Estate Agents in West Ham - Area Guide

Estate Agents in West Ham, E13

When you require the services of an estate agents in West Ham, E13 Alex Neil are award winning estate agents of choice. We have been selling and letting property in West Ham, E13 and east London since we were founded in 1984.

West Ham lies in the London Borough of Newham and is a part of the former territory of Ham, until its division in 12th century. Area boundaries are marked by the River Thames to the south and River Lea to the west. It is also bordered by Poplar and Bromley-by-Bow, Stratford, and Canning Town.

Following the Metropolitan Building Act in 1844, West Ham underwent a rapid growth and became one of major manufacturing centres in Victorian Britain. As a result, today’s West Ham is made up of a combination of Victorian and Edwardian terraced houses with a later additions of local authority housing, modern and new build developments.

In recent years, a vast amount of new family homes has been built in the area which has drawn young families and first-time buyers looking for value-for-money. There are several recreational parks in the area and places like Royal Victoria Dock just a stone’s throw away.

Barking Road offers great basic shopping facilities, pubs, and dining options with all types of cuisine, from British pub food to Caribbean to Indian. Westfield Stratford City is nearby and offers over 250 shops and is the largest urban leisure and shopping centre in Europe.

West Ham has excellent transport links with West Ham station being on the District, Jubilee Line for Canary Wharf, and Hammersmith & City lines, in zone 2 and 3. There are also regular DLR services and many Transport of London bus routes.

West Ham is probably most famous for its football team, West Ham United. The club was based at the Boleyn Ground, formerly known as Upton Park from 1904 to 2016. West Ham now play their matches in the London Stadium which forms part of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The stadium was acquired and redeveloped by Barratt Homes into Upton Gardens, a development of luxury homes and apartments.

When you need to engage an estate agents in West Ham, E13 and require a sales or rental valuation for your property then we look forward to assisting you. More information on other local areas can be found in our Bethnal Green E2 Area Guide, Bow E3 Area Guide, Hackney E9 Area Guide, Hackney Wick E9 Area Guide, Mile End E3 Area Guide, Shoreditch E1 Area Guide and Walthamstow E17 Area Guide.


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.