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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Are you Moving to London? The Ultimate 2022 Relocation Guide

By Stefania We bet you all have dreamt about living near the beautiful river Thames that runs through the magnificent city of London. Who wouldn’t want to, right? London, the smallest city of England yet the one with the most grandeur. Vacations might seem easy here, you can just hire a tour agency and make Continue Reading

How To Reduce The Risk of Stress In The Workplace

Guest post by George Griffiths Workplace stress is inescapable. That is not always a bad thing, though, as some employees may find operating amidst low levels of stress the optimal environment to keep them motivated and bring out the maximum of their capabilities. Problems start to arise when the stress factors at the office are Continue Reading

Funny, Cheap Things to Do in London to Relieve Stress

Guest post by Dr. Arturo Osorio Stress is nearly inescapable these days. It can be overwhelming to the point that it negatively affects work, relationships, and the overall enjoyment of life. Fortunately, though, there’s something simple (and free) that can help relieve that stress. It’s laughter. Laughing has both physical and mental health benefits, including Continue Reading

How to Achieve Debt-Free Auto Repairs in The UK

Guest post by Andi Francis Car repair and maintenance can be very costly regardless of whether your car has gotten into an accident or not. While you may be familiar with the used car warranties provided by American companies CARCHEX and CarShield, there are UK companies that offer similar products for the UK market. Your Continue Reading

Seeking to Move Away From London? Affordable Locations You Might Have Missed

Guest post by Zoe Price Moving to a new place is something that the vast majority of adults have experienced. Whether you did not move until you reached adulthood or moved numerous times throughout your childhood, it is estimated that the average British person moves eight times in their lifetime.  That being said, there are Continue Reading

Does Perfume Go Off? How To Tell If Your Perfume Has Expired

Guest post by Abbie Maguire If you’ve had the same fragrance for months or years, you may have noticed that its strength has decreased or that it has acquired an unusual odour. You could wonder whether cologne can go bad. So, can perfume expire? Yes, it certainly can, and not all is lost since there Continue Reading

The Best Cheap Vegan Restaurants in London

By Eloise Empleton Veganism is a growing trend and way of life. Whether you’re a die hard vegan for ethical reasons or health reasons, a flexitarian or simply have a vegan friend coming to town there is now an abundance of plant based restaurants in the capital to choose from. In fact London has been Continue Reading

How To Get Your Business Out Of Debt

By John D. With rising interest rates coupled with high rates of corporate debt, increasing numbers of investors are growing concerned over their debt. This is a good time to ask yourself whether you too should be worried about your business’ debt. Taking out a loan can be a smart move in many situations. However, Continue Reading

Black Friday is close! Choose DeFacto for the best promotions!

Guest post by the Defacto team Holidays are around the corner! How can you make the most of your holiday gift shopping without breaking the bank? We have the answer: Take advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and you’ll be golden! If you’re looking for clothing for men, women, kids and babies, DeFacto Continue Reading

7 Creative Ways to Earn Some Extra Cash in Time for Christmas

Contributed by Debbie Fletcher The holiday season is one of the best times of the year, filled with gingerbread lattes, Christmas ads on TV, carol singers knocking on doors, and Christmas songs on the radio. While many of us look forward to the snowy season, it’s also a time of year where many people can Continue Reading

Best UK Actors You Haven’t Heard About Yet

Guest post by Harry Wilson Hollywood is the mecca of American film and television, but the UK is also quite prolific in its production of movies and TV across the pond. As a result, many UK actors make the leap to US screens, but you may not recognize them if you don’t watch British media. Continue Reading

Benefits of Working from Home in London

Guest post by B G Novak For a lot of those who are self-employed, working at home can be one of the best options. Working in a home office can provide many benefits. In this article, we will be going over a few of them. #1 Cut Out The Commute One of the major advantages 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.