Newham

Revealed: London's fastest-growing borough

A new report reveals the 10 areas of the capital where house prices have risen most during the past year - and Hillingdon in west London has knocked the Olympic borough of Newham off the top spot.

London's last affordable areas first-time buyers

Aspiring first-time buyers need to load up their Oyster cards, because strong annual price rises mean that key areas affordable to those on an average budget are in the depths of Zones 4, 5 and 6.

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 more than 11 per cent in the past year to £462,799. London's Olympic borough, Newham, recorded the largest annual price growth of 19.8 per cent, while Kensington and Chelsea recorded the lowest annual growth over the past 12 months. Barking and Dagenham remains the most affordable borough to buy a home, with an average price of  £274,467.
 

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.