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Hackney Area Guide

Hackney (affectionately known as Hackney village) is Located to the North East of the City of London, neighboured by Islington, Tottenham and Stratford. The area has seen an incredible pace of rejuvenation in the past few years, becoming one of the most talked about areas in London. It is now the pulsating heart of creativity in the city attracting hordes of artists and fashionistas to its streets. For food lovers there is a huge variety of innovative restaurants and cafes and a range of farmers markets. Despite its close proximity to the City, Hackney benefits from a number of superb open spaces such as Hackney Downs with its Cycling areas, sports facilities and play area.  Hackney Marshes, the home of many Sunday League football teams, London Fields and the newly opened Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with its unique parklands, waterways, venues and attractions for all the family.

Hackney is excelling in its educational facilities with two of the highest performing Academies in London with more planned for the future. The borough benefits from a strong community spirit, something that is epitomised by the renowned Broadway Market. Created by the community and existing for it, it offers everything from everyday groceries to international food and fashion.

Hackney offers a huge range of properties and activities, reputable schools and excellent transport links. The diversity of life in the area is unmatched, from Hackney Central's leading cultural venue of Hackney Empire to the concerts and music festivals of Victoria Park; from the vibrant bars and restaurants of Hoxton to the village serenity of Lower Clapton; from the green spaces and open air swimming pool of London fields to the markets and shopping centres of Dalston, residents are utterly spoilt for choice. Hackney attracts everyone from first time buyers taking advantage of still competitive rates, to families looking for good schools and an active lifestyle, to young professionals benefiting from its close proximity to the City and the sheer vitality of Hackney itself.

Local Information and Property Activity

Hackney

44 Lower Clapton Road,
London,
E5 0RN
020 8985 0106

Hackney Local Schools

Primary Schools
Daubeney Primary School
Rushmore Primary School
Millfields Primary School
Kingsmead Primary School
Mandeville Primary School
Berger Primary School
Gainsborough Primary School
St. Dominics RC Primary School
Brook Community Primary School
Colvestone Primary School
St. Pauls with St. Michaels CE Primary School
St/ Johns and St. James CE Primary School
Benthal Primary School
Shacklewell Primary School
Baden Powell Primary School
Nightingale Primary School
Northwold Primary School
St. Scho;astic RC Primary School
Southwold Primary School
Lauriston School
Morningside Primary School
Orchard Primary School
Gayhurst Primary School
London Fields Primary School
Elmhurst Primary School

Secondary Schools
Cardinal Pole Upper School
Clapton Girls’ Technology College
Petchey Academy
Mossbourne Community Academy
Hackney Free & Parochial Secondary School
Cardinal Pole Annexe
Oxford City College
The City Academy

College
Hackney Community College – London Fields
B6 – Brook House Sixth Form College

Special Schools
Downsview School
Ickburgh School
Stormont House School

Hackney Transport Links

London Overground
Hackney Central
Homerton
Hackney Wick
Dalston Kingsland
Dalston Junction
Haggerston

National Rail
Clapton Station
London Fields
Rectory Road
Hackney Downs
Cambridge Heath

Bus routes serving Hackney include the
30, 38, 48, 55, 56, 67, 76, 106, 149, 242, 243, 253, 254 276 and 277.