Find activities

543 results

  • Blandford Court Development Proposal

    Hackney Council is excited to announce a new housing programme, New Homes Programme (NHP), aimed at building around 400 new homes across 14 locations, including Blandford Court. Seventy-five percent of these new homes will be Council homes for social rent, prioritised for local residents with established housing needs. This initiative is part of our commitment to start building or support the construction of 1,000 new homes for social rent by 2026. Our goal is to address the housing shortage... More
    Opened 13 July 2024
  • Fellows Court and Weymouth Court Development Proposal

    Project Overview Hackney Council is excited to announce a new housing programme, New Homes Programme (NHP), aimed at building around 400 new homes across 14 locations, including Fellows Court garages and Weymouth Court garages. Seventy-five percent of these new homes will be Council homes for social rent, prioritised for local residents with established housing needs. This initiative is part of our commitment to start building or support the construction of 1,000 new homes for social... More
    Opened 13 July 2024
  • Private Sector Housing Strategy

    Hackney Council’s new Private Sector Housing Strategy is driven by our commitment to ensuring our private sector homes are safe, sustainable and well-managed, with fair rents where residents are proud to live. Hackney is facing an unprecedented housing crisis. The borough’s growing population now relies more than ever on the private rented sector, which has doubled in the last decade due to the lack of social housing supply and home ownership being out of reach for most of our... More
    Opened 10 July 2024
  • Orwell Court and Welshpool Street - Garage and Storage Questionnaire

    As part of the Orwell Court garages and Welshpool Street Depot and car park development project, we are conducting a specific survey to gather information on how you currently use your existing garage space to inform the design for the site. Background Orwell Court and Welshpool Street depot and car park is one of fourteen sites identified as part of Hackney Council’s New Homes Programme. In December 2022, the Council approved plans to appoint a design team to work up plans for... More
    Opened 10 July 2024
  • Draft Ash Grove SPD

    Welcome to the Ash Grove Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) online survey! We invite you to share your valuable insights on the specific objectives and vision outlined in the draft document. This document serves as essential planning guidance to complement the local plan 2033 (LP33) for our community. Please read the Draft Ash Grove SPD Supplementary Planning Document before sharing your views. You can view a copy of the SPD in the window below or by clicking on the link above.... More
    Opened 8 July 2024
  • Future Shoreditch Consultation 2024 (Regulation 18)

    Have your say on the Future Shoreditch Consultation (Regulation 18) We are now consulting on the Future Shoreditch Area Action Plan (AAP) Regulation 18. This has been informed by previous consultations, including our last consultation for the draft plan undertaken in 2019. This consultation includes two parts: Part 1: Direction of Travel - Makes suggestions for areas of the plan we think need to be updated Part 2: Draft Future Shoreditch Area Action Plan... More
    Opened 8 July 2024
  • Alcohol in Public Spaces - Public Space Protection Order (PSPO - 2024)

    Hackney Council would like your views on the renewal of a borough-wide Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) prohibiting street drinking associated with anti-social behaviour (ASB). The current PSPO expires on 20 October 2024 and we’re looking to renew it for 3 years until 20 October 2027. The PSPO gives the police and authorised Officers of the Council borough-wide powers to confiscate alcohol from drinkers whose excessive drinking causes problems for others in public spaces. The... More
    Opened 5 July 2024
  • Hackney Smoke Control Order 2024

    Hackney Council is proposing a new Smoke Control Order to help reduce harmful pollution from burning solid fuels, such as wood and coal. This would replace the 27 existing orders and cover the whole borough, including waterways. Within this Smoke Control Area you would only be able to burn authorised fuel (also known as “smokeless” wood or coal), unless you have an appliance or stove that has been approved by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). ... More
    Closed 5 July 2024
  • Hackney Naming Hub

    Hackney Council is inviting you to add suggestions for names for future roads, buildings, and other public spaces that represent your community in Hackney. With your help we want to create a knowledge bank of names that will help the Council to address underrepresentation in the public realm by acknowledging the history and achievements of Hackney’s diverse and migrant communities, women's histories, LGBTQIA+ histories, disabled people's histories, and working class histories. ... More
    Opened 1 July 2024
  • Town Hall Square: Designing Hackney's Square

    What we’re doing Hackney Town Hall Square is the heart of Hackney Central, connecting the Grade II listed Hackney Town Hall, the iconic Hackney Empire, and essential community facilities like Hackney Central Library and the Hackney Museum. To enhance the square's potential, Hackney Council has commissioned muf architecture/art to work with the community to redesign it, ensuring it better serves the diverse communities of Hackney. Why we’re doing it Feedback from... More
    Opened 28 June 2024
  • Mutual Exchange Fair Feedback

    This survey is for all those who attended the Mutual Exchange Fair, held on Thursday 6th June at The Jack Dunning Community Hall. The Mutual Exchange Fair aimed to enable people to find out more about the range of opportunities for them to move through the national mutual exchange scheme, rather than waiting for a transfer to another Hackney Council home. More
    Closed 23 June 2024
  • Empowering London Fields

    The Community gangs Team (CGT) ran a project in February 2022 called the CRiSP (Clarence Road and Surrounds Project), and in Feb 2024 a project called the MaSS (Mandeville and Surrounding Streets) Project, with the aim of reducing gang-related violence and ASB, as well as improving the quality of life of local residents. We are now undertaking a similar project in the south west London Fields area and we believe that your help and local knowledge would greatly increase the effectiveness... More
    Opened 20 June 2024
  • Town Hall Square

