London prices were up by +9.8 per cent over the year to a new high of £537,000.
The London index is now +50 per cent above it 2008 pre-downturn peak. The surrounding South East (+24 per cent) and East (+24 per cent) are also now well above their 2008 peaks.
Excluding the capital city London and the adjacent South East price growth has been more subdued.
Hometrack's index, which tracks 20 UK cities, showed that London was the second fastest growing city for house prices in 2015 (+13.8 per cent).
The fastest, yet again, was Cambridge, with prices up by another +14.4 per cent over the year.