Revealed: The most expensive streets in Britain

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

London continues to dominate the UK's luxury property market with the top five most expensive streets all found in the capital. 

The latest market analysis from Rightmove has revealed the most expensive streets to buy a home in the UK currently, with Buckingham Gate in Westminster, topping the list, with an average asking price of £9,633,333.

Taking second place for the priciest street to live on is Vicarage Gate in Holland Park, with an average price tag of £6,332,000, while third most expensive is Park Road in St John’s Wood, with an average of £5,814,286.

Sales searches for prestigious London boroughs are also up, with areas such as Mayfair (+35% YoY), St John’s Wood (+15% YoY) and Holland Park (+11% YoY) all seeing an increase in sales searches this year, compared to last year.

Old Avenue in Weybridge, Surrey, is currently the most expensive street to buy outside of London, with an average asking price of £2,633,333.

The next most expensive outside London is The Ridgeway in Cuffley, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, with an average asking price of £2,289,286 and in third Manor Road in Chigwell, Essex, where properties are currently on an average listing of£2,219,444.

The most expensive streets in London to buy

Street Borough Average Asking Price
Buckingham Gate Westminster £9,633,333
Vicarage Gate Holland Park £6,332,000
Park Road St John's Wood £5,814,285
St John's Wood Road Maida Vale £5,389,444
Cadogan Square Knightsbridge £4,834,500

Outside of the capital, Old Avenue in Weybridge, Surrey is currently the most expensive street to buy a home with average house prices of £2,633,333.

Closely following in second place is The Ridgeway, Cuffley, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire where average prices will set you back £2,289,286.

Manor Road in Chigwell, Essex makes up the top three outside of London with average prices of £2,219,444.


Street Borough Average Rent Per Month
Albion Street Bayswater £20,857
Pavillion Road Knightsbridge £15,251
Duke Street Mayfair £14,441
Prince of Wales Terrace Kensington £13,734
Cheval Place Knightsbridge £13,611

According to the data, the most expensive street to rent in the UK is Albion Street in Bayswater, West London, here properties on average are renting for £20,857 per month. This is followed by Pavilion Road in Knightsbridge, where you can rent a property for £15,251 on average per month. Duke Street in Mayfair has taken the third spot for the most expensive street to rent, where you can expect to pay on average £14,441 per month.

Outside of London, the most expensive street to rent is London Road in Ascot, Berkshire, where on average a property is rented for £6,831 per month. Manor Road in Chigwell, Essex is the second most expensive street to rent this year, with an average monthly rent of £4,311.

Deansgate in Manchester follows closely behind where you will find properties costing around £3,766 per month on average.

Rightmove’s property expert Tim Bannister said: “London's status as the hub of luxury property in the UK remains unchallenged, with Buckingham Gate in Westminster commanding the highest average asking price.

"Although the possibility of buying one of these homes is limited to a very lucky few, there’s clearly a fascination with these prestigious homes as we find they’re often among our most viewed properties on Rightmove.”

Via @PropertyReporter