The Region

The East of England is rightly one of the most popular regions in the UK. Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire all offer beautiful cities and countryside, with both Norwich and Cambridge regularly topping quality of life surveys.

You’re never far from London, while you’re also in touching distance of some of the best beaches and areas of natural beauty in the country. You can also expect excellent transport links: good train services, and Stansted Airport nearby.

Average living costs for the East of England

  • Average house prices (February 2017)
    £281,665
  • Average house rent prices
    £895pcm
  • Council Tax
    Average in UK £1,600/annum
  • Gas and Electricity
    Average in UK is £790/annum for small house/flat
  • Water and sewage
    Average in England & Wales is £395/annum
  • TV licence
    £147/annum
  • House/contents insurance
    Average cost for both was £120/annum
  • Commute distance & percentage of salary
    33mins 22.6% of annual salary
  • Distance/Time from London
    Norwich – 118 miles, 2+hours drive, 1+hour train journey

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