House prices in CF31 3 (Bridgend)

This article reveals price per square metre data and various charts to help you understand current housing market in Bridgend (CF31 3).

Defining 'CF31 3'

This analysis is limited to properties whose postcode starts with "CF31 3", this is also called the postcode sector. It is shown in red on the map above. There are no official names for postcode sectors so I've just labelled it Bridgend.

You can click on the map labels to change to a neighbouring sector, or you can enter a different postcode sector (e.g. CM23 4) below.

FYI, a postcode sector is the full postcode without the last two letters.

Price per square metre

Knowing the average house price in Bridgend is not much use. However, knowing average price per square metre can be quite useful. Price per sqm allows some comparison between properties of different size. We define price per square metre as the sold price divided by the internal area of a property:

£ per sqm = price ÷ internal area
E.g. 6, Coychurch Road Gardens, Bridgend, sold for £185,000 on Mar-2024. Given the internal area of 79 square metres, the price per sqm is £2,341.

England & Wales have been officially metric since 1965. However house price per square foot is prefered by some estate agents and those of sufficiently advanced age ;-) They may want to convert square meters on this page to square feet.

The chart below is called a histogram, it helps you see the distribution of this house price per sqm data. To make this chart we put the sales data into a series of £ per sqm 'buckets' (e.g. £2,350-£2,500, £2,500-£2,650, £2,650-£2,800 etc...) we then count the number of sales with within in each bucket and plot the results. The chart is based on 112 sales in Bridgend (CF31 3) that took place in the last two years.

Distribution of £ per sqm for Bridgend
Distribution of £ per sqm house prices in Bridgend

You can see the spread of prices above. This is because although internal area is a key factor in determining valuation, it is not the only factor. Many factors other than size affect desirability; these factors could be condition, aspect, garden size, negotiating power of the vendor etc.

The spread of prices will give you a feel of the typical range to expect in Bridgend (CF31 3). Of the 112 transactions, half were sold for between £2,060 and £2,950 per square metre. The median, or 'middle', price per square metre in 'CF31 3' is £2,600. Notably, only 25% of properties that sold recently were valued at more than £2,950 sqm. For anything to be valued more than this means it has to be more desireable than the clear majority of homes.

Price map for Bridgend

Do have a look at the interactive price map I created. I find it useful and I am sure it will help you in exploring Bridgend. You can zoom in all the way to individual properties and then all the way back out to see the whole country. The colours show the current estimated property values.

Property price heatmap for Bridgend
House price heatmap for Bridgend

Comparison with neighbouring postcode sectors

The table below shows how 'CF31 3' compares to neighbouring postcode sectors.

Postcode sector Lower quartile Middle quartile Upper quartile
CF31 1 Bridgend £1,880 sqm £2,230 sqm £2,700 sqm
CF31 2 Brackla £2,410 sqm £2,730 sqm £2,970 sqm
CF31 4 Bridgend £2,020 sqm £2,440 sqm £2,840 sqm
CF31 3 Bridgend £2,060 sqm £2,600 sqm £2,950 sqm
CF31 5 Bridgend £2,710 sqm £2,970 sqm £3,160 sqm

Will Bridgend house prices drop in 2024?

I cannot tell the future and don't believe anyone who says they can. I can however plot price trends - I have done this in the chart below for CF31 3 (Bridgend) compared with both the wider area CF31 and inflation (CPIH from the Office of National Statistics). The dashed trend lines in the chart show the average over time.

Historic price per square metre in Bridgend,Bridgend
House price trends for Bridgend

For the most recent sales activity, rather than a summarized average, it is better to see the underlying data. This is shown in the chart below, where blue dots represent individual sales, click on them to see details. If there is an obvious trend you should be able to spot it here amid the noise from outliers.

Most recent CF31 3 sales
Recent trends for Bridgend

Data from Land Registry comes in gradually over time. I update it every month but it takes about 5 months for the majority of sales for Bridgend to be recorded. Disclaimer: I do not verify and cannot guarantee the accuracy of any data shown. Outliers exist in the data, typically these are where the EPC registry records the internal area incorrectly, sometimes although very rarely the Land Registry price paid data can be wrong. The data provided throughout this website about Bridgend and any other area, is not financial advice. Any information provided does not and cannot ever take in to account the particular financial situation, objectives or property needs of either you or anyone reading this information.

Street level data

Street Avg size Avg £sqm Recent sales
Merthyr Mawr Road, Bridgend, CF31 3N 167 sqm £2,569 19
Fairfield Road, Bridgend, CF31 3D 101 sqm £2,393 13
Picton Gardens, Bridgend, CF31 3H 84 sqm £2,825 12
Grove Road, Bridgend, CF31 3E 113 sqm £2,049 11
Llys Tre Dwr, Bridgend, CF31 3B 73 sqm £2,905 10
Moorlands Road, Bridgend, CF31 3D 89 sqm £2,366 9
Bowham Avenue, Bridgend, CF31 3P 141 sqm £2,960 9
Brynteg Avenue, Bridgend, CF31 3E 108 sqm £2,822 8

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Raw data

Our analysis of Bridgend is derived from what is essentially a big table of sold prices from Land Registry with added property size information. Below are three rows from this table to give you an idea.

Address Paid sqm £/sqm
6, Coychurch Rd Gardens, Bridgend £185,000
79 2,341
25, Priory Gardens, Bridgend £210,000
90 2,333
33, Preswylfa Court, Bridgend £422,500
138 3,061

See the entire list of all sales in Bridgend (CF31 3) here.


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