House Prices in Leiston

Leiston is a town in eastern Suffolk, England, near Saxmundham and Aldeburgh, about 2 miles (3.2 km) from the North Sea coast, 21 miles (34 km) north-east of Ipswich and 90 miles (140 km) north-east of London. The town had a population of 5,508 at the 2011 Census.The 14th-century remains of Leiston Abbey lie north-west of the town.Leiston thrived in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as a manufacturing town, dominated by Richard Garrett & Sons, owners of Leiston Works, which boasted the world's first flow assembly line, for the manufacture of portable steam engines. The firm also made steam tractors and a huge variety of cast and machined metal products, including munitions during both world wars.

Valuations in Leiston

The most expensive recorded transaction in Leiston was £807,000 on 1 July 2004. The most recent recorded sale in Leiston was £440,000 on 24 August 2016. Properties in Leiston have an average price of £177,651 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


+7% since 2018
+5% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Leiston

Leiston has 5 schools with capacities ranging from 83 to 738. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Community School, Other Independent School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Leiston (by capacity)

  • Leiston Community High School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 13 to 18 years. The school enrols 738 students.

  • Leiston Middle School


    It's a Mixed Community School for children aged 9 to 13. The schools has a capacity of 513 pupils.

  • Leiston Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 3 to 9 years. The school enrols 300 students.

  • Summerhill School

    A Mixed Other Independent School for pupils 5 to 17 years. The school enrols 83 students.

  • Leiston Childrens Centre

    A EY Setting for pupils aged to years. The school enrols students.

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