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The 6 best places to live in London as a Young Professional

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There are so many options for young professionals when choosing where to live in London. Throughout the city there are pockets of areas where young professionals like to rent, attracted by new and cool restaurants, cafes and bars as well as green spaces and good transport links for a relatively affordable price. We have rounded up our 6 favourite areas for young professionals looking to rent in London. 

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Hampstead in North London

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Hampstead is one of the well-known areas of London, not just amongst residents of the City, but also from expats looking to move to a family-oriented, elegant area.

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Richmond-Upon-Thames: Living riverside

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If you are hoping to live in London with your family, but the extortionate prices of central London scare you, Richmond-Upon-Thames could be the perfect solution.

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The top five areas to live in London

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To say London is a truly global city is an understatement: 8.1 million people from over 270 nationalities reside within its 600 square miles of wonderful space. This wealth of diversity and opportunity poses one – rather marvellous – problem for anyone moving there: with so many different areas to choose from, deciding where you want to live can be tricky – the term “spoilt for choice” springs to mind.

Thankfully, the kind people at The Sunday Times have released their Best Places to Live in London Guide 2019. They’ve considered factors including house prices, jobs, schools, commute, culture, community spirit, and crime rate, to help you find the best possible quality of life in the capital.

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The Chiswick area in West London: where country village meets big city

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Situated on the banks of the Thames, this desirable west London suburb is an enticing mix of attractive period properties, generous green space, independent shops and restaurants.

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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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Kentish Town: a dynamic and diverse London neighbourhood

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Kentish Town, located in North London, between Camden and Hampstead, is an area full of surprises. Often underrated, and probably not served by the look of its High Street, it still has plenty to offer.

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Notting Hill - elegance and charm in Central London

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This charming area, made famous by the film, is popular for both its English residents and expatriates alike.

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Simply London launches Virtual Tour of London neighbourhoods

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We are thrilled to announce that Simply London has launched its virtual tour of the 15 most popular neighbourhoods in London, for expatriates looking to relocate to London. Composed of 15 videos, this unique tour was created by Simply London’s film crew, who travelled across London to shoot the areas at street-level, giving it a realistic perspective for viewers.

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East Village London E20: The new paradise of East London?

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Although East London is not always thought of as a paradise, this is what comes to mind when you visit the East Village London - the ex-Olympic village where the athletes stayed during summer 2012, which has now been converted into a residential quarter.

If we ignore the fact that most rental properties are in a group of tower blocks, the East Village has a lot going for it...

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