House prices by district in the EC postal area:

Click on one of the postal districts below to view property prices for that postal district.

Average weekly rent - beds: Average for sale price - beds:
District Areas 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4

EC1

Barbican, Clerkenwell, Finsbury £511 £635 £753 £842 £717k £992k £1,268k £1,496k

EC2

Moorgate, Liverpool Street £458 £582 £827 £895 £910k £1,380k £2,600k £2,750k

EC3

Aldgate, Monument, Tower Hill £567 £998 £3,300 £16,632 £708k £0k £0k £4,250k

EC4

Fleet Street, St Paul's £764 £1,380 £1,767 £1,100 £969k £1,853k £3,817k £5,500k

Rental and sale prices in the EC postal area

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

Rental and sale prices:

Bedrooms Sale price Weekly rent Yield
1 £793,860 £607 4.0%
2 £1,384,170 £1,026 3.9%
3 £2,930,081 £1,966 3.5%
4 £2,681,875 £5,046 9.8%

The average yield of residential rental property in the EC postal area is 5.3% 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
The EC postal area £0/ft2 £0/m2
Greater London £930/ft2 £10,000/m2
Within the M25 £770/ft2 £8,300/m2
Floor area in the EC postal area 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 the EC postal area, over the last 5 years. The best and worst performing streets are listed below.

Example:

A £100,000 property bought on Laurence Pountney Lane 5 years ago would now be worth £298,192 (24% 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).

Highest price growth streets in the EC postal area:

Lowest price growth streets in the EC postal area:

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 the EC postal area have grown at 9% 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 the EC postal area

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 the EC postal area:

  • Farringdon (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • Hammersmith & City
    • Metropolitan
    • National Rail
  • Blackfriars (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • District
    • National Rail
  • Aldgate (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • Metropolitan
  • Tower Hill (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • District
  • St. Pauls (zone 1)
    • Central
  • Shoreditch High Street (zone 1)
    • Overground
  • Cannon Street (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • District
    • National Rail
  • Monument (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • District
  • Mansion House (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • District
  • Moorgate (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • Hammersmith & City
    • Metropolitan
    • Northern
    • National Rail
  • Tower Gateway (zone 1)
    • DLR
  • Temple (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • District
  • Bank (zone 1)
    • Central
    • Northern
    • Waterloo & City
    • DLR
  • Barbican (zone 1)
    • Circle
    • Hammersmith & City
    • Metropolitan
  • Liverpool Street (zone 1)
    • Central
    • Circle
    • Hammersmith & City
    • Metropolitan
    • National Rail
  • Chancery Lane (zone 1)
    • Central
  • Fenchurch Street (zone 1)
    • National Rail
  • City Thameslink (zone 1)
    • National Rail
  • Angel (zone 1)
    • Northern
  • Old Street (zone 1)
    • Northern
    • National Rail

Travel times from the EC postal area to central London:

  • Victoria - 30 minutes
  • London Bridge - 21 minutes
  • King's Cross St Pancras - 28 minutes
  • Waterloo - 24 minutes
  • Paddington - 39 minutes
  • Liverpool Street - 15 minutes
The EC postal area is well connected by public transport to the rest of London.

There are 20 tube and train stations within easy walking distance. Therefore many destinations in London will be reachable without changing line.

The nearest London terminus to the EC postal area is Liverpool Street station, which is around 15 minutes away by public transport.

The demographics of the EC postal area

Only 12% of the population of the EC postal area are children, which is much lower than the average in London. the EC postal area is not a popular area for families.

The EC postal area is also not very popular with working-age people, who make up 68% of the population, which is lower than average for London. The remainder of residents in the EC postal area are older (65+) people.

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

The crime rate in the EC postal area is about average for London. London is a fairly safe city, so you shouldn't have anything to worry about!