Affordable Areas in London

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London has long been notorious for being the one of the priciest cities in the world to live in. Ranked 11th in terms of rental affordability, the monthly rental needed for a single person to comfortably live in London amounts to approximately £963.69.

This sum may seem like a small fortune, especially for a young working professional. But does it always have to be this expensive? After all, London is a huge city filled with endless possibilities.

Using Liveable, we’re here to help you narrow down your search and send you on your way to find the perfect home. With the price being the primary determining factor, followed by safety and convenience as less important considerations, here are our results:

  1. Kentish Town

    – £190/week for a 1 Bedroom
    – 18 minutes to central London
    – Medium levels of crime in the area

    Rent Availability: Medium
    Closest Transit Stop(s): Kentish Town, Tufnell Park

  2. Stroud Green

    £208/week for a 1 Bedroom
    – Fair amount of supermarkets nearby
    – Low crime

    Rent Availability: Medium
    Closest Transit Stop(s): Harringay

  3. Haverstock

    £205/week for a 1 Bedroom
    – Fair amount of supermarkets in the area
    – Medium level of crime

    Rent Availability: Medium
    Closest Transit Stop(s): Chalkfarm Station, Belsize Park Station, Kentish Town

  4. Cathedrals

    £365/week for a 1 Bedroom
    – 16 minutes to central London
    – High number of supermarkets in the area

    Rent Availability: High
    Closest Transit Stop(s): Southwark Station, Borough Station, London Waterloo East, Elephant & Castle Station, Waterloo Station, London Bridge Station

  5. Holloway

    £265/week for a 1 Bedroom
    – 14 minutes to central London
    – Medium level of crime

    Rent Availability: High
    Closest Transit Stop(s): Caledonian Road Station, Holloway Road, Drayton Park

 

Affordable Areas in London