THE BENYON ESTATE

News & Insights

From community events and business news to tips on maintaining your garden over the winter, we have something for everyone. Our community is a busy, active one and we are proud to support a whole range of events and fundraising initiatives.

Please keep in touch with 'Insights' from our in-house team and guest bloggers reporting on news in De Beauvoir. At The Benyon Estate there is never a dull day!

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Fashion designer Markus Lupfer moves to Hackney

Womenswear Designer brand Markus Lupfer has moved into the De Beauvoir Block in Hackney to house its growing team.

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Setting sail with the Literacy Pirates

The Literacy Pirates is an innovative charity offering an after-school, year-long programme to improve the reading, writing, confidence, and perseverance of children who are falling behind at school or have fewer opportunities.

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Yammy yammy yammy: Foody friends create homely café at The Block

In parts of rural Cumbria, the locals still use the word ‘yam’ for home. Add an ‘m’ and you get Yamm, which is the name of the new café in the De Beauvoir Block run by Andrian Iftodi and Scott Pattinson who set out to create a homely environment for their customers.

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Award winning musician opens Hackney Primary School’s new building

The award-winning double bassist Chinyere (Chi-chi) Nwanoku, who was awarded an OBE for services to music, was back at school last week (Friday 29 November) to open a new community school which has a focus on music.

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Happy tenth birthday to the De Beauvoir Deli!

Ten years ago, De Beauvoir Town resident and self-confessed foodie Harry Davies launched a new venture on Southgate Road – the De Beauvoir Deli.

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Construction completes on 98 De Beauvoir Road

The transformation of 98 De Beauvoir Road from mixed use commercial and residential space to a contemporary office has completed.

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De Beauvoir Town’s living waterway teeming with wildlife

Last autumn, the Wildlife Gardeners of Haggerston in East London began on their mission to create a living waterway brimming with wildlife all year long.