Perks of living in East London

Home to students, artists and bankers alike, East London is a thriving city hub offering restaurants, pubs, parks and plenty of cultural pursuits. As the Hackney borough continues to thrive with prices in the area having risen 5% in the last year alone, we take you through some of the district’s key areas and the notable amenities and properties they offer.

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Shoreditch

The beating pulse of East London, Shoreditch is fully established as a go-to destination. From Boxpark and Dinerama, to the myriad of pubs and bars on Shoreditch High Street, young professionals find plenty to do. Those looking for a quieter pace can spend an afternoon at the Electric Cinema or Howard Griffin Gallery.

The area’s warehouse and school conversions cater well for young professional couples and sharers. Families in the area can put down roots in new build properties such as this four bedroom freehold house in Calvin Street.

If you’re interested in learning more about the area, or are looking to make a move, contact our Shoreditch branch on 020 7749 3838, or visit our website.

Clerkenwell

A creative media hub, Clerkenwell hosts the annual Clerkenwell Design Week each May, and is home to countless upmarket design and furniture shops. The famous Exmouth Market provides locals and tourists alike with independent boutiques, bars and restaurants.

Steeped in history, Clerkenwell offers apartments in Grade II listed buildings and period homes on cobbled mews. Those after more contemporary property can find loft apartments a stone’s throw from the Old Street roundabout.

If you’re interested in learning more about the area, or are looking to make a move, contact our Clerkenwell branch on 020 7549 0606, or visit our website.

Clapton

The vast amount of property available reflects this, with Victorian family homes, converted factory apartments and eco-friendly modern developments all lining Clapton’s streets.

If you’re interested in learning more about the area, or are looking to make a move, contact our Clapton branch on 020 7549 061, or visit our website.

Hackney

Hackney boasts a thriving arts scene with the London College of Fashion, Hackney Empire and The Museum of Curiosities all located on Mare Street. Cool eateries, pubs and vintage clothes shops can also be found in abundance.

Those looking for homes with original period features and history can find ample in Hackney, whether it’s families looking for Victorian homes or younger couples after loft apartments. Arty types looking for something a bit different can find mixed-use developments such as this .

If you’re interested in learning more about the area, or are looking to make a move, contact our Hackney branch on 020 7749 3807, or visit our website.