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.
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.
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.
As part of the campaign, the council is encouraging landlords and letting agents to show their support for new measures which include a voluntary scheme to stop charging letting fees to tenants.
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.
You’re invited to an Open Day at the De Beauvoir Block – drop in anytime between 4pm-8pm on Thursday July 20th to meet the De Beauvoir Block team, take a look around the building, celebrate with a drink and see what’s been going on behind the hoardings.
A second large scale community arts project in Hackney is due to adorn the perimeter fencing around the site of the Hackney New Primary School in Kingsland Road.
On Saturday 8th July residents, families and businesses from across De Beauvoir Town gathered to enjoy the annual Party in the Park in De Beauvoir Square, organised by the De Beauvoir Association. The sun was shining as everyone enjoyed the range of activities, games...
A 44-strong contingent of gardening enthusiasts from north London, took time out from tending their own green spaces to visit the gardens surrounding the Englefield Estate.
The Benyon Estate is proud to once again be supporting the De Beauvoir Party in the Park, now in its 13th year, which will take place on Saturday 8th July.
De Beauvoir Town is known for being one of the best areas in London for cyclists and pedestrians, thanks to a series of strategically located filters designed to calm and reduce traffic in the area. Plus, with a cycle hire station on the corner of Hertford Road, getting about on two wheels is ideal for those living and working in De Beauvoir Town.
An innovative partnership has won unanimous planning permission for a new primary school for up to 350 children, as well as 68 flats and a retail unit on the site of a disused London fire station.
The Hackney New Primary School will be built on the site of the old fire station on Kingsland Road and is expected open its doors to pupils aged 4 – 11 in September 2018. Currently the Hackney New Primary School pupils are being taught in temporary accommodation