Estate Agents in Deptford, SE8

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Area Guide by Estate Agents in Deptford SE8

We are an excellent choice when you require the services of estate agents in Deptford, SE8. Alex Neil Estate Agents, established in 1984, sell property in Deptford and SE8.


Deptford Area Guide & Local Information: Deptford is in the London Borough of Lewisham and has a solid south London identity. Historic Deptford is home to Deptford Railway Station, one of the oldest stations in the world.

From the mid-16th century to the late 19th century, Deptford housed the first Royal Navy Dockyard, Deptford Dockyard. This area was also where the adventurer Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I. Foreshore, near Pepys Park, is home to a Grade II listed Georgian building converted into attractive apartments beside the River Thames. 

These days, Deptford attracts creative types and professionals. There is a community of artists based in the studios around Creekside. The area has a mixture of social housing and new flats, and you can still find 17th-century cottages and 18th-century houses with carved wooden porches. The Victorian terraced properties in Scawen Road, Hicks Street, Alloa Road, and Crooke Road are popular with families, as is Deptford Park.

Deptford property prices cover many levels, with options available for first-time buyers upwards. Deptford Station has regular trains bound for London Bridge and Cannon Street, providing excellent access to wider London. Deptford Bridge is a Docklands Light Railway station in Zone 2 & 3 and allows access to Heron Quays, a few minutes walk from Canary Wharf and, therefore, ideal for commuters. In addition, there are many different bus routes towards Lewisham, Surrey Quays and beyond.

Fascinating historical roots and good transport links make Deptford a highly sought-after place. However, neighbouring Greenwich and Surrey Quays carry higher price points, so Deptford offers an exciting alternative for buyers and tenants to consider. If you want to determine your home’s value, we can act as estate agents in Deptford. Our highly motivated team looks forward to hearing from you. Keep updated with our latest news, area insight and market comment by visiting our blog.

You could also consider neighbouring New Cross SE14 Area Guide, Rotherhithe SE16 Area Guide, and Bermondsey SE1 Area Guide as alternative living areas.

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Tenant Information

Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details Alex Neil are members of CMP (client money protect)

Property Redress Scheme Membership details: Alex Neil are members of The Property Ombudsman. Membership number N00018.