Local area

Encompassing many fascinating neighbourhoods and epitomising London’s diverse culture, Hackney has always been rich in character, but the area has really come into its own in recent years. Today’s Hackney is eclectic, vibrant, urban, colourful and creative. Whatever pace of life you’re looking for, it’s a great part of London to call home. Enjoy traditional markets; independent shops, cafés and restaurants; the iconic Hackney Empire; and, of course, an abundance of green spaces.