Figures have shown that youthful and ambitious workers are flocking to Wimbledon despite the high property prices.

This group was largely referred to as “yuppies” in the height of the 1980s – and it appears they’re still very upwardly mobile and striving for the best.

The research by Lloyds Bank, was based on figures from the Land Registry and looked at the number of home purchases made by career-minded 25 to 44 year olds.

Half of the most popular areas for the whole country were in South West London, with yuppies apparently paying a 63 premium over other homes in the same city.

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Nicolas Holmes

Nick joined Robert Holmes to inject fresh ideas and help grow the New Homes department of Robert Holmes as well as helping to inject technology into the business and to grow its client base. Together with one of the Directors Nick is in charge of all Development opportunities that Robert Holmes deals with along with sales. Aged 40, he provides succession together with the two existing directors. Nick has always been focused on building client relationships and sales. He built up his own gallery in Chelsea, where he had a loyal following of customers and artists.

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