House Prices in Preston

Preston is a city and the administrative centre of Lancashire, England. On the north bank of the River Ribble, it is an urban settlement and unparished area that together with surrounding rural civil parishes forms the City of Preston local government district of Lancashire. The district obtained city status in 2002, becoming England's 50th city in the 50th year of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. Preston has a population of 114,300, the City of Preston district 132,000 and the Preston Built-up Area 313,322. The Preston Travel To Work Area, in 2011, had a population of 420,661 compared to 354,000 in the previous census.

Valuations in Preston

The most expensive recorded transaction in Preston was £17,500,000 on 7 October 2013. The most recent recorded sale in Preston was £116,000 on 30 August 2016. Properties in Preston have an average price of £277,230 over the last 3 years.

Average property price

£323,224

+38% since 2017
+2% since 2016

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Preston

Preston has 176 schools with capacities ranging from 12 to 1000. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Community School, Voluntary Aided School, Voluntary Controlled School, Other Independent School, Community Special School, Other Independent Special School, LA Nursery School, Pupil Referral Unit, Further Education, Miscellaneous, Playing for Success Centres, Higher Education Institutions, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Preston (by capacity)

  • Priory Sports and Technology College, Penwortham

    SECONDARY

    A Mixed Community School for pupils 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 1000 pupils.

  • Our Lady's Catholic High School

    SECONDARY

    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 11 to 16. The school enrols 900 students.

  • Corpus Christi Catholic Sports College

    SECONDARY

    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 11 to 16. The schools has a capacity of 850 pupils.

  • Ashton Community Science College

    SECONDARY

    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 800 pupils.

  • Archbishop Temple School, A Church of England Specialist College

    SECONDARY

    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 11 to 16. The schools has a capacity of 750 pupils.

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