    What we’re doing Hackney Town Hall Square is the heart of Hackney Central, connecting the Grade II listed Hackney Town Hall, the iconic Hackney Empire, and essential community facilities like Hackney Central Library and the Hackney Museum. To enhance the square's potential, Hackney Council has commissioned muf architecture/art to redesign it, ensuring it better serves the diverse communities of Hackney. Why we’re doing it Feedback from Hackney residents... More
    Closed 16 June 2024
  • Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme - Public Engagement 2024

    Is there a local issue or area of concern that you would like Hackney Council to look at? Let us know, and teams of special, independent councillors may be able to investigate it. These themed investigations, part of a series that take place every year, look at how the Council and its partner organisations are performing and how they might improve their services. The themes are: Health. Covering adult health services (NHS community and hospital care including mental... More
    Closed 14 June 2024
  • Register for a Stamford Hill AAP and Design Guide consultation online meeting

    We're holding two online consultation meetings for the Stamford Hill Area Action Plan and Stamford Hill Design Guide consultations: Friday 17 May, 12–1.30pm Thursday 13 June, 6–7.30pm To register for the meeting, click "register here" at the end of this page. You can also use the form to pre-submit any questions you might have. You will be emailed with the meeting link before the session, along with instructions on how to join the meeting. ... More
    Closed 13 June 2024
  • De Beauvoir Phase 2 Final Exhibition Questionnaire

    With the first phase of new homes at De Beauvoir already receiving planning permission, we're now presenting our plans for phase two, informed by input from local residents. These include 148 new homes and commercial spaces, on the site of Trinity Court, the Queensbridge and De Beauvoir neighbourhood housing office, the council depot building, commercial units at 19 - 29 De Beauvoir Road along with the podium garage block at Lancresse Court. To view the proposals, click here . ... More
    Closed 2 June 2024
  • Gambling Statement of Principles Consultation (2024)

    Hackney Council is the Licensing Authority under the Gambling Act 2005. This gives the Council responsibility for issuing gambling premises licences and a range of permits to local operators. About Hackney’s draft revised gambling Statement of Principles In January 2007, the Council produced and published its gambling statement setting out the principles it would apply in deciding whether to grant or refuse applications. The gambling Statement of Principles seeks to promote the... More
    Opened 28 May 2024
  • Building Safety Engagement Strategy

    This survey will take approximately 3 minutes to complete, and 10 minutes to read the strategy document. Hackney Council is developing a Building Safety Engagement Strategy covering all of its blocks of more than seven storeys or 18 metres in height - and we need your help. It is designed to give those living in Hackney Council high rise blocks more of a say in ensuring the safety of their families and other residents living in the blocks. It aims to improve the way... More
    Closed 19 May 2024
  • Home to School Travel Policy Consultation

    We are carrying out a consultation on a new “Home to School” travel policy for children and young people in Hackney. This is mainly for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). You can read the consultation paper on the new policy here . And can read the draft policy itself in full here . Why a new policy? Last summer, the Department for Education published new guidance that tells councils what they must do by law and what... More
    Closed 17 May 2024
  • Stamford Hill Area Action Plan (Regulation 19) Consultation

    Have your say on the Stamford Hill Area Action Plan Consultation (regulation 19) We are now consulting on the Stamford Hill Area Action Plan (AAP) Regulation 19. This has been informed by previous consultations, including the extended Regulation 18 consultation in 2021. The Regulation 19 consultation is the last stage of public engagement before submitting the draft plan to the Inspectorate for examination. Read the Stamford Hill Area Action Plan (Regulation 19) ... More
    Opened 7 May 2024
  • Stamford Hill Design Guide Consultation

    Have your say on the Stamford Hill Design Guide Consultation We are now consulting on the draft Stamford Hill Area Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). Please take a look at the Stamford Hill Area Draft Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) and tell us what you think by completing this survey. Scroll down to "Online Survey" at the bottom of this page to have your say. We are also consulting on the Stamford Hill Area Action Plan alongside the Draft... More
    Opened 7 May 2024
  • 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
    Closed 30 April 2024
  • Hackney Downs station gateway

    This page is for information only. No consultation is currently live. 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... More
    Closed 30 April 2024
  • Hackney Central Library

    Consultation is expected to begin in spring 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... More
    Closed 30 April 2024
  • London Fields Lido

    Consultation for this project has been completed. This page is informational only. 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... More
    Closed 30 April 2024
  • New homes programme

    Consultation has already begun. Sign up for email updates to hear more. This page is for information only. 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. Between 2022 to 2026, we want to deliver 1,000 new homes for social rent –... More
    Closed 30 April 2024
  • Bridge House & Marian Court

    Consultation for this project has been completed. this page is informational only. 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... More
    Closed 30 April 2024
  • Ash Grove bus garage

    Consultation has already begun. Sign up for email updates to hear more . What we’re doing As the Ash Grove bus garage site is a redevelopment site in the Local Plan, Hackney Council’s planning team are creating new planning guidance for the land at Ash Grove bus garage and the transport depot next door on Andrews Road, called a Supplementary Planning Document. The new Supplementary Planning Document will guide future planning applications on the site and inform what... More
    Closed 30 April 2024
  • Frampton Park

    Consultation for this project has been completed. this page is informational only. 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. At Frampton Park we’re making the most of land at four locations to build more than 100 much-needed new... More
    Closed 30 April 2024
  • Council finances and budget communications campaign - Part 2

    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 29 April 2024
543 results. Page 1 of 19