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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Black History Month at Poplar Union – October 2022

By Fahiza Danjuma, Social Media Manager, Poplar Union This Black History Month, Poplar Union are thrilled to celebrate Black excellence with a series of events running throughout October to honour the local Black artists, makers, and facilitators as they kick off #PUCelebratesBHM. Poplar Union are working with their community to be at the heart of Continue Reading

How Many Weight Watchers Points Am I Allowed?

Guest post by Victoria Z. The extremely successful Weight Watchers program uses the fundamental “calories in, calories out” weight management strategy in its own smart way. The Weight Watchers’ point system, which gives points to items based on their calorie and nutritional composition, simplifies calories. Also, the free online Weight Watcher’s point calculator also lets Continue Reading

How to Gain Experience with an Internship Abroad

By Laura Murillo from Studentjob.co.uk A fantastic option to broaden your knowledge and professional experience is to do an internship abroad. Working overseas can give you a variety of useful skills, that you can apply in different jobs; as well as give you a break from routine, and insight into how your dream job looks Continue Reading

Creative Ways To Add More Personality To Your House

Guest post by Julia Evans With working from home becoming more common, and the world outside becoming more stressful and competitive than ever before, it’s important to have a small refuge from all of it when you come home at the end of a hard day. To achieve this, it’s essential to not only feel Continue Reading

How to Find Relocation Estimates Online

Guest post by Amy Marshall If you are in the process of relocating to London, whether it’s across the country or from overseas, you will likely need to get some estimates for the move. This can be a daunting task, as there are many different moving companies out there. How do you know which one Continue Reading

Little Wing Film Festival Returns to Champion Grassroots Cinema – 5-9 October

Little Wing Film Festival is back for its 6th year championing grassroots cinema and emerging filmmakers. For the first time being 100% in-person since 2019, this community-led festival is back touring Everyman Cinemas across London from October bringing short films back to the big screen and supporting industry regeneration post-pandemic. If you’re a lover of Continue Reading

Best Part Time Jobs In London That You Can Start Immediately

Guest post by Hannah Madison The best part time jobs in London are those that offer good pay and are also flexible enough to work around your schedule. How to create CV for a part time job The content of your CV will vary depending on the part-time job you are applying for. However, there Continue Reading

Local UK Skips Complete Guide for 100% Sustainable Use

Guest post by Kristie Shadwick Are you going to demolish, build or renovate your home? Perhaps you’re a big fan of DIY? Then you should get acquainted with the services of London garbage disposal agencies. You can rent a skip, which will fully correspond to the dimensions and characteristics of your waste – bulky waste, toxic Continue Reading

Poplar Picnic a Free Family-friendly Festival in the Park!

After having to cancel last minute last year due to the dreaded Covid, Poplar Union are excited to finally bring you Poplar Picnic; an annual, community festival in Bartlett Park celebrating everything Poplar! This free, family-friendly event has been organised in partnership with Well One, an organisation that aims to positively impact the health and Continue Reading

Replacement Kitchen Doors: The Key To Designing Low-Cost spaces

Guest post by Trevor Davis Renovating your kitchen from scratch requires a significant investment. But not every homeowner can afford to spend much money on their next remodelling project. So, what’s the solution? Luckily, a kitchen makeover doesn’t necessarily have to cost a fortune. While it takes some skill, designing a kitchen on a budget Continue Reading

Losing Your Job: What Now

Guest post by Rebekka Venter from StudentJob UK Let’s not sugarcoat it: losing your job is no fun affair. It is usually associated with uncertainty, anxiety and a feeling of defeat. If you lose your job and find yourself scrambling to find a way forward, we’re here to help. This article will explain everything you Continue Reading

How To Run A Profitable Website in 2022

Guest post by Nancy Howard As the internet expands and continues to grow, so does the importance of websites and digital platforms. Every day, people in London are flocking to the internet to find the products and services they need. They want the best deals and the best products that are not just affordable, but 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.