Kennington Oval, London, SW9
4.6/5, 849 reviews
94% recommended
97% sales valuation accuracy
98% sales fee satisfaction
91% lettings valuation accuracy
84% lettings fee satisfaction
Ludlow Thompson Oval is one of the best estate agent branches in the South London area. Our sales and lettings offices are located on Clapham Road. You can find us next to the Oval underground station. Our office covers most properties of South London and areas around it. Why Ludlow ... show more Ludlow Thompson Oval is one of the best estate agent branches in the South London area.
Our sales and lettings offices are located on Clapham Road. You can find us next to the Oval underground station. Our office covers most properties of South London and areas around it.
Why Ludlow Thompson in Oval/Kennington?
Our estate agency has been established in 1993 and has grown immensely ever since. Now, we have a large network of successful estate agents in London and the surrounding areas. Our senior staff members have more than 40 years of experience in the property industry. Ludlow Thomson firm has a strict policy of staff training and qualifications in place. Each of our employees undergoes a NFOPP Qualification training to be able to provide a consistently professional service to each individual client. We tailor each service to the specific needs of a client. Oval estate agents serve most properties in the SE20 and SW9 postcodes.


Kennington estate agents provide services such as lettings and property management, and property sales. Ludlow professionals live locally in the London City area which allows them to understand the property market from within. We pride ourselves on giving free and accurate home valuations for those looking to sell their house or flat. If you decide to sell or let your property through us, we will provide a fully transparent service with weekly updates and great communication. In addition, our Oval office agents provide after work hours viewings and are open 7 days a week.

Oval area guide
It is a small area of Kennington, London Borough of Lambeth. Most properties in the Oval range from Georgian square houses to Victorian terraces. Most larger houses are converted into apartments which are situated in a more quiet and peaceful part of London. It is a lovely area for young professionals that want to live close to the city centre but prefer a little more distance from the main hustle and bustle. Kennington has all the necessary amenities, shops, and restaurants in one local area. If you would like to find out more about this area and properties currently available, do not hesitate to contact Ludlow Thompson Oval.

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Address

ludlowthompson
4 - 6 Clapham Road
Lambeth,London
Greater London
SW9 0JG
020 7820 4141

Performance statistics
Services Valuation Accuracy Fees Satisfaction Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 97% 98% £4,725 £8,000,000
Lettings 91% 84% £0 £570
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From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
198 10 376 29 70 1 111 0 46 8
Areas covered
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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I am writing this review to highlight my disgust in the way I have been treated as a tenant leaving a Ludlow Thompson property. The first major issue I encountered was an unnecessary and unjustified 'end of tenancy' cleaning fee. When one is leaving a ...
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Awful!! £700 to sign the contract, then extra fees for contents insurance, contract extension, contract termination and, of course, end of tenancy cleaning. This can easily exceed £1000.
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Joao was very helpful when we were searching for a property. He was able to answer any questions about the properties that we had and he helped ensure that we got the property we wanted. In addition, he was very prompt at replying to all ...
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Georgie was great from start to finish. She encouraged me to look at a property which she knew I would love. I hadn't originally considered and I had a lot of questions which she was able to answer straight away either by phone, email or ...
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Staff were very helpful and professional. Joao provides excellent customer service. He kept me informed at all times, worked very hard to find me a tenant and negotiate a fair price....
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“Exceptional service and understanding...”

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Feb 02,2019
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It having been a long time since I last looked for a rental property in London, Alex was a shining beacon of hope in a confusing World. He took time to get to understand me and my search criteria. Properties were well chosen. Information was ...
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Fees very similar to competitors. Not the lowest but also not the highest. Alex clear about fees up front. No hidden charges
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“All went so smoothly...”

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Alex was such a great help from start to finish. I'm not good with change but Alex helped me all the way. He took the stress out of the whole thing. Saved my brain!...
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“Fantastic agent...”

