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Why choose Fisks London to sell your property in Wapping?
Our experience has taught us how to achieve maximum market value for your property within the timescale that you set. We provide free professional advice, whether you have a portfolio of property or a single studio flat to sell. Our office is located in a popular Canary Wharf High Street position near to Wapping and benefits from excellent footfall. We are open until 7:00pm on week days and often accompany viewings up to 8:00pm for the convenience of our purchasers.
Estate Agents in Wapping
Wapping is located in Tower Hamlets, East London. Considered one of the safest places to live in London, Wapping is becoming an increasingly popular place to live and is widely considered to be one of the most overlooked areas of London.
Wapping is steeped in history, which you can see all around you like walking around the local area. From its period properties and converted warehouses, the colourful and rich history of Wapping is as diverse as its community and local amenities.
Traditionally the final destination for convicted mutineers and pirates, the settlement on the mud, as it was once known, had undergone many transformations from the days gone by when it was the main area of commerce in London and attracted a high volume of business.
These days remnants of the Wapping’s previous incarnation as a trade port remain most notably in Tobacco Dock, which is commonly used for events and TV shows, bringing work and visibility to the local area and what it has to offer many different industries.
Some of the main residential apartment complexes in Wapping, London include:
- Harlequin Court, 6 Thomas More Street, E1W 1AR
- Sandpiper Court, 8 Thomas More Street, E1W 1AS
- Cormorant Lodge, 10 Thomas More Street, E1W 1AU
- Millers Wharf House, 78 St. Katharines Way, E1W 1UE
- Tower Bridge Wharf, 86 St. Katharines Way, E1W 1UR
- Halcyon Wharf, 5 Wapping High Street, E1W 1LH
- Capital Wharf, 50 Wapping High Street, E1W 1LY
- Cinnabar Wharf Central, 24 Wapping High Street, E1W 1NQ
- Cinnabar Wharf East, 28 Wapping High Street, E1W 1NG
- Cinnabar Wharf West, 22 Wapping High Street, E1W 1NJ
- Marc Brunel House, 136 Wapping High street, E1W 3PA
- New Crane Place, E1W 3TS
- Binnacle House, 10 Cobblestone Square, E1W 3AR
Living in Wapping
The housing market in Wapping is performing strongly against dynamic changes and fluctuations in London’s housing market. With an average sale price of over £777,000, a rise of 0.51% since the beginning of 2021, it is a buyers market and properties in Wapping are in high demand.
Choosing an estate agent in Wapping, London, which sits on the cusp of the Square Mile and East London requires you to select an estate agent who is aware of how the thriving property market in Wapping is affecting buyers and is proactive on behalf of their clients to ensure the best sale price possible for the ideal property.
Buyers can be confident in our abilities at Fisk’s London to help you find the perfect property in Wapping for you, be it a warehouse conversion or traditional Victorian terrace property. Our experience in the London property market is something we are able to put into practice when it comes to selling residential properties, for letting agents and management services. We are here to help you with all your property needs.
What To do In Wapping
Transport Links in Wapping
Despite being close to the hustle and bustle of the city, Wapping is different and has more of a traditional element to its streets while simultaneously merging newer architectures displaying the modern developments adorning the skyline and standing shoulder to shoulder with more historical, timeless buildings and homes lining the streets. But accessible transport links connecting to different areas seamlessly enable you to move between Wapping and other parts of London.
Residents of Wapping can access the overground to Shoreditch High Street, Dalston Junction and Highbury and Islington to the north, along with Canada Water, New Cross and Clapham to the south. Tower Hill is nearby and is on both the Circle and District lines.
The DLR is conveniently placed with both the Shadwell station and Tower Gateway locally. Travel by bus on the 100 through St Paul’s, the City and Blackfriars to Elephant and Castle), D3 (to Docklands and Bethnal Green) and N551 (from Trafalgar Square due east to Gallions Reach) all pass through Wapping.
Education in Wapping
Wapping is part of the Tower Hamlets local authority and, as such, has plenty of nurseries along with two local primary schools and two secondary schools. Parents choose Hermitage Primary School and Shapla Primary School for young children, while secondary school options are Wapping High School and Bishop Challoner Catholic Collegiate School.
