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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Best London Nightlife for Next to Nothing

From free beer tasting to free bottles of bubbly for your birthday, London has it all Guest post by Lisa Vander Going out at night in London can get pretty expensive.  Between cover charges, tickets, food and drink, and transportation, it’s no wonder that broke people choose to stay home and watch reruns on television Continue Reading

Music Stages at the Lambeth Country Show 2017

One of London’s biggest free festivals returns to Brockwell Park on 15th and 16th July By Nicky Ezer The joy of a professional music stage, international performers, open space in urban London, and 50,000 people all partying together – that’s the annual music field within Lambeth Country Show. A family affair, politics left behind, its all about Continue Reading

London’s Best Open-Air Cinemas

The coolest places to enjoy a movie this summer By Afro An outdoors screening is one of the best things someone can do in London. Wrapped up in a blanket with a lager in hand, watching a favourite film… bliss! It may have started in conventional forums but the places now have expanded to include parks, Continue Reading

Top 6 Couple Budget Holiday Destinations

Looking to get away with your loved one? Guest post by Daniel Troy When people think of holidays, they tend to associate them with being expensive and out of budget, particularly if they are saving for something in particular. This is particularly important when it comes to couples who are looking to save for their Continue Reading

How to Find the Best Smartphone Deals on the Market

There are now more smartphones than ever! Guest post by John Webb By the end of the year 2020, there will be an estimated 6.1 billion active smartphone users across the globe. On a fundamental level, this hints at the proliferation of mobile technology, which has become increasingly affordable, accessible and sophisticated since the emergence 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.