House Prices in Blackpool

Blackpool is a seaside resort and unitary authority area in Lancashire, England, on England's northwest coast. The town is on the Irish Sea, between the Ribble and Wyre estuaries, 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Preston, 27 miles (43 km) north of Liverpool, 28 miles (45 km) northwest of Bolton and 40 miles (64 km) northwest of Manchester. It had an estimated population of 142,065 at the 2011 Census.Throughout the Middle Ages and Early Modern period, Blackpool was a coastal hamlet in Lancashire's Hundred of Amounderness, and remained such until the mid-18th century when it became fashionable in England to travel to the coast in the summer to improve well-being. In 1781, visitors attracted to Blackpool's 7-mile (11 km) sandy beach were able to use a new private road, built by Thomas Clifton and Sir Henry Hoghton.

Valuations in Blackpool

The most expensive recorded transaction in Blackpool was £21,755,000 on 22 May 2014. The most recent recorded sale in Blackpool was £146,500 on 26 August 2016. Properties in Blackpool have an average price of £222,647 over the last 3 years.

Average property price

£159,930

+5% since 2017
-55% since 2016

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Blackpool

Blackpool has 184 schools with capacities ranging from 6 to 1450. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Foundation School, Voluntary Aided School, Other Independent School, Community School, Voluntary Controlled School, Other Independent Special School, Community Special School, Further Education, Pupil Referral Unit, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Blackpool (by capacity)

  • Montgomery High School - A Language College and Full Service School

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    It's a Mixed Foundation School for children aged 11 to 16. The school enrols 1450 students.

  • St Mary's Catholic College

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    A Mixed Voluntary Aided School for pupils aged 11 to 18 years. The schools has a capacity of 1334 pupils.

  • Arnold School

    Pupils aged 3 to 19 attend this Mixed Other Independent School. The schools has a capacity of 1283 pupils.

  • Collegiate High School Sports College

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    A Mixed Foundation School for pupils aged 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 1175 pupils.

  • Hodgson School

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    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 11 to 16. The school enrols 1119 students.

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