London Area Guides
Mile End Area Guide
Our area guide to Mile End 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 E3
Mile End is an area in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, East London.
Property Types & Architecture
Mainly Victorian terraces and ex council flats as well as some modern apartment blocks
Shopping & Entertainment
Roman Road market is the main area for shopping. Recently opened is Bow Wharf on Grove Road and also a large Tesco by the Bow Flyover.
Not known for its night life with just a few pubs and night clubs. Docklands is within easy reach.
Parks & Commons
Victoria Park is just to the north and also there is Mile End Park which has many sporting facilities.
Who lives here?
First time buyers and City workers.
Guide to Mile End transport links
- Bow Church (Zone 2)
- Devons Road (Zone 2)
Bow Church (Zone 2)
District LineDocklands (DLR)
Bow Road (Zone 2)
District LineHammersmith & City Line
Bromley-by-Bow (Zone 2, Zone 3)
District LineHammersmith & City LineDistrict LineHammersmith & City Line
Mile End (Zone 2)
Central LineHammersmith & City Line
Mile End Local Authorities
Mile End 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.
Mile End 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 Mile End 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
Schools in Mile End & Exam Results
Schools in Mile End fall under the Tower Hamlets Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Mile End by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Mile End
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