18 areas of Central Beds saw house prices rise in the last year

House prices in Central Bedfordshire: the areas where average prices increased the most in the last year despite Covid crisis

The coronavirus pandemic caused an unprecedented economic shock in the UK, closing businesses and putting people out of work left, right and centre.

By Laura Hutchinson
Thursday, 29th April 2021, 4:42 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th April 2021, 4:56 pm

But despite that, average house prices held up across England – even if there was a drop in sales.

It was the same picture in Central Bedfordshire, where prices rose by 1.2 per cent in the year to September 2020. Across the East of England, prices rose by 2.2 per cent.

The ONS also publishes house price figures by Middle Layer Super Output Areas (MSOAs) – small geographic areas containing an average of 7,200 people.

These show 18 of the 33 MSOAs that make up Central Bedfordshire saw a rise in house prices over the same period.

Here we reveal which neighbourhoods saw the strongest growth in the year to September 2020.

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