Rents in the UK rose by 1.3% in July compared to the same month a year ago; the average monthly rent now stands at £937 a monthRents in London increased by 3.3% in July this year compared to July 2017; the average monthly rent in the capital now stands at £1,615 a monthWhen London is excluded, the average UK rental value was £777 in July 2018, this is 1.0% on last yearHomeLet's July Rental Index reveals that rents rose in 8 of the 12 UK regions covered in the research