Revealed: The cost of living near the best schools in Barking and Dagenham

Thames View Infants in Barking

Here's how much it costs to live near Thames View Infants and other Ofsted outstanding-rated schools in Barking and Dagenham - Credit: Google

Living near the best schools is a priority for any parent.

Being able to send your child to a school that is outstanding in the eyes of Ofsted is often a factor in where families set up home.

We've created an interactive map - using data from the Office for National Statistics and Ofsted - which shows you how much it will cost to buy a house near top schools across east London.

Here's a run down of house prices near seven top schools in Barking and Dagenham:

Thames View Infants

It costs on average £255,000 to live in the immediate vicinity of the Bastable Avenue, Barking primary school - rising to between £310,000 and £347,500 in surrounding areas.

However, if you bought a home on the other side of Alfred’s Way to the north, you could still live near the school while only spending around £230,000.

William Ford Junior School

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This outstanding primary school in Ford Road, Dagenham is also in a relatively affordable area - it will likely set you back £280,000 to £310,000 to live close by.

House prices rise to £332,500 a little further south in the River ward and to £360,000 to the east in the Village neighbourhood.

The St Teresa Catholic Primary School

Houses close by this school in Bowes Road, Dagenham are typically in the £300,000 - £330,00 range, though the price might be more like £347,500 in some streets.

The Sydney Russell School

The average house price in the area immediately surrounding the Parsloes Avenue school is generally between £307,500 and £323,000 range, but you could snap up a house for around £290,000 in some streets.

However, if you lived to the south-west in the Mayesbrook ward, you could expect to pay £352,500.

Grafton Primary School

A house around this part of Dagenham costs about £312,000 on average.

However, on the other side of Green Lane to the north or Valence Avenue to the west, prices are more likely to be around £350,000.

Trinity School

The average house price in neighbourhoods surrounding this special school in Heathway don’t vary greatly, ranging from £307,250 to £328,000. 

But further east towards Rainham Road North, the typical cost drops to £265,000.

Warren Junior School

In this part of Chadwell Heath, you’d have to pay around £400,000 - £415,000 to live right by the school. 

However, homes sell for about £315,000 or £365,000 on average in nearby neighbourhoods to the south.