London Area Guides
Isle of Dogs Area Guide
Our area guide to Isle of Dogs 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 E14
This area has been regenerated extensively over the past decade, though the Isle of Dogs is somewhat isolated from the rest of the Docklands development.
Property Types & Architecture
The dock and riverside area is lined with new modern apartment blocks with wonderful views of the Thames.
In the south of the Island there are still a number of traditional terraced houses and to the north some Victorian terraces.
Shopping & Entertainment
Cabot Place adjacent to the Canary Wharf complex is the nearest main shopping area.
The London Arena on the Isle of Dogs is now a major sporting and concert venue.
Who lives here?
Young professionals working in the City of Docklands.
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Schools in Isle of Dogs & Exam Results
Schools in Isle of Dogs fall under the Tower Hamlets Local Education Authority. Below is a comprehensive list of public schools in Isle of Dogs by type, together with full school details and the latest exam results.
Local schools within Isle of Dogs
Isle of Dogs 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 Isle of Dogs 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
Isle of Dogs Local Authorities
Isle of Dogs 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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