Rental and sale prices in Crystal Palace

The prices below are for properties currently available to buy or rent in Crystal Palace. They are recalculated daily to incorporate new properties being put on the market.

Rental and sale prices:

Bedrooms Sale price Weekly rent Yield
1 £288,876 £240 4.3%
2 £366,684 £309 4.4%
3 £484,517 £377 4.0%
4 £708,905 £439 3.2%

The average yield of residential rental property in Crystal Palace is 4.0% per year.

This is around average for London. A large part of the overall investment return will be due to capital growth (see below) rather than rental income.

Price per square foot:

Area Price per ft2 Price per m2
Crystal Palace £0/ft2 £0/m2
Greater London £930/ft2 £10,000/m2
Within the M25 £770/ft2 £8,300/m2
Floor area in Crystal Palace is cheaper than the London average. Therefore this could be a good area if you need lots of space.

House price growth (per year)

We've calculated the annual growth in house prices for each street in Crystal Palace, over the last 5 years. The best and worst performing streets are listed below.


A £100,000 property bought on High View Road 5 years ago would now be worth £186,799 (13% growth per year).

Whereas a £100,000 property bought on Bourdon Road 5 years ago would only be worth £91,596 today (-2% growth per year).

Highest price growth streets in Crystal Palace:

Lowest price growth streets in Crystal Palace:

Rental yield in most of London is often quite low. Instead, investors rely on the value of the house to increase to provide a return on their investment. This is called capital growth.

Capital growth is not uniform across London - in fact, it often varies widely from street to street. Pick the right street and you can make a fortune!

On average, property prices in Crystal Palace have grown at 6% per year for the last 5 years.

This is around the London average. Therefore you may wish to search in another area if very high capital growth is important!

Transport and connectivity in Crystal Palace

Good transport connections will make your daily commute less painful, and can increase the value of property.

Travel times below are the average weekday peak travels time from the postal sector to central London termini, by the quickest means of public transport.

Tube and train stations in Crystal Palace:

  • Birkbeck (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Penge West (zone 4)
    • Overground
  • Penge East (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Gipsy Hill (zone 3)
    • National Rail
  • Anerley (zone 4)
    • Overground
  • Kent House (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Crystal Palace (zone 3)
    • Overground
  • Thornton Heath (zone 4)
    • National Rail

Travel times from Crystal Palace to central London:

  • Victoria - 44 minutes
  • London Bridge - 43 minutes
  • King's Cross St Pancras - 64 minutes
  • Waterloo - 48 minutes
  • Paddington - 64 minutes
  • Liverpool Street - 57 minutes
Crystal Palace is well connected by public transport to the rest of London.

There are 8 tube and train stations within easy walking distance. Therefore many destinations in London will be reachable without changing line.

The nearest London terminus to Crystal Palace is London Bridge station, which is around 43 minutes away by public transport.

The demographics of Crystal Palace

21% of the population of Crystal Palace are children, which is higher than the London average. Crystal Palace is a fairly popular area for families.

Crystal Palace is also popular with working-age people, who make up 69% of the population. The remainder of the population are the elderly (65+), but Crystal Palace is not such a popular area for the retired.

The proportion of residents out of work and on benefits in Crystal Palace is about average for London, at 8%.

There is very low crime in Crystal Palace - only 8 crimes per 1000 residents each year.