House prices in South Tyneside: the areas where average prices increased the most in the last year despite Covid crisis

These are the areas which saw the highest growth in house prices in the past year – with one South Tyneside neighbourhood seeing the average cost of a home soar by 20%.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 12:05 pm
The areas of South Tyneside where house prices have seen the biggest increases. Picture by Andrew Matthews/ PA Wire

The coronavirus pandemic caused an unprecedented economic shock in the UK, closing businesses and putting people out of work left, right and centre.

But despite that, average house prices held up across England – even if there was a drop in the number of sales.

It was a slightly different picture in South Tyneside however, where overall prices fell by 2.3% in the year to September 2020. Whereas across the North East, prices rose by 0.7%.

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The biggest price hike was in Cleadon Park where the average price rose from £156,957 to £188,415 (up by 20%) on the year to September 2020. Overall, 58 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a rise of 4%.

The ONS also publishes house price figures by Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs) – small geographic areas containing an average of 7,200 people.

These show 10 of the 23 MSOAs that make up South Tyneside saw a rise in house prices over the same period.

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

In Whiteleas the average house price rose from £105,149 to £125,759 (up by 19.6%) in the year to September 2020. Overall, 58 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a fall of 2%.
In Primrose the average house price rose from £139,764 to £150,946 (up by 8%) in the year to September 2020. Overall, 36 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a fall of 38%.
In West Harton the average house price rose from £100,903 to £108,055 (up by 7.1%) in the year to September 2020. Overall, 54 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a fall of 10%.
In West Boldon the average house price rose from £178,014 to £190,554 (up by 7%) in the year to September 2020. Overall, 76 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a fall of 23%.
In Cleadon and East Boldon, the average house price rose from £274,669 to £292,355 (up by 6.4%) in the year to September 2020. Overall, 86 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a fall of 10%.
In Jarrow Town the average house price rose from £108,714 to £112,790 (up by 3.7%) in the year to September 2020. Overall, 50 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a fall of 17%.
In Hebburn West the average house price rose from £165,491 to £167,652 (up by 1.3%) in the year to September 2020. Overall, 103 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a fall of 31%.
In Harton East the average house price rose from £138,181 to £139,311 (up by 0.8%) in the year to September 2020. Overall, 31 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a fall of 16%.
In Biddick Hall the average house price rose from £111,192 to £111,440 (up by 0.2%) in the year to September 2020. Overall, 43 houses changed hands here between October 2019 and September 2020, a rise of 10%.