Cost of living in London question

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  1. stremf561

    stremf561 Member

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    Hey I'm currently living in South Florida and am really considering moving to the London area. Can someone give me the idea of the cost of living there. Is it very high (I would consider New York to be very high) or is it reasonable (I would consider Fort Lauderdale to be reasonable)? Any info would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. MARKLAR

    MARKLAR International Tracksuit Salesman

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    depends on the area in london i dont live there tho so i dunno
     
  3. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    You're gonna be shocked to the core at how expensive everything is here in London...but then people earn more so it's not really that clear cut. Just list whatever you pay for rent, food, utilities, car etc and see what we come up with...
     
  4. DamageCase7

    DamageCase7 Better off dead.

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    Come to Croydon, all the raping & pillaging you could want.
     
  5. charlie131

    charlie131 Well-Known Member

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    depends where in london ... west, south west and north west tend to be the richer area's

    @ damage croydon is in surrey blad... hahaha
     
  6. stremf561

    stremf561 Member

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    Thanks for all the info. Right now I pay about $1200 (US Dollars) a month for a 2 bedroom place. That includes everything but electric and TV which is another $250.
     
  7. SIRUS

    SIRUS 変なひと

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    don't bother unless you are a masochist.

    it's way too expensive just to live in an overcrowded shithole full of pricks with awful weather.

    take a holiday here first. you'll get the gist.
     
  8. Mr G

    Mr G Old Cunt From 19 Longtime

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    Maybe but Croydon is in a London Borough, the London Borough of Croydon.

    I live in Essex but also in the London Borough of Havering......:shrug:


    @stremf561

    I'd stay where you are mate, rip off Britain says it all!
     
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  9. JJEC

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    Yeah id do that first. Why would you want to move away from Florida anyway? So much better than London.
     
  10. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    Move to Manchester its so much better and cheaper
     
  11. hyperd4eva

    hyperd4eva H&M SCARVES

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    My advise is dont move to london. you will soon start to become a moaning boring barstard like the rest of us. Stay in america and be jolly.
     
  12. TongueFlap

    TongueFlap Flappin'

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    Sammy_Dodger Mr Ed

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    herojuana hairy kuala

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    like anything else, you have to be prepared to spend more for the very best
     
  15. miszt

    miszt BASSFACE Royale

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    ''London Living Wage'' is calculated at around £2000 per month (£9.50ph), ie Minium wage that a londoner should have to live on, might give you an idea of how things work out....in reality most people do not get even half a living wage

    Get an Oyster card as soon as you arrive in the airport (assuming u go2 heathrow), £50 will last a bit over a week, with unlimited travel, paying cash for any london transport ticket will cost you more than double that
     
  16. Freek

    Freek Lets get freeeeeeky

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    londons a shithole, the uks a shithole, the only decent thing about it is the dnb scene compared to other parts of the world :p

    But i really wouldnt reccomend moving here, it really is a shithole
     
  17. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    hey dutch people like to travel too, cannabis isnt everything. plus they have it in most places round the world, it would be the cooking id really miss.
     
  18. miszt

    miszt BASSFACE Royale

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    true, but usually its been drenched in piss, mixed with plastic, sprayed with silicon, over fed, over matured, shuved up a prostitutes fanny and then puked back up into the hands of whatever poor cunt needs a zoot.
     
  19. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    haha shit. i dont know if you do yay but thats actually just a small fraction of what yay goes through to get here, and i dont know all of it, but worth mentioning is some of the more immediate parts of that process, starting with electrodes to a poor farmers testicles, destroying hundreds and hundreds of football fields worth of rain forest with acetone, raping, pillaging and ultimately destroying small rural communities and corrupting the whole country with their product. so by buying yay you support all that, funny to think isnt it.
     
  20. Subjekt Music

    Subjekt Music Well-Known Member

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    Just dont move to South London. Horrendous place to live and no Tube access :teeth:

    London is expensive. Rent is insanely high if you rent privately and what with cutbacks in the UK, jobs arent paying as much as they were 5 or 6 years ago. Some people move here, find they cant hack it and leave after a year so its a big decision