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  • 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 education.hackney.gov.uk/content/primary-schools-potential-changes --- 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
  • 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
  • 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

    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
    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

    THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED! 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 so more people can access Hackney’s... 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
  • Hackney Town Hall Square

    Consultation is expected to begin in early 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 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 priorities of the local community... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • 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
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • New homes programme

    Consultation has already begun. Sign up for email updates to hear more. 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 – including a new homes programme... 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

    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 homes, with almost two-thirds of these genuinely affordable. Why we’re doing it... More
    Opened 11 September 2023
  • Wayland Avenue, Sandringham Road and Sigdon Road - Green and Healthy Streets proposals

    We are seeking your views on proposals to improve Wayland Avenue, Sandringham Road and Sigdon Road to achieve a safer, more pleasant environment along these streets with new landscaping that incorporates new rain gardens (a type of Sustainable Drainage System or SuDS) with new trees, low level planting and refurbished footways and road carriageway. The proposals form part of our plans to create a greener, healthier Hackney, improve road safety and support people to walk, shop and... More
    Closed 10 September 2023
  • Pembury Road and Cricketfield Road - Proposed road safety and public realm improvements

    Help us improve Pembury Road and Cricketfield Road We are proposing to introduce new road safety and public realm improvements along Pembury Road and Cricketfield Road (A104) from Pembury Circus to Downs Road. These include: traffic calming measures to reduce vehicle speeds, new cycle lanes on Pembury Road, raising existing zebra crossings and implementing rain gardens. We are now seeking your views on these proposals. The proposals form part of our plans to create a... More
    Closed 10 September 2023
  • Housing Services "Future Spending Priorities" - Results

    The report can be viewed and downloaded here or in the screen below. More
    Closed 10 September 2023
  • Stage Four consultation - Review of parking controls in Zone F Area (Hoxton)

    Parking Zone (PZ) F was last reviewed in 2010. 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 28 August 2023
  • Take Part: Air Quality Web Tool Champions

    Thank you for your interest in becoming an air quality champion! Hackney alongside Tower Hamlets and Newham Councils and the City of London Corporation are currently mid-way through a joint project, funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). For this part of the project, we are looking to recruit air quality champions. Champions will help to share information on air quality with others. For example with other residents or local community or faith... More
    Closed 23 August 2023
  • Infant Feeding Survey

    Hackney Council will be enhancing breastfeeding support and developing a community-based Infant Feeding Peer Support Service. The below survey has 15 questions and takes up to 10 minutes to complete; please can you complete by the 21st August 2023. We would like to hear from parents of children aged 0-2 years about their experiences of breastfeeding and infant feeding support to inform the design of this service and to ensure it meets your needs. We are looking to hear from... More
    Closed 21 August 2023
  • Burma Court Estate, Arakan House and Clissold Small Blocks TRA Consultation

    Burma Court Estate, Arakan House and Clissold Small Blocks has had a Tenant and Residents Association (TRA) for many years but for various reasons it has not been formerly active. A TRA is a group of residents who meet regularly to discuss ways to improve the Estate and the area they live in. This includes liaising with the Housing Officer, organising events for residents, and bringing funding and community projects to the Estate which improve everyone's lives. It is a great way of meeting... More
    Closed 17 August 2023
  • Ash Grove SPD

    Hackney Council’s planning team are creating new planning guidance for the land at Ash Grove bus garage and the transport depot on Andrews Road, called a Supplementary Planning Document. This area has been identified as a potential site for new development in Hackney’s Local Plan – a document guiding new development in the borough – which could create a greener, electric bus depot alongside new homes, commercial spaces and community facilities. The new Supplementary Planning... More
    Closed 31 July 2023
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