Where to buy a property in UK?

Where can you afford to buy a house?

Map: where cheap property prices meet cheap train lines

List of Waitrose supermarkets in UK, as of 2012-02-24
reference:  http://www.waitrose.com/content/waitrose/en/bf_home/bf.html

Waitrose Locations


Landlords – your electrical safety obligations
“Landlords are required by law to ensure:
•That the electrical installation in a rented property is safe when tenants move in and maintained in a safe condition throughout its duration.
•That a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) has a periodic inspection carried out on the property every five years.
If your property is not an HMO, you are not legally obliged to do this. However, we recommend that a periodic inspection and test is carried out by a registered electrician on your rental properties at least every five years.
•That any appliance provided is safe and has at least the CE marking (which is the manufacturer’s claim that it meets all the requirements of European law).

To meet these requirements a landlord will need to regularly carry out basic safety checks to ensure that the electrical installation and appliances are safe and working.”
“The Landlords’ Guide to Electrical Safety sets out your legal obligations and our recommendations for keeping your tenants and properties safe. This booklet replaces the previous three publications:
•Landlords’ Guide to Electrical Safety in England and Wales
•Landlords’ Guide to Electrical Safety in Scotland
•Electrical Safety in Communal Areas of Residential Properties”




London’s next homes hotspots: six districts tipped for house price growth by 2018



How Lucene’s spatial BKD tree searches for points inside London, UK
“If you’ve ever wondered how 2D spatial search algorithms work here’s a simple animation, showing how the fast BKD tree addition to #Lucene (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-6477) finds all points within the greater city boundary of London, UK. The algorithm is described in https://www.cs.duke.edu/~pankaj/publications/papers/bkd-sstd.pdf.”



London Datastore
“The London DataStore is a free and open data-sharing portal where anyone can access data relating to the capital. Whether you’re a citizen, business owner, researcher or developer, the site provides over 500 datasets to help you understand the city and develop solutions to London’s problems.”


Country of Birth Ward Tool


LDS II: the Next Step to a City Data Future



London rental prices plotted on a tube map