More than half of the wealthiest ares in Britain are in the North

More than half of the 50 wealthiest areas in Britain are in the North, according to a study carried out for Barclays bank. Researchers divided the average salary for each area by the regional cost of living to reach their controversial findings. Sheffield Hallam and Leeds are listed in the top ten.

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8121



  • 14 days access to subscriber-only content

Register Now


Prices from £299 /pa*

  • Full access to for 12 months with its weekly email news bulletin
  • News of forthcoming placemaking projects
  • Expert advice on placemaking practice
  • Bespoke corporate packages available

Choose a Package

*plus VAT