House Prices in Darwen

Darwen is a market town and civil parish located in Lancashire, England. Along with its northerly neighbour, Blackburn, it forms the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen — a unitary authority area. It is known locally as "Darren" and its residents are known as "Darreners". The main road through Darwen is the A666 towards Blackburn to the north and Bolton to the south, and ultimately at the Pendlebury boundary with Irlams o' th' Height where it joins the A6, about 4 miles (6 km) north-west of Manchester. Darwen's population decreased to 28,046 in 2011 and is made up of five wards.

Valuations in Darwen

The most expensive recorded transaction in Darwen was £1,472,053 on 1 September 2014. The most recent recorded sale in Darwen was £199,950 on 19 August 2016. Properties in Darwen have an average price of £156,519 over the last 3 years.

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Schools in Darwen

Darwen has 29 schools with capacities ranging from 186 to 1600. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Academies, Community School, Voluntary Controlled School, Voluntary Aided School, Foundation School, LA Nursery School, Other Independent Special School, Pupil Referral Unit, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Darwen (by capacity)

  • Darwen Aldridge Community Academy

    It's a Mixed Academies for children aged 11 to 19. The school enrols 1600 students.

  • Darwen Vale High School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 11 to 16 years. The school enrols 1200 students.

  • Holy Trinity VC School


    It's a Mixed Voluntary Controlled School for children aged 4 to 11. The school enrols 420 students.

  • Avondale Primary School


    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 4 to 11. The schools has a capacity of 386 pupils.

  • Darwen St Peter's Church of England Primary School


    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 4 to 11. The school enrols 315 students.

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