Durham flat features

The following charts compare flat features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Durham postcode area to the flat features in whole England and Wales. Data is taken from energy certificates for domestic buildings. The certificates were issued between 2008-2019. Data is available for more than 15 million properties.

Durham flats by number of rooms

Room count is number of habitable rooms. Habitable rooms include any living room, sitting room, dining room, bedroom, study and similar; and also a non-separated conservatory and a kitchen/diner having a discrete seating area. Excluded from the room count are any room used solely as a kitchen, utility room, bathroom, cloakroom, en-suite accommodation and similar, any hallway, stairs or landing, and any room not having a window.

Durham flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsDurhamEngland & Wales
13.1%6.2%
242.8%37.4%
341.7%42.2%
48.1%10.6%
51.9%2.7%
6+2.4%1.0%

Durham flats by floor area size

The gross floor area - the total of all enclosed spaces measured to the internal face of the external walls

Durham flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeDurhamEngland & Wales
under 30m²2.6%4.5%
30-49m²37.0%32.8%
50-69m²43.3%39.5%
70-89m²10.6%16.1%
90-109m²3.3%4.1%
110-149m²2.1%2.2%
150m²+1.0%0.7%

Durham flats by rental type

Durham flats by rental type
Rental typeDurhamEngland & Wales
social rental32.0%23.1%
private rental28.2%29.1%
non-rental39.9%47.8%

Durham flats by number of fireplaces

The number of open fireplaces in the property. Air can pass between the inside of the property and the outside.

Durham flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesDurhamEngland & Wales
098.6%97.1%
11.3%2.5%
20.1%0.3%
3+0.0%0.1%

Durham flats by main heating fuel

The type of fuel used to power the central heating. Bio is one of biomass, B30D, B30K, bioethanol, biogas, rapeseed. Coal also includes anthracite. Dual is dual fuel with mineral or wood. Wood can be pellets, chips or logs.

Durham flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeDurhamEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.0%0.0%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect21.8%29.7%
gas77.5%69.2%
LPG0.1%0.2%
no heat0.5%0.5%
oil0.1%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Durham flats by windows glazing

The type of glazing. From British Fenestration Rating Council or manufacturer declaration.

Durham flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingDurhamEngland & Wales
sigle5.5%10.5%
double/secondary88.2%77.1%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance6.1%12.1%

Durham flats by gas meter availability

A gas meter or a gas-burning appliance is available in the dwelling. A closed-off gas pipe does not count.

Durham flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasDurhamEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance66.9%58.2%
no gas meter33.1%41.8%

Durham flats by number of heated rooms

Durham flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsDurhamEngland & Wales
13.4%7.2%
243.3%37.4%
341.2%41.6%
48.0%10.3%
51.8%2.6%
6+2.3%0.9%

Durham flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Durham flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingDurhamEngland & Wales
solar0.5%0.1%
no solar99.5%99.9%

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