TOUR: Christchurch Estate by Claudia Lynch + Hackney Society AGM

Victoria Park Community Centre, Gore Road

The Board of Trustees of the Hackney Society cordially invites you to the Society’s Annual General Meeting to take place in person at Victoria Park Community Centre, 5 Gore Road, E9 7HR on

Wednesday 21 September 2022 

A prompt 6:30pm start for the TOUR and Q+A, followed at 8pm by the AGM. 

Meet outside the Victioria Park Community Centre, 5 Gore Rd, Hackney E9 7HR, at 6:15pm for a 6:30pm start. Please be mindful of some people's continued need to wear a mask and observe social distance.

Tour: The Christchurch Estate (6:30pm)

Claudia Lynch of locally based Lynch Architects, will lead a tour around the estate, which was designed by John Spence and built for the Crown Estate in the 1970's near Victoria Park. Christchurch Estate is regarded as a fine example of modernist residential architecture and a popular place to live. Pevsner says it features "friendly brown brick low-rise housing".


You MUST confirm your attendance by Monday 19 September 2022 by registering with Eventbrite using the link below.

To register, visit

Members and non-members are welcome, but only paid-up members may vote on matters at the AGM. Apologies and enquiries by email please to


AGM Agenda (from 8pm)

1. Apologies for Absence

2. Minutes of the previous AGM 

3. Receive the Trustees' Annual Report 

4. Receive the report of the Independent Financial Examiner for the year 2021/2022 

5. Election of Independent Financial Examiner 

6. Election of Trustees (if required)

NB Any member wishing to stand as a Trustee should request a nomination form by email from Closing date for returned nomination forms is Wednesday 14 September 2022.

The Society's Memorandum and Articles of Association are available here.

Information for Members participating in the AGM

We encourage members to read the previous minutes, Annual Report and Finance Report (available soon via the link shown above) before the meeting. You can raise any questions by email before the meeting. If you see fit, you may appoint the Chair of the meeting as your proxy to vote on your behalf. If you do so and wish to object to any matter of business, please make it clear in your email to us otherwise we will assume you support all motions and Trustee nominations approved by the current Trustees.

For any questions or to appoint a proxy, please email before the event.

This page was added on 01/09/2022.