Investor ProfilePension, Retirement, Holiday, Downshifter, Business and Cash&Equity
Population aged 15+:45,752
 ActualNational Average
Percentage Class ABC1:36%44%
Per 1000 population14173
Yield Range:6.1% - 12.7%
Price Ranges  Low £Hi       £Low £pwHi £pwLowHi
Valuations above the national average by:0%
 ActualNational Average
Capital growth last 12 months25%18%
Capital growth last 4 years:71%74%
Large employers in the area: 


Demand For Letting:Excellent
Average void period:1 week

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Capital Growth

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(out of 5)

Out of 10:725
Summary:An excellent high yielding town but be careful of the off-season periods.


Great Yarmouth itself is a medium-sized port and industrial centre as well as a major seaside resort near to coastal and marshland areas that are of national significance for their environmental interest as well as recreation. The tourism industry is worth nearly £400m.  13 million people stayed in the borough overnight and the tourism industry for the are employs 8,000 people full or part-time.

Unemployment levels in the area fluctuate with the seasons and are at their lowest during the summer months. The level of unemployment (claimant count) for the Great Yarmouth travel to work area in October 2002 was 4.8%, when for Great Britain as a whole the average was 3.0%.  Unemployment is highest in the inner urban areas during the winter months when it reaches about 20%. About 31% of employees in Great Yarmouth work part-time.

Great Yarmouth has Assisted Area Status and more than £2.84 million of grant aid has been offered to nearly 65 local companies.  The port of Great Yarmouth provides the main supply base for the offshore gas industry in the southern North Sea.

Electronics, food packaging, off-shore related businesses and other service industries provide the major sources of employment in the Great Yarmouth Travel to Work Area. In the rural areas, agriculture now employs about 2% of the total workforce.

Mainline railway station:2 hours 35 minutes to Liverpool Street, London (change at Norwich)

Road Access:

Main access A47

20 miles of Norwich

87 miles from M11

Local NewspaperGreat Yarmouth Mercury 01603 628311
Estate Agents:NameAddressTelWeb
 Aldreds116a high St


Great Yarmouth


NR31 6RE

01493 664600 
Larkes Estate AgentsUnit 2

17-18 Broad Row

Howard Street North

Great Yarmouth


NR30 1HT

01493 330299 
Ian Sinclair3 Hall Quay

Great Yarmouth


NR30 1HX

01493 331144 
Norfolk Estate Agents28 King Street

Great Yarmouth


NR30 2NZ

01493 853444 
Charles Bycroft & Co14 Regent Street

Great Yarmouth


NR30 1RN

01493 844484 
Letting Agents:NameAddressTelWeb
 Howards Chartered Surveyors 01493