Feb 07, 2023 by HM

House prices in Northwich (CW9 8)

This article reveals price per square metre data and various charts to help you understand current housing market in Northwich (CW9 8).

Price per square metre

Knowing the average house price in Northwich 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. 350, London Road, Northwich, sold for £285,000 on Aug-2023. Given the internal area of 103 square metres, the price per sqm is £2,766.

England & Wales have been officially metric for many decades. However house price per square foot is sometimes prefered by those of sufficiently advanced age. They may want to convert metres 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. £2,800-£3,000, £3,000-£3,200, £3,200-£3,400 etc...) we then count the number of sales with within in each bucket and plot the results. The chart is based on 344 sales in Northwich (CW9 8) that took place in the last two years.

Distribution of £ per sqm for Northwich (CW9 8)
Distribution of £ per sqm house prices in Northwich

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.

That said, the spread of prices will give you a feel of the typical range to expect in Northwich (CW9 8). Of the 344 transactions, half were sold for between £2,230 and £3,390 per square metre. Notably, only 25% of properties that sold recently were valued at more than £3,390m2. For anything to be valued more than this means it has to be more desireable than the clear majority of homes.

For the average, we calculate the 'median' or middle price. The median price per square metre in 'CW9 8' is £2,820. The table below shows how 'CW9 8' compares to neighbouring postcode sectors.

Postcode sector Lower quartile Middle quartile Upper quartile
CW9 6 Wincham £2,860m2 £3,250m2 £3,770m2
CW9 8 Northwich £2,230m2 £2,820m2 £3,390m2
CW9 7 Rudheath £1,800m2 £2,320m2 £2,790m2
CW9 5 Northwich £1,450m2 £1,800m2 £2,200m2

Will Northwich 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 scatter plot below for CW9 8 (Northwich). From this one could infer a range of reasonable possible future price falls or rises. In the chart below, the red dashed line is the house price trend for CW9 8 and the blue dots are the individual property sales that inform this trend.

Price per square metre in Northwich (CW9 8) over time
House price trends for Northwich

Hover on any blue dot to see details of specific sales

Disclaimer: The data provided throughout this website about Northwich 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. Furthermore, I cannot guarantee the accuracy of any data shown. This information is based on sold prices and internal area data provided by Land Registry and other third parties - I do not verify the accuracy of the Northwich data or any other data I am given.

Price map for Northwich

I've just finished coding the map I link to below. I find it useful and I am sure it will help you in exploring Northwich. 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. I will explain more about the methodology and create a key next week.

Property price heatmap for Northwich
House price heatmap for Northwich

Street level data

Street Avg size Avg £/m2 Recent sales
Sandbach Drive, Northwich, CW9 8T 62m2 £2,207 34
Harthill Close, Northwich, CW9 8U 66m2 £2,144 24
Hartford Road, Northwich, CW9 8J 89m2 £3,158 23
Blakemere Drive, Northwich, CW9 8U 86m2 £2,305 19
London Road, Northwich, CW9 8N 108m2 £2,082 18
Regent Street, Northwich, CW9 8N 70m2 £1,702 18
Church Street, Northwich, CW9 8N 110m2 £3,697 16
The Crescent, Northwich, CW9 8A 136m2 £2,631 16

Search for your street here.

New build activity

Street Avg size Avg £/m2 New build sales
Fountain Lane, Northwich, CW9 8L 124m2 £3,381 10

Fountain Lane, Northwich, CW9 8L has seen 10 new build sales in the last 4 years (average price £454,567). These new build homes typically have an internal area of 124 m2, with an average price of £3,381 m2. This £sqm average is £561 above the average for CW9 8. New builds typically command a £ per sqm premium so this is normal.

Raw data

Our analysis of Northwich 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 m2 £/m2
350, London Rd, Northwich £285,000
103 2,766
Apartment 9 The Rowans, Sandbach Drive, Northwich £140,000
55 2,545
11, Moor Park Way, Northwich £415,000
134 3,097

See the entire list of all sales in Northwich (CW9 8) here.


HouseMetric is a hobby, created out of a desire to see data and analysis not present on any free to use website. It is still a work in progress and I'll add more stuff in the near future.