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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Apps and Resources That Will Help You Survive London Life

The best money saving tools! By Sylvia Nankivell from Student Money Saver Two things are guaranteed when living in London. First, you will spend money. And second, you will inevitably struggle. But try not to worry, because help is at hand. Many others are in your situation, and so apps and resources are springing up Continue Reading

Can You Create a London-Friendly Budget with an Online Business?

London is one of the most expensive cities in the world Guest post by Larisa Wong It is a well-known fact that London is one of the most expensive cities in the world. However, this massive urban amalgamation of flavours and cultures still continues to attract professionals from all walks of life. Much like other Continue Reading

Fiesta de Mexico 26–28 July in Guildhall Yard

A 3-day celebration of Mexican food, drink and entertainment in the heart of London This summer, you don’t need to empty your bank account and jet off to sunny Cancún to experience the delights of the rich Mexican culture. Hot on the heels of London’s Mezcal Week, Fiesta de Mexico is set to showcase the Continue Reading

5 Best Places in London to Visit on a Date

Looking for date ideas in London? Guest post by Diana Ross London is a wonderful and mysterious city which can make your dreams come true. It is worth asking your beloved girl out and going to walk along the streets of foggy Albion. London attracts visitors with its red buses and telephone booths, magnificent architecture and Continue Reading

Hybrid Cars and Congestion Charges: Everything You Need to Know

How congestion charges are going to affect you or your business Guest post by Zoe Price For those who live in London, understanding how hybrid charges work can enable you to plan appropriately in terms of your budget if you work and travel in and around the area. Congestion charges have been developed in order to Continue Reading

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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.

..to 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.