London’s poorest boroughs outperform the capital's most expensive districts

Homes in London's poorer boroughs have increased in value by up to 21 per cent over the last year, latest figures released by the Land Registry reveal. Find out how your borough is faring compared to the rest of the capital...
People who recently bought homes in some of London’s poorest boroughs have made a bigger return on their investment than buyers in the capital’s most glamorous districts, latest figures released by the Land Registry reveal.  

AVERAGE HOUSE PRICES OF EVERY LONDON BOROUGH IN ORDER OF HIGHEST GROWTH. DISCOVER HOW YOUR BOROUGH FARES:


House prices across the capital continued to climb in the past year, with the average cost of a London home rising 13 per cent to £463,872  - double the growth rate across England and Wales, where the average price of a home is £180,252. 

However, the biggest price hikes have been among cheaper boroughs, with Newham in east London seeing the greatest annual rise as prices soared 21.4 per cent. By contrast, prime borough Kensington and Chelsea saw the slowest annual growth rate in the capital at just 7.8 per cent.

 
 
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