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

The Haphazard Gardener - A Joyful Reunion

This year I feel as if beloved spring, having deserted us, suddenly had a change of heart and flew North to fling itself into our arms. Oh, the joy! Within a week my tulips have gone from sullenly peeping the tips of their leaves through the sodden earth, to stretching themselves as close to the sun as they can - almost as if they are standing on their tiptoes.

24 May 2018

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Picnic season is nearly upon us!

Founder of the De Beauvoir Deli Co Harry Davies is sharing his thoughts about picnic season in UK with some inspiring salad tips!

FROM THE ESTATE

Pets in rented home

Renting for the long-term is a growing phenomenon, particularly for those who fall into the bracket of millennials or Generation Rent. And, if you’re a tenant renting for the long-term, you will be all the more eager to make your rental property feel like a home, adding your own personal touches to turn it into as comfortable a living space as possible.

11 April 2018

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The Haphazard Gardener - Inspiring Containers of Instant Spring

A dear friend invited me to celebrate her birthday by attending a container planting workshop at Petersham Nursery in Richmond. She was apologetic about it being a busman’s holiday, but I don’t need an excuse to visit any nursery, and Petersham is particularly dreamy.

FROM THE ESTATE

Bring colour and texture into your rented home

Succesful designer and our tenant Ella Doran has prepared an inspirational piece for our readers about how to bring colour and texture to your rented home.

FROM THE ESTATE

House moving checklist

We understand how stressful it can be moving a house, with this in mind we've prepared a house moving checklist that includes everything you will need in preparation for, during and after your move.

8 March 2018

FROM THE ESTATE

How to child-proof your rental home

Whether you are expecting a baby or your bundle of joy has just arrived, it is time to ensure your home is as safe for your child as it can be.

FROM THE ESTATE

Swift action for our feathered friends

Swift nesting season is approaching and the Benyon Estate has been working with Hackney Swifts Group to ensure that when the birds return from Africa in May to nest, they have a safe place to do so.

FROM THE ESTATE

How to find the perfect rental property

Trying to find a new home can be tricky, with lots of factors to consider before you make your decision. Here’s our advice on how to find a home that suits you.

FROM THE ESTATE

Smart energy meters at your rented house

With the growth of renewables as an alternative to traditional fossil fuels, the dangers of climate change and the impact of global warming, there is a need for all of us to be more energy efficient. 

FROM THE ESTATE

The Haphazard Gardener - The Blessings of Trees

With the winter solstice and Christmas past us and the New Year welcomed in, I should be pouring over spring catalogues allowing my dreams to run riot.

FROM THE ESTATE

New Year’s resolutions to improve the community

In the New Year we all start thinking about how we can improve our lives and the area that we live in.

FROM THE ESTATE

How social media can bring the Hackney community to you

Moving to a new area can be daunting, but thanks to social media you can start to become part of your new community before you’ve stepped out of the front door.

28 December 2017
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