Best areas to live in London

London is a fabulous place to work and live in and proof of this are the thousands of expats who come to work and stay in this charming city. It offers plenty of facilities, has excellent infrastructure and great work opportunities among other advantages. It also is the commercial hub of Europe with numerous corporate companies and some of the biggest brands having their head offices here. With so much going for the city, it is no surprise that people from all across the world make a beeline to work and settle in London.

london tripIf you are planning to move to London and make it your home base, then you would have to decide as to which part of the city would be suitable in terms of accommodation. If you have been given an overseas transfer to your company’s corporate office in London, then you could opt initially for any of the fabulous Metropolis London Hyde Park Corporate Offers. It offers luxurious accommodation at a cost-effective price and is centrally located.

While you stay at The Metropolis London Hyde Park for the initial period, you could consider the following options and areas available to find suitable accommodation for the long term. Some of the best areas of London to stay in include:

North: The top pots are Hampstead, Highgate and Archway. These are Zone 2 suburbs that have a rustic harm with plenty of trendy restaurant, pubs and leafy parks. They are pretty expensive though so you will have to spend a good bit to stay here.

North West (Wembley, Notting Hill, Camden, Kilburn and Willesden Green): Notting Hill and Camden are the swankier suburbs. They are pretty expensive to stay at. More affordable are the suburbs of Wembley, Willesden Green and Kilburn.

South: These include the areas of Brixton, Clapham, Battersea and Wandsworth. Of these, Battersea and Clapham have grown in popularity in the past few years. There are plenty of flats which are reasonably priced and good transport connectivity. It also has great places for entertainment, to shop and dine at.

South East (Canary Wharf, Docklands and Greenwich): Canary Wharf the business district and the Docklands are flourishing with plenty of new businesses and new housing facilities. Transport is provided by the DLR (Docklands Light Rail) with affordable accommodation. For a more historical experience head to Greenwich!

South West:  The top areas are Wimbledon, Fulham, Earl’s Court, Putney and Southfields. These are popular with Kiwi and Aussie expats with affordable rents and great connectivity to Central London. Fulham and Putney is a place to find with a neighbourhood feel to them with lots of clubs, pubs, libraries and parks.

West: The popular spots are Hammersmith, Shepherd’s Bush and Acton. Acton and Shepherd’s Bush are more affordable in terms of rent, while Hammersmith is a bit pricier. Good transport links and great places to hang out.

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