1 in 8 households had no access to private gardens

Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021

  • One in eight households (12%) in Great Britain have no access to a private or shared garden during the coronavirus lockdown.
  • Private outdoor space was the strongest design-based predictor of comfort during lockdown and the most valued quality of a home during the pandemic.
  • It is no surprise that buyers and renters have been in search of private outside space, with ‘Garden’ the most popular search term in 2020.
  • With spring just round the corner, homeowners will soon be making the most of their sought-after outside space. Source: Dataloft, ONS, Place Alliance, Zoopla