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  • Queensbridge Road Cycling Improvements - between Whiston Road and Albion Drive

    Introduction In 2020, the Council introduced new protected cycle lanes on Queensbridge Road between Whiston Road and Albion Drive to help encourage more people to cycle. These were implemented as a trial before being made permanent in 2022. We now have funding available to improve the cycle lanes with more permanent materials and planting and would like to hear your views on the proposals. Why are we implementing these proposals? The existing cycling facilities at... More
    Opened 20 November 2023
  • Bus Priority Proposal for Routes 38, 242 and 277 - Graham Road between Royal Oak Road and the Railway Bridge

    This consultation seeks to gather views on proposals to extend the existing eastbound bus lane on Graham Road between Royal Oak Road and the Railway Bridge. Why are these changes being proposed? The Council is committed to making Hackney’s roads safer for everyone living, working and visiting the borough as well as promoting public transport and helping to make buses more reliable. In addition to achieving faster journey times for bus users, these changes aim to encourage... More
    Opened 20 November 2023
  • Downham Road - Proposed road safety and public realm improvement scheme

    Help us improve Downham Road Following two drop-in events with local people, we are proposing to improve a section of Downham Road between the junctions of De Beauvoir Road and Kingsland Road (A10). This includes widening pavements, creating chicanes to reduce vehicle speeds and adding new trees, rain gardens and more greenery. This will help create a safer and more pleasant walking environment along the street. We are now seeking your views on these proposals. Why are these... More
    Opened 20 November 2023
  • Equality Plan Consultation

    In 2022, Hackney Council adopted a new Strategic Plan. This presents the Council's ambitions for the next four years. It also describes the key challenges. The plan sets out how we will respond, working with residents and partners. The plan includes commitments for how the Council maximises its own resources - jobs, contracts and making best use of our spaces and assets. We are in one of the most difficult times in post war memory, with deep inequalities in society, and in our borough.... More
    Opened 20 November 2023
  • Hackney Downs Low Traffic Neighbourhood - Proposed improvements

    This consultation outlines proposals to improve the Hackney Downs low traffic neighbourhood (LTN), following traffic monitoring and feedback from residents during its trial period. The LTN was made permanent in February 2022. These proposals are part of our plans to create a greener, healthier Hackney, improve road safety and support people to walk, shop and cycle locally. For more information on the Hackney Downs LTN, visit Why are we proposing... More
    Opened 20 November 2023
  • Marvin Street, Sylvester Road and Penpoll Road New pocket park and transport facilities

    Hackney Central is changing Big changes are coming to Hackney Central, which will mean cleaner air, less traffic, and better facilities for the community. We’re proposing a range of changes, shaped by the views of thousands of local people and informed by a new town centre strategy created alongside the local community. Now we’ve received a £19 million boost from the Levelling Up Fund, it’s time to start delivering on them. We’re proposing transformational... More
    Opened 16 November 2023
  • Marvin Street pocket park

    Have your say now and help shape the plans. What we’re doing While we’re proposing transformational changes to public spaces across Hackney Central, we also want to make small-scale improvements that can make a big difference quickly. One of these is Marvin Street – a small cul-de-sac off Graham Road, where there’s an opportunity to replace a space dominated by car parking with a new pocket park for Hackney Central. Why we’re doing it One of the... More
    Opened 16 November 2023
  • Public Health Funerals Policy Consultation

    Hackney Council would like your views on a proposed Public Health Funerals Policy, which defines when and how a person who dies within Hackney will be considered for a Public Health funeral. A copy of the proposed policy can be viewed here . A Public Health funeral is the cremation or burial of someone who has died, usually alone, is unclaimed and often without funds to provide for their own funeral. The Council complies with national legislation on public health funerals. ... More
    Opened 13 November 2023
  • A Community Garden for Fawcett Estate

    Local residents have approached Hackney Council's Resident Participation team with the proposal of developing a community gardening project in the green area at Fawcett Estate backing onto Springfield Park. We invite you to find out more, and share your views on this proposal by completing the survey below. If you would like to complete a paper survey or need any information on this consultation in a different format please email . We’ll consider your... More
    Opened 12 November 2023
  • Nightingale Mosaic Project and Litter bin

