Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work.
We have achieved a huge amount of which we can be very proud; our services, our schools and our public spaces are all amongst the very best.
- Hackney was voted ‘Council of the past 20 years’ at the 2016 Local Government Chronicle Awards
- Hackney is proud to be a London Living Wage employer
- Hackney’s population is estimated at 273,526 people, but is estimated to rise to 310,000 people by 2028
- In 2015, 88% of respondents to a residents’ survey conducted by Ipsos MORI said they were satisfied with their local area as a place to live. This was up from 71% in 2008.