Jobs,Rooms and Links for a Budget Life in London | Broke in London
  • Jobs in London

    find the latest jobs in London
    Are you looking for a job in London? Find the latest jobs in the UK via our job site....
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  • Rooms to Rent

    cheap rooms to rent in London
    Looking for cheap short term or long term accommodation in London? Find the top UK accommodation websites and tips on...
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  • Things to Do

    fun-filled experience for free?
    Wondering what’s on in London? Find a list of all the major UK entertainment websites that provide info about cheap...
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  • Cheap Shopping

    shop smart and save money
    The right place to find great websites and tips to help you save money on shopping. We have all the...
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  • Transportation

    you don’t need teleportation!
    This section provides great websites, advice and information on how to get around London cheaply! You will find websites...
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  • Free Stuff

    cheap is good but free is better!
    We love free stuff the same as you do! From free haircuts and yoga classes to online courses and free...
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Here’s How to Spruce Up Your Wardrobe This Autumn

Guest post by Eva Wilson Autumn is the perfect time to refresh your wardrobe and spruce up your outfit. Whether you like to stick with what you know or are looking for something totally different, this article has top-notch ideas that will suit any taste. From clothing pieces to accessories, here you’ll find out what Continue Reading

8 Packing Hacks for a Stress-Free Moving

Guest post by Robin Underwood Freelancers, creatives and small business owners living in London know how valuable and rare good real estate is. The housing and rental market in London is incredibly competitive. When the right house sale or rental comes on the market, moving quickly to snap it up before anyone else does is Continue Reading

Top Ways To Decorate Your London Flat In 2021 – On A Budget!

By Namra There is a popular saying that goes like, ‘It’s what on the inside that matters the most!’ Well, turns out, this saying (that was initially meant for a person’s heart!) is also true for several other things in real life, one example being your house or flat where you live! No matter how Continue Reading

How Can I Change My Home on a Budget?

Guest post by Julia Evans At some point, you may get tired of how your home currently looks. While those in rented accommodation may be limited to the design changes they can make, homeowners might have a bit more flexibility. Depending on which category you fall into, you may want to consider planning some renovations, Continue Reading

Everything You Should Know About Double-Barrelling Your Surname in the UK

Guest post by Ben Schorr Newly married couples embrace many changes the moment they step into their new life, and changing their surnames is one of them. Changing names after marriage allows them to announce their union to the whole wide world. Married couples have a couple of options when deciding on a new surname, Continue Reading

Celebrating 50 Years Of Marriage? Ways To Make It Grand With/For Your Better Half

Guest post by Ben Schorr The wish to please your partner on that special day of your marriage anniversary never dies out, especially when you feel destined to be with each other forever. The 50th year is the most marked occasion in the life of a married couple. The golden jubilee of love, trust, and Continue Reading

Finding an Affordable Property to Rent in London in 2021

Post by Ruban Selvanayagam London is a notoriously expensive place to live – and the capital seems to be gradually awakening from a post-pandemic slump, with average rental prices hitting £1,713 pcm – a rise of 3.6% – as of 6th September 2021. So what do you do if you dream of moving to the Continue Reading

The Dos and Don’ts of Budgeting a Startup

Guest post by Janica Ng Startups are on a healthy growth as they dominate the market, with more and more new companies forming each year. However, out of thousands of startups that establish themselves annually, only around 10% survive for more than five years. Our guide will help keep you on track of your expenses, Continue Reading

Best Suitable Environment for Flower Bulbs

Guest post by Harry Wilson Owning your sweet nursery filled with color and sprightliness does sound like a perfect home décor idea. However, there can be a shift in the flowering species which can become a part of your mini garden.  You can indulge in these gorgeous ornamental flowerets i.e., the flower bulbs from, Continue Reading

Students Studying and Living in London: Ideal Tips for 2021

Guest post by Glenn Anderson London is one of the most prominent educational cities in the world. Thousands of students, including international students, graduate from renowned universities in London. The academic framework in the city is state-of-the-art and is a matter of pride for the residents. It is a rare occurrence for a student to Continue Reading

Megazine – An Entire Art Community in Your Pocket

Guest post by Matto Mariotti, photographer and co-founder of Megazine The Information Age has connected us like never before, providing endless encounters in the digital sphere. Yet, paradoxically we have never been so far apart from each other.  Megazine is a London zine that brings together 40 local artists, giving them space for self-expression and Continue Reading

How to Buy Good Chipboard?

Guest post by Denys Lobusov Nowadays, a wide range of products is available in the markets for construction projects, interior, and exterior applications. The chipboard sheets are one among them that provides several advantages. They are available in different sizes and thicknesses that involve recycled papers, wood, and other materials. If you want to choose Continue Reading

Living in London on a Budget

Broke in London is a ‘survival guide’ website for new, old and soon to be Londoners who are looking into living in London on a budget. It aggregates websites and offers you all the information you need to deal with the high cost of living in London. We have compiled a comprehensive list of all the websites and links to help in your search for affordable renting in London, finding a job and ways to make some extra money or save some cash, places to shop and eat in London and budget transportation or cheap travel when moving around, cheap things to do in London including cheap London attractions as well as any other money saving offers. Whether you are a local or international student, current or wannabe expatriate, employed in the city or just moving to London because you can, Broke in London gives you all the help you need to discover what this beautiful city has to offer to those who are looking to live in London on a budget.

From finding a place to stay and things to do in London for free …

Just moved in the city and feeling overwhelmed with the cost of living in London not even knowing where to start tracking places to eat in London let alone renting in London ha? You shall not fear! Having been in your shoes not that long ago, all of us, the Broke in London team, we know how it feels when first moving to London. It was the vision of the Broke in London’s ‘spiritual leader’ and student at the time, Manolis, to create a one stop solution for all of you-us, who are trying to sort out ourselves in London while making the most out of the things to do in London for free. Following sleepless nights, gazillion hours of research and based on our own experiences living in London on a budget we have put together a list of all the possible websites and resources you will need when looking for a job, room, cool free stuff and advice when first moving to London. mapping cheap places to eat in London and getting a job!

But mapping out all the budget renting in London, jobsearch and event resources is not all we do. Through our job board you will find the latest jobs in London. Through our social media updates, articles and newsletters we are sharing with you on a daily basis the outcomes of our daily labour of mapping all possible things to do in London for free, cool low budget major or localised events and any other life advice we have for you; We are using it ourselves so we may as well share it with the rest of you .. because although London is one of the most expensive cities, like ever… still there are cheap things to do in London. (who would have guest) and we know that it is possible to have a very cool life even if Broke in London.