Estate Agents Hackney

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If you’re looking to buy a property, sell, rent out or let, the team at Castles Estate Agents Hackney would love to hear from you.

Castles Estate Agents in Hackney has been providing estate agency services to our local community for a number of years. Our talented team, unrivalled in experience and local knowledge, have cultivated a well-earned reputation for being the very best at what they do. We specialise in a range of estate agency services including residential property sales, property management and investments as well as residential lettings.

If you’re looking to buy, sell and would like a valuationlet or rent a property, Castles Estate Agents Hackney can assist you. Get in touch with our team today – and don’t forget to have a look at our local area guide.

Hackney Estate Agents

Castles Estate Agency is a leading independent estate agency operating in Hackney and the rest of East London. With a wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry, including local knowledge of Hackney, we have developed an outstanding reputation in professional estate services. If you are looking for a professional estate agent in Hackney, Castles can help.

We offer legal advice and management, including recommendations on mortgage advisors. Our team are here to guide you with your property journey, whether you are buying a new home or looking to sell your existing property.

Hackney is a popular place to buy a home, due to its creative and community-centric atmosphere in East London. Hackney is a vibrant and bustling area, popular with young professionals, families, and artists. As a creative and lively area, Hackney offers a variety of excellent independent eateries, art galleries, entertainment, and farmers’ markets. It is easily accessible to central London and has great transport links to the rest of the UK, making it a great place for professionals. Hackney is also an excellent place to move for families due to its variety of reputable schools and academies.

Hackney Lettings Agent

Castles Estate Agency boasts over four decades of experience in the industry. Combining our team’s experience and knowledge, we have helped thousands of people find their new rental property. Whether you are letting out a property in Hackney, or looking to rent, Castles can help you with all your enquiries. Castles is a leading lettings agent in Hackney, and we have expert knowledge of the area.

Hackney offers a range of rental properties, from new builds and warehouse conversions to beautiful Victorian terraces. With connections to central London and excellent transport links, professionals can commute easily for work. Hackney is a vibrant and creative area, offering excellent eateries and greenspaces. With galleries, theatres, and music venues, Hackney is a popular choice for young professionals.

Hackney is one of London’s greenest boroughs, making it an excellent place to rent a home or rent out your property. With a range of good schools and several reputable academies, Hackney is also a popular choice for families.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Hackney a good area?

Voted one of the coolest neighbourhoods to live in the world by Vogue in 2014, Hackney is the bustling creative hub of North London. The community is a delightful treasure trove just 30 minutes from central London, brimming with a dazzling array of restaurants, cafes, bars, markets, entertainment venues and independent shops.

With a number of schools nearby and several public transport links connecting the area to the rest of London, Hackney is a great place to live and work. Residents enjoy close proximity to central London, making Hackney a great choice for working professionals and families alike.

Urban regeneration in the area has also seen the emergence of a new cultural quarter in Hackney. There’s a cluster of village-esque neighbourhoods with a distinct community feel, including the areas surrounding Chatsworth Road, Victoria Park Village and Broadway Market. Around London Fields, you’ll find a network of local high streets with independent shops. The 2012 Olympics in London also bequeathed the Borough with excellent transport links as well as upgraded housing and new schools.

You can read more about Hackney in our area guide.

Is Hackney a good place to invest in property?

Situated in vibrant Northeast London, the community of Hackney is a valuable addition to any property portfolio, making the opportunity to invest there a great opportunity within London’s burgeoning property market. Known for its creative community feel, independent shops and local schools, Hackney is well-connected to the rest of London with several public transport links running through the area.

Only half a century ago, Hackney was a collection of small communities and enormous Tudor estates. Today, this is evident in the charming Georgian architecture found in the Clapton Square Conservation Area and around St. John’s Church, the medieval tower of St. Augustine’s church and of course, the stunning Tudor-style Sutton House.

Towards the end of the 19th century, a number of grand old mansions that once covered the Hackney area were pulled down in favour of Victorian terrace homes which can still be seen today. You’ll also find The Navarino Mansions, which were constructed in 1904 to house 300 Jewish artists from the East End.

In this day and age, Hackney is a delightful array of ex-council houses, warehouse conversions and historical homes – notably the ever-popular Victorian terraces and spacious Georgian villas. In recent years, there has also been an increasing number of new builds constructed, meaning Hackney really does have a little something for everyone.

Why should I move to Hackney?

