1/ GREATER LONDON
The most expensive: Kensington Square W8 - £5,534,480
Forget Paris, forget New York. London is the city of choice for the truly well off. From Russian oligarchs and Indian steel magnates to City bankers and wealthy entrepreneurs, le tout monde is desirous of a bolthole in Kensington and Chelsea. Over half of London's most expensive streets are here, but it is in Kensington Square W8 where you will need the biggest house-buying budget in Britain: £5,534,480 to be exact. The Tube at High Street Kensington is a doable totter in Manolos - not that you'd be using public transport if you lived here. West London's golden triangle is completed by Knightsbrige and Pimlico.
The cheapest: Kingsbridge Circus RM3 - £97,380
For the cost of a home in Kensington Square you could buy... an astonishing 56-and-a-bit properties in Kingsbridge Circus RM3. Located between Brentwood and Romford a home here will set you back just £97,380 - flying just under the stamp duty threshold of £120,000.
· 1 decade ago