London Blog

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the Bronx just received a pretty big endorsement. Despite being one of the five boroughs of New York, and around 3,500 miles away from the UK, it’s currently serving as the inspiration behind the recent regeneration of Croydon, London’s latest rental hotspot. Croydon Vision 2020 is the name…

Everyone has their favourite room – for some it’s hang-out central, more commonly know as the kitchen; others enjoy the bedroom because that’s obviously where all the magic happens; the living room can’t be discounted due to the fact that it’s usually the biggest of all the rooms; and the bathroom is still a contender…

Should I leave London?

By rentonomy on August 3, 2016

Are you in or are you out? Despite what you might initially think, it’s not a question regarding the recent EU referendum. That’s done and dusted, and if you voted, whether you chose to leave or stay, we’re very much out. Our ‘in or out’ question is more specific to London’s fair capital, and hasn’t received…

Most of us an idea of the type of place we want to live in when it comes to renting a home in London, along with a budget to match. We might require two bedrooms with an en-suite to the master; if there’s some garden space, great; hopefully the property’s relatively close to a transport station; and we can…

Nearest rentals to London football clubs

By rentonomy on July 29, 2016

Who wouldn’t want to be a Premier League footballer? We’ll happily take an average wage of just over £43k per week to do a bit of training every day and occasionally kick a ball around. Unfortunately, here at rentonomy we aren’t exactly blessed with the sporting gene. Instead we’ll have to join the other 4.7 billion…

Oh to be a student again; late-night parties, a journey of self-discovery and independence, and being broke. Ok, that last one isn’t so appealing. Although some of these London students seem to debunk the myth of empty pockets. London is, after all, one of the most expensive cities to live in the world. It’s also one…

Electric nightclubs, lively bars, extravagant theatre shows and late-night restaurants – London really comes to life once the sun goes down. Unfortunately, it’s transport system can’t quite keep up with the 24/7 entertainment that makes this city so great. If you’re planning on staying out any later than 12.00am, options for getting home are limited to…

Comparing living in London to New York

By rentonomy on November 14, 2015

As two of the world’s biggest and busiest cities it is only natural to compare London and New York, many large companies think it’s vital to have an office in each location but which is best to live in? We cover transportation, day to day living and find out what are the best sites in…

Advice and resources on how to move to London

By rentonomy on September 2, 2015

Hurray! You’ve decided to move to London, the biggest city in Europe, the best capital city in the world and a cultural hotspot of epic proportions. It may be for work reasons, if you have family already in London or if you just want an adventure of living in a vibrant large city. Whatever the…

If you’re a young professional and just about to move to London, there will be one big question on your lips; ‘where is the best area for me?’. In fact this question is just as pertinent for people already in London – how do you know another equally affordable area wouldn’t be more to your…