Local Amenities in Wapping
Those wanting to get out into the fresh air and enjoy green spaces can take in the riverside views. Green spaces include Waterside Gardens, thought to be the site of Execution Dock where pirates met their end and Hermitage Riverside Memorial Garden. Venture further inland, and you will discover the sanctuaries of Wapping Woods and Wapping Rose Gardens. At the same time, King Edward Memorial Garden is located towards the eastern boundary of Wapping and is home to kids play areas, football pitches and tennis courts. It also provides a scenic backdrop to the River Thames and is a great place to take in the beauty of the local area.
Wapping has a large Waitrose and plenty of independent retailers located around Thomas More Square and at Wapping Wharf for all your shopping needs. While there is no major shopping centre, shoppers can visit one of the famous markets in the area, including Petticoat Lane, Spitalfields and Brick Lane.
Visit Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Centre to enjoy a range of outdoor and water pursuits along with visits to local gyms.
The Prospect of Whitby Pub is thought to be the oldest pub still standing in London at the side of the Thames close to Wapping Old Stairs and Pelican Stairs which provide a look back into the origins of Wapping amid the new developments and generation that the area has undergone and is still going on.
Music lovers can visit Wiltons Music Hall, and movie buffs will gravitate towards the local cinema too.
Food in Wapping
Dining at Wapping has a great scene at St. Katherine Dock with the marina full of waterside pubs, restaurants and shops. There is a delightfully immersive restraint scene from well-known chains to local independent restaurants that every foodie will enjoy here.
Buying Property In Wapping
Wapping has traditionally been attractive for many buyers; however, it has become more popular with young professionals looking to move out of nearby Canary Wharf and leave the city living behind in recent years. The proximity to the Thames is always an attractive draw for buyers and investors alike, and many investors are choosing to buy properties in Wapping recently. With many people choosing to move here or raising families in an area they grew up in, the property market sees a flurry of properties hitting the market and being snapped up by interested parties.
If Wapping sounds like the ideal place for you to invest or put down roots, our highly experienced team is on hand to help answer your queries and introduce you to your new property in Wapping today.
Below is a list of schools in Wapping. Schools in Wapping fall under the Tower Hamlets Local Education Authority.
Primary Schools in Wapping
Hermitage Primary School, Wapping, London
St Patrick Roman Catholic Primary School, Wapping, London
St Peter's London Docks CofE Primary School, Wapping, London
Meet the team
Our friendly and knowledgeable team are focused on treating every client as an individual. We will apply our experience and expertise to provide the best possible level of service and get the best results every single time.
Lubna BashirProperty Manager
Martin BoylanProperty Consultant
Maisha MahmudAssistant Property Consultant and Administrator
Fisks London follow the RICS ‘Blue Book’ standards when appraising and valuing property.
We will share our methodology with you so you can see how we have arrived at our valuation.
We will explain the merits of our various marketing strategies, including but not limited to Open Days, Block Viewings and the benefits of choosing between a Guide Price, Price on Application or a Fixed Marketing Price.
Our suggested strategy will generate competition among buyers, enabling us to convert enquiry into block viewings, this approach often leads to multiple bids for the property maximising the final selling price.
Presenting the property
We recommend that the property is professionally cleaned paying attention to the kitchens and bathrooms, consider replacing sealants where necessary. If possible please tidy away any extraneous ornaments. Please also keep the lawn and edge trimmed and the garden free of refuse.
Fisks London ensures that all viewings are accompanied by one of our trained and qualified consultants. Our extended opening hours mean that we carry out viewings when other agents are closed, resulting in more viewings with more buyers for your property.
We provide regular feed back to our clients and offer regular review meetings.
Receiving an offer
On receipt of an offer we will notify you in writing and verbally. We will verify the buyer’s financial position to check that they are able to proceed.
When an offer has been agreed we will prepare a memorandum of sales, and send this to all parties.
There are no legal obligations on either party until contracts have been exchanged.
Managing your sale
Once the sale has been agreed we will manage the conveyance process communicating with third parties on your behalf and keep you informed throughout. Please see our pop Guide to The Conveyance Process for more information.
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