London Area Guides
Limehouse Area Guide
Our area guide to Limehouse 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 E1, E14
Limehouse is still largely a building site with on going development. Slightly cheaper than neighbouring Wapping as further from the City.
Property Types & Architecture
Small areas of Victorian and Edwardian terraces survive the construction work, as do a small number of council blocks.
Shopping & Entertainment
The area is still developing.
Need only to go next door to Wapping for its pubs. There is a cinema in Mile End Road.
Parks & Commons
Very little green open space, however the Thames Path runs through the area.
Who lives here?
Wealthy city professionals.
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Schools in Limehouse & Exam Results
Schools in Limehouse fall under the Tower Hamlets Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Limehouse by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Limehouse
Limehouse 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 Limehouse 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
Limehouse Local Authorities
Limehouse is represented by Tower Hamlets 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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