- Prices in London rose 16.3% over 12 months compared with 4.9% in the rest of the country
- In some boroughs the increase exceeded 20%
- Prices in Tower Hamlets, which includes Canary Wharf, rose by 43%
The average house price in the Capital has risen to £592,763, an annual increase of 16.3%.
The figures come after new warnings about the risk posed by the capital's overheating housing market to Britain's economic recovery.