Description of Hackney Gardens
Hackney Gardens at St John-at-Hackney is a new development in Hackney, London E5.
The scheme comprises 58 apartments as well as new church and community hub, set in the gardens of the Grade II* listed St John-at-Hackney Church, a stone's throw from Hackney Central.
The apartments are in three buildings - Spiller House, Blackburn House and Wyles House.
Construction started on site in summer 2017.
Before the development the site was occupied by a mix of buildings, mostly dating from the 1950s.
The Georgian St John-at-Hackney Church from 1742 was designed by architect James Spiller.
2015 - Planning permission granted for:
Mixed use redevelopment to provide buildings of 4 storeys plus basement storey, accommodating 58no mixed tenure dwellings, comprising 18 x 1 bed, 23 x 2 bed, 13 x 3 bed and 4 x 4 bedroom units, and up to 1120sq m community facilities (Use Class D1), with semi-public urban square, communal garden areas and alterations to boundary treatment at St John-at-Hackney Churchyard. Associated works to include demolition of existing Rectory building and outbuilding, Scout hut, and former Learning Trust facility. Hackney Council ref no 2012/3345.