Preston home features

The following charts compare home features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Preston postcode area to the home 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.These charts include both Preston house features and Preston flat features.

Preston homes 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.

Preston homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsPrestonEngland & Wales
11.1%1.9%
211.1%13.0%
315.7%21.2%
422.8%22.2%
526.8%22.7%
6+22.5%19.0%

Preston homes by floor area size

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

Preston homes by floor area size
Floor area sizePrestonEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.1%1.5%
30-49m²10.0%12.6%
50-69m²20.6%23.8%
70-89m²29.2%28.4%
90-109m²16.1%14.4%
110-149m²14.2%11.8%
150m²+8.8%7.5%

Preston homes by rental type

Preston homes by rental type
Rental typePrestonEngland & Wales
social rental13.0%14.0%
private rental12.4%17.6%
non-rental74.6%68.5%

Preston homes by number of fireplaces

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

Preston homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesPrestonEngland & Wales
091.6%90.3%
16.9%7.9%
21.3%1.4%
3+0.2%0.3%

Preston homes 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.

Preston homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typePrestonEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.1%0.2%
dual0.2%0.2%
elect8.5%12.2%
gas88.7%82.6%
LPG0.5%0.7%
no heat0.3%0.3%
oil1.5%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.1%0.1%

Preston homes by windows glazing

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

Preston homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingPrestonEngland & Wales
sigle2.5%5.8%
double/secondary87.1%84.5%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance10.2%9.5%

Preston homes 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.

Preston homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasPrestonEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance79.1%73.3%
no gas meter20.9%26.7%

Preston homes by number of heated rooms

Preston homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsPrestonEngland & Wales
12.0%2.8%
211.7%13.5%
316.1%21.4%
422.7%22.1%
525.8%22.0%
6+21.7%18.3%

Preston homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Preston homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingPrestonEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

Associated reports:

Preston house features

Preston flat features

Preston home energy certificates

Preston salary and unemployment

Preston crime statistics

Preston population statistics

Preston property prices

Preston energy costs

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