House Prices in Blackburn

Blackburn is a large town in Lancashire, England. It lies to the north of the West Pennine Moors on the southern edge of the Ribble Valley, 9 miles (14 km) east of Preston, 20.9 miles (34 km) NNW of Manchester and 9 miles (14 km) north of the Greater Manchester border. Blackburn is bounded to the south by Darwen, with which it forms the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen; Blackburn is its administrative centre. At the time of the UK Government's 2001 census, Blackburn had a population of 105,085, whilst the wider borough of Blackburn with Darwen had a population of 140,700. Blackburn had a population of 106,537 in 2011, a slight increase since 2001.

Valuations in Blackburn

The most expensive recorded transaction in Blackburn was £14,600,000 on 19 February 2015. The most recent recorded sale in Blackburn was £75,000 on 26 August 2016. Properties in Blackburn have an average price of £291,973 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


-58% since 2017
-33% since 2016

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Blackburn

Blackburn has 161 schools with capacities ranging from 60 to 1416. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Voluntary Aided School, Other Independent School, Community School, Voluntary Controlled School, Community Special School, Other Independent Special School, LA Nursery School, Further Education, Pupil Referral Unit, Playing for Success Centres, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Blackburn (by capacity)

  • St Wilfrid's CofE High School and Technology College


    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 11 to 18. The schools has a capacity of 1416 pupils.

  • Westholme School

    It's a Girls Other Independent School for children aged 3 to 16. The schools has a capacity of 1360 pupils.

  • Pleckgate High School Mathematics and Computing College


    Pupils aged 11 to 16 attend this Mixed Community School. The schools has a capacity of 1200 pupils.

  • Witton Park High School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 1075 pupils.

  • St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn


    A Mixed Voluntary Aided School for pupils 11 to 16 years. The school enrols 975 students.

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