Saturday, July 13, 2024

Thurrock rent matches average price in country

THE AVERAGE rent in Thurrock almost mirrors the average rental price for the whole of the country, a survey reveals.

In England, the average yearly rent, as of 22 June 2012, according to LSL Property Services was £8,554 per year.

In Thurrock, the average figure is £8,520 or £710 per month.

On top of this, the average “dual” energy bill, which includes heating, cooking and other energy costs, according to Ofgem is £1,310 a year. This means that an average combined cost to for a household & energy needs in the UK stands at a total cost of £9,864 per year.

This figure may breach the £10,000 barrier in the next 6 weeks as new energy prices and continually rising rents come into effect.

The findings (published on The Green Benches blogspot) show that the average annual cost to rent an average home esecially in places of London such as Kensington (£32,388), Tower Hamlets (£16,428), Luton (£7,380) and Hull (£4,500).

Other figures include:
Hackney: £1,249
Havering: £863
Basildon: £798
Harlow: £754
Essex: £744
Braintree: £672
Southend: £663

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