RG20 (Kingsclere) area guide

The RG20 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Adbury, Aldern Bridge, Ashmansworth, Bagnor, Ball Hill, Beedon, Beedon Common, Benham Valence, Bishops Green, Boxford, Brightwalton, Burghclere, Catmore, Chaddleworth, Chieveley, Compton, Crockham Heath, Crux Easton, Down End, Downlands, East End, East Ilsley, East Woodhay, Easton, Ecchinswell, Elcot, Enborne, Falkland, Gore End, Greenham, Halfway, Hampshire, Hamstead Marshall, Heath End, Highclere, Highclere and Bourne, Hoe Benham, Honey Bottom, Hunts Green, Kingsclere, Kintbury, Kintbury Holt, Leckhampstead, Marsh Benham, Newbury, Newtown, Newtown Common, North End, North Sydmonton, Old Burghclere, Ownham, Peasemore, Penwood, Speen, Stockcross, Tile Barn, Victoria, Wash Water, Welford, West Ilsley, West Woodhay, Westbrook, Weston, Whitway, Wickham, Wickham Heath, Winterbourne, Woodspeen, Woolton Hill.


A Mouseprice property guide for RG20 Kingsclere is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about RG20 that can be found by click the relevant links on the left hand side.

Old area guide:

The commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Reading propertyThe size of the property market in RG20 is 7450 homes.

Reading propertyGiven that the nominal growth rate in this postcode district (RG20) has been about 11.9% over the last 5 years, it would be reasonable to assume 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.

Reading propertyAverage property prices in this postcode district over the last three months have been approximately £349978.

Reading 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 12.6. Places like this represent the “well- heeled” districts of each postcode area. Although recently there have been some spectacular price increases in more expensive areas, in general, prices appreciate slowly in more expensive places because there is less demand for more expensive properties, and the turnover of them is slower because they are not commonly used as investment property.

Reading propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 9%.

Housing stock:

Kingsclere propertyDetached Houses make up the most significant portion of the housing stock, representing 49.4% of the total.

Kingsclere propertyThe least common type of property in this area is Flats (6.8% of the total housing stock).

Kingsclere propertyThis is an area with a high proportion of property suitable for families with children. alt="Kingsclere property">Socially rented accommodation represents a significant percentage of the total rented accommodation in the area at 15.4%.

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

Kingsclere propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is higher than the national average of £187894 at £225064.

Who lives here:

Kingsclere propertyTotal population in this area is 18450.
Kingsclere propertyThe average age in this area is 40.
Kingsclere propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 22.8%.
Kingsclere propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 44 and for women are 32.
Kingsclere propertyThis area is relatively rural, with only 0.7 people per square kilometre.
Kingsclere propertyJob prospects in this area are good with low unemployment (1.8%). Most jobs are found in the Real Estate and Wholesale & Retail sectors.