Southend-on-Sea home features

March 2020

The average home size in Southend-on-Sea postcode area is 84.5m². This is by 3.1m² less than the average home size in England and Wales. On average, a home has 4.1 rooms including kitchen. This is by 0.2 less than the average home.

Southend on Sea 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.

Southend on Sea homes by number of rooms
No. of roomsSouthend-on-SeaEngland & Wales
11.7%1.9%
214.6%13.1%
322.6%21.3%
423.0%22.3%
521.4%22.8%
6+16.7%18.7%

Southend on Sea homes by floor area size

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

Southend on Sea homes by floor area size
Floor area sizeSouthend-on-SeaEngland & Wales
under 30m²1.1%1.6%
30-49m²15.0%12.6%
50-69m²23.0%23.8%
70-89m²26.6%28.3%
90-109m²16.2%14.4%
110-149m²12.4%11.8%
150m²+5.8%7.5%

Southend on Sea homes by rental type

Southend on Sea homes by rental type
Rental typeSouthend-on-SeaEngland & Wales
social rental10.8%13.9%
private rental16.8%17.8%
non-rental72.4%68.3%

Southend on Sea 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.

Southend on Sea homes by number of fireplaces
Number of fireplacesSouthend-on-SeaEngland & Wales
088.8%90.6%
19.4%7.7%
21.4%1.4%
3+0.3%0.3%

Southend on Sea 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.

Southend on Sea homes by main heating fuel
Main heating fuel typeSouthend-on-SeaEngland & Wales
bio0.0%0.1%
coal0.0%0.2%
dual0.0%0.2%
elect11.4%12.3%
gas87.7%82.6%
LPG0.2%0.7%
no heat0.3%0.3%
oil0.3%3.5%
waste0.0%0.0%
wood0.0%0.1%

Southend on Sea homes by windows glazing

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

Southend on Sea homes by windows glazing
Windows glazingSouthend-on-SeaEngland & Wales
sigle4.0%5.6%
double/secondary87.8%84.1%
triple/multiple0.1%0.3%
high perfomance8.0%10.0%

Southend on Sea 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.

Southend on Sea homes by gas meter availability
Mains gasSouthend-on-SeaEngland & Wales
gas meter/-burning appliance80.5%72.8%
no gas meter19.5%27.2%

Southend on Sea homes by number of heated rooms

Southend on Sea homes by number of heated rooms
No. of roomsSouthend-on-SeaEngland & Wales
12.7%2.7%
215.1%13.6%
322.9%21.5%
423.0%22.2%
520.3%22.0%
6+15.9%17.9%

Southend on Sea homes by solar heating availability

Indicates whether the heating in the property is solar powered.

Southend on Sea homes by solar heating availability
Solar heatingSouthend-on-SeaEngland & Wales
solar0.2%0.3%
no solar99.8%99.7%

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