THE BENYON ESTATE

News & Insights

From community events and business news to tips on maintaining your garden over the winter, here we have something for everyone. Our community is a busy, active one. We support residents in their own events as well as host special seasonal events in the park at De Beauvoir Square and in the De Beauvoir Block. We also get involved in wider community events such as the Hackney Half Marathon.

Our 'Insights' are written by our expert in-house team and our special monthly guest bloggers who cover some first-hand stories from people in De Beauvoir town. Our news will keep on coming - at The Benyon Estate there is never a dull day!

 

 

 

FROM THE ESTATE

Proud to support De Beauvoir Association’s Party in the Park

The Benyon Estate is proud to have supported this year’s Party in the Park in De Beauvoir Square, organised by the De Beauvoir Association.

4 July 2019

FROM THE ESTATE

Transformation of 98 De Beauvoir Road nearing completion

The transformation of 98 De Beauvoir Road from a mixed-used residential and commercial building into contemporary office space with original Edwardian features is nearing completion.

12 June 2019

FROM THE ESTATE

Hackney charity receives funding to transform more young lives

A project which transformed a young man into a Channel 4 reporter will receive funding from the Benyon Estate to continue for another year.

FROM THE ESTATE

Hackney New Primary School making good progress

We are pleased to see the construction of Hackney New Primary School on Kingsland Road entering its final phase of development and nearing completion.

FROM THE ESTATE

Exciting evening events coming to De Beauvoir Block

We are pleased to announce a calendar of exciting evening events coming to De Beauvoir Block, designed to inspire, inform and educate our local community.

FROM THE ESTATE

Deposit free renting for residents in De Beauvoir Town

House hunters looking for property to rent in De Beauvoir Town, Hackney, will benefit from a deposit-free rental scheme which the Benyon Estate has recently adopted.

FROM THE ESTATE

De Beauvoir Balloon Debates land at De Beauvoir Block

The De Beauvoir Balloon Debates landed in the De Beauvoir Block in February, the first series of stimulating discussions at a new venue.

FROM THE ESTATE

Property investment since the 1600s

Estate Manager Edward Benyon recently joined bestselling author, property developer and property investor Nicole Bremner for the latest episode of her podcast.

21 February 2019

FROM THE ESTATE

‘The Cure’ gives Southgate Road a health-kick

Health food fans in Hackney’s De Beauvoir Town are in for a treat when new healthy eating store and takeaway The Cure opens on Southgate Road on Tuesday, February 5th 2019.

19 December 2018

FROM THE ESTATE

The Benyon Estate – A great place to live, work and learn

2018 has been a very busy year for the Estate team, with many projects reaching fruition and others nearing fruition, while a number of ventures have kick-started after many months in the pipeline.

FROM THE ESTATE

Rooftop ceremony at the Hackney New Primary School

A “topping out” ceremony on the rooftop of the Hackney New Primary School in Kingsland Road has marked a key milestone in the construction of this important community project.

FROM THE ESTATE

De Beauvoir Town’s Living Waterway (Part 2)

Local residents, Gideon Corby and Esther Adelman, are in the process of transforming the canal which runs through the southern end of De Beauvoir Town.

FROM THE ESTATE

The Haphazard Gardener - A Gift of a Garden (Part 2)

After my father-in-law Sir William Benyon died in the Intensive Care Unit in the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading and we had had the idea to make a garden in his memory in a grim little courtyard outside the hospital cafe, it was another two years before the project was announced and two more before work started.

FROM THE ESTATE

21st Century Refurbishment for 19th Century Home

For almost five decades, 64 Southgate Road was home to a former Regent Street dressmaker and her family. Now the property is about to welcome new tenants after a comprehensive six-month refurbishment which has given it a 21st century revamp whilst reviving its 19th century architectural heritage.

17 September 2018

FROM THE ESTATE

New hospital garden in Reading bears a Hackney hallmark

A new garden has officially opened at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, designed by Jennifer Benyon of the Benyon Estate and featuring a sculpture by Hackney-based Sophie Dickens, the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens.

FROM THE ESTATE

De Beauvoir Town’s Living Waterway (Part 1)

The Regent’s Canal Living Waterway project has an ambitious goal: to create an attractive waterway which brims with wildlife all year long at the southern end of De Beauvoir Town.

FROM THE ESTATE

The Haphazard Gardener - A Gift of a Garden (Part 1)

A little over four years ago, my father-in-law, Bill, was in the Intensive Care Unit at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. The second-storey ICU wraps around an internal first floor courtyard. The staff room, offices, visitors waiting room and corridor all look down onto this space.

FROM THE ESTATE

Keeping your home safe while on holiday

Your summer holiday is fast approaching and you have lots to do before you leave. Passports, travel insurance, luggage labels, bookings, transfers...

FROM THE ESTATE

Hospital garden created in memory of Sir William Benyon

Englefield Estate gardeners have been putting the finishing touches to a courtyard garden at the Royal Berkshire Hospital which has been transformed into a colourful haven for patients, their families and staff.