Estate Agents in Rotherhithe - Area Guide

Estate Agents in Rotherhithe, SE16

Alex Neil Estate Agents in Rotherhithe, SE16 have been selling and letting property here since 1984, we are a multi-award-winning estate agent and specialists in all aspects of property in Rotherhithe and SE16.

Rotherhithe is now largely a residential area on the south side of the River Thames within the London Borough of Southwark. The area has strong maritime connections, the historic pilgrim voyage of The Mayflower ship captained by Christopher Jones to America commenced here.

The voyage set sail from The Mayflower public house which can still be visited and enjoyed today. It’s located on Rotherhithe Street which itself stretches around the peninsula from Rotherhithe Village to Surrey Docks Farm.

The area is closely linked to Surrey Quays and Canada Water, the former is a popular destination for retail therapy and entertainment the latter is home to a Jubilee Line station. The ‘Canada Water Masterplan’ will see progressive development and improvement of the area and will uplift Rotherhithe alongside it.

There are plenty sports activities on offer at nearby Seven Islands Leisure Centre which is home to a 33m swimming pool. Also at hand is Surrey Docks Fitness & Water Sports Centre located on Rope Street and offers a modern gym and water sports like sailing, kayaking and rowing, all within Surrey Docks.

Rotherhithe Rail Station is in Zone 2 and only one stop from the Jubilee Line at Canada Water which will appeal to those planning a commute to Canary Wharf. The Rotherhithe Tunnel provides an easy vehicular link to the north of the river, this famous “Brunel” built tunnel was an amazing engineering feat when constructed in 1908.

Rotherhithe Street is the main provider of riverside living around the peninsular, there are many modern developments and warehouse conversions like Globe and Canada Wharf. Rotherhithe has properties to suit most tastes and budgets, the ongoing improvements in neighbouring areas only serve to improve life in Rotherhithe.

Old world charm, rich history combined with modern developments and great transport links continue to make Rotherhithe a destination of choice for those looking to buy or rent property close to Canary Wharf.

When you need an estate agents in Rotherhithe to provide a sales or rental valuation of your home, or when you are seeking to purchase or rent, we are the agent to call. Keep up to date with our latest news, area insight and market comment by visiting our blog.

Read more about neighbouring locations in our Bermondsey SE1 Area Guide, Shad Thames SE1 Area Guide, along with Wapping E1W Area Guide and Limehouse E14 Area Guide to the north of the river.


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.