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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Free things to do: House of Vans London Upcoming Cinema Screenings

All screenings are free and open to the public   House of Vans London, the home of creativity, has a packed schedule for their 100 seat cinema for the remainder of January and whole of February. All screenings are free and open to the public. Visit House of London for more information on timings. Limited seating available Continue Reading

5 Ways to Find Cheaper Deals When Shopping Online

Finding Lower Prices Online: Everything You Need to Know Guest post by Jolene Chambers No matter what time of year it is, it’s always a shopping season online. Nothing beats the incredible selection you can find on retailers like Amazon, Swappa, Asos, and all the other great options. Best of all, you can do it Continue Reading

Tips to Save for a More Comfortable Retirement

Important things to know Guest post by Annie Button The current state pension is £168.60 per week and the majority of people are eligible to claim it after 35 years’ worth of National Insurance contributions. However, many people need far more than this to live, and if you want to enjoy your retirement in comfort Continue Reading

Top 9 Budget-friendly Things to Do in New Zealand

Affordable budget travel Tips Guest post by Sarah Williams It’s easy to get enthusiastic about a trip to New Zealand. However, a person may get discouraged due to the pricy effect associated with New Zealand travels. Nonetheless, don’t lose hope just yet. There’s more to this region than meets the eye. A person can view Continue Reading

What to do if your boiler won’t ignite

Simple steps you can take to solve the problem yourself Guest post by Paul Gordon If your heating isn’t working or you can’t get any hot water from the taps, a cold day can quickly become very uncomfortable. Your boiler is a complicated piece of equipment, so you’d be forgiven for not being an expert, 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.