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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5 Budget-Friendly Wedding Photography Tips

Guest post by Anna Nilsen There’s no getting away from the fact that getting married costs money, but that doesn’t mean you need to spend the equivalent of the average annual salary to have a special day to remember. The key is to find areas where you can cut costs without making compromises, and the Continue Reading

How a UK Guarantor Can Help You Save Money and Secure a Home

Guest post by Annie Button Buying a home in the UK is something that is feeling more and more out of reach for those who haven’t yet managed to get onto the property ladder. On top of that, the rental market is also pricing people out of their preferred locations, forcing people to cut back Continue Reading

Fillings, Inlays, Onlays, Crowns: What’s The Difference?

Guest post by Jennie Trotters This guide by Portobello Dental Clinic will help you get a better understanding of the difference between fillings, inlays, and onlays. Keep reading to see if any of the following treatments is suitable for you. Keep in mind that you should talk to your dentist to ensure that you understand Continue Reading

Upcoming Art Exhibition: Trees Are For Life

WappArt&Music, LUAP and Niya Ruseva are kicking off the new year with an exciting and engaging art installation, Trees Are For Life. The installation will be displayed at Wapp Art – Gauging Square, London E1W 2AH, from 18th January 2023 – 11th February 2023 for public viewing from outside. For the full experience, a free Continue Reading

What You Need to Know Before You Build a Property in London

Guest post by Zoe Price London is a hub of activity, business, and entertainment for all ages. It is the capital city, and one of the most famous places around the world. There is plenty of reason, then, that people wish to move and live there. Finding a self-build project in London might come with Continue Reading

Tips on How To Sell a House in a Slow Market

Guest post by Paul Gibbens The UK has enjoyed a steady price increase in housing for the past six years. At present, experts are predicting whether or not house prices will fall in 2023. Karen Gilchrist at CNBC reported on 15 November that – The U.K. property market could be on the verge of a Continue Reading

Money Saving Tips For Foodies In London: A Penny Pinchers Guide

Guest post by Jennie Being a food fanatic in the Big Smoke isn’t always easy, with the cost of living consistently rising and food prices increasing. But there are ways that you can indulge your taste buds without skimping on quality or your favourite recipes; all you need to do is apply a little bit Continue Reading

Why Camping Should Be on Your To-Do List

Guest post by Pams Gibbson Spending a weekend camping in the wilderness is the perfect way to get away from the stress of city life. Going on a hike through some lovely woods or harsh mountains and then camping out under the stars. Countless people believe that visiting a far-flung location and staying in a Continue Reading

Here are the Top 5 Campsites you can Visit From London This Season

Guest post by Emma If you’re looking for a change of scenery and some family fun time outdoors, camping might be the perfect solution. And London is the perfect place to start your camping adventures, thanks to its prime location and wealth of campsites nearby. We’ve put together a list of the top five campsites Continue Reading

How To Be Financially Independent as a Student in London?

Guest post by Riya Rohtagi Any student wants to be self-sufficient, especially when it comes to money. Of course, everyone understands that you must work to be economically independent at a young age. As a result, we will not advise you on where to look for a part-time internship if you are a student, as Continue Reading

7 Ways How DIY Can Help You to Live in London on a Budget

Guest post by Barry Gray Let’s get honest here, London is an expensive place to live. By that, I don’t just mean the cost of buying a home or the cost of renting. It seems as if everything is more expensive there than anywhere else in the UK and almost more than anywhere else in Continue Reading

A Night Out In London Without Booze: Your Guide

Guest post by Adam Richman London is well known for its pubs, and for many people visiting the capital, when the sun goes down it’s the first port of call. The Great British pub is what many rave about, particularly in the USA, but there is so much more to London than that, and they’re 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.

..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.