Walsden is a village located in the parish of Todmorden, in the borough of Calderdale, between Todmorden and Littleborough.
Walsden is most commonly know for the Summit tunnel, which thrusts through the Pennines and into Lancashire. The Summit Tunnel in England is one of the world's oldest railway tunnels. When built in 1841, Summit Tunnel was the longest railway tunnel in the world.
It is also home to the ever-popular Grandma Pollard's Chippy, which has been frying for over 50 years; and the impressive Gordon Rigg's Garden Centre, with everything from plants to crafts, home furnishings and a cafe.
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Property in Walsden
Most of the sales in Walsden over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £128,409. Detached properties had an average sold price of £345,683 and semi-detached properties averaged at £248,750.
Walsden, with an overall average price of £173,309 was more expensive than nearby Todmorden (£152,060), Littleborough (£160,564) and Calderbrook (£134,518).
In the past year house prices in Walsden were 4% down on the year before and similar to 2008 when they averaged at £175,629.
Walsden property valuation