Wimbledon Council Tax News

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Wimbledon Park Water Fountain

Wandsworth continues to set the pace amongst councils in finding ways to support its residents with the lowest council tax in the UK. The comparison with Merton is all too painful. For instance a Band D property in Wandsworth will pay £682 a year in council tax. This compares to a similarly valued property in Merton which will have to pay £1,119 per year; a staggering difference of 64%. What is more the gap in council tax rates between the two local authorities ... Read More

Sunday Treats In Wimbledon

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Park in Wimbledon

Here are some ideas for treating yourself (and maybe your family!) on the odd Sunday when you feel you deserve it. Wimbledon has plenty of such opportunities so make sure you take advantage - often.   Sunday is surely about a bit of pampering and there’s no better way of indulging than with a massage or beauty treatment. If you are a guy with some sporting aches and pains then try out the acupuncture and deep tissue massage combination at Dr China. Thirty minutes ... Read More

The Five Best Flat Hunting Streets in Wimbledon

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If you are new to Wimbledon or explaining local possibilities then here are five streets that we recommend you focus your attention upon. From the rarefied air of Clifton Road to the value for money proposition along Worple Road there should be something here for everyone. Our local bloggers here at Wimbledon Flats have but together the top 5 flat hunting streets in Wimbledon. Hartfield Road This street is a matter of just a few yards from the Village High Street, connecting Ridgway and Lingfield Road. ... Read More

Golden Money-Saving Rules for Landlords

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Renting Space in Wimbledon

Always negotiate the rental commission with the prospective agents. In the current market place everything is negotiable and only fools will accept the first price they receive even if the intention is to offer the property to multiple agents. Shop around, set the price you want to pay and then inform the agents what you are prepared to pay. If you choose the agency that offers the lowest commission rate as a marketing proposition you should expect to receive inferior service. Choose a more ... Read More

The Top 7 Tips on How To Do Things Right In Wimbledon

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Wimbledon Tennis Grounds

You want to make your life in Wimbledon a success? Then have a look what our most successful Wimbledon residents have come up with. These are 7 things you should always have on the top of your mind when it comes to Wimbledon. Read More

Wimbledon Hairdressers & Barbers

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Wimbledon Barbers

If you are looking for just a cut and blow or colouring, tinting extensions or the latest catwalk style you'll find it in our comprehensive list of local barbers and hairdressing salons covering the entire Wimbledon area. We also provide telephone numbers to save you time when making your reservation. Read More

Alternative Health In Wimbledon

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Relaxing River Image

  Alternative medicine and treatments are increasingly becoming accepted as a legitimate and mainstream way of managing one's life and respecting ones body. Restoring and maintaining one's inner balance is the a key principle behind much of the philosophy of alternative therapies. Listed below is a range of alternative therapy and medicine providers in Wimbledon including retail stores that offer dietary supplements, ointments, vitamins and instructional books and CDs. Also included are highly experienced Chinese therapists who offer acupuncture and clinics that offer ... Read More

Gourmet and Specialty Food Shops

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Savanna Wimbledon

Supermarkets are fine for the essentials in life but when it comes to the tasty things that make life worth living then Wimbledon has everything you could possibly want. We will direct you to freshly baked French and Italian bread, free range and organic meat that has been properly hung and aged,  fresh fish direct from the port, home-made middle-eastern and Mediterranean delicatessen foods and a local Farmers' Market where you can stock up on fruit and veg as well as organic lamb from Suffolk. If ... Read More

Supermarkets in Wimbledon

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Wimbledon Fruit & Vegetables

If you are new to Wimbledon here's a comprehensive list of all the local supermarkets. We have included the telephone number for each store so you can check out opening hours. The list includes the express stores such as Tesco Express, the budget grocers such as Lidl and the Co-op as well as the mainstream favourites of Morrisons, Sainsbury's and Tescos. There's also a halal store on the list.  Read More

Wimbledon Council Tax Rates

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  Before you commit to renting or buying in Wimbledon you should check the Council Tax rating of the property to establish how much you will have to pay. Remember, the standard rule is that tenants pay the tax, not the landlord. The table below shows the current charge. Just ask the agent to confirm (in writing) which band the flat falls into. Read More