Guide to Hackney Wick

Hackney Wick was largely an industrial area but in recent years a vibrant, young community has emerged

Schools in Guide to Hackney Wick

Transport Links

  • Highbury & Islington in 11 mins
  • Stratford in 7 mins
  • Kings Cross in 19 mins
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Property in Guide to Hackney Wick

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The area has seen some dramatic changes in recent years, with large residential blocks being built and huge amounts of investment flooding into Hackney Wick. There is a selection of period homes and some huge industrial riverside conversions. Property in Hackney Wick currently provides better value for money than neighbouring areas such as Dalston and Haggerston. 

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Lifestyle in Guide to Hackney Wick

Going out in Hackney Wick

Hackney Wick has had a wonderful resurgence in the last few years and is a cultural hub for many of its new residents. Here are a few places we would suggest you visit: 

  • The Crate Brewery - has an incredible range of beers and pizzas
  • The Counter Café – an independent canalside café and coffee roastery 
  • The Yard - A fringe theatre offering live entertainment and workshops 

Shopping in Hackney Wick

Hackney Wick benefits from being close to Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, the largest urban shopping centre in Europe, where you will find restaurants, high street shops and a cinema. It is also close to Hackney Central where you will find major outlet stores at Chatsworth Place, including Burberry and Aquascutum.

Outdoors in Hackney Wick

Hackney Wick is perfectly located to enjoy the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which is packed with top of the range sports facilities. 

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Schools in Guide to Hackney Wick

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Location & Transport

Transport Information

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Hackney Wick

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Stratford

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From Guide to Hackney Wick , be in:

  • Highbury & Islington in 11 mins
  • Stratford in 7 mins
  • Kings Cross in 19 mins