BN22 (Eastbourne) area guide

The BN22 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Devonshire, East Sussex, Eastbourne, Hampden Park, Ratton, St Anthony's, Upperton, Willingdon.


A Mouseprice property guide for BN22 Eastbourne is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about BN22 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The commentary below was written for the website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Brighton propertyThe size of the property market in BN22 is 13760 homes.

Brighton propertyWhen growth averages 11.7% over a 5 year period, as in this postcode district, there are a number of possible explanations, for example that this isa 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.

Brighton propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £167816 over the last 3 months.

Brighton 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 9.5.

Brighton propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 1.5%.

Housing stock:

Eastbourne propertyThe most readily available type of property in the area are Terraced Houses, making up 38.7% of the total.

Eastbourne propertyFor those buyers keen to purchase Detached Houses, this would not be an ideal area, because only 14.2% are this type. alt="Eastbourne property">Socially rented accommodation represents a significant percentage of the total rented accommodation in the area at 18.4%.

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

Eastbourne propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £169184.

Who lives here:

Eastbourne propertyThere are 14397 men and 16141 women in this postcode district.
Eastbourne propertyThe average age in this area is 39.
Eastbourne propertyThis looks like a great place to go out – 27.1% of the population is single!
Eastbourne propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 41 and for women are 30.
Eastbourne propertyThis area has 30.4 people per square kilometre.
Eastbourne propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (21.4% of workers), followed by Construction (15.9%).