Are you a Wimbledon Fan? We all know many individuals which can be.
The 136th Wimbledon Championship is underway. The All England Membership is about to host round 800 gamers, 679 matches and over half 1,000,000 spectators earlier than its conclusion on Sunday sixteenth July.
Right here is an attention-grabbing reality for you. Every year on the Championships round £500,000 is spent by spectators tucking into scrumptious English strawberries and cream. Near 200,000 parts are bought at £2.50 per portion.
Strawberries at Wimbledon have been simply £2.50 since 2010. It appears like that is the one meals merchandise I do know which hasn’t elevated in value! I do surprise although, have the punnets bought smaller?
In the identical interval, UK property costs have elevated by a whopping 53%. I assumed I’d delve deeper, so to make it extra related, in Lancaster, they’ve jumped by 40.5%.
Again in 2010, the typical value of a property was simply over £171,000 and just one in each 20 properties bought for in extra of £500,000. Up to now yr, a couple of in each six properties bought has had a price ticket in extra of £500,000.
So in case you are fortunate sufficient to get a ticket to Wimbledon this yr, tuck into your strawberries understanding they haven’t elevated in value since 2010. And when you’ve got been earlier than, please let me know if the punnets are the identical measurement or not!!
Thanks for studying this light-hearted weblog. If I may also help you with something property associated, maybe we might chat over a punnet Lancaster strawberries!
From me, it’s sport, set and match!