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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How Can Tenants Negate the Cost of Renting in London?

Rents have fallen but living costs are up! Guest post by John Davidson It was recently announced that the cost of renting property in London had fallen by 1.2%, marking the market’s first decline since 2009. It’s far from being a seminal moment in the property market, however, as the costs facing tenants in the capital remain disproportionate to stagnating house prices. A Continue Reading

London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2017

Europe’s biggest dragon boat festival returns Sunday 25th June 2017 By James Horrocks London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival is the largest dragon boat festival in Europe and takes place at London Regatta Centre on Sunday 25th June 2017 from 10am to 6pm. This year’s 22nd event takes on a special significance as it celebrates 20 Continue Reading

St Martins Courtyard Summer Garden Party

A free shopping garden party not to be missed Summer is here and the street parties have begun! St Martins Courtyard is kick starting the summer with the Summer Garden Party. On Saturday 10th June from 12-5pm, St Martins Courtyard will be bringing the party to the streets with this West End event. This vibrant Continue Reading

Seven Dials Fashion Feast

A vibrant day full of free fun June is bringing everyone to the streets in celebratory style! Especially Seven Dials, for their summer event Fashion Feast. Seven Dials combination of seven stylish streets will be brought together in festive fun, the streets will be traffic free and lined with activity. Get down to central London Continue Reading

Free Film Screenings in London

A detailed list of the best free films in London in June By Manolis Zografakis We love free films, we really do, and we know that you love them too! That’s why every month, we round up the best free film events happening in London, from DIY film clubs showing free films in small pubs, bars or cafes 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.