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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    Closed 7 January 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
  • 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
    Closed 20 December 2023
  • 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
    Closed 17 December 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
    Closed 17 December 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
    Closed 17 December 2023
  • Dog Control Public Space Protection Order (PSPO)

    We are extending this consultation in response to comments from residents about providing additional clarity on the proposals. In addition, on the consultation page, some areas were missing from the list of proposed new sites that would be subject to dog controls, so we have added these and attached a copy of the draft PSPO. All existing and new comments received in the consultation will be analysed and used to inform any recommendations by Council officers to Cabinet on the content of... More
    Closed 15 December 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
    Closed 14 December 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
    Closed 10 December 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 get.involved@hackney.gov.uk . We’ll consider your... More
    Closed 10 December 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 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
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