Ever thought about moving to the big smoke and enjoying all that the country’s capital has to offer? If you are still on the fence and unsure about whether to make the switch, maybe our top 5 reasons to move to London might help you decide.
1. It’s not as expensive as you think
OK, it is. There are parts of London that are incredibly expensive however equally, it’s perfectly possible to live in London on a budget. The key is to look at areas that aren’t on a direct tube line, perhaps a little further out and sharing. Lots of Londoners share rental and it’s incredible common – so there’s plenty of services to make sure you find your perfect room-mate.
2. Career Opportunities
London is the finance capital of the world and this is shown in job and employment opportunities which have increased 62% year on year. There’s a huge variety of industry and areas to find the perfect career for you.
3. It’s not always that busy
Rush hour tubes can put a lot of people off from moving and it can undisputedly be overwhelming however there are plenty of ways to avoid the rush hour crush that means your working mornings don’t have to be cramped on a sweaty Northern Line. The buses are great, the city is well equipped for cycling and many companies offer flexible working hours to avoid busy time periods.
4. There’s something for everyone, always
If you wanted to go to a cat knitting party on a Tuesday morning you probably could. If variety is the spice of life then London is a vindaloo – there is so much going on to suit all tastes and budgets. You are sure to find like minded people discovering new hobbies you love.
5. The Food
London is one of the best cities in the world for food – there’s huge variety and can always find something great to enjoy. If you like to eat out and enjoy new things then it’s absolutely worth moving to London for some time. Here is a great list of the top London restaurants.
Hope this helps! And if you need help moving you can get in touch with a man with a van London.