Rental and sale prices in Whitechapel

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

Rental and sale prices:

Bedrooms Sale price Weekly rent Yield
1 £623,528 £455 3.8%
2 £990,762 £688 3.6%
3 £1,492,216 £1,374 4.8%
4 £1,100,526 £617 2.9%

The average yield of residential rental property in Whitechapel is 3.8% 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
Whitechapel £0/ft2 £0/m2
Greater London £930/ft2 £10,000/m2
Within the M25 £770/ft2 £8,300/m2
Floor area in Whitechapel 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 Whitechapel, over the last 5 years. The best and worst performing streets are listed below.

Example:

A £100,000 property bought on Princelet Street 5 years ago would now be worth £233,260 (18% growth per year).

Whereas a £100,000 property bought on Savage Gardens 5 years ago would only be worth £35,179 today (-19% growth per year).

Lowest price growth streets in Whitechapel:

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 Whitechapel have grown at 7% 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 Whitechapel

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 Whitechapel:

  • Bethnal Green Rail (zone 2)
    • National Rail
  • Aldgate (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • Metropolitan
  • Aldgate East (zone 1)
    • District
    • Hammersmith & City
  • Fenchurch Street (zone 1)
    • National Rail
  • Tower Hill (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • District
  • Tower Gateway (zone 1)
    • DLR
  • Liverpool Street (zone 1)
    • Central
    • Circle
    • Hammersmith & City
    • Metropolitan
    • National Rail
  • Shadwell (zone 2)
    • Overground
    • DLR
  • Shoreditch High Street (zone 1)
    • Overground
  • Whitechapel (zone 2)
    • District
    • Hammersmith & City
    • Overground

Travel times from Whitechapel to central London:

  • Victoria - 31 minutes
  • London Bridge - 21 minutes
  • King's Cross St Pancras - 33 minutes
  • Waterloo - 27 minutes
  • Paddington - 43 minutes
  • Liverpool Street - 13 minutes
Whitechapel is well connected by public transport to the rest of London.

There are 10 tube and train stations within easy walking distance. Therefore many destinations in London will be reachable without changing line.

The nearest London terminus to Whitechapel is Liverpool Street station, which is around 13 minutes away by public transport.

The demographics of Whitechapel

18% of the population of Whitechapel are children, which is slightly lower than the average in London. Whitechapel is a fairly popular area for families.

Whitechapel is also not very popular with working-age people, who make up 64% of the population, which is lower than average for London. The remainder of residents in Whitechapel are older (65+) people.

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

Whitechapel has a high crime rate compared to the rest of London, at 21 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!