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13,000 Newham landlords not paying tax on properties – Guardian

13,000 Newham landlords not paying tax on properties – Guardian

By on August 13, 2017 in Housing, Property with 0 Comments

A report in The Guardian today reveals that up to 13,000 landlords in our neighbouring borough Newham are not paying tax worth of a value of around £200 million to the Chancellor. 

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Average asking price of property in Wapping hits £901,031

Average asking price of property in Wapping hits £901,031

By on January 11, 2017 in Property with 2 Comments

According to a report in today’s Evening Standard Wapping tops the league for increase in house prices during the last decade as the average asking price is now £901,031.The reality of social cleansing on a scale never before seen in London is encapsulated in this glib paragraph from the Standard: “Accordingly, asking prices have grown a […]

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Tatties o’wer the side for Phoenix Wharf developers

Tatties o’wer the side for Phoenix Wharf developers

By on October 10, 2015 in News, Planning, Property

Tower Hamlets continues to be rocked by outbreaks of democracy since the departure of whatsisname.The conversation reproduced below illustrates what democracy means to four chaps. The conversation was overheard in the Town Hall gents toilets. (Warning: contains strong language and naughty words). Chap 1: “Thats it then, we are fooked now, bloody fooked!”Chap 2: “We have been […]

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Wapping residents forced to walk in road by building works

Wapping residents forced to walk in road by building works

By on August 26, 2015 in Planning, Property

Been run over by a bus or large lorry today? No? In that case you probably haven’t been trying to walk along Wapping High Street opposite the Overground Station.As we all know one pavement has been blocked for months by the development above the station and yesterday residents were forced to walk in the road […]

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Survey reveals high number of estate agents in Tower Hamlets

Survey reveals high number of estate agents in Tower Hamlets

By on April 9, 2015 in News, Property, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

The number of estate agents in Wapping High Street is often the subject of resident’s conversation, and new research by HouseSimple shows that there are 131 estate agents across Tower Hamlets.There are over 2,660 estate agent branch offices across London. Tower Hamlets has the third highest number, only being outranked by Westminster with 179 and […]

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