The most and least affordable cities in the UK

Sarah Coles
Salford
Salford

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Great news for those looking for a slice of city life on a budget: property prices in UK cities are at their most affordable to an astonishing nine years. The Lloyds TSB Affordable Cities Review found that the average city home costs £173,202 - or 5.5 times gross annual average earnings. It's the lowest ratio since 2003.

So where are the most and least affordable cities in the UK?