House prices across the capital are continuing to rise, according to latest Land Registry figures. The new report reveals the east London borough of Newham is the fastest-growing area, with a recorded annual increase of 15.5 per cent. Also in the east, the borough of Barking and Dagenham experienced the highest monthly price increase, with a hike of 2.2 per cent.
The report highlights that growth in the more affordable pockets of London is outstripping the rest of the market, with affordability constraints and a shortage of properties driving homebuyers to seek cheaper options.
We reveal the average house price growth for every London 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.