House prices in Sheffield are rising faster than almost anywhere else in England and Wales (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

House prices in Sheffield: the 13 areas where average prices increased the most in the last year despite Covid crisis

House prices in most parts of Sheffield have risen over the last year, despite the huge economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 11:12 am

The average house price rose in 51 out of 71 neighbourhoods across the city, new statistics show, with prices falling in 19 areas and no change in the other neighbourhood.

Overall, house prices in Sheffield rose by 6.4 per cent in the year to September 2020, compared with the previous 12 months, with the average house in the city now worth £208,171.

That was the joint 29th biggest price increase out of 336 local authorities in England and Wales, well above the national average rise of 4.1 per cent, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.

However, the number of houses swapping hands in Sheffield fell by 24.9 per cent year on year, to 5,552, in line with the picture across the rest of England and Wales.

The ONS house price figures are broken down by neighbourhood, or, to be precise, Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs) – small geographic areas containing an average of 7,200 people.

Here we reveal which neighbourhoods in Sheffield saw the strongest growth in the year to September 2020.

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