Moving to Leigh Park

If you are thinking of moving to our wonderful area we have written a short guide with interesting facts about the area.

With a population of just 27,000 this is a small area on the outskirts of portsmouth. Leigh Park is a friendly community with three secondary schools and eight primary schools there is plenty of choice if you are thinking of moving with a family.

Crime rates in leigh park

Crime rates in leigh park have historically been quite bad in the area but are getting better. Due to the introduction of the leigh park safer neighbourhood team the crime rate has reduced in recent years and the community has come together to keep the area safe.

The area is policed by Dorset police and there are over 1,000 members of the safer neighborhood team. Although the area is getting better the area only managed to rank 15th on the Neighbourhood crime league table.

Housing in Leigh Park

There is plenty of houses for sale and to rent in and around the leigh park area. With an average house price of £144,000 and an average private rental cost of £650 per month the area is certainly affordable.

If you are looking for a more luxurious location and area the surrounding areas open up to a more luxury setting from hampshire to dorset where there is rolling countrysides and large houses.


Mortgage lending is on the increase and relaxing there rules on bad credit mortgages so if you have less than perfect credit you are still able to move to the area and get the house of your dreams

Health Care in Leigh Park

There are four major hospitals in and around leigh park with numerous walk-in centers and GP practices so there is health care on your doorstep if and when you need it.

Jobs in Portsmouth

In the area the unemployment rates have seen a decrease from 6% down to 4% in 2018. (source: Which is great and there are plenty of local and international businesses in the area.

If you have anymore questions or would like some advice on the local areas please get in touch.