CA10 (Shap) area guide

The CA10 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Askham, Bampton, Bampton Grange, Blencarn, Bretherdale, Brougham, Burn Banks, Butterwick, Cliburn, Clifton, Clifton Dykes, Crosby Ravensworth, Culgaith, Cumbria, Eamont, Eamont Bridge, Gaisgill, Gamblesby, Glassonby, Great Strickland, Greenholme, Hackthorpe, Hardendale, Hartside, Helton, High Bank Hill, Howtown, Hunsonby, Keld, Kelleth, Kings Meaburn, Kirkby Thore, Kirkland, Kirkoswald, Langwathby, Lazonby, Little Salkeld, Little Strickland, Long Marton, Longdale, Low Moor, Lowther, Martindale, Maulds Meaburn, Melkinthorpe, Melmerby, Milburn, Morland, Newbiggin, Newby, Old Tebay, Orton, Orton with Tebay, Ousby, Penrith, Penrith Carleton, Penrith Pategill, Penrith South, Pooley Bridge, Raisbeck, Reagill, Renwick, Rosgill, Roundthwaite, Shap, Skirwith, Sleagill, Sockbridge, Staffield, Tebay, Temple Sowerby, Thrimby, Tirril, Towcett, Unthank, Whale, Whinfell, Wickersgill, Winskill, Yanwath.


A Mouseprice property guide for CA10 Shap is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about CA10 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The commentary below was written for the website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Carlisle propertyThe size of the property market in CA10 is 5893 homes.

Carlisle 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 15.6%. 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.

Carlisle propertyDuring the last 3 months, property in this postcode district has averaged a value of £208545.

Carlisle propertySince most banks lend money to buy property using their customers’ salary as a indicator of affordability, the price earnings ratio is a useful guide as to whether property in an area is expensive or not. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 10.5.

Carlisle propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 19.3%.

Housing stock:

Shap propertyDetached Houses make up the most significant portion of the housing stock, representing 47.7% of the total.

Shap propertyFor those buyers keen to purchase Flats, this would not be an ideal area, because only 4.5% are this type.

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

Shap propertySocially rented accommodation represents only a small percentage of rented accommodation in the area at 7.8%.

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

Shap propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is higher than the national average of £187894 at £207155.

Who lives here:

Shap propertyTotal population in this area is 12721.
Shap propertyThe average age in this area is 42.
Shap propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 22.9%.
Shap propertyPeople here work very hard – men work, on average, 48 hours per week, whilst women work for 16 hours less.
Shap propertyThis area is relatively rural, with only 0.2 people per square kilometre.
Shap propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (14.4% of workers), followed by Construction (13.4%).