Southampton flat features

The following charts compare flat features (e.g. no. of rooms, floor area size, number of fireplaces, ...) in Southampton 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.

Southampton 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.

Southampton flats by number of rooms
No. of roomsSouthamptonEngland & Wales
17.2%6.2%
240.6%37.4%
341.7%42.2%
48.6%10.6%
51.6%2.7%
6+0.4%1.0%

Southampton flats by floor area size

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

Southampton flats by floor area size
Floor area sizeSouthamptonEngland & Wales
under 30m²5.1%4.5%
30-49m²37.3%32.8%
50-69m²38.9%39.5%
70-89m²14.5%16.1%
90-109m²2.8%4.1%
110-149m²1.1%2.2%
150m²+0.3%0.7%

Southampton flats by rental type

Southampton flats by rental type
Rental typeSouthamptonEngland & Wales
social rental20.9%23.1%
private rental26.8%29.1%
non-rental52.2%47.8%

Southampton 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.

Southampton flats by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSouthamptonEngland & Wales
098.4%97.1%
11.3%2.5%
20.2%0.3%
3+0.0%0.1%

Southampton 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.

Southampton flats by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSouthamptonEngland & Wales
bio0.1%0.1%
coal0.0%0.0%
dual0.0%0.0%
elect44.5%29.7%
gas54.4%69.2%
LPG0.1%0.2%
no heat0.6%0.5%
oil0.2%0.2%
waste0.0%0.1%
wood0.0%0.0%

Southampton flats by windows glazing

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

Southampton flats by windows glazing
Windows glazingSouthamptonEngland & Wales
sigle4.4%10.5%
double/secondary81.3%77.1%
triple/multiple0.2%0.3%
high perfomance14.1%12.1%

Southampton 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.

Southampton flats by gas meter availability
Mains gasSouthamptonEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance44.0%58.2%
no gas meter56.0%41.8%

Southampton flats by number of heated rooms

Southampton flats by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSouthamptonEngland & Wales
19.1%7.2%
240.7%37.4%
340.8%41.6%
47.7%10.3%
51.4%2.6%
6+0.3%0.9%

Southampton flats by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Southampton flats by solar heating availability
Solar heatingSouthamptonEngland & Wales
solar0.0%0.1%
no solar100.0%99.9%

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