London house features

March 2020

The average house size in London region is 108.8m². This is by 8.3m² more than the average house size in England and Wales. On average, a house has 5.0 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.1 more than the average house.

London houses 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.

London houses by number of rooms
No. of roomsLondonEngland & Wales
21.9%2.9%
310.6%12.6%
425.2%27.2%
532.3%31.2%
6+30.0%26.1%

London houses by floor area size

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

London houses by floor area size
Floor area sizeLondonEngland & Wales
under 30m²0.2%0.2%
30-49m²2.1%3.5%
50-69m²11.1%16.7%
70-89m²29.7%33.9%
90-109m²23.1%19.0%
110-149m²20.8%16.2%
150m²+13.0%10.5%

London houses by rental type

London houses by rental type
Rental typeLondonEngland & Wales
social rental9.9%9.9%
private rental20.3%12.6%
non-rental69.8%77.5%

London houses by number of fireplaces

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

London houses by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesLondonEngland & Wales
083.5%87.6%
112.1%10.1%
23.5%1.9%
3+0.9%0.4%

London houses 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.

London houses by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeLondonEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.0%
coal0.0%0.3%
dual0.0%0.3%
elect2.6%4.8%
gas96.8%88.4%
LPG0.2%0.9%
no heat0.3%0.2%
oil0.1%4.9%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.0%0.2%

London houses by windows glazing

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

London houses by windows glazing
Windows glazingLondonEngland & Wales
sigle7.2%3.5%
double/secondary88.9%87.4%
triple/multiple0.4%0.3%
high perfomance3.5%8.9%

London houses 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.

London houses by gas meter availability
Mains gasLondonEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance93.6%79.6%
no gas meter6.4%20.4%

London houses by number of heated rooms

London houses by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsLondonEngland & Wales
10.5%0.8%
22.4%3.7%
311.0%13.2%
425.3%27.1%
531.5%30.1%
6+29.3%25.1%

London houses by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

London houses by solar heating availability
Solar heatingLondonEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

Other reports for London region

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property prices

crime statistics

energy costs

home energy certificates

population statistics

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