    Residents at Nightingale Estate have the opportunity to work with 'Hackney Mosaic Project', based in Hackney Downs, to create a mosaic panel to be installed within the estate. We invite you to vote on your favourite design proposal. We would also like your feedback on the former litter bin on Napoleon Road which has been turned into a raised planter. If you would like to complete a paper survey or need any information on this consultation in a different format please email ... More
    Opened 11 November 2023
  • Rhodes Estate Renaming Consultation

    In 2020, your Residents and Tenants Association requested support from the Council’s Review, Rename & Reclaim programme to consult on the name of the Estate and Community Hall. This is the name given to Hackney Council’s review into the legacies of African enslavement history and colonialism in Hackney. Engagement took place on the estate in 2022 with a consultation taking place in January 2023. This returned a 63% majority agreeing to renaming the estate. In July 2023 your... More
    Opened 10 November 2023
  • Have your say on the 2025/26 admissions arrangements of six schools in Hackney

    Six voluntary aided schools and academies in Hackney are consulting on their admission arrangements for the school year 2025-2026. The following schools are consulting. The proposed admissions arrangements for each school are linked below: Cardinal Pole Catholic School Holy Trinity CofE Primary School Mossbourne Community Academy Mossbourne Riverside Academy St Mary’s Church of England Primary School Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls School ... More
    Opened 6 November 2023
  • Statutory Proposals to Discontinue and / or Amalgamate Primary Schools

    The closing date for receipt of responses to the representation period was 3 November 2023 at 5pm. For more information about the proposals, please visit --- The following proposals have been published on 6 October 2023. Within four weeks from the date of publication of the proposals, any person may object to or make comments on the proposals by using any of the feedback routes detailed below. Click... More
    Closed 3 November 2023
  • Residents' Estate Improvement Fund 2023

    The Residents' Estate Improvement Fund The Residents' Estate Improvement Fund 2024 - 2025 is now open for your ideas. The fund is an annual investment pot that helps residents work with the Council to choose and deliver the changes they want to see on their estate. This can be spent on one-off, physical changes to improve outdoor and communal areas on estates, whether it’s enhancing what’s in place already or creating brand new facilities. This can include anything from... More
    Opened 1 November 2023
  • Council finances and budget communications campaign

    The Council, like our residents, is facing increased costs of goods and services plus we continue to experience rising demand for vital services for some of our more vulnerable residents. These pressures taken alongside real term funding reductions of over 40% since 2010 place immense strain on Council resources. To address these financial challenges, the Council must make significant savings now and over the next few years to ensure we can continue to deliver key services and... More
    Closed 26 October 2023
  • What would you like to see in a new Hackney Museum?

    If you would like to view this survey in another language and are using Google Chrome as your browser, please follow the link here to access instructions on how to activate the Google Chrome Translation feature. Please complete this short survey to tell us what you would like to see in a new Hackney Museum and help shape our plans. This survey should take no more than 6-8 minutes to complete. Hackney Council has secured funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to... More
    Opened 19 October 2023
  • Underwood Street Conservation Area Review 2023

    Underwood Street Conservation Area was designated in 1990 but has never had an appraisal. Hackney Council has carried out detailed research for a new Conservation Area Appraisal and Managament Plan with a proposed boundary extension to the east. We are inviting your opinions on the Draft Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan, in addition to a Draft Boundary Map. You can download the Conservation Area boundary map and the Appraisal and Management Plan below. More
    Closed 4 October 2023
  • Hoxton Street Conservation Area Review 2023

    Hoxton Street Conservation Area was designated in 1983 as a historic commercial street with a number of good quality buildings surviving from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. However, no appraisal of the Conservation Area has been conducted until now. Hackney Council has undertaken comprehensive research for a new Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan, including a proposed boundary extension to the east. We are inviting your opinions on the Draft Conservation Area... More
    Closed 4 October 2023
  • Pavement licence objection form

    Pavement licences have been introduced by government to facilitate the safe reopening of eligible hospitality establishments as Covid-19 lockdown measures are being relaxed. The licence grants businesses permission to place tables and chairs on certain public footways and highways adjacent to the premises that made the application for the sale of food and drink, or for the consumption of food and drink sold by the relevant premises. Prior to the granting of a licence a consultation... More
    Closed 30 September 2023
  • Stage Four consultation - Review of parking controls in Zone P Area (Victoria Park Village)

