House Price Rises Around Olympic Park

23 July 2012, 11:43 | Updated: 23 July 2012, 11:45

It's claimed house prices around the Olympic Park have gone up more than 200 pounds per week since London's winning bid was announced.

According to research by Lloyds TSB, property values have risen around 70 thousand pounds in 7 years.

That's a 33 percent increase, compared to an average 24 percent rise across England and Wales.

The research says the 14 postal districts closest to the Olympic site have seen an improvement in the market, and if you happen to live in Homerton, Dalston or Shoreditch, prices have increased by more than 100 thousand pounds.