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Relocating to London

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Sycorax Sun 19-May-13 12:11:10

Hi everyone. We are shortly relocating from Sheffield to London as my husband has a new job. We don't know London at all and I'm looking for some suggestions about good places to live - I have a 2yo and a 3mo. He'll be working close to London Victoria. I suspect we won't be able to afford more than a shoebox in London itself, so we'd be looking at commuter towns, preferably on the north or west. We're looking for somewhere with good schools and plenty going on but not too far out - so basically what everyone else is looking for! Any suggestions?

mikkii Sun 19-May-13 13:41:15

I'd start by looking at where the Victoria train routes run. I can't help more than that as our line runs into Waterloo.

oscarwilde Mon 20-May-13 16:42:35

Or look at what mainline stations connect to the Victoria line. There aren't too many stations on that line so it's relatively quick to get across London on it if you want to live North of London. Euston or Kings Cross so the world's your oyster.
I'd repost in Property - lots of similar threads there.

FairyJen Mon 20-May-13 16:48:55

Op let me know where you end up, I'm from Sheffield originally and now in SE London smile

Sycorax Tue 21-May-13 10:10:32

Ok, thanks. I'll check the Property section and go from there. Fairyjen, I'll let you know

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