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Alex has been helping me with my search for a flat. He is genuine, has immense patience, but most of all he has good humour. I feel like he knows what it is I'm looking for, and has gone above and beyond to ensure I ...
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“Amazing Selling Experience...”

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Jan 11,2019
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Until recently, for seven years I was a landlord with Ludlow Thompson. I always found them very effective and efficient, and it was as a direct result of this, I took the decision to sell through them. The sales manager, Kirsty Rowley was absolutely brilliant, ...
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Given they took care of everything from start to finish, great value for money
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“Finally a sale...”

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Dec 18,2018
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After 18 months on the market, my house was finally sold to the right owner and I have no doubt that Ludlow Thompson did everything possible to match potential buyers with this unique house in a unique and exceptional location. Thank you Kirsty and Surasak for ...
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The best thing about Ludlow Thompson and sales is the reasonable agents fees.
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“Sale of properyty...”

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Dec 03,2018
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We have just sold our property through Ludlow Thompson, with the help of Kirsty's and her team, very helpful...
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Nov 07,2018
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I would highly recommend using Ludlow Thompson if you enjoy dealing with incompetent estate agents who fail to grasp even the simplest of concepts. They're especially good if you enjoy long tedious phone calls where the person on the other end completely ignores what you're ...
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Ridiculous fees that are forced on tenants and landlords for nothing in return.
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“Shameful....”

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Oct 18,2018
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Anyone else tired of the London renting Mafia? Well you're not alone people! Yes, that's right, I've spent two years paying a small fortune to live in a mouldy hole. Paid exorbitant fees for ludlowthompson shamefully unprofessional services. Been left without hot water on several ...
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“Worst customer service experience ever...”

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Aug 13,2018
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Disrespectfull with my partner, not patient, terrible customer service. I came to the agency after i moved in to ask questions regarding the property and i have been served in the worst possible way....
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Dear valued customer, We would like to apologise for your negative experience with one of our offices. At ludlowthompson we pride ourselves on our customer service, so it is always extremely disappointing to hear that a customer's expectations have not been met and we are very sorry that you have found cause to complain. We would like to learn more about your specific situation and make things right. If you wouldn't mind emailing our Customer Services department at customerservices@ludlowt ...

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May 29,2018
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I have used Jibby for a number of years now and he is always responsive and eager to secure good tenants quickly.Jibby was ably assisted by Joao this time round too, excellent service...
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May 23,2018
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My overall experience with the agency stuff is really positive. Very friendly, ready to help and prompt answeres to all email communications. However, I felt the new starters should have been given more guidelines when they start showing properties and meeting with clients, to assist ...
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It is on the high side of the scale, and not all have been processed yet to comment fully. I can only hope there are no hidden charges showing up later.
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“Joao and Jibby...”

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May 15,2018
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Outstanding work from Joao and Jibby. Did a brilliant job screening tenants, sorting paperwork etc etc. All in all made renting my flat a breeze....
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Revaz was a fantastic agent through which my best friend and I secured our first rental property together. We had had a long hard search elsewhere in London before choosing to look around Oval / Stockwell area, and he was prompt, professional, clear and responsive at ...
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Slightly excessive but I guess it's to be expected in the current market.
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Alex done a good job in finding the tenants he knew the area very and good understanding of my requirements always on the phone to help thanks...
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A bit on the high side
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Mar 30,2018
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Alex was really supportive and helpful throughout the process, making time for all of our questions and requests so that the process was really smooth. He's really friendly and kind and so the process was enjoyable and easy!...
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“Friendly, but messy and unorganised....”

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Mar 26,2018
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Although very polite and friendly the whole process was incredibly messy and a struggle to keep up with. All my information was initially sent to the wrong email address. I was also told I didn't need a guarantor until less than a week before we ...
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Good - very reasonable agency fees.
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Mar 21,2018
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From selling numerous properties in other areas of the country I can honestly state that the level of service and proactive approach from Kirsty was far better than I've ever received from any other agent. Addressing damp issues prior to valuation is common sense but ...
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Mar 20,2018
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Both Surasak and Kirsty were immensely helpful to my Sister and I for the purchase of our first flat. We highly reccomend then to anyone....
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The agents fees were acceptable.
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Mar 20,2018
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Kerry has been efficient, patient, and polite in corresponding on the referencing process, and all instructions provided to us as future tenants were very clear and helpful. Thank you!...
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“Kirsty and Surasak were helpful throughout the conveyancing process. They ......”

