House Prices in Birkenhead

Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England. Historically in Cheshire, it is on the Wirral Peninsula, along the west bank of the River Mersey, opposite the city of Liverpool. The Birkenhead Urban Area defined as the contiguous built-up area along the eastern side of the Wirral had a total population of 325,264 in the 2011 Census. In the 2011 census, the Parliamentary constituency of Birkenhead had a population of 88,818. The Birkenhead and Tranmere electoral ward, covering a much smaller area, had a population of 15,879.

Valuations in Birkenhead

The most expensive recorded transaction in Birkenhead was £5,000,000 on 22 October 2014. The most recent recorded sale in Birkenhead was £40,000 on 25 August 2016. Properties in Birkenhead have an average price of £170,388 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


+5% since 2017
-1% since 2016

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Birkenhead

Birkenhead has 169 schools with capacities ranging from 117 to 1396. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Community School, Other Independent School, Voluntary Aided School, Foundation School, Voluntary Controlled School, Community Special School, LA Nursery School, Further Education, Playing for Success Centres, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Birkenhead (by capacity)

  • Woodchurch High School Engineering College


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 1396 pupils.

  • Park High School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 1250 pupils.

  • Rock Ferry High School


    Pupils aged 11 to 16 attend this Mixed Community School. The schools has a capacity of 1232 pupils.

  • Birkenhead School

    A Mixed Other Independent School for pupils aged 3 to 19 years. The school enrols 1050 students.

  • St Anselm's College


    A Boys Voluntary Aided School for pupils 11 to 18 years. The schools has a capacity of 981 pupils.

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