The research, conducted on behalf of London estate agents Keatons, ranked 40 of the UK’s biggest cities in order of house price increases since 1995
- Prices in Inner London have increased the most 645%
- Brighton & Hove hot 627% Average values in this seaside city currently top £350,000.
- Bristol ranks third with a price leap of 478% – from an average of around £45,000 to more than £250,000 today.
- Outer London ranks in fourth place (475% rise), closely followed by commuter towns Reading and Luton.
Areas with good transport links into the capital continue to be highly sought after, with Reading and Luton among the largest areas from which workers commute into London.