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Stratford Area Guide
Our area guide to Stratford 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 E15
A fairly congested area with a skyline dominated office and tower blocks. Still good value for money, but prices have risen since the introduction of the Jubilee Line.
Property Types & Architecture
Stratford is mainly made up of small Victorian terraced house. Though there are many new developments of smart apartment blocks.
Shopping & Entertainment
Stratford town centre has a large shopping mall and there is a supermarket.
Stratford is developing as an up and coming cultural centre with the Theatre Royal, Stratford Circus and the Picture House Cinema. The are a number of well known pubs in the area.
Parks & Commons
The river walks are now being developed though these are mainly through the old industrial parts.
Who lives here?
City commuters and young couples.
Guide to Stratford transport links
- Abbey Road (Zone 3)
- Pudding Mill Lane (Zone 2, Zone 3)
- Stratford (Zone 3)
- Stratford High Street (Zone 3)
- Stratford International (Zone 3)
- West Ham (Zone 3)
Stratford (Zone 3)
Central LineDocklands (DLR)Jubilee LineLondon Overground
West Ham (Zone 3)
District LineDocklands (DLR)Hammersmith & City LineJubilee Line
Stratford Local Authorities
Stratford is is represented by Newham Council, Waltham Forest Counci. 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.
Stratford 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 2 councils covering the Stratford 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 Stratford & Exam Results
Schools in Stratford fall under the Newham Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Stratford by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Stratford
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