London Area Guides
Charlton Area Guide
Our area guide to Charlton gives you a quick overview of the neighbourhood from its properties, public parks, local schools, council tax, public transport links to shopping and going out.
Postcodes covered by this area guide include SE7
There is a lively town centre, but the area manages to maintain a village feel. Some stunning views of the Docklands area.
Property Types & Architecture
The property is a mixed bag of council estates and private houses, some Victorian terraces still exist. SE7 seems to have escaped the docklands development.
Shopping & Entertainment
A selection of pubs as well as a small parade of shops in Charlton village.
Parks & Commons
Maryon Wilson Park and Charlton Park are very good. The Thames Path also runs through the area.
Who lives here?
Mainly a family area.
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Schools in Charlton & Exam Results
Schools in Charlton fall under the Greenwich Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Charlton by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Charlton
Charlton Council Tax Rates
Council Tax is worked out by your local council who sets the Council Tax rates for each year. Your property postcode will determine which council you will need to pay. There are currently 1 councils covering the Charlton area.
Council tax rates for each Local Authority
How much will I have to pay?
Each year, every local authority will set a rate of council tax for each valuation band. The amount you have to pay depends on the value of your property and the current rates for your local council. Not everyone will have to pay the full amount of council tax. There are three ways in which your council tax bill may be reduced.
Reductions in council tax
- Reduction scheme for disabled people
- Discounts (i.e. If only one person lives in a property they will get a 25% discount on the council tax bill)
- Council tax benefit and second adult rebate
Learn more about council tax at HM Revenue & Customs
Charlton Local Authorities
Charlton is represented by Greenwich Council which holds the responsibility for delivering services in your area.
The council is responsible for all council services and duties, which include Social Services, housing, education and planning. If you’ve a specific question for this council, please visit their website to get contact details for key departments.
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