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Mar 13,2018
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Kirsty and Surasak were helpful throughout the conveyancing process. They chased the Management Company and Vendors solicitors regularly and helped speed up a frustrating and turbulent process....
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As I was the buyer I am not aware of the Agent's fees and therefore can not comment.
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“Josh was polite, thorough and a pleasure to deal with. ......”

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Josh was polite, thorough and a pleasure to deal with. He kept me updated on the process and tried to make the process as smooth and convenient as possible. Would definitely recommend him and hope to be dealing with him directly for any future interactions....
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Its a bit of a shock that the entire deposit is swallowed. I would recommend it being spread more evenly through the rental term.
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Feb 28,2018
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Kirsty and Surasak were helpful and informed. Ludlow and Thompson provided a professional service overall. We were happy with the price received for our property....
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“Joao was extremely helpful and diligent in ensuring that both ......”

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Feb 26,2018
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Joao was extremely helpful and diligent in ensuring that both my flatmate and I found the correct place we were looking for. He ensured that the property once making an offer was to the standard we wanted, and went over all the legal obligations very ...
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Feb 22,2018
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Joao was very helpful and efficient - he kept us in the loop and updated us frequently! I really appreciated his prompt replies....
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“Very friendly and helpful. Regularly communicated and kept us up ......”

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Feb 22,2018
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Very friendly and helpful. Regularly communicated and kept us up to date with the progress of the application. Was happy with how the entire process went, and I think a lot of that is down to Joao....
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“Joao was very helpful and attentive during my moving in ......”

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Feb 22,2018
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Joao was very helpful and attentive during my moving in day and throughout the whole process. I would just say it would be more professional if agents new everything about the building / flat they are selling as there is no concierge and I was told ...
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Complaints Procedure

ludlowthompson prides itself on being able to fulfill customer expectations, and meet their needs. Whilst it is always our desire to achieve this, should there be a concern from our client we would always wish to be able to resolve it quickly and be given the opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to quality customer service. In order to do this, and engender an approach within our business of ownership and responsibility by all our team for the service provided to our customers, we apply the following approach to any customer complaint / concern:

1. Please refer all complaints initially to the Department that they relate to. (Lettings/Sales/Management/Accounts). Presenting your complaint directly to the party you have been liaising with.

Whilst we would anticipate that this party will have been able to resolve your issue at this stage, should you not receive a satisfactory response or resolution to your problem:

2. Please refer the complaint to our Customer Services Department. (customerservices@ludlowthompson.com).

Once the complaint is received at Customer Services the matter will be acknowledged and investigated. A full response will be received from the appropriate ludlowthompson representative within 7 working days.

This representative will be a senior member of the team managing the issues on which you have reason to complain.

3. Upon receipt of the response if this is not satisfactory please advise Customer Services and the matter will be referred for review. A full and final response from a ludlowthompson representative will be received within 7 working days.

We would obviously anticipate that no response would leave issues unresolved having been considered to this stage. A 'full and final' response will be advised as such within the detail of the response and will have been provided on behalf of ludlowthompson by an appropriately senior member of the management team to ensure it has been given appropriate review and consideration.

4. However, should this 'full and final' response not be satisfactory please find detailed below the website contacts for each of the following bodies to which ludlowthompson are members. Each will ask you to have ensured you have received a full and final position from us prior to you being able to lodge a complaint with them for review and will guide you on the necessary steps to take.

ARLA (www.arla.co.uk) or NAEA (www.naea.co.uk) or The Property Ombudman (www.tpos.co.uk) . They will then consider the complaint and review the matter.
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