While London with Kensington and Chelsea may prove to have the most expensive streets in England and Wales, here’s the other expensive streets Lloyds TSB has identified across the regions.
The most expensive streets in East Anglia are concentrated in Cambridge. All are close to the main University area (particularly around the Botanic Gardens) in the CB2 and CB3 postal districts. The most expensive street is Sedley Taylor Road with an average house price of £ 1,111,000.
Valley Road in the Nottingham suburb of West Bridgford is the most expensive street in the East Midlands with an average price of £823,000. Unlike in other regions, the most expensive streets in the East Midlands are spread around the region in towns such as Northampton (Golf Lane, £795,000), Leicester (Swithland Lane, £675,000) and Belper (Hazelwood Road, £790,000).
Seven of the ten most expensive streets in the North are in Newcastle, with many of them in the Jesmond and Gosforth areas. Graham Park Road is the most expensive with an average price of £1,228,000, followed by Oakfield Road (£896,000) and Darras Road (£750,000).
The ten most expensive streets in the North West are all in areas south of Manchester. Withinlee Road in Prestbury is followed by Macclesfield Road in Alderley Edge (£1,320,000) and Torkington Road (£1,285,000) in Wilmslow.
Five of the ten most expensive streets in the South East are in Surrey. Properties on Leys Road in Leatherhead have an average price of £3,108,000 – the highest outside London. Other expensive streets in the region include Moles Hill in Leatherhead (£2,608,000), Nuns Walk in Virginia Water (£2,574,000) and both Phillippines Shaw (£2,352,000) and Wildernesse Avenue (£2,293,000) in Sevenoaks.
Poole has six of the ten most expensive streets in the South West. Brundenell Avenue in Sandbanks in Dorset has an average house price of £2,024,000 and is the most expensive street outside of London and the South East. Sandbanks is well known for commanding premium property prices, with Chaddesley Glen (£1,443,000), Crichel Mount Road (£1,415,000), Elms Avenue (£1,366,000) and Bingham Avenue (£1,310,000) all having an average price above £1 million.
Four of the ten most expensive streets in the West Midlands are in Solihull. The most expensive streets are Quarry Park Road in Solihull (£1,070,000), Rosemary Hill Road in Sutton Coldfield (£990,000) and Alderbrook Road in Solihull (£939,000).
Yorkshire and the Humber
The most expensive streets in Yorkshire and the Humber are all located in the area that makes up the “Golden Triangle” between Harrogate, Wetherby and north Leeds. The region’s most expensive street is Bracken Park in Scarcroft in Leeds with an average price of £934,000, followed by Wigton Lane in Leeds (£840,000) and Orchard Close in York (£800,000).
The most expensive street in Wales is Druidstone Road in Cardiff with an average house price of £685,000. Eight of the ten most expensive streets in the Principality are in Cardiff and Swansea; the remaining two are Gannock Road in Conwy (£677,000) and Glasllwch Lane in Gwent (£485,000).