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  • TRA Model Constitution and Code of Conduct Consultation

    This is a consultation for all Tenants and Residents Associations in the borough. It is important that TRAs consult their members and ask for their opinions and feedback on the consultation questions before filling out the survey. Background In December 2022, Hackney Council adopted the new Resident Engagement Strategy. The strategy was co-produced with residents and reaffirms our commitment to get residents more involved in influencing our services and enhancing the quality of... More
    Opened 22 January 2024
  • Kings Hall Leisure Centre Refurbishment - Online Engagement Session

    13 April 2024, 3:00-4:30pm We're holding an online Kings Hall Leisure Centre Engagement session on Saturday 13 April 2024, 3:00-4.30 pm. To register for the meeting, click "online form" at the end of this page. You can also use the form to pre-submit any questions you might have. Please register by 12pm on Friday 12 April 2024 to guarantee you receive a meeting link. You will be emailed the link to the Google Meeting ahead of the session with instructions on how to join. ... More
    Closed 13 April 2024
  • Hoxton East Area Travel Survey

    A greener, healthier Hoxton East Early last year, the Council’s Cabinet approved plans to reduce traffic and cut pollution in more areas of the borough to help reduce our impact on climate change and support more people to walk, shop and cycle locally. One of these areas is the Hoxton East area, which is bounded by the A10, Old Street, East Road, New North Road and Regent’s Canal. This forms part of our plans to reduce overall traffic in Hackney by 15% by 2026. What is this... More
    Closed 31 March 2024
  • 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
  • Hoxton Street Public Realm & Social Infrastructure (Follow-Up Survey)

    Since the beginning of January 2024 we’ve been engaging with the community in and around Hoxton to better understand the priorities of local residents, businesses and organisations for improvements to Hoxton’s public realm and its network of community and cultural spaces. The aim of this project is to co-author with the community of Hoxton a ‘project bank’, containing both small and big ideas for ways to improve your local area. So far we’ve spoken with 49 local businesses and... More
    Closed 24 March 2024
  • Reimagine Amhurst Road

    Big changes are coming to Hackney Central, which will mean cleaner air, less traffic, and better facilities for the community. At the heart of this transformation will be a reimagined Amhurst Road – made possible by redesigning Pembury Circus to make it safer for pedestrians and cyclists and significantly reducing traffic. These changes will create opportunities for new pocket parks, greenery and seating along Amhurst Road, and a new public space in the heart of Hackney Central... More
    Closed 17 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
  • 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
    Opened 12 March 2024
  • Register for the Children's Centre Consultation online meeting

    Register for the online parent and carer consultation meeting 11 March 2024, 2:00-3:30pm We're holding an online Children’s Centre Childcare Consultation meeting on Monday 11 March 2024, 2:00-3.30 pm. To register for the meeting, click "online form" at the end of this page. You can also use the form to pre-submit any questions you might have. Please register by 12pm on Monday 11 March 2024. You will be emailed the link to the Zoom webinar ahead of the session with... More
    Closed 11 March 2024
  • Building Safety Engagement Strategy

    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 it talks to and listens to all of the residents living in these blocks. Please read the strategy (link... More
    Opened 11 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
  • 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
    Opened 26 February 2024
  • Hoxton Street Public Realm & Social Infrastructure (Business Survey)

    Erect Architecture have been appointed by the London Borough of Hackney to work alongside the local communities of Hoxton Street to develop ideas for improving the public space along the street and the routes that connect it to Pitfield Street and Kingsland Road. As part of this, Erect Architecture will map social and cultural spaces within Hoxton to build a picture of the connections which exist between organisations, community groups and local businesses. Through this process, we hope... More
    Closed 25 February 2024
  • Clapton Common - Spring Hill Junction - Proposed greenery and accessibility improvements

    Introduction In 2021, as part of our plans to create a greener, healthier Hackney, improve road safety and support people to walk, shop and cycle locally, the Council introduced the closure of the northern arm of Spring Hill at the Clapton Common junction. This was aimed at improving pedestrian and cycle accessibility between the refurbished Liberty Hall and the rest of Clapton Common to allow pedestrians and cyclists from the northern side of the junction to access the island... More
    Closed 25 February 2024
  • Hoxton Street Public Realm & Social Infrastructure (Community Survey)

