Crossrail’s high-speed rail service will not only provide millions with increased connectivity into the capital, but it will send house-prices along its route skyrocketing, new figures show.
The £15.8bn Crossrail project has already had a profound effect on properties in London, with the prices of those near the large-scale Tottenham Court Road development rising 439 per cent in the last decade.
However, with the line due to be completed in 2018, properties based in Buckinghamshire and Berkshire will rise in value the most in the coming years, according to the analysis from online estate agent emoov.co.uk.
Houses in the same postcode as Crossrail stops in Burnham, Maidenhead, Taplow, Langley and Slough will jump 60 per cent in value, with prices expected to increase by up to £160,000 in the next four years.
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