S12 (Sheffield) area guide

The S12 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Arbourthorne, Beighton, Birley, Derbyshire, Gleadless, Gleadless Valley, Hackenthorpe, Mosborough, Richmond, Ridgeway, Ridgeway and Marsh Lane, Sheffield, Shirebrook Vale.


A Mouseprice property guide for S12 Sheffield is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about S12 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commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Sheffield propertyThe size of the property market in S12 is 15619 homes.

Sheffield propertyGiven that the nominal growth rate in this postcode district (S12) has been about 9% over the last 5 years, it would be reasonable to assume that this isan area which has invested in improving housing stock, transport links or other local infrastructure. It may also suggest proximity to an area of economic growth such as one of the financial clusters (London, Leeds, Bristol etc.) or strong local presence in growth industries (for example investment in university facilities, attractiveness of an area to IT companies or other knowledge- based organisations).

Sheffield propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £121365 over the last 3 months.

Sheffield 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 7.6.

Sheffield propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 5.6%.

Housing stock:

Sheffield propertyOver half of the properties in the area are Semi- Detached Houses, at 63.4% of the total housing stock.

Sheffield propertyThe least common type of property in this area is Flats (9.8% of the total housing stock).

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

Sheffield propertyA high proportion of property in this area is socially rented.

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

Sheffield propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is £100144, significantly less then the national average of £187894.

Who lives here:

Sheffield propertyTotal population in this area is 35927.
Sheffield propertyThe average age in this area is 41.
Sheffield propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 24.3%.
Sheffield propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 42 and for women are 29.
Sheffield propertyThis area has 16.3 people per square kilometre.
Sheffield propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (19.8% of workers), followed by Construction (18.4%).