Best and worst towns for house price increases in 2015

The largest and worst house price changes in 2015 according to the Halifax


Largest house price increases
Newham, Greater London, 22.2% (now worth £319,522 on average)
Royston, South East, 19.1% (£357,049)
Redbridge, Greater London, 18.8% (£398,306)
Enfield, Greater London, 17.2% (£395,559)
Leigh On Sea, South East, 16.6% (£314,175)
Croydon, Greater London, 16.1% (£329,429)
Bexley, Greater London, 16.0% (£311,175)
Dartford, South East, 16.0% (£262,642)
Rochester, South East, 15.8% (£236,137)
Abingdon, South East, 15.5% (£352,014)

Largest house price increases outside London and South East
Stroud, South West, 15.0% (£282,305)
Wellingborough, East Midlands, 14.4% (£176,491)
Solihull, West Midlands, 14.1% (£314,804)
Huntingdon, East Anglia, 13.6% (£237,407)
Bury St Edmunds, East Anglia, 12.7% (£245,062)

Worst percentage changes in house prices
Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, -3.8% (£103,983)
Colwyn Bay, Wales, -2.3% (£148,272)
Durham, North, minus -2.1% (£134,335)
Coalville, East Midlands, -0.5% (£157,236)
Newton Abbot, South West, 0.6% (£203,271)
Malvern, West Midlands, 0.7% (£218,519)
Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, 1.0% (£807,407)
Shrewsbury, West Midlands, 1.0% (£203,734)
Accrington, North West, 1.5% (£107,529)
Poole, South West, 1.6% (£238,705)

Written by: Houseladder