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  • Marvin Street pocket park

    Consultation for this project has been completed. this page is informational only. 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. ... More
    Closed 31 March 2024
  • Kings Hall Leisure Centre

    Join us at our upcoming public events to learn more about the proposed plans and engage with the project team. Drop-in Session (in-person) - Thursday 11 April 2024, 5:00-8:00 pm at the Kings Hall Leisure Centre Drop-in Session (online) - Saturday 13 April, 3:00-4:30 pm - please register for the session here . What we’re doing We’ve appointed a design team, led by Faulkner Brown Architects, to develop the initial proposal to refurbish and improve... More
    Opened 28 March 2024
  • Help reimagine Amhurst Road

    Welcome to the online survey which aims to inform the design of proposals to make a greener, healthier Pembury Circus and Amhurst Road. This survey will take approximately 7 minutes to complete. The purpose of this survey is to collect local opinions on how we can make the most of the new public spaces that will be created and what your priorities are for the design of this new green route through Hackney Central. Hackney Council launched the Hackney Central Conversation in July... More
    Closed 17 March 2024
  • Hackney Central green corridor

    The consultation is now live, click here to find out how to get involved! 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 will 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... More
    Closed 15 March 2024
  • Reimagining Hackney Museum

    The consultation has now closed. This page remains as information only. 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 a redeveloped community room an improved shop enhanced digital activities... More
    Closed 29 February 2024
  • Repurposing Council-owned land

    Consultation is expected to begin in early 2024 What we’re doing As well as the many projects happening now, we’re also exploring opportunities for longer-term changes on Council-owned land in Hackney Central. The Council owns three sites in Hackney Central that have been allocated as suitable sites for potential new development in Hackney’s Local Plan, including: The car park at the northern entrance to Hackney Central station on Amhurst Road The southern... More
    Closed 29 February 2024
  • 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
    Closed 20 December 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

    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
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • 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
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • 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
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Hackney Town Hall Square

    Consultation is expected to begin in Spring 2024 What we’re doing Hackney Town Hall Square is the focal point of Hackney Central, linking the Grade II listed Hackney Town Hall, the historic Hackney Empire and vital community facilities like Hackney Central Library and the Hackney Museum. To maximise the potential of the square, we’re investing in improvements to create a better space for cultural events and an inclusive space for all parts of the community. Why... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Morning Lane Tesco store

    Consultation is expected to begin in spring 2024. This page is information only. What we’re doing In 2017, the Council bought the land at 55 Morning Lane, home to the large Tesco supermarket, to ensure it had more control over what could be built in a key town centre location after Tesco announced its intention to find a buyer for the site. We are now working to appoint a development partner to work in partnership to develop the site, with a commitment to putting the... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • 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
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • 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
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • 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
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • 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
    Opened 11 September 2023
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