As you turn off the busy High Street Kensington and swing past the iconic Design Museum, flanked by the luscious greenery of Holland Park, you’ll find yourself in Ilchester Place – a street replete with 18th-century architecture and officially the most expensive street in Britain.
New research from Lloyds Bank has revealed that the average house price on Ilchester Place – the exclusive part of Kensington and Chelsea which is home to Robbie Williams and Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page – is a staggering £15.6m.
Nine out of the 10 most-expensive streets in the nation are found in London, but it’s not just in the capital where multi-million pound properties can be found.
Read on to discover the most expensive streets in England, Wales and Scotland.
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London house prices dominate the top 10
If you’ve got at least £9m to spare, you could buy yourself a place on the swankiest streets in Kensington and Chelsea or Westminster.
Following Ilchester Place, the average property in Eaton Square in Westminster comes in at a cool £13.7m, while a property on Knightsbridge will set you back £13.3m. But if you want to bag a bargain on one of London’s most expensive streets, Astons Road in Northwood, just past Ruislip, will only cost you £4m.
Rounding out the UK’s top 10 is Camp End Road in Weybridge, in the South East – a 25-minute train ride from London. Weybridge is inhabited by many Chelsea footballers, and was home to Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison. The average property in Camps End Road is £5.6m.
Here are the top-10 most expensive streets in the UK.
|Street Name||Post town||Region||Postcode||Average house price|
|Ilchester Place||Kensington And Chelsea||Greater London||W14||£15,579,000|
|Eaton Square||Westminster||Greater London||SW1W||£13,710,000|
|Kensington Road||Kensington And Chelsea||Greater London||W8||£12,925,000|
|Carlyle Square||Kensington And Chelsea||Greater London||SW3||£11,904,000|
|Campden Hill||Kensington And Chelsea||Greater London||W8||£11,363,000|
|Chesham Place||Kensington And Chelsea||Greater London||SW1X||£11,302,000|
|Kensington Square||Kensington And Chelsea||Greater London||W8||£9,915,000|
|Burnsall Street||Kensington And Chelsea||Greater London||SW3||£9,825,000|
|Camp End Road||Weybridge||South East||KT13||£5,632,000|
Most expensive house prices in England and Wales, by region
Runnymede Road in Ponteland, Newcastle, is the most expensive street, with homes costing £1.09m on average.
Congleton Road in Alderley Edge is the most expensive street with homes selling, on average, for £2.3m.
Yorkshire and the Humber
Fulwith Mill Lane in Harrogate has the most expensive homes, costing £1.61m on average.
Rising Lane in Solihull, at an average price of £1.9m, is the most expensive street in the West Midlands.
Cour D’Honneur in Burley, Oakham is the most expensive street in the East Midlands with an average price of £1.49m.
Storeys Way in Cambridge is the most expensive street in East Anglia, with an average house price of £2.28m.
The exclusive Sandbanks peninsula, in Poole, is home to the most expensive street in the South West – Panorama Road, where the average property costs £2.59m.
According to Lloyds Bank, Llys Helig Drive in Llandudno ‘is the only £1m street in Wales, with an average price of £1,121,000’.
St Andrews home to highest house prices
In Scotland, Golf Place in St Andrews came in as the most expensive part of the country, with the average property price set at £1.975m. The vast majority of the top 10, as shown in the table below, can be found in Edinburgh.
|Street Name||Area||Postcode||Average house price|
|Golf Place||St. Andrews||KY16 9JA||£1,975,000|
|Ann Street||Edinburgh||EH4 1PL||£1,707,000|
|Northumberland Street||Edinburgh||EH3 6JE||£1,537,000|
|Heriot Row||Edinburgh||EH3 6ES||£1,503,000|
|Ettrick Road||Edinburgh||EH10 5BJ||£1,494,000|
|Regent Terrace||Edinburgh||EH7 5BN||£1,411,000|
|Drummond Place||Edinburgh||EH3 6PH||£1,286,000|
|Inverleith Avenue South||Edinburgh||EH3 5QA||£1,263,000|
|Loirsbank Road||Aberdeen||AB15 9NE||£1,218,000|
|Saxe Coburg Place||Edinburgh||EH3 5BR||£1,213,000|