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Updated: 21/10/16

Local transport and health service information and addresses ;

Mile End's closest station is Cambridge Heath. London City Airport is 4 miles from Mile End. Heathrow Terminals 1 2 3 Airport is 19 miles, London Heliport Airport is 8 miles, Heathrow Terminal 5 Airport is 20 miles, Heathrow Terminal 4 Airport is 19 miles, Northolt Jet Centre Airport is 16 miles, Elstree Airport is 15 miles and London Biggin Hill Airport is 14 miles away.

Motorists are well served with Mile End situated with very convenient road access under a couple of miles of the A102M.


Mile End points of interest


Sutton House National Trust , Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse, Tate Modern Art Gallery and Temple Middle Temple Hall Historic Building are situated in Mile End.

The most convenient hospital is London Independent Stepney.


How do I find the best conveyancing rates for a £793,000 home?


Various solicitors claim to offer 'the cheapest conveyancing quotes', however additional charges can increase your final invoice. Applicable disbursements ought to be defined on a Mile End conveyancing quote Extra costs found in your solicitor's terms should be fair and clearly defined.


What type of environmental conveyancing searches concerning the risk of a flood in Tower Hamlets will my conveyancing solicitor in Mile End be able to do?


A crucial step in the conveyancing protocol of buying a property involves your lawyer making an application for property conveyancing searches that set out detail on the local Mile End flood risk.


We are enquiring about the council tax rates on a Thirties mid-terrace house in Mile End, how much are they?


Typically a report on title should give the appropriate Tower Hamlets council tax band.

Correct charges for Mile End are tabled on the Tower Hamlets local authority website. At the time of writing, 07/02/2013, the different rates are:

  • Band A - £795.00
  • Band B - £927.00
  • Band C - £1,060.00
  • Band D - £1,192.00
  • Band E - £1,457.00
  • Band F - £1,722.00
  • Band G - £1,987.00
  • Band H - £2,384.00


We are buying a Mile End property with HSBC Bank - what will I need to be aware of?


Prior to recent changes, it was usually straightforward for solicitors to act for both a buyer and their lender. Some lenders have reduced their 'solicitor panel', which may result in greater conveyancing costs for buyers. We, however, can act on behalf of the majority of CML-approved lenders to keep legal costs to a minimum.


What will our searches generally cost?


The cost of searches does vary, depending on the particular searches ordered. Searches are paid out to a 3rd party, and will be charged at cost.


How many lenders in Mile End do you work with?


Homeward Legal have worked alongside most lenders who are Council of Mortgage Lenders-approved. A number of mortgage specialists operate in Mile End, like Wildcross Properties Ltd, 170 Mile End Rd, London, E1 4LJ. Your solicitor can provide more information.


Do you recommend that I get searches for chancel liability when we are purchasing near rectory grounds in Mile End?


In Mile End, some owners can be required to pay for maintenance of specific local church buildings. Owners who have bought property prior to 2003 may be totally unaware that a liability exists if a chancel search was not carried out. The solicitor performing your conveyancing will be able to advise as to whether a chancel search is necessary.


As a consequence of the fact that 2012 was second wettest year since records began I am asking whether property conveyancing searches aren't detailed enough?


A competent conveyancing solicitor in Mile End should always apply for detailed food risk searches if the initial searches determine a significant risk of flooding in Mile End

For extra assurance you could also try to get in touch with a local resident.