East Wick + Sweetwater: Pet friendly Shared Ownership homes in East London

One, two and three bedroom apartments available in Hackney

Remarkably, a total of 3.2 million households have got a pet since the start of the pandemic, so you’re certainly not alone in caring for your new dog. If you are looking to move, your four-legged friend is no doubt a major consideration when searching for a new home!

Many buildings will have restrictions on the types of pet you can own when living there, but that is often because of the amenities the development will have, rather than the building manager’s personal feelings on your companion. If you don’t have a private door to your property, or any outside space for them to do their business, quite often you’ll find resistance to bringing in a pet that needs to go outside.

At East Wick + Sweetwater, on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, regardless of what type of property you are looking to move to – buying or renting – we welcome pets.

Owning a pet is found to foster a sense of community spirit, something we, at East Wick + Sweetwater, work hard to champion. Pet owners are reportedly 60% more likely to get to know people in their neighbourhoods than those without pets, and are also more willing to support and help others locally. We’ve certainly seen that at East Wick + Sweetwater, where many of our dog owners can often be found chatting while taking their pooches for a stroll.

We do ask, however, that dogs are kept on leashes when in communal areas such as corridors, noise indoors is kept to a minimum, and that you keep any spaces they visit clean and tidy afterwards, but that’s common sense to owning a pet anyway – we hope!

Providing the pet is well cared for, and there’s no nuisance complaints, animal welfare or community safety issues, there’s no need for us to step in, except of course to say hello if we see you out on your walkies. Of course, if we do suspect or get reports of something like mistreatment, we do take swift action to report offences and work with animal charities to protect the welfare of mistreated animals, but we’ve yet to need to do this at East Wick + Sweetwater, as we have fantastic pet owners.

There are so many benefits to owning a pet, but the most important priority is ensuring that they, you, and your neighbours are safe, happy and healthy, which is all any developer wants for you at the end of the day anyway.

A bit more about East Wick + Sweetwater

East Wick + Sweetwater is a vibrant new neighbourhood in East London, offering homes, shops, commercial spaces and new green spaces.

Located on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the new homes suit all residents, whatever their background. The first phase is now complete, and a few one to three bedroom apartments are still available to purchase through Shared Ownership as well as a small selection of market sale apartments and larger townhouse-style homes, perfect for those wishing to settle and grow in the area.

Every home has been designed with health and wellbeing in mind and includes individual balconies or terraces, whilst communal spaces for residents include courtyards and play spaces.

Bordered by the River Lee Navigation canal and River Lea, the neighbourhood is ideally located in the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, right next-door to Hackney Wick, and a stone’s throw from Stratford. For a change of scenery, Victoria Park and Hackney Marshes are also nearby.

Living on the park grants residents easy access to iconic Olympic venues including the Copper Box Arena, London Stadium and London Aquatics Centre.

Some of the best transport links in the city and top-class facilities means many creators and makers, entrepreneurs and innovators are based here. The nearest stations are Hackney Wick (overground), Stratford and Stratford International (tube and train) which has fast connections to most of London – it’s less than 10 minutes from St Pancras and less than an hour from London airports. The park also has walking and cycling trails, bus routes, and it’s 20 minutes from the M25.

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Ready to call yours now! Special offer applies – £1,500 contribution to your legal or moving fees (Subject to T&C’s and available on our remaining Shared Ownership apartments only. Please speak to the Home Team for further information).

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