SpareRoom reveals rising rents throughout the UK and London

 Findings from SpareRoom’s Q2 2019 Rental Index – a comprehensive overview of the UK flatshare market using data from over 300,000 ads – have been revealed today.

The average UK room rent has increased by 2% (£603) compared to this time last year. Over the same period London room rents are up 4% (£777), increasing by an average of £33 per month.

The most expensive vs cheapest places to live in London and the UK are revealed below:

10 most expensive areas to flatshare in London

St Paul’s (£1,361)

South Kensington/Knightsbridge (£1,180)

Strand/Holborn (£1,156)

Holland Park (£1,146)

Westminster / Belgravia / Pimlico (£1,086)

Aldgate (£1,078)

West End / Soho (£1,074)

Chelsea (£1,071)

Bloomsbury / High Holborn (£1,065)

Earl’s Court / West Brompton (£1,042)

 

10 cheapest areas to flatshare in London

Abbey Wood (£531)

Catford (£544)

Eltham (£562)

Manor Park (£562)

Lee (£565)

Thamesmead (£566)

Penge (£569)

Lower Edmonton (£571)

Forest Gate (£573)

Plaistow (£574)

 

10 most expensive areas to flatshare in the UK (excluding London)

Jersey (£900)

Guernsey (£858)

Esher (£826)

Twickenham (£679)

Kingston upon Thames (£648)

Barnet (£615)

Guildford (£611)

Epsom (£609)

St Albans (£607)

Croydon (£605)

 

10 cheapest areas to flatshare in the UK (excluding London)

Bangor (£308)

South Shields (£336)

Londonderry (£336)

Newtownabbey (£337)

Lisburn (£337)

Dewsbury (£337)

Bradford (£338)

Craigavon-  incl Lurgan & Portadown (£339)

Sunderland (£339)

Darlington (£340)

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