Ten years ago a certain Channel 4 show condemned Hackney as one of the worst places to live in the UK. In the present day the Borough has found its way onto the Sunday Times list of best ones. This more than impressive turnaround could be attributed to a number of factors that have helped give the area a better presence.
Some people believe that the Olympics were the driving force behind the changing opinions of the Borough. Following the Olympic announcement everything changed, with accelerated regeneration, a mass increase in secondary schools, upgraded council estates and improved transport links soon making their presence known. Demand for housing has skyrocketed since, with more and more people wanting to start their families here.
Over the past 10 years the area has become more popular with renters and has evolved from a budget location to one of the most sought destinations. This is thanks to the reputation it has gained for attracting trendy young artists and a fashionable crowd.
If you are looking for something to do in Hackney, the Empire has stood for over 100 years and the multiple identity changes have transformed it into a truly historic and cultural place. It has been a theatre, a bingo hall and even a burlesque house during its time. Today, it is the place to be if you are looking to catch a play, a stand-up performance, live music, or dance acts among other things.
The Broadway market is also highly regarded, especially when it comes to the food. With organic meats, fruits, oysters and much more on offer, everyone’s tastes are guaranteed to be satisfied here.
At Finefair we work tirelessly to provide landlords with the finest services, including estate management and maintenance. Hackney may have had its difficulties in the past but it has a new lease of life and we are proud to be involved in helping with this in our own small way. We strive to ensure every property we look after is well presented and satisfies both the tenants and the landlord requirements.