Estate Agents in Deptford - Area Guide

Estate Agents in Deptford, SE8

When you require the services of an estate agents in Deptford, SE8 we are an excellent choice. Alex Neil were established in 1984 and have a very successful history of selling and letting property in Deptford and SE8.

Deptford is in the London Borough of Lewisham and has a strong south London identity, it is immersed in history, Deptford Railway Station is one of the oldest 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 sitting aside 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, 18th century houses with carved wooden porches. Victorian terraced properties can be found in Scawen Road adjacent to Deptford Park. Deptford property prices cover many levels with options available for first-time buyers and rising upwards from there.

Deptford Station has regular trains passing through bound for London Bridge and Cannon Street so great access to wider London. Deptford Bridge is a Docklands Light Railway station in Zone 2 & 3 which provides access to Heron Quays, a few minutes’ walk from Canary Wharf and therfore ideal for commuters. There are also many different bus routes towards Lewisham, Surrey Quays and beyond.

Interesting historic roots and good transport links makes Deptford a highly sought place to live. Neighbouring Greenwich and Surrey Quays carry higher price points so Deptford can offer an interesting alternative for buyers and tenants to consider.

If you’re looking to find out the value of your home, we can be considered as estate agents in Deptford and our highly motivated team look forward to hearing from you. Keep up to date with our latest news, area insight and market comment by visiting our blog.

You could also consider neighbouring areas New Cross SE14 Area Guide, Rotherhithe SE16 Area Guide and Bermondsey SE1 Area Guide as alternatives to live in.


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.