SY5 (Minsterley) area guide

The SY5 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Acton Burnell, Acton Pigott, Alberbury, Annscroft, Arscott, Asterley, Aston Rogers, Atcham, Bausley, Benthal, Bentlawnt, Berrington, Beslow, Betton Strange, Bishop's Castle with Onny Valley, Blackmore, Boreton, Bowbrook, Bridges, Brockton, Bromlow, Brompton, Cantlop, Cardeston, Castle Pulverbatch, Castlefields and Quarry, Chavel, Chirbury, Church Pulverbatch, Churchstoke, Coedway, Column, Condover, Copthorne, Cound, Cound Moor, Cressage, Crew Green, Criggion, Cronkhill, Cross Houses, Crows Nest, Cruckmeole, Cruckton, Dinchope, Dinthill, Donnington, Dorrington, Dryton, Eaton Constantine, Eaton Mascott, Edge, Edgebold, Emstrey, Etsell, Evenwood, Eyton On Severn, Farley, Ford, Ford Heath, Forest, Frodesley, Garmston, Gatten, Golding, Gonsal, Grimmer, Habberley, Halfway House, Hampton, Hampton Beech, Hanwood, Hanwood and Longden, Harley, Harnage, Haughmond and Attingham, Hemford, Hinton, Hinwood, Hogstow, Hookagate, Hope, Hopesgate, Hughley, Kenley, Lawley, Lea Cross, Leigh, Leighton, Little Brockton, Little Minsterley, Little Mosterley, Little Plealey, Little Worthen, Llandrinio, Longden, Longden Common, Longnor, Lordstone, Lower Emstrey, Lower Longwood, Malehurst, Meadowtown, Meole Brace, Minsterley, Mondaytown, Montford, Netley, New Mills, Newton, Nobold, Nox, Old Shorthill, Pecknall, Pennerley, Pentervin, Perkins Beach, Pitchford, Plealey, Pontesbury, Pontesford, Pulverbatch, Ratlinghope, Rea Valley, Reabrook, Redhill, Rowley, Rowton, Ruckley, Ryton, Sascott, Severn Valley, Sheinton, Shelve, Shorthill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Snailbeach, Stanford, Stapleton, Stiperstones, Stoney Stretton, Stretton Heath, Sweet Lake, Tankerville, The Bog, The Cop, Trefnant, Trewern, Upper Cound, Vennington, Wagbeach, Wallop, Walton, Waterwheel, Wattlesborough, Westbury, Westley, Wheathall, Wilderley, Winnington, Wollaston, Worthen, Wrentnall, Wroxeter, Yockleton.


A Mouseprice property guide for SY5 Minsterley is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about SY5 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The commentary below was written for the website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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 SY5 is 8111 homes.

Shrewsbury propertyWhen growth averages 13.8% 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.

Shrewsbury propertyOver the last 3 months, the average property value for this postcode district has been £222702.

Shrewsbury 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 9.8.

Shrewsbury propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 7.3%.

Housing stock:

Minsterley propertyOver half of the properties in the area are Detached Houses, at 57.8% of the total housing stock.

Minsterley propertyFor those buyers keen to purchase Flats, this would not be an ideal area, because only 6.6% are this type.

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

Minsterley propertySocially rented accommodation represents 11.2% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

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

Minsterley propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £185986.

Who lives here:

Minsterley propertyThe population of this postcode district is 19322.
Minsterley propertyThe average age in this area is 42.
Minsterley propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 23.7%.
Minsterley propertyPeople here work very hard – men work, on average, 46 hours per week, whilst women work for 15 hours less.
Minsterley propertyThis area is relatively rural, with only 0.4 people per square kilometre.
Minsterley propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (15.5% of workers), followed by Construction (13.1%).