MP Meg Hillier opens Hackney’s new hub for creatives

MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch Meg Hillier has unveiled a commemorative plaque at the official opening of Hackney’s new creative business hub, the De Beauvoir Block. Around 100 guests, including local businesspeople and councillors joined some of the tenants for...

The demand for flexible working space

The demand for flexible working space is on the rise as young entrepreneurs seek more affordable relaxed working environments with the potential for interaction and collaboration with their neighbours. This is the assertion this August by Property Week magazine, the...

Nelly Power Commemorated with Blue Plaque

The life of one of Britain’s best loved 19th century burlesque dancers and pantomime actresses Nelly Power (1854 – 1887), has been commemorated in the form of a blue plaque which has been hung at her former Hackney home. The commemorative sign is in situ on the wall...

Better Renting Campaign

This July, Hackney Council launched its Better Renting campaign which aims to promote a better private rented sector for both landlords and tenants in Hackney. As part of the campaign, the council is encouraging landlords and letting agents to show their support for...

More homes for working Londoners in Hackney

Thirty-four properties in Hackney will be made available for working Londoners on low and middle incomes following an agreement between The Benyon Estate, developers Thornsett and affordable homes provider Dolphin Living. The announcement follows the recent issuing of...