House Prices in Wigan

Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, England. It stands on the River Douglas, 7.9 miles (13 km) south-west of Bolton, 10 miles (16 km) north of Warrington and 16 miles (25.7 km) west-northwest of Manchester. Wigan is the largest settlement in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan and is its administrative centre. The town of Wigan had a total population of 97,000 in 2011, whilst the wider borough has a population of 318,100.Historically in Lancashire, Wigan during classical antiquity was in the territory of the Brigantes, an ancient Celtic tribe that ruled much of what is now northern England.

Valuations in Wigan

The most expensive recorded transaction in Wigan was £42,283,464 on 18 July 2014. The most recent recorded sale in Wigan was £120,000 on 22 August 2016. Properties in Wigan have an average price of £554,691 over the last 3 years.

Average property price

£603,218

+205% since 2018
-40% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Wigan

Wigan has 120 schools with capacities ranging from 8 to 1366. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Voluntary Aided School, Community School, Voluntary Controlled School, Community Special School, Pupil Referral Unit, LA Nursery School, Further Education, Playing for Success Centres, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Wigan (by capacity)

  • The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form College

    SECONDARY

    A Mixed Voluntary Aided School for pupils 11 to 18 years. The schools has a capacity of 1366 pupils.

  • St John Fisher Catholic High School

    SECONDARY

    A Mixed Voluntary Aided School for pupils 11 to 16 years. The school enrols 1064 students.

  • Hawkley Hall High School

    SECONDARY

    A Mixed Community School for pupils 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 960 pupils.

  • Rose Bridge High School

    SECONDARY

    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 877 pupils.

  • Ince CofE Primary School

    PRIMARY

    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 3 to 11. The schools has a capacity of 510 pupils.

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