    Erect Architecture have been appointed by the London Borough of Hackney to work alongside the local communities of Hoxton Street to develop ideas for improving the public space along the street and the routes that connect it to Pitfield Street and Kingsland Road. As part of this, Erect Architecture will map social and cultural spaces within Hoxton to build a picture of the connections which exist between organisations, community groups and local businesses. Through this process, we hope... More
    Closed 25 February 2024
  • Nightingale Estate - Olympus Green Survey

    Since appointing Mullaley as our construction partner to deliver the first 70 homes for social rent on Nightingale Estate, we’ve been working to further develop plans for the much-needed new homes alongside wider improvements to the estate. We are proposing to deliver a package of enabling work, including a new community centre associated with a new position for the community garden and improvements to the communal areas. In 2021, we invited residents to have their say on the... More
    Closed 20 February 2024
  • Let's Get London Voting

    Let’s Get London Voting Campaign - register to take part in focus groups! London will host two major sets of elections in 2024 – the May GLA and London Mayoral elections, and the next General Election. Voters will need to show photographic ID to vote at the local and National elections. We’d like to hear your feedback to inform the development of the “Lets get Voting '' campaign, to raise awareness of the new ID requirements for the upcoming elections. ... More
    Closed 14 February 2024
  • Additional Resource Provision Consultation

    Hackney Council is consulting on three proposals to create Additional Resource Provision (ARP)s at the following schools: Additional Resource Provision for Early Years at Comet Nursery School & Children’s Centre Additional Resource Provision for Speech, Language and Communication Needs at Sebright Primary School Additional Resource Provision for Social, Emotional & Mental Health Needs at Stoke Newington School & Sixth Form You can share your views on the... More
    Closed 7 February 2024
  • 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
    Closed 31 January 2024
  • Children's Centres Consultation

    The Council proposes to make changes to the way some of its children’s centres deliver nursery provision to children aged between 6 months and 5 years. These include the addition of a specialist provision for children with SEND. The proposals affect the following Children's Centres: Hillside Children's Centre Oldhill Children's Centre Fernbank Children's Centre Sebright Children's Centre Please read the consultation proposals before sharing your views.... More
    Opened 31 January 2024
  • Experimental School Street SS52 at Grasmere Primary School

    Hackney Council is gathering views on School Street zone SS52 at Grasmere Primary School. A School Street is where a road, or some roads, temporarily becomes a Pedestrian and Cycle Zone during school opening and closing times, whilst maintaining access for residents, pedestrians and cyclists. The purpose of School Streets is to tackle congestion, improve road safety, air quality and accessibility, and encourage active and sustainable travel for the journey to school. Why we are trialling... More
    Opened 22 January 2024
  • Experimental School Street SS51 at Hackney New Primary School

    Hackney Council is gathering views on School Street zone SS51 at Hackney New Primary School. A School Street is where a road, or some roads, temporarily becomes a Pedestrian and Cycle Zone during school opening and closing times, whilst maintaining access for residents, pedestrians and cyclists. The purpose of School Streets is to tackle congestion, improve road safety, air quality and accessibility, and encourage active and sustainable travel for the journey to school. Why we are... More
    Opened 22 January 2024
  • Experimental School Street SS50 at Clapton Girls’ Academy

    Hackney Council is gathering views on School Street zone SS50 at Clapton Girls’ Academy. A School Street is where a road, or some roads, temporarily becomes a Pedestrian and Cycle Zone during school opening and closing times, whilst maintaining access for residents, pedestrians and cyclists. The purpose of School Streets is to tackle congestion, improve road safety, air quality and accessibility, and encourage active and sustainable travel for the journey to school. Why we are... More
    Opened 22 January 2024
  • 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
    Closed 21 January 2024
  • 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
    Closed 17 January 2024
  • 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
    Closed 14 January 2024
  • 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 hackney.gov.uk/hackney-downs-ltn Why are we proposing... More
    Closed 14 January 2024
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