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Poplar is an area of East London known not least because ex-Prime Minister Clem Atlee was its mayor.

It was heavily bombed during the war and many surviving period properties were wiped out, although there are still small enclaves of Victorian terrace houses, such as can be found around All Saints and St Matthias Churches.

Woodstock Terrace has excellent early Victorian three- and four-storey flat-fronted houses off Poplar High Street.

The Lansbury Estate was built in 1951 and Chrisp Street Market came from this time, which remains one of London's best street markets. Balfron Tower, a brutalist high-rise block built in 1967, is being redeveloped into luxury flats.

New build developments include New Providence Wharf on the Thames opposite the O2 arena, and London City Island, on a bend in the River Lea as well as Aberfeldy Village, an ongoing rebuilding of the Aberfeldy Estate in East India Dock Road, which is set to provide a further 1,000 homes.



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Many of Poplar's properties are in an area where flood warnings and alerts are issued from time to time, such as in Brown Street and Lodore Street.

If you are concerned that a property you are looking to buy is in a flood risk area, you should consider getting a flood risk report (click for more details).
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, some parts of Poplar, including streets such as Shirbutt Street and Dingle Gardens, are in a raised radon area, with properties built there having a higher probability than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

The raised Radon area has a maximum radon potential of 1-3% (the percentage is the chance of a property being built where Radon emissions might measure above the action level).

If you are concerned that a property you are buying is in an area of raised Radon, please click to visit Public Health England's UK Radon Map. Click also to find out more about Radon, Radon property searches and much more.
Wind energy is one of several alternative energy sources; however, location of wind farms or turbines can be contentious due to visual and auditory impact on the surrounding area.

A recent Environmental Search stated that a property located on Bartlett Close, London, E14 6LH, is within 4km of existing or proposed wind farms or wind turbines.

LondonGreater London is an area which contains London, the capital of the United Kingdom (which itself centres on the Cities of London and Westminster) and a number of surrounding boroughs which are administered as London boroughs and which are the overall executive responsibility of the Mayor of London. It contains a large number of constituencies, each represented by an MP and it should be noted that these are not the same as nor even always continguous with the borders of the boroughs.

Many parts of Greater London were originally administered by the counties which surround London and these counties are often called the home counties. Enfield, for example, used to be classed as being part of Middlesex, but is now near the northern border of Greater London. Greater London's borders often coincide with a zone of 'green belt': areas where it has been decided that open spaces, parks, forests and wildlife reserves should act as a buffer against urban sprawl. London has numerous landmarks, anything from Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament to Karl Marx's grave in Highgate Cemetery.

Greater London contains more than 9 million inhabitants, a number growing daily, and as this is approximately 1/7 of the population of the UK, it can be seen that Greater Londoners have a large influence on the rest of the country politically and this is enhanced by the concentration of skilled workers gravitating towards the capital.

Listed Building Surveyors Poplar

We have local RICS surveyors who specialise in listed building surveys in Poplar. To find out more go to - Listed Building Surveys - Building Surveyor and Survey Cost in Poplar

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Poplar Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Tower Hamlets Council at Tower Hamlets Council Town Hall Mulberry Place 5 Clove Crescent E14 2BG, telephone 020 7364 5000, or you can check for the most recently stored planning applications online here:


Read the following article if you are thinking about building an extension.

Home Buyers Survey in and around Poplar

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in All Saints, Blackwall, Langdon Park, Westferry, Aberfeldy Village, Haversham and Canary Wharf.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Poplar. Whether you are buying an old run down 'doer upper' or standard construction freehold house, our RICS surveyors have seen them all.

With a vast number of years of experience completing surveys on properties in Poplar we'll be able to give you the detailed Poplar HomeBuyers report that you will need to know and what defects there are with your property.


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Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Morris Road, Poplar, London, E14 6NQ
  • 6 Bartlett Cl, Poplar, London E14 6LH
  • Flat 29: 17 Fawe Street, Poplar, London. E14 6FD
  • 28 Galleon House, Glengarnock Avenue, London E14 3DL
  • Flat 4202, 3 Pan Penninsular Square, London E14 9HR

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Poplar to ensure they deliver a detailed homebuyers report to help you decide whether you should move forward with your home move or if you should pull out.

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We normally have availability within days of you booking and our turnaround for homebuyers survey reports is within 5 working days.

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Panel of RICS Surveyors

Ranging from 10 to 40 years all of our chartered RICS Surveyors are registered with and regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and have indemnity insurance that covers all of the work they undertake in a Home Buyers Survey in Poplar.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey identifies many different defects or potential risks that can be found within a property and is an essential part of any home buying process. The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is completed by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) registered Surveyor so they are fully trained to provide you with the detail you need to give you the salient facts when you are looking to buy your home in Poplar.

NB If you're a first time buyer, you might wish to click on What is a House Survey to find out more, including what happens during the inspection.

Click to find out how much does a house survey cost (free, no obligation quote)
If you're buying a home in Poplar which shows the signs of damp, or any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey. 

The costs for making good or repairing some of these defects can run into thousands of pounds; however, If identified within a survey you can get quotes for fixing it and either share the costs with the seller, or, in worst case examples, choose not to proceed.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Can I negotiate the price with the seller’s solicitor?

Within the survey report there will be a section for your legal advisor. If there are any defects spotted at the property that require further attention it will be noted in this section of the report and your solicitor can flag these with in her enquiries.

Should there be any issues raised by your building surveyor that will be costly in the future, you can discuss options with the seller. It’s typical to negotiate one of two resolutions: either the seller agrees to accept a lower offer price for the property, or they agree to carry out the required repairs as a condition of the sale. In the latter case, this agreement would usually be confirmed in writing as part of the legal contract. Make sure that all correspondence regarding negotiations with the sellers is agreed by both solicitors.

Read more about how to successfully negotiate with your seller.