House Prices in Washington

Washington is a large town in the City of Sunderland local government district of Tyne and Wear, England, and part of historic County Durham. Washington is located geographically at an equal distance from the centres of Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland, hence it has close ties to all three cities.Washington was designated a new town in 1964; it expanded dramatically, by the creation of new villages and the absorption of areas of Chester-le-Street, to house overspill population from surrounding cities.At the 2011 census, Washington had a population of 67,085, compared to 53,388 in 2001.Early references appear around 1096 in Old English as Wasindone.

Valuations in Washington

The most expensive recorded transaction in Washington was £31,369,900 on 11 March 2014. The most recent recorded sale in Washington was £100,000 on 26 August 2016. Properties in Washington have an average price of £571,385 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


-24% since 2018
-71% since 2017

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Washington

Washington has 35 schools with capacities ranging from 175 to 1547. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Voluntary Aided School, Community School, LA Nursery School, Community Special School, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Washington (by capacity)

  • St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic School


    It's a Mixed Voluntary Aided School for children aged 11 to 18. The schools has a capacity of 1547 pupils.

  • Washington School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 11 to 16 years. The school enrols 1382 students.

  • Biddick School Sports College


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 11 to 16 years. The school enrols 1107 students.

  • Oxclose Community School


    Pupils aged 11 to 16 attend this Mixed Community School. The schools has a capacity of 1053 pupils.

  • John F Kennedy Primary School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 3 to 11 years. The schools has a capacity of 420 pupils.

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