Rental and sale prices in Limehouse

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

Rental and sale prices:

Bedrooms Sale price Weekly rent Yield
1 £364,556 £322 4.6%
2 £576,917 £580 5.2%
3 £904,620 £1,017 5.8%
4 £1,107,500 £791 3.7%

The average yield of residential rental property in Limehouse is 4.8% 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
Limehouse £0/ft2 £0/m2
Greater London £930/ft2 £10,000/m2
Within the M25 £770/ft2 £8,300/m2
Floor area in Limehouse 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 Limehouse, over the last 5 years. The best and worst performing streets are listed below.

Example:

A £100,000 property bought on Salton Square 5 years ago would now be worth £184,693 (13% growth per year).

Whereas a £100,000 property bought on Manilla Street 5 years ago would only be worth £94,215 today (-1% growth per year).

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 Limehouse have grown at 4% per year for the last 5 years.

This is below the London average. You may wish to investigate why this area is not performing as well as the rest of London. Possibly the area could be undervalued?

Transport and connectivity in Limehouse

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 Limehouse:

  • Limehouse (zone 2)
    • DLR
  • Westferry (zone 2)
    • DLR

Travel times from Limehouse to central London:

  • Victoria - 37 minutes
  • London Bridge - 31 minutes
  • King's Cross St Pancras - 39 minutes
  • Waterloo - 29 minutes
  • Paddington - 46 minutes
  • Liverpool Street - 27 minutes
Limehouse has poor transport connections with the rest of London.

There are only 2 tube and train station(s) nearby. Therefore it is likely that changing lines will be required to get to most destinations.

The nearest London terminus to Limehouse is Liverpool Street station, which is around 27 minutes away by public transport.

The demographics of Limehouse

23% of the population of Limehouse are children, which is higher than the London average. Limehouse is a fairly popular area for families.

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

Limehouse is quite a deprived area, with a fairly high proportion of the population out of work and on benefits.

Limehouse has a high crime rate compared to the rest of London, at 15 crimes per 1000 residents each year. However in central London these crime rate statistics can be misleading, as the number of residents is low, and the majority of crimes are committed on visitors/workers in the area, rather than residents. London is a safe city, so don't let this put you off!