Find out which Berkshire area has seen the biggest increase in house prices in the last 20 years

Windsor and Maidenhead has seen the biggest increase in house prices in Berkshire, according to a new study.

HouseholdQuotes used data from the Office for National Statistics to work out the average house prices from 2002 to 2020 in England and Wales.

Using the company’s interactive Historical House Price Calculator, you can find out how much the average house price was in your local authority for each year over the past two decades.

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You can also use the online tool to input a price and find out what your budget can buy you across the country by comparing it against the average.

Windsor and Maidenhead has the largest difference in average house price over the last 20 years, rising by nearly £290,000 from £210,000 in 2002 to £498,500 in 2020.

Meanwhile, Slough saw the biggest percentage increase, rising by 162 per cent from £124,000 to £325,000.

Top of the list across England and Wales was Kensington and Chelsea, which saw the highest overall growth of £863,000 to £1.25 million.

Corby in the East Midlands had the largest percentage increase overall, rising by 246.49 per cent (from £51,950 to £180,000).

Reading had the smallest difference in average house price, rising by £164,000 from 2002 to 2020.

But West Berkshire made it in the top 10 local authorities with the smallest percentage increase, rising by 108.59 per cent to £340,000.

We created a list of every borough in Berkshire and ranked them from the highest to lowest difference in average house price between 2002 and 2020.

1. Windsor and Maidenhead

2002 – £210,000

2020 – £498,500

Difference: £288,500 an increase of 137.38 per cent

2. Wokingham

2002 – £189,950

2020 – £410,000

Difference: £220,050 an increase of 115.85 per cent

3. Slough

2002 – £124,000

2020 – £325,000

Difference: £201,000, an increase of 162.097 per cent

4. Bracknell Forest

2002 – £147,950

2020 – £335,000

Difference: £187,050, an increase of 126.43 per cent

5. West Berkshire

2002 – £163,000

2020 – £340,000

Difference: £177,000 an increase of 108.59 per cent

6. Reading

2002 – £136,000

2020 – £300,000

Difference: £164,000, an increase of 120.59 per cent

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