Average house prices in the borough have broken the £800,000 barrier, according to property website Rightmove.

Kingston prices have risen 3.4 percent in the last month, from about £775,000 in March, when one estate agent described the market as “bonkers”.

He said 64 people had turned up to a single open viewing event in Surbiton.

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