in the London Borough of Hackney between Holloway and Stratford, Hackney is a vibrant and multicultural neighbourhood that has thrived since the huge investment brought by the 2012 London Olympics.  

The property market in Hackney offers a diverse range of property styles in many price ranges. With its Georgian and Victorian terrace properties, new build developments, warehouse conversions, quirky bars, good restaurants, and parks, Hackney is a top choice for homebuyers and tenants.

It is home to many cultural and historical landmarks. Mare Street is a bustling hub of activity and home to the iconic Hackney Empire theatre, which has hosted some of the biggest names in show business since its opening in 1901.

The borough boasts 62 parks and open spaces, covering 815 acres, making it one of the greenest parts of London. One of the most popular green spaces in Hackney is London Fields Park. It has a children's playground and an open-air 50m swimming pool, London Fields Lido. Victoria Park is also within easy reach, offering a serene escape from the city.

Hackney's Broadway Market is a must-visit destination on Saturdays, with a vibrant collection of traders and stalls selling everything from fresh produce to vintage clothing. Stretching between the Regents Canal and the southern end of London Fields, there is much to explore, taste, and sample.

The Empire Theatre, Geffrye Museum, London Fields Lido, Hackney City Farm, and Broadway Market are just some of the many attractions that draw visitors and residents alike. The area also features many art galleries, fringe theatres, and stand-up comedy venues, keeping you entertained all weekend.

In addition, Hackney offers a good choice of schools, including several 'Outstanding' rated primary schools by Ofsted and several 'Good' rated secondary schools.

Commuters enjoy easy access to central London from this zone 2 area, with the fast overground service from Hackney Downs to Liverpool Street taking just 11 minutes. Trains from Hackney Central reach Stratford in only nine minutes, connecting you to the DLR and Jubilee Line. Additionally, Hackney is well-served by several bus routes connecting to central London.

In summary, Hackney is an artistically active and culturally thriving borough with a strong community spirit. Whether you're single enjoying a carefree London lifestyle, a family making the most of the great outdoors, or an investor seeking a great location to invest in London property, Hackney offers something for everyone.

At Circa London, we sell and let property in Hackney and East, and we know the area inside out. If you're considering selling or letting your property or looking for your next home, our experienced estate agents can guide you through the process and help you find the perfect property for your needs.

Contact us today to learn more about living in Hackney and the properties available in the area.

Circa London is a sales and lettings agent in Hackney and the surrounding areas of central London.    

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