SY18 (Llanidloes) area guide

The SY18 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Blaen Hafren, Cae Capel, Cwmbelan, Dolwen, Felindre, Glan Y Nant, Glan-Y-Nant, Glyn Brochan, Glyn-Brochan, Hillfield, Llandinam, Llangurig, Llanidloes, Llidiartywaun, Nantmel, Newchapel, Oakley Park, Old Hall, Pantmawr, Rhayader, Tan Hinon, The Gorn, Troedyrallt, Tylwch, Van.


A Mouseprice property guide for SY18 Llanidloes is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about SY18 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The commentary below was written for the website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Shrewsbury propertyThe size of the property market in SY18 is 2100 homes.

Shrewsbury propertyGiven that the nominal growth rate in this postcode district (SY18) has been about 13.8% 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.

Shrewsbury propertyDuring the last 3 months, property in this postcode district has averaged a value of £125446.

Shrewsbury 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 6.6.

Shrewsbury propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 5.4%.

Housing stock:

Llanidloes propertyIf you are specifically looking to buy Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 41.5% of properties being this type.

Llanidloes propertyFlats account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 13.9%.

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

Llanidloes propertySocially rented accommodation represents 13.9% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

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

Llanidloes propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £125990.

Who lives here:

Llanidloes propertyTotal population in this area is 4401.
Llanidloes propertyThe average age in this area is 43.
Llanidloes propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 25.1%.
Llanidloes propertyPeople here work very hard – men work, on average, 45 hours per week, whilst women work for 13 hours less.
Llanidloes propertyThis area is relatively rural, with only 0.2 people per square kilometre.
Llanidloes propertyJob prospects in this area are good with low unemployment (1.4%). Most jobs are found in the Health & Social Work and Wholesale & Retail sectors.