House Prices in Purley

Planning on selling a property in Purley? Take a look at our guide to the key facts about the local area to tell your potential buyers.

Purley offers the perfect blend of city and country living by being in London's zone six, with plenty of transport links to the city as well as to the countryside of East Sussex. The area provides London commuters with a vibrant commercial district containing plenty of bars and restaurants, as well as high-achieving schools and open green spaces.

When talking to city workers, make sure you highlight the regular trains to London Bridge – which is less than 30 minutes away – and the easy access to the M25 and Gatwick Airport.

Valuations in Purley

The most expensive recorded transaction in Purley was £33,700,000 on 1 August 2014. The most recent recorded sale in Purley was £415,000 on 24 August 2016. Properties in Purley have an average price of £936,050 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


-9% since 2018
-58% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Purley

Purley has 29 schools with capacities ranging from 8 to 1058. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Voluntary Aided School, Community School, Other Independent School, Other Independent Special School, LA Nursery School, Community Special School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Purley (by capacity)

  • The John Fisher School


    Pupils aged 11 to 18 attend this Boys Voluntary Aided School. The schools has a capacity of 1058 pupils.

  • Woodcote High School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 1050 pupils.

  • Thomas More Catholic School


    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 11 to 16. The school enrols 921 students.

  • Woodcote Primary School


    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 3 to 11. The school enrols 600 students.

  • Roke Primary School


    Pupils aged 3 to 11 attend this Mixed Community School. The schools has a capacity of 382 pupils.

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