House Prices in Royston

Royston is a suburban village within the Metropolitan borough of Barnsley, in South Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, but was incorporated into the Metropolitan borough of Barnsley in 1974 and is now on the border with West Yorkshire. It is part of the Barnsley Central borough constituency, and has a population of 9,375, increasing to 10,728 at the 2011 Census.Originally a farming village, Royston joined the Industrial Revolution with the construction in the 1790s of the Barnsley Canal, and later a branch of the Midland Railway. Both are now disused.

Valuations in Royston

The most expensive recorded transaction in Royston was £5,350,000 on 21 July 2014. The most recent recorded sale in Royston was £177,500 on 8 August 2016. Properties in Royston have an average price of £450,663 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


+17% since 2018
-90% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Royston

Royston has 7 schools with capacities ranging from 180 to 240. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Voluntary Aided School, Community School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Royston (by capacity)

  • Royston St John the Baptist Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School


    A Mixed Voluntary Aided School for pupils aged 5 to 11 years. The schools has a capacity of 240 pupils.

  • Royston Parkside Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 3 to 11 years. The school enrols 210 students.

  • Royston Summer Fields Primary School


    Pupils aged 4 to 11 attend this Mixed Community School. The school enrols 207 students.

  • Royston Meadstead Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 3 to 11 years. The schools has a capacity of 180 pupils.

  • Wise Owl Day Nursery

    A EY Setting for pupils to years. The schools has a capacity of pupils.

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