House Prices in Nelson

Nelson is a town and civil parish in the Borough of Pendle in Lancashire, England, with a population of 29,135 in 2011. It is 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Burnley on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.It developed as a mill town during the Industrial Revolution, but has today lost much of its industry and is characterised by pockets of severe deprivation and some of the lowest house prices in the country.

Valuations in Nelson

The most expensive recorded transaction in Nelson was £720,000 on 19 September 2008. The most recent recorded sale in Nelson was £33,000 on 24 August 2016. Properties in Nelson have an average price of £127,194 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


+11% since 2018
+58% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Nelson

Nelson has 34 schools with capacities ranging from 27 to 1730. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Community School, Voluntary Aided School, Community Special School, Other Independent School, LA Nursery School, Pupil Referral Unit, Further Education, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Nelson (by capacity)

  • Marsden Heights Community College


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 11 to 16 years. The school enrols 1730 students.

  • Pendle Vale College


    Pupils aged 11 to 16 attend this Mixed Community School. The schools has a capacity of 876 pupils.

  • Ss John Fisher and Thomas More Roman Catholic High School, Colne


    Pupils aged 11 to 16 attend this Mixed Voluntary Aided School. The school enrols 681 students.

  • Walverden Primary School


    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 3 to 11. The school enrols 420 students.

  • Marsden Community Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 5 to 11 years. The school enrols 413 students.

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