As rent prices soar in the Capital, many are looking to sell up and set up new lives elsewhere.
Many may already have a dream place in mind, a little way out of London, to avoid soaring housing costs and be able to afford to splash out a little more on a lavish lifestyle.
For those who are searching, we’ve got something incredibly useful for you – exactly where you shouldn’t be moving to in 2022.
That’s right, a new poll has revealed the ‘worst places to live in the UK’, and you’ll want to heed our warning about number one.
The poll, conducted by iLiveHere has crowned one place the absolute worst – Peterborough.
Peterborough is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, and is about a two-hour drive from London.
With an array of outdoor activities, theatres, annual festivals and food and drink options, it’s difficult to see what the pool of over 125,000 people are complaining about.
But according to the iLiveHere website, Peterborough has actually taken the bacon for three years in a row.
When Cambridgeshire Live reported some of Peterborough’s most memorable qualities, it listed queueing outside Turtle Bay, some questionable foundations, and three out of four of its clubs being in the same building.
And some of the public’s comments that were left on the poll were pretty damning too.
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One wrote: “The atmosphere in Peterborough is draining. You feel totally isolated from the rest of the world and life in general, as though everything else is going on and you’re not part of it as you’re stuck in this dump.”
Another said: “One thing to bear in mind, if booking a weekend getaway in Peterborough, it is customary if a stranger holds eye contact with you for more than three seconds, to shout “WHAT”??? and become extremely aggressive.”
Coming in in second and third places are Huddersfield and Liverpool.
The full top 10 are as follows:
So, London seems to have emerged unscathed from the controversial poll of 50, other than Croydon, which appeared solemnly in 32nd place.
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