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 Shopaholic’s Guide to Being Frugal

A complete guide on how to become frugal while doing what you love. Shopping! Guest post by Alex Alford When you love shopping it can sometimes be hard to keep track of the money you are spending. This makes it more likely that you will get into debt and suffer from some serious money problems. Continue Reading

7 Unusual Hobbies To Add To Your CV

Interesting hobbies to boost your application. By Saffron Shergill from StudentJob.co.uk The debate of whether hobbies and interests should be included in a CV has been ongoing for years. Many candidates believe it can make an application stand out, giving companies a chance to feel a personal connection with the potential employees. Others, however, feel their Continue Reading

Free Films and Fun For The Whole Family: East End Film Festival At Old Spitalfields Market

Lose yourself in the magic of the big screen – at no extra cost By Lara Peters London has been blessed with beautiful summer weather early this year – and what better way to spend a sunny day than at an outdoor cinema? Now a popular phenomenon and staple of a Londoner’s summer routine, you Continue Reading

Top 10 Excellent Money Saving Tips for Students in London

Best tips on budgeting in London By Henna Patel  from inspiringinterns.com Being a student on a budget and living in London can be tricky, seeing as the capital is one pricey place to live and socialise. Regardless, there are a number of things you can do in order to save those pennies and be more responsible Continue Reading

West vs. East: Where is the coolest place to live in London?

The lowdown on London’s coolest places to live Guest post by Mike James It’s well-known that there’s a bitter rivalry between the compass-points of London over which is the most desirable place to live. South and East London have to contend with a rough, gritty reputation, despite being home to a trendy art scene and 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.