THE SIMPLY LONDON BLOG

All the information you need for your relocation to London: Renting in London, Schools in London, Practical Tips for Expats moving to London

Introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone in London

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The Mayor of London has introduced a new measure to curb air pollution in London.

A great initiative, which will motivate drivers to drive in London with cleaner vehicles, or else they will have to pay a charge in order to drive in Central London.

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The trendy area of Marylebone

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Situated near the West End, between Regent’s Park and Oxford Street, Marylebone has become a super-trendy area in the heart of London. In the space of a few years, the main area, Marylebone Village, has transformed itself into one of the trendiest areas of the British capital.

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The American’s guide to moving to London

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The famous “special relationship” between the UK and US dates way back to 1785 when they established diplomatic relations with each other. Throw in a shared language – with the odd difference in spelling and pronunciation of course – and it’s easy to see why so many American citizens relocate to London. However, 234 years of bonding aside, there are subtle differences to life in London compared to a US metropolis that take some getting used to – and these stretch beyond how you spell or pronounce aluminium/aluminum.

To ensure a smooth relocation process, here’s a quick heads up of those quirks that might catch out an American moving to London...

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The top boroughs for high-performing state schools in London

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It doesn’t matter how much you love your job or how excited you are about calling London home; if your children are relocating with you, they will be your priority. Choosing a school that matches your family’s requirements will, therefore, be one of the most important decisions you make during your move. So, where should you focus this search to ensure you live within the catchment area of high-performing schools? 

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