BD11 (Birkenshaw) area guide

The BD11 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Birkenshaw, Birstall and Birkenshaw, Bradford, Cleckheaton, Drighlington, Morley North, Tong.


A Mouseprice property guide for BD11 Birkenshaw is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about BD11 that can be found by click the relevant links on the left hand side.

Old area guide:

The commentary below was written for the website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date. We recommend disregarding these comments in favour of the data that can be found either above or in the other sections of this website.

Market trends:

Bradford propertyThe size of the property market in BD11 is 4193 homes.

Bradford propertyWhen compared against a national average compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the last 5 years of 12.5%, the growth in this postcode district has been 14.6%. This could well be because this is a dynamic local economy and housing market. Property price growth in this area has significantly exceeded growth in earnings and the national average house price growth, and so the likelihood of it continuing will be dependent upon price earnings ratio, as well as investment by developers and local authorities in continually upgrading local infrastructure, schools, in addition to the continued strength of the local and national economies and any other economies upon which the area depends.

Bradford propertyAverage property prices in this postcode district over the last three months have been approximately £154692.

Bradford propertyWhen examining the ability of consumers to further extend themselves in the face of increasing property prices, many commentators pay close attention to the price earnings ratio. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 7.6.

Bradford propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 14.2%.

Housing stock:

Birkenshaw propertyIf you are specifically looking to buy Semi- Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 46.4% of properties being this type.

Birkenshaw propertyFor those buyers keen to purchase Flats, this would not be an ideal area, because only 5.5% are this type.

Birkenshaw propertyThis is an area with a high proportion of property suitable for families with children.

Birkenshaw propertySocially rented accommodation represents 9.8% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

Birkenshaw propertyThe majority of property in this area is owner occupied.

Birkenshaw propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £148405.

Who lives here:

Birkenshaw propertyBirkenshaw propertyThe average age in this area is 40.
Birkenshaw propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 24.9%.
Birkenshaw propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 43 and for women are 31.
Birkenshaw propertyThis area has 15.1 people per square kilometre.
Birkenshaw propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (19.8% of workers), followed by Construction (19.8%).