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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A Budget Weekend In Eindhoven

By Namra In case you are looking out for a relaxing and adventurous getaway trip at the same time, then Eindhoven might be the perfect place for you! Even though there would be a lot to visit here, if you are up for a short duration, weekend trip – then undoubtedly a getaway to Eindhoven Continue Reading

5 Key Ways to Hire a Professional Website Design Firm

Guest post by Jessica King One of the most important elements required to have your business reach new heights and transform into a fully-fledged enterprise is your Website design. If you want to find the most effective and professional website design services in London, you need to look out for certain basic characteristics that will Continue Reading

Mykonos, a wonder of Cyclades islands

Guest post by Alex Kalos Greece is a chamber of treasures. Out of the many historically and architecturally rich islands it houses, Mykonos is also one of the popular tourist attractions. If you’re looking to unwind this summer, Mykonos is the perfect place. The weather, the scenery, and the culture will provide the ideal break Continue Reading

10 Free Coworking Spaces for Freelancers in London

Guest post by Jilian Woods Starting a business is not an easy task; you need to count every penny to bring your expenditures to a minimum and survive in the first, most challenging 1-2 years. Thus, spending a lion share of your modest initial earnings on office rent is a luxury, especially if you reside Continue Reading

Smart Cleaning Tips For Every Home

Guest post by Stella Myers If you want your everyday life to run smoothly, keeping your home clean and tidy is important. You can either do the cleaning yourself or hire a cleaner through a professional house cleaning service. There are plenty of websites and agencies out there to use. There are even services focused Continue Reading

Finding an SEO Agency in London: what you need to know

Guest post by Lauren Priddey Hiring an SEO agency for your small business within the London area can be extremely beneficial for the success of your company, taking the worry out of finding the time for your team to manage your search engine optimisation efforts internally. A strong SEO strategy is a long-term commitment, so Continue Reading

5 Tips for your First Time Driving in London

Guest post by Greg Perry Big cities like London can pose a challenge even for experienced drivers. If you’ve just passed your test, you’ll be at even more of a disadvantage. London has been around in one form or another for centuries, and the road system is a little bit like organised chaos, with side-streets Continue Reading

Extension of stamp duty holiday fuels home sales boom

Guest post by Jana Abelovská One of the announcements made in the 2021 Budget speech in March was that the stamp duty holiday was being extended for a further three months to the end of June. Stamp duty is often complicated to calculate as individual circumstances can affect the brackets and amounts due. It’s not Continue Reading

Flying Out Of London After The Pandemic: Tips For A Range Of Travellers

Guest post by Zoe Price London is amazing, but sometimes you just want to escape and have a change of scenery, particularly after the year we’ve had. Below, we discuss what steps you need to consider if you are looking to get out of London and travel after the pandemic. Whether you’re planning to visit Continue Reading

Top Tips for Saving Money When You First Move to London

Guest post by Zoe Price Arriving in London for the first time is an amazing feeling. This is one of the most vibrant cities in the world and there is so much on offer here for you to experience! However, London is also an incredibly expensive city to live in, and you need to make Continue Reading

How to look after yourself when working from home

Guest post by Steph King The pandemic saw more people than ever working from home, and despite plans for offices to start opening up, it seems a lot of employees have got a taste for this new way of working. Whether you’re looking at heading back to the office on a more temporary basis or Continue Reading

How to save money on a day out in London

Guest post by Steph King Getting out of the house is good for the soul. It not only gets you seeing and trying new things, but also gives you something to look forward to, thus lifting the spirits. However, the costs associated with a day out can be off-putting. Visiting the attraction itself might only 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.