Many people are attracted to life in London and at the same time they are frightened by its high prices. But many specialists, working in the capital, have found an excellent alternative. They chose to live settlements that are located near the capital. And found a lot of advantages in this solution for themselves: affordable housing, beautiful natural areas, clean air, the opportunity to spend time off work with family in more relaxed atmosphere.
In the list of cities with lower prices for housing and goods are cities with apartment buildings, concrete buildings of the 1960s and houses built in the post-war years. Among them: Luton and Swindon, which are about an hour away from London.
Northampton. Distance to London: 109 km. Cost of living: from 18,000 pounds.