Home to the royally scenic Victoria Park and in perfect proximity to the capital’s buzzing centre, shared ownership in Hackney Wick offers its residents a unique way of living with no shortage of things to do at the weekend. Transformed by the Olympics and sought after by commuters and families alike, the area boasts endless facilities and something for everyone just east of the capital.
Shopping and leisure
Following the 2012 Olympics, Hackney Wick is now one of the leading London areas for sports facilities. Shared ownership in Hackney Wick puts you just minutes from the Copper Box Arena. Having hosted many events during the Olympics, it is now available to the public for use of the gym facilities and the flexible indoor venue. You can also make full use of the London Aquatic Centre that is known around the world for being the most technologically advanced swimming facility on the planet. It will be difficult not to feel the infectious get up and go feeling that sport has instilled in this active town.
Relaxing River Rambles
If you’re looking for the best pub crawl in London then you’ve certainly come to the right place. With the East London Canal lined in sun bathed bars, tranquil independent cafes and the very best butty shops London has to offer, this Hackney Wick walk will have you reconfiguring you route to work. Laze along the gentle river in the tropical Island Queen offering all your coconutty, caribbean cravings or indulge in endless stacks of hash browns and beans in The Breakfast Club no matter what time of day.
If you fancy some gentler exercise and are happy with a leisurely walk along leafy path ways and quiet gardens in bloom, then Victoria Park is the place to be. Opened in 1845, the park holds an interesting history and plenty of hidden gems amid the alcoves and banks of the tranquil green space. Dotted in charming English cafes and regal fountains, you will discover something new however many times you decide to visit this extensive, lush and much-loved park.
Shopping in Hackney Wick is a unique experience and offers you something a little more alternative than your usual high street stores. With designers such as Anna Crawley and Grace Clark bring a zest of fashionable and uniquely created items that you simply cannot get anywhere else. You can also enjoy Hackney Walk, a shopping centre offering brands to suit all tastes.
Great Transport Links
Just 24 minutes on the train from Stratford International to St. Pancras, you can make your commute to the office a quick and easy one whatever time you’re getting up to leave. You are also just 40 minutes away by car to central London and connected to the rest of the UK via the A12 and the East Cross Route, ensuring nowhere is too far away.
Shared Ownership in Hackney Wick is a fantastic opportunity to get onto the property ladder somewhere not far from the capital while inhibiting its own vibrant and exciting character. With plenty of successful schools in the area from the legendary Clapton Girls’ Academy to The Urswick school and the gentle Lee Navigation decorated in narrow boats bobbing by, Hackney Wick is ideal for families, commuters and first time buyers alike.