7 of Britain’s most expensive postcodes

7 of Britain’s most expensive postcodes

Looking for a million-pound pad? Whether you’re dreaming or investing, here is a run-down of the UK’s 7 most expensive postcodes.

Kensington Palace, W8


With properties worth £3 million and several private roads and gardens, many wealthy and famous homeowners reside in and around Billionaire’s Row.

Residents include formula one heiress Tamara Eccleston and the Beckhams.


Knightsbridge, SW7


Due to its proximity to Hyde Park and some of London’s most established haute couture, this is a popular area of London.

Houses here are snapped up very quickly—even when prices are approximately £2million.


Chelsea, SW3


Right in the heart of London, near the Thames River, is Chelsea. Like Knightsbridge, houses this well-known area of affluence come in at around £2million.

Chelsea Square alone is valued at £10million. Since 2014, the area has played a starring role in popular TV programme Made in Chelsea.


Notting Hill, W11

Notting Hill

Home to the world-renowned Notting Hill Carnival and inspiring memories of Hugh Grant’s 1999 performance of a charmingly dishevelled English man in a film of the same name.

Notting Hill clocks in as a slightly cheaper option for a millionaire pad, with prices sitting just under the £2million mark.


West Brompton, SW10

West Brompton
Image via On the Market

Rumour has it there’s house down in old West Brompton that’s worth over £70million. But fear not! A home in this postcode will only set you back around £1.5million.


Surrey, GU25

Virginia Water

Tallying as the two most expensive towns outside of London, Surrey towns Virginia Water and Cobham are both popular with London’s executive commuters.

The towns boast a travel time of just over one hour and house prices of around £1million.


Buckinghamshire, HP9


Just half an hour from the big smoke by train, the town of Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire is surrounded by open green land.

Properties here are valued at just under £900,000.

Happy shopping! 

Seek advice from Reader’s Digest Insurance Services on 0208 069 3102 to obtain a competitive quotation.

Keep up with the top stories from Reader's Digest by subscribing to our weekly newsletter


This post contains affiliate links, so we may earn a small commission when you make a purchase through links on our site at no additional cost to you. Read our disclaimer

Loading up next...