The Region

The North West will almost certainly offer you some of the most affordable living in the country. It also boasts two of the UK’s most iconic and exciting cities in Manchester and Liverpool. Both offer a great mix of jobs, culture, history and leisure, and some of the best nights out in Britain.

For the great outdoors, you’ve also got Hadrian’s Wall, charming coastal areas and lots of untouched countryside.

Average living costs for the North West

  • Average house prices (February 2017)
    £152,618
  • Average house rent prices
    £663pcm
  • 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
    54mins 23.5% of annual salary
  • Distance/Time from London
    Carlisle – 317miles, 5+hours drive, 3+hour train journey

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