Bishop Wood's Almshouses, Lower Clapton Road E5 - Hackney

Late C17 almshouses restored in the late C19. Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent were granted in November 2016 for the full repair of the building for residential use. Works have started.

Bishop Wood's Almshouses, Lower Clapton Road E5 - Hackney
© London Borough of Hackney

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: BISHOP WOOD's ALMSHOUSES
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1226891
  • Local Planning Authority: Hackney
  • Site Type: Domestic > Residential building


  • Building Name: Bishop Wood's Almshouses
  • Street Name: Lower Clapton Road
  • Postcode: E5
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Hackney
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Hackney North and Stoke Newington
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II, CA

Contact Details

Tim Walder 020 8356 4813

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England