Area Guide to Buying or Renting a Property in Homerton
Homerton has transformed itself in recent years into a bustling, multicultural suburb famed for its excellent coffee shops, indepedent pubs and proximity to Hackney Marshes’ sports facilities
Top Places To See
Chats Palace Arts centre has been at the heart of Homerton’s vibrant arts and music scene and still regularly supports local talent. Chatsworth Market is bustling with independent street sellers or sit down for a bit to eat at trendy Namo restaurant.
Best Location Factors
Homerton has seen a flurry of new cafes, bars and restaurants open in the past few years, indicating that the area is on the rise. While in close proximity to Dalston and Stratford, there are still bargains to be had at a fraction of the price of those found in its neigbours.
About The Area
Homerton sits in the middle of the borough of Hackney and is bordered by Hackney Central to the west, Lower Clapton to the north, Hackney Wick in the east and by Leyton South Hackney to the south. Housing in the area is made of council and ex-council properties. However, Hackney’s oldest residence, Sutton House has stood in the area since 1535 and is now a museum.
Places To Eat Out
The Hatch offers outstanding coffee and fresh, inexpensive food by day, Goppa Pizzeria is to locals, the best pizza restaurant in London and gastropub The Jackdaw and Star offers a range of international dishes to suit any palate.
Places To Visit
The green spaces of Victoria Park and Hackney Marshes are just a stone’s throw away. Alternatively, there’s always entertainment at the Chats Palace Arts centre or spend an afternoon exploring the independent street sellers at Chatsworth market.
Things To Do With The Kids
Hackney Marshes and Victoria Park are well within range for an easy day trip. Hackney’s Empire theatre is close by and offers a range of children’s-themed shows during the day.
Homerton is well served by buses and is on the East London Line, giving residents access to the shopping facilities of Stratford and the leafy parks of Richmond in west London.
Homerton is located on the East London line. To the east, residents can reach Stratford in little over 10 minutes, while heading north takes them through Hackney, Dalston, and across north London to Richmond.
Homerton has a wealth of bus routes giving access to the neighbouring area, the city and further afield.
- 30 – Hackney Wick to Marble Arch
- 236 – Finsbury Park to Hackney Wick
- 242 – Tottenham Court Road
- 276 – Newham University Hospital to Stoke Newington
- 308 – Clapton to Wanstead
- 394 – Islington
- 425 – Clapton to Stratford
- 488 – Bromley-by-Bow to Dalston Junction
- W15 – Hackney to Higham Hill