House Prices in Skelmersdale

Skelmersdale is a town in West Lancashire, England. It lies on high-ground on the River Tawd, 6 miles (10 km) to the west of Wigan, 13 miles (21 km) to the northeast of Liverpool, 15 miles (24 km) south-southwest of Preston. As of 2006, Skelmersdale had a population of 38,813, down from 41,000 in 2004. The town is known locally as Skem. The first recorded use of the name Skelmersdale appears in the Domesday Book of 1086.

Valuations in Skelmersdale

The most expensive recorded transaction in Skelmersdale was £1,980,000 on 22 May 2015. The most recent recorded sale in Skelmersdale was £200,000 on 19 August 2016. Properties in Skelmersdale have an average price of £188,570 over the last 3 years.

Average property price

£218,101

-3% since 2017
+59% since 2016

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Skelmersdale

Skelmersdale has 38 schools with capacities ranging from 16 to 1045. 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, Community Special School, Other Independent School, Other Independent Special School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Skelmersdale (by capacity)

  • Glenburn Sports College

    SECONDARY

    A Mixed Community School for pupils 11 to 16 years. The school enrols 1045 students.

  • Lathom High School : A Technology College

    SECONDARY

    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 901 pupils.

  • Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic High School and Engineering College

    SECONDARY

    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 11 to 16. The school enrols 834 students.

  • Woodlands Community Primary School

    PRIMARY

    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 3 to 11 years. The schools has a capacity of 351 pupils.

  • Bishop Martin Church of England Primary School

    PRIMARY

    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 3 to 11. The school enrols 350 students.

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