Jobs,Rooms and Links for a Budget Life in London | Broke in London
  • Jobs in London

    the best job sites in the UK!
    Are you looking for a job in London? We reviewed the best job sites in the UK and job agencies...
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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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Top 10 Free Events in London September 2015

Summer’s over but cinema saves the day! by Jen (follow Jen on Twitter: @JenBarnes207) And that’s all folks- with a few impressive storms it seems that summer is over. But don’t fret- there’s enough going on indoors to distract you from the weather and the lack of light in the evenings. In fact- there’s enough film festivals Continue Reading

5 Top Tips For Making Your CV Stand Out

Essential tips stand out from the crowd By Leanne Styles Today’s employment market is more competitive than ever, and with some employers receiving hundreds of applications for just one position, ensuring your CV stands out from the crowd can feel like an impossible challenge. But all is not lost. With a few simple steps, you can Continue Reading

Simple Guide to London Jogging

Best Routes and Tips for Beginners Jogging is fun. It helps develop fitness and maintain it over a period of time, and gives participants amazing insights into a city they live in or are visiting. It’s great to do an open-top bus tour of a city, or take a river cruise, and inhabitants and tourists Continue Reading

Paddington Central extends its popular summer free film festival

Grab a beanbag and make the most of your summer evenings By Laura McLean (@Laura_D_McLean) Don’t let the rain get you down, next week the summer weather is set to return and so is the Paddington Central summer film festival! If you’re anything like me, after a long day in the office there’s nothing nicer Continue Reading

Making a Small London Flat Seem Larger

Simple Tricks to Try If you ever had to sleep in the box room as a child, you may well find yourself revisiting the experience by living in a London flat. To say this can feel a tad claustrophobic is no exaggeration, and as London property is expensive, whether you’re renting or buying, then if 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 cash 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 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.