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Housing: North West

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 8th May 2008.

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Photo of Iain Wright Iain Wright Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government)

holding answer 30 April 2008

Information on housing completions is collected on the basis of local authorities' administrative boundaries, and on the information provided by local authorities, not by constituency boundaries.

The following table shows housing completions for the period 1998 to 2007 in the local authorities that make up the North-West of England.

New build completions for local authorities in the North West Region
Local authority 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07
Allerdale 274 126 224 624 215 167 89 133 277
Barrow-in-Furness 123 120 142 385 150 107 74 108 118
Blackburn with Darwen UA 546 312 524 1,382 407 347 221 294 139
Blackpool UA 246 149 227 622 206 141 290 135 99
Bolton 516 804 655 1,975 628 596 589 515 892
Burnley 229 249 260 738 77 132 81 159 81
Bury 314 300 308 922 439 400 403 673 589
Carlisle 360 316 368 1,044 383 366 341 349 264
Chester 201 281 200 682 308 293 143 212 76
Chorley 404 467 412 1,283 464 393 305 349 253
Congleton 486 399 322 1,207 377 255 284 297 180
Copeland 123 180 197 500 144 149 264 498 176
Crewe and Nantwich 624 612 610 1,846 513 589 591 580 553
Eden 148 159 113 420 228 132 178 62 125
Ellesmere Port and Neston 201 173 58 432 77 126 207 309 128
Fylde 250 244 241 735 248 327 215 127 210
Halton UA 154 266 327 747 246 728 427 594 426
Hyndburn 208 212 178 598 164 169 170 259 140
Knowsley 166 194 275 635 108 398 385 221 539
Lancaster 283 335 284 902 459 500 192 78 101
Liverpool 1,343 1,254 1,406 4,003 827 1,041 1,472 2,734 2,091
Macclesfield 325 311 387 1,023 379 296 275 322 183
Manchester 1,367 1,453 1,712 4,532 2,787 1,770 924 1,024 1,355
Oldham 634 477 414 1,525 370 496 286 362 530
Pendle 114 190 207 511 159 158 177 117 206
Preston 566 274 360 1,200 82 289 718 395 177
Ribble Valley 164 133 198 495 187 226 157 74 71
Rochdale 533 508 381 1,422 449 154 247 463 232
Rossendale 206 133 59 398 158 208 318 181 134
Salford 590 524 636 1,750 482 810 1,214 1,490 495
Sefton 669 468 487 1,624 475 491 127 291 200
South Lakeland 354 317 256 927 282 154 162 253 283
South Ribble 494 428 237 1,159 523 269 345 453 229
St. Helens 555 417 473 1,445 434 441 840 286 301
Stockport 237 398 292 927 171 290 208 405 352
Tameside 289 365 588 1,242 442 333 410 707 728
Trafford 378 238 214 830 509 671 751 668 504
Vale Royal 482 729 617 1,828 533 365 297 224 150
Warrington UA 385 519 473 1,377 481 529 619 1,054 711
West Lancashire 405 330 340 1,075 411 256 422 143 159
Wigan 1,309 1,147 922 3,378 624 850 830 1,000 1,348
Wirral 849 685 632 2,166 648 517 435 495 516
Wyre 268 324 493 1,085 368 381 208 198 207
Region 18,372 17,520 17,709 53,601 17,622 17,310 16,891 19,291 16,528

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