House Prices in Rainham

Rainham is a suburban town in east London, England, and part of the London Borough of Havering. Historically part of the county of Essex, Rainham is 13.6 miles (21.9 km) east of Charing Cross and is surrounded by a residential area, which has grown from the historic village, to the north and a commercial area, fronting the River Thames, to the south. As part of the suburban growth of London in the 20th century, Rainham significantly expanded and increased in population, becoming part of Hornchurch Urban District in 1934, and has formed part of Greater London since 1965. The economic history of Rainham is underpinned by a shift from agriculture to industry and manufacture and is now in a period of regeneration, coming within the London Riverside section of the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation area of responsibility.Rainham is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Raineham and is thought to mean 'homestead or village of a man called Regna', formed from an Old English name and 'hām', meaning settlement.

Valuations in Rainham

The most expensive recorded transaction in Rainham was £2,500,762 on 11 March 2016. The most recent recorded sale in Rainham was £230,000 on 26 August 2016. Properties in Rainham have an average price of £372,271 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


+78% since 2018
+159% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Rainham

Rainham has 14 schools with capacities ranging from 210 to 901. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Foundation School, Community School, Voluntary Aided School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Rainham (by capacity)

  • The Chafford School, A Specialist Business and Enterprise College


    It's a Mixed Foundation School for children aged 11 to 16. The school enrols 901 students.

  • Parsonage Farm Primary School


    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 4 to 11. The school enrols 628 students.

  • Rainham Village Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 3 to 11 years. The school enrols 415 students.

  • Newtons Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 3 to 11 years. The schools has a capacity of 315 pupils.

  • Brady Primary School


    Pupils aged 4 to 11 attend this Mixed Community School. The schools has a capacity of 210 pupils.

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