Hackney E8
Mixed use

Key Details

1-3 Sheep Lane, London E8 4QS
Autumn 2020


WME8 is a mixed-use development by Aitch Group on Sheep Lane in London Fields E8.

The 8-storey canalside building comprises over 32,000 sq ft of workspaces from the basement to the first floors and 40 residential units above.

New Homes For Sale
40 new homes include 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments for sale through Stone Real Estate and Savills.

- Residents roof garden with separate zones for dining and relaxing;
- Bike storage.

The residential reception entrance is on Andrews Road.

Canal Place Commercial
The commercial element Canal Place offers 1,919 to 31,419 sq ft self-contained commercial units.

Canal Place website

Offices For Sale
6 office units available for sale or to let from 178.262m2 to 1,210.671m2 available through Strettons.

The commercial reception entrance is on Sheep Lane.

The Site
The site is situated on the corner of Andrews Road and Sheep Lane by Regent's Canal within the London Fields Ward of the London Borough of Hackney.

Formerly known as Ion House.

WME8 is an abbreviation of WaterMark E8.


2017 November - Planning permission granted for:
Demolition of existing buildings (Ion House) and erection of part 2, part 5 and part 7, plus basement to provide 3,165m2 of office floorspace (Use Class B1) at basement ground and first-floor level and 40 residential dwellings on the upper floors with 7 x 1 bed, 23 x 2 bed and 10 x 3 bed, together with associated amenity space, refuse storage and cycle parking facilities. Hackney Council ref. no. 2016/3600.

Site & Location


Cambridge Heath (London) Rail StationLondon-overground
Cambridge Heath (London) Rail StationGreater-anglia
Andrews Road394


Commercial Sales
Affordable Housing


News, events, milestones and offers from the new development
Apartments now sold out
The apartments at WME8 have all sold out. See Empress Works for availability in the same location just across the canal.
15/04/2021 by Buildington
Stronghold Climbing Centres takes 12,500 sq ft at Canal Place
Aitch Group has let a 12,500 sq ft unit at Canal Place to Stronghold Climbing Centres. Canal Place is the commercial element in the canalside building at 1-3 Sheep Lane. Set to be one of the...
22/03/2021 by Buildington
Register for Shared Ownership homes
Shared Ownership homes at Sheep Lane are available soon through Hackney Sales. Due for completion in early 2021, the units include 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Contact Hackney Sales for details.
17/12/2020 by Buildington


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