Anyone who thought the North South divide was something from the past ought to take a close look at long-term house price trends.  In this set of data at least a North South divide is patently obvious and getting wider.  The regional house price gap has reached its highest level.

Up-to-date house price data is available from the Office of National Statistics http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/taxonomy/index.html?nscl=House+Price+Indices

Mean house price by region or country, 1986–2013
Mean house price by region or country, 1986–2013

Chart from the ONS overview: Regional house price gap highest in 2013

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