There are a number of reasons why you should consider the community of Hackney. Situated in trendy East London, residents enjoy a range of edgy independent shops, as well as artsy culture spots and markets. If you’re looking for a bite to eat, there is also a delectable array of eateries to choose from – from local favourites peddling Vietnamese and Turkish fare on Mare Street to more recent additions. Popular restaurants and bars can also be found around the Broadway Market area.

Hackney residents also enjoy a strong sense of community, with several local events and activities happening every month. There are also a number of community groups residents can join. With easy access to the rest of the city, a thriving local arts scene, excellent schools and plenty of expansive green spaces to enjoy, why wouldn’t you move to Hackney?

For more information about Hackney and the other communities we serve, get in touch with the team at Castles Estate Agency today.

Is Hackney East London?

Hackney is located in East London, approximately 5 miles northeast of Charring Cross in the central city. The community of Hackney is also situated within the wider Borough of Hackney, which is named after its principal district.

What part of London is Hackney?

Situated just 30 minutes north of central London, Hackney is located in East London in the Borough of Hackney. Hackney is bordered by Islington to the west, Haringey to the north, Waltham Forest to the northeast and London’s city centre to the south. The Borough of Hackney was one of the host boroughs during the 2012 London Olympics – several of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park venues fell within the boundaries of the Borough.

Where to eat in Hackney?

Residents of Hackney are blessed with a number of exceptional eateries, cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs. For delicious falafel pitta, head to Pockets in London Fields. You could also grab breakfast at Towpath or see what all the fuss is about at Café Cecilia – their sage and anchovy fritti has become one of the most talked about dishes in London.

For homebrewed infusions, there’s the Littleduck Picklery, or for something a little more international there’s Angelina, where you’ll find a number of elegant dishes combining Japanese and Italian cuisine. Of course, there’s also the dining room at The Duke of Richmond and Shankeys, an Indian-Irish fusion restaurant combining South Asian spice with traditional Irish fare.

There are also plenty of places to go in the area for a pint of real ale, a roast dinner or some late-night entertainment. The Prince Arthur is one of the best spots in Hackney for a traditional Sunday roast. For something a bit more lively, Oslo also hosts performances upstairs which are hugely popular with local residents.

What county is Hackney in?

The Borough of Hackney lies in the historic county of Middlesex. Situated just north of London’s city centre and Tower Hamlets, the Borough’s eastern boundary is the River Lea, one of the largest rivers in London.

Is Hackney in North London?

Both the Borough of Hackney and the neighbourhood of Hackney are a part of East London. The historical heart of the Borough is Mare Street, which lies approximately 5 miles northeast of Charing Cross in the centre of London.

How far is Hackney from central London?

Hackney is approximately 20 – 40 minutes from the city centre and like many of the vibrant communities in northeast London, can easily be reached by train, tube or bus.

How to get to Hackney?

Hackney is well-connected to the rest of London and is the perfect location for commuters. Just a short walk away, you’ll find Haggerston mainline station which is connected to London Victoria, King’s Cross St Pancras and Canary Wharf. If you prefer the tube, Old Street, Angel and Shoreditch are all a quick walk or cycle ride away. There are also a number of bus links connecting the area, including the 38 bus which goes directly to Victoria Station and stops over at Piccadilly Circus, the Trocadero and Hyde Park.

What zone is Hackney?

Hackney can be reached via Hackney Central Station which is on the North London Line in East London. The community is situated within Zone 2 and is well connected to the rest of the city via tube, train or bus.

What borough is Hackney in?

The community of Hackney is located in the Borough of Hackney – the area itself is actually where the Borough gets its name. The constituent areas of the Borough are Hackney, Shoreditch and Stoke Newington which are all originally Ancient Parishes that have existed since the medieval period.

How many people live in Hackney?

In 2021, there were approximately 259,956 people living in the community of Hackney. The Borough of Hackney is also relatively young with 21% of its residents under 20 – only 18% of the Borough’s population is over 55.

Does Hackney have a tube station?

Hackney is well connected by tube, train and bus. Hackney Central Station is on the North London Line and is located within Zone 2. Hackney is approximately 5 miles northeast of Charring Cross and can be reached in only 20 – 40 minutes from central London.

Does Hackney have good schools?

In 2002, The Hackney Learning Trust became the first private, non-profit organisation in the UK to take over the education services of the local council. It was given a 10-year contract to improve education services in the communication of Hackney, the resulting project of which was such a success that Hackney absorbed the trust into a proper department operating within the local council. As a result, there is an excellent selection of schools in the area with several reputable academies and the area is hugely popular with families. Schools in the area include The City Academy, which teaches children from 11 – 19. The Garden also offers a high-quality and bespoke education for children with autism from ages 4 – 15.


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