Hemel Hempstead is one of the most expensive places for home insurance
Hemel Hempstead is the eighth most expensive places for home insurance outside of London.
New statistics from MoneySuperMarket show that the average premium cost is £161, compared to £138 nationally.
And the news is not much better for other residents of Hertfordshire.
The average premium is £174 in St Albans, and £182 in Watford.
However this is still markedly cheaer than London, where the average annual home insurance premium can be as high as £251 in some areas.