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The average cost of buying in every London borough

The latest Land Registry data reveals the average cost of buying a London home has risen by 10.9 per cent in the past year to £474,544.

The east London borough of Newham recorded the highest annual price growth of 17.2 per cent, while Kensington and Chelsea recorded the lowest. Once again, Hackney is the capital's rising star month-on-month, with a jump of 2.1 per cent taking average prices to £616,004.

Barking and Dagenham remains the most affordable borough to buy a home, with an average price of £274,173.
 

New figures reveal London's fastest growing boroughs

The latest Land Registry data reveals the average cost of buying a London home has risen by 12 per cent in the past year to £458,283, despite a small monthly decrease of 0.2 per cent. London's Olympic borough, Newham, recorded the largest annual price growth of 23.4 per cent, while Kensington and Chelsea recorded the lowest annual growth over the past 12 months. Barking and Dagenham is the most affordable borough to buy a home, with an average price of  £270,256.
 

Four new areas join London's property postcode rich list

Over the past year four more areas — Vauxhall and Nine Elms, Victoria and Pimlico, Hampstead, and Holland Park and West Kensington — have joined that elite group of London postcodes where homes cost an average of £1,000 a square foot.

New London homes for food lovers

Street markets are revitalising some of our forgotten neighbourhoods as well as smarter areas, and developers are getting in on the action too.