Online House Hunter: Bethnal Green

Alan Cleaver
bethnalgreen 300x198 Online House Hunter: Bethnal Green

Interior shot of a three-bedroom home for sale in Bethnal Green

OUR  sister website, Homes & Property, runs a useful series of articles spotlighting the property markets in different towns around Britain.

Each Wednesday I will be complementing the feature with a focus on the websites and data available on the web relating to the area. We start this week with rejuvenated Bethnal Green in the East End of London…

WHETHER you are looking for a four-bedroom house for sale in Bethnal Green or a one-bedroom flat to rent in this part of the East End of London, there’s no shortage of properties to choose from. Our online property search includes a huge range of properties in and around Bethnal Green. At the top end of the range is this three-bedroom flat for sale in Bethnal Green. With 1469 sq ft and three double-bedrooms this is a spacious home set in a converted school. That means some impressive features including large sash windows and high ceilings. And while it’s close to the very heart of London, it comes with its own secure parking space. It is on the market for £725,000.

Those looking for a simple one-bedroom flat in Bethnal Green can enjoy such delights as this recently refurbished one-bedroom apartment for sale in Digby Street, E1. It’s on the market for £250,000 and is within easy reach of the transport links and amenities which make Bethnal Green such a sought-after location.

Those working out their commute to work or school from their home in Bethnal Green will want to bookmark Transport For London which will sort out the best route. Bethnal Green, Whitechapel and Stepney Green tube stations are all with this locality. The green charity Sustrans also offers a mapping service that shows bus stops, train stations, cycle routes and a wealth of other data. It also includes link to car club websites. And you’ll find schools, gyms, shops and other facilities marked on their detailed maps as well.

Finding schools near to your new Bethnal Green home is as simple as visiting schoolfinder. You’ll find it comes up with an astonishing 885 schools within five miles of Bethnal Green but that includes everything from nursery to college. And you can refine your search to locate just one type of educational establishment. Private schools are included or visit the website of the Independent Schools Council.

The NHS provide an online service for you to find services local to Bethnal Green (or any other part of Britain!).  It includes details of GP surgeries, opticians, pharmacies and other services.

If you’re moving to Bethnal Green, your local councils are Tower Hamlets and the Greater London Authority. Tower Hamlets’s website has downloadable forms for those moving into the area and details about the council tax. The council tax bands are:-

  • Band A – £796.90
  • Band B – £929.71
  • Band C – £1062.53
  • Band D – £1195.34
  • Band E – £1460.97
  • Band F – £1726.60
  • Band G – £1992.24
  • Band H – £2390.68


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