House Prices in Barnsley

Barnsley is a large town in South Yorkshire, England, located halfway between Leeds and Sheffield. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the town centre lies on the west bank of the Dearne Valley. Barnsley is surrounded by several smaller settlements which together form the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, of which Barnsley is the largest and its administrative centre. At the 2011 Census, Barnsley had a population of 91,297.Barnsley is a former industrial town centred on coal mining and glassmaking.

Valuations in Barnsley

The most expensive recorded transaction in Barnsley was £18,045,000 on 2 December 2015. The most recent recorded sale in Barnsley was £76,500 on 26 August 2016. Properties in Barnsley have an average price of £264,125 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


-21% since 2017
+14% since 2016

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Barnsley

Barnsley has 101 schools with capacities ranging from 13 to 1417. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Community School, Voluntary Controlled School, Voluntary Aided School, Other Independent School, Community Special School, Other Independent Special School, Further Education, Playing for Success Centres, Pupil Referral Unit, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Barnsley (by capacity)

  • The Kingstone School


    Pupils aged 11 to 16 attend this Mixed Community School. The school enrols 1417 students.

  • Priory School and Sports College


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 11 to 16 years. The school enrols 1000 students.

  • Holgate School Sports College


    Pupils aged 11 to 16 attend this Mixed Voluntary Controlled School. The school enrols 950 students.

  • Ward Green Primary School


    Pupils aged 5 to 11 attend this Mixed Community School. The schools has a capacity of 420 pupils.

  • Joseph Locke Primary School


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

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