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January 06, 2014 07:47 ET

For Manchester's Most Expensive Streets, Head South

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jan. 6, 2014) - South Manchester is regarded as one of the most desirable places to live in the city, so it is not so surprising that some of the most expensive streets are in this area, according to latest research from Lloyds Bank. These include Withinlee Road in Macclesfield (£1,871,0001) - the most expensive outside southern England, East Downs Road in Altrincham (£1,361,000) and Torkington Road in Wilmslow (£1,143,000). Four of the most expensive streets are in Altrincham and two are Alderley Edge.

Nitesh Patel, housing economist at Lloyds Bank, comments:

"Unsurprisingly, the most expensive residential streets in England and Wales are in London, but Macclesfield's Withinlee Road takes the title in the North West. The top ten in the North West sees strong appearances from addresses in Altrincham and Alderley Edge. The national survey shows that the most expensive streets continue to be tightly clustered in relatively small areas."

Table 1: 20 Most Expensive Streets in the North West

Street Name Post Town Postcode Average House Price £ - 2008/2013
Withinlee Road Macclesfield SK10 1,871,000
East Downs Road Altrincham WA14 1,361,000
Torkington Road Wilmslow SK9 1,143,000
Barry Rise Altrincham WA14 1,038,000
Woodbrook Road Alderley Edge SK9 1,006,000
Parkfield Road Knutsford WA16 880,000
South Downs Road Altrincham WA14 868,000
Beechfield Road Alderley Edge SK9 827,000
Belfield Road Didsbury M20 788,000
Bradgate Road Altrincham WA14 751,000

Source: Land Registry and Royal Mail

Editors' Notes

Nitesh Patel, economist at Lloyds Bank, available for comment on 23, 24 and 27 December 2013.

1All prices are based on transactions between January 2008 and October 2013 recorded on the Land Registry database for transactions in England and Wales.

The data in this report are compiled from over 1.78 million UK post codes supplied by the Royal Mail in conjunction with the Land Registry database of housing transactions and prices.

House prices shown in the tables are arithmetic average prices of house transactions between January 2008 and October 2013. The transactions data is sourced from the Land Registry, and individual post codes (and not street name, as there can be several occurrences with same name) from the Royal Mail. Only post codes/streets where there have been at least seven transactions over the period are included.

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