    Parking Zone (PZ) P was last reviewed in 2015. Since then there have been various developments and parking changes both within the parking zone and in the zones surrounding it. In line with our Parking and Enforcement Plan, the Council has a duty to review parking zones as and when they are needed. The review process is a great opportunity for us to hear about your parking experience within your PZ and to find out whether it is currently meeting your parking needs. Every resident... More
    Closed 25 September 2023
  • Council Tax Reduction Scheme Consultation 2023

    Have your say on Hackney’s proposed changes to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme Hackney Council is consulting residents on proposals to revise the current Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS). Please read this consultation summary to find out more about the proposed changes, and what this could mean for you. What is the Council Tax Reduction Scheme? The CTRS helps residents on a low income to pay their Council Tax. Under the current scheme, a Hackney resident liable for... More
    Closed 24 September 2023
  • Hackney Central Library

    Consultation is expected to begin in early 2024 What we’re doing Hackney Central Library is the borough’s busiest library – and it will soon have better facilities and be more accessible to more people. Proposals we’re looking at include: flexible and inclusive equipment to make it more accessible to more people children and young people’s zones collaborative learning spaces bookable meeting spaces new study spaces exhibition spaces... More
    Closed 23 September 2023
  • London Fields Lido

    Consultation was completed in Spring 2023. What we’re doing London Fields Lido is a hugely popular and much-loved local facility, welcoming over 340,000 visitors last year. We are proposing to make improvements to make the facility even better and able to be enjoyed by more people with the development of a new teaching pool in addition to the existing pool. Why we’re doing it We’re committed to improving the quality of the leisure facilities throughout... More
    Closed 23 September 2023
  • Bridge House & Marian Court

    Consultation for this project has been completed What we’re doing Since 2011, Hackney has led the way in building new council homes. Our innovative, in-house building programme is now followed by other councils across London and the UK. So far this has delivered more than 1,000 new homes, prioritising council homes for social rent. Bridge House and Marian Court is one of Hackney’s biggest regeneration projects, involving the full redevelopment of the estate to... More
    Closed 23 September 2023
  • City & Hackney Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy

    What we’re doing: a strategy for sexual and reproductive health Sexual health and wellbeing are a normal part of our everyday health and wellbeing. This is the same for reproductive health, such as the choices we make about contraception and pregnancy. They are human rights. In Hackney and the City of London, we want to support people with having a happy and healthy sexual life. We also want to support people with planning or preventing pregnancies. We do this by providing... More
    Closed 20 September 2023
  • Hackney Central green corridor

    Consultation is expected to begin in early 2024 What we’re doing We’re delivering on longstanding commitments to make the Amhurst Road and Pembury Circus greener and safer to create a new green corridor through the heart of Hackney Central. This could include: Turning the main road along Amhurst Road between Mare Street and Pembury Circus into a green route with new pocket parks, greenery and seating Redesigning Pembury Circus junction to improve how... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Hackney Central station gateway

    Consultation is expected to begin in Autumn 2023 “Hackney Central station (or at least the approach to it) needs drastically improving to welcome visitors from outside the area. It would also greatly improve the experience for commuters and make Hackney Central a more viable place to work long-term.” What we’re doing Hackney Central station is the main arrival point for many people into the town centre, used by tens of thousands of people every day. The station has... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Hackney Downs station gateway

    Consultation is expected to begin in Winter 2023 What we’re doing While less busy than Hackney Central station, Hackney Downs station is used by thousands of residents, visitors and commuters daily, and is one of the top 100 busiest stations in the UK. That’s why we’re investing in public spaces around Hackney Downs station to create a better gateway into the area and respond to feedback about difficulty accessing the station. Why we’re doing it Despite... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Reimagining Hackney Museum

    Have your say on how to make Hackney Museum a more engaging and inclusive space for everyone today by following the link below: Hackney Museum Survey What we’re doing We’re developing ambitious plans to transform Hackney Museum so residents can engage with the museum’s collections and local histories in new and interesting ways. Our plans include: a new permanent exhibition sharing stories of migration and settlement from prehistory to modern day... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Kings Hall Leisure Centre

    Consultation is expected to begin in early 2024 What we’re doing We’ve appointed a design team to develop initial plans to refurbish and improve Kings Hall Leisure Centre. The plans are not yet funded but we are determined to secure and improve the building for the community. Why we’re doing it Kings Hall Leisure Centre has been at Hackney’s heart for generations - with thousands of you learning to swim, going to classes or using the gym in this historic... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
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