TW3 (Hounslow) area guide

The TW3 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: Heathfield, Heston Central, Heston East, Hounslow, Hounslow Central, Hounslow Central Station, Hounslow East Station, Hounslow Heath, Hounslow South, Hounslow Station, Hounslow West, Hounslow West Station, Richmond Upon Thames, Whitton.


A Mouseprice property guide for TW3 Hounslow is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about TW3 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The commentary below was written for the website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date.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:

Twickenham propertyThe size of the property market in TW3 is 11940 homes.

Twickenham propertyGiven that the nominal growth rate in this postcode district (TW3) has been about 13.7% 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.

Twickenham propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £234555 over the last 3 months.

Twickenham 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 9.9.

Twickenham propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 6.2%.

Housing stock:

Hounslow propertyThe most readily available type of property in the area are Semi- Detached Houses, making up 39.6% of the total.

Hounslow propertyDetached Houses account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 4.9%.

Hounslow propertySocially rented accommodation represents 14.9% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

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

Hounslow propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is higher than the national average of £187894 at £219236.

Who lives here:

Hounslow propertyHounslow propertyThe average age in this area is 32.
Hounslow propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 37.3%.
Hounslow propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 41 and for women are 34.
Hounslow propertyThis is one of the most densely populated places in the country, with 64.4 people per square kilometre.
Hounslow propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Real Estate (18.4% of workers), followed by Transport and Communication (16.6%).
Hounslow propertyThis area has one of the highest proportions of degree educated people in the country, at 31.8%.