Rental and sale prices in Croydon

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

Rental and sale prices:

Bedrooms Sale price Weekly rent Yield
1 £259,882 £219 4.4%
2 £349,056 £310 4.6%
3 £469,430 £387 4.3%
4 £649,393 £520 4.2%

The average yield of residential rental property in Croydon is 4.4% 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
Croydon £0/ft2 £0/m2
Greater London £930/ft2 £10,000/m2
Within the M25 £770/ft2 £8,300/m2
Floor area in Croydon 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 Croydon, over the last 5 years. The best and worst performing streets are listed below.

Example:

A £100,000 property bought on Norbury Hill 5 years ago would now be worth £282,081 (23% growth per year).

Whereas a £100,000 property bought on Dunheved Road North 5 years ago would only be worth £65,724 today (-8% growth per year).

Lowest price growth streets in Croydon:

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 Croydon have grown at 10% 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 Croydon

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 Croydon:

  • Kenley (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Clock House (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Beckenham Junction (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Upper Warlingham (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Mitcham Junction (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Birkbeck (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • South Croydon (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Reedham (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Penge East (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Selhurst (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Penge West (zone 4)
    • Overground
  • Whyteleafe (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Coulsdon South (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Eden Park (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Purley (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Anerley (zone 4)
    • Overground
  • Ravensbourne (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Whyteleafe South (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Mitcham Eastfields (zone 3)
    • National Rail
  • Tooting (zone 3)
    • National Rail
  • Thornton Heath (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Kent House (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • West Wickham (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Woodmansterne (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Riddlesdown (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • New Beckenham (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Crystal Palace (zone 3)
    • Overground
  • Elmers End (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Sanderstead (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Streatham Common (zone 3)
    • National Rail
  • Norwood Junction (zone 4)
    • Overground
  • West Croydon (zone 5)
    • Overground
  • Hackbridge (zone 4)
    • National Rail
  • Norbury (zone 3)
    • National Rail
  • Smitham (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • Wallington (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Waddon (zone 5)
    • National Rail
  • Purley Oaks (zone 6)
    • National Rail
  • East Croydon (zone 5)
    • National Rail

Travel times from Croydon to central London:

  • Victoria - 49 minutes
  • London Bridge - 49 minutes
  • King's Cross St Pancras - 71 minutes
  • Waterloo - 55 minutes
  • Paddington - 72 minutes
  • Liverpool Street - 64 minutes
Croydon is well connected by public transport to the rest of London.

There are 39 tube and train stations within easy walking distance. Therefore many destinations in London will be reachable without changing line.

The nearest London terminus to Croydon is London Bridge station, which is around 49 minutes away by public transport.

The demographics of Croydon

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

However Croydon is not so popular with working-age people, who make up 64% of the population, which is lower than average for London.

The proportion of residents out of work and on benefits in Croydon is about average for London, at 6%.

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