Ten top tips for tenants’ festive safety

With the holiday season approaching we’re all getting excited and ready to celebrate. We all want our houses to be cosy, beautifully decorated and festive. However, there are some rules we all should follow – Yule love our festive safety tips!

Christmas Competition T&Cs

  Terms and conditions This promotion is open to UK residents (excluding Scotland and Channel Islands). Internet access is required. To enter: Reply to the competition question on the main Facebook page using a comment below the competition post. Submit your...

Meeting the new teams at the De Beauvoir Block

Business tenants at the new De Beauvoir Block have enjoyed an exclusive opening party (Thursday November 23rd 2017) with some of Hackney’s most up-and-coming creative firms. The borough of Hackney reportedly has more creative people than any other local authority area...

The Story of the De Beauvoir Deli

In 2009, lifelong De Beauvoir Town resident, Harry Davies, 35, gave up his job in production management to provide his community with a shop selling quality, fine food and coffee. The De Beauvoir Deli Company, 98 Southgate Road, became a stalwart of De Beauvoir Town....

Before and After De Beauvoir Road Refurbishment

Number 78 De Beauvoir Road, built circa 1840, has survived two world wars and been called home by tenants including, most recently, Charles Dickens’ great great granddaughter, sculptor Sophie Dickens. This year, a new lease of life was injected into the Grade II...

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.

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.

Better Renting Campaign

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.

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.

You’re invited to an Open Day at the De Beauvoir Block

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.

De Beauvoir Association Party in the Park 2017

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...

De Beauvoir Gardeners visit Englefield Estate

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.

De Beauvoir Party in the Park

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.

Getting around De Beauvoir Town

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.