The Best Areas of St Helens to Invest in Buy-to-Let

Property Investment in St Helens

Population: 102,600 approximately
Average House Price: £184,307

Predominant St Helens property types include traditional terraces, plus semi-detached and detached family-sized houses and bungalows, mainly on suburban housing estates around the town.

St Helens town center is mainly a commercial area. However, it also offers some traditional properties and new build apartment developments.

The northern districts of St Helens include Laffak, Haresfinch and Windlehurst. These areas benefit from good access to the A580 East Lancs Road which offers access to Liverpool and Greater Manchester. These are popular residential areas with mid-market pricing.

On the eastern side of St Helens suburbs including Ashton’s Green, Merton Bank and Parr.

Further out is the separate small town of Haydock. These areas have a number of housing estates including new build developments. They generally offer good value for money.

Areas to the south of St Helens include Clock Face, Ravenheads, Sutton, Sutton Manor and Thatto Heath. These areas have good access to the M62 and train stations which have services to Liverpool, Manchester, Wigan and further afield. They are also well located for those who work in nearby Warrington with its large business parks which provide many jobs. Some of St Helens’ cheapest properties can be found around here.

Areas to the west of St Helens include Eccleston, West Park and Windle. These areas have good access to the town but are also popular with those who need to travel to Liverpool. Windle and Eccleston in particular are really popular St Helens residential areas but average prices in these districts are well above the local average.

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