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London is one of the most popular destinations in the world. It is a great place to live and work, it has a vibrant nightlife and a rich history. The city has everything from high rise apartments to beautiful old houses in some of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the world.

However, there is also plenty of accommodation for students and young people on a budget. There are many cheap apartments in London that you can rent for short-term periods or even long-term if you prefer.

How to get the cheapest apartment for rent in London?

Want to move to London, United Kingdom? But you're on a shoestring budget? In such cases, it's important to know where you can get cheap apartments in the city. We have a great selection of cheap apartments in London for you to choose from. Whether you need something cheap in Camden Town or luxury apartments in Notting Hill, we have the perfect flat for you. If you are looking for an apartment to rent, these newly-refurbished contemporary apartment homes provide the ultimate in comfort and convenience. London is divided into 32 boroughs, each with its own council who are responsible for providing housing for its residents. If you are looking for affordable accommodation then it is important that you go directly to the council website and search by postcode to find out what they have available within your area at present.

Is it cheap to rent a flat in London?

You can find cheap apartments in London, but you may need to compromise on location. It is important to choose a place that is close to work and public transport links, as this will make it easier for you to get around London. You might also have to compromise on size when looking at flats in London, especially if they are listed as "cheap". Many people will share flats with friends or family members because it means they can afford a larger property than they would be able to afford alone (or at all).

How can I pay less rent in London?

There are a lot of ways you can save money on rent in London. One of the best ways is to look for a short-term lease or even a studio apartment. These are great options if you’re looking to move to London but aren’t sure how long you want to stay.

Another way is by looking at different neighborhoods and finding one with cheaper rent than others in central London. If you live close enough to work and don't mind taking public transportation every day, it might be worth paying somewhere between £1K - £2K less per month on your rental costs.

Of course, if you're willing to spend more money on your accommodation then you'll be able to get better locations and more spacious apartments. However, there are still plenty of choices that won't break the bank and will still give you access to all the attractions that London has on offer.

The best way to find cheap apartments in London is by using an online platform such as Spotahome. We list thousands of properties available for rent throughout the city, so it's easy for you to find exactly what you're looking for at just about any budget level.

Where are the cheapest flats in London?

Now that you know the local market and what to look for, it’s time to find your new home. Here are some tips on where to start: East London is cheaper than West London. Camden is another area where you can find cheap flats in London. Flats in smaller cities outside of London are cheaper than flats in London. For example, there's a huge difference between renting a flat in Hackney or Islington versus renting one in Liverpool or Manchester—the former will almost always be more expensive.
If you're willing to commute by train or bus into the city center every day, then consider moving out of town entirely; this can save you thousands each month.
It's also worth noting that rental prices drop dramatically when you move further away from inner-city areas like Kensington & Chelsea, which means that even though the rent may seem high compared to other locations around town (such as Hammersmith), if all things were equal regarding location then this would not be true at all.

How do I find a cheap apartment in London?

You can find a cheap apartment in London by using an estate agent, letting agent, or letting agency. Here's how to get cheap apartments in London:

Consider shared accommodation

Shared accommodation can be a great option for young professionals who want to live close to their workplace without spending too much money on rent each month. This type of living arrangement can also work well for students who are looking for somewhere close to campus or university accommodation. If you're looking for shared accommodation, ask around your university or college - many are home.

Find A Roommate

Roommates will cost less than living alone, thanks to shared bills and utilities. Finding free accommodation with someone who has a spare room isn't easy, but there are websites that can help you find one if you have friends or family already living in London. If you’re a bit skint at the moment and you’d rather save your pennies for a few pints down the local, consider other options such as our cheap rooms for rent in London.

Where is a safe place to live in London for cheap?

Here are some of the best areas for cheap apartments in London: Hackney - If you want something really cheap then you should look at places like Hackney. Generally speaking though, it's possible to get an apartment for less than £1,000 per month if you shop around and don't mind living in less fashionable areas such as Hackney.

Earls Court - this is an area with plenty of hotels, hostels and other student accommodation, meaning that there are loads of cheap apartments available. It's also very close to Parsons Green tube station (Piccadilly Line).

Bethnal Green - another area with lots of student accommodation and good transport links. You'll find it just east of Shoreditch, which is another hotspot for cheap apartments in London.

Tooting - this south London suburb has plenty of student accommodation as well as great transport links (Northern Line).

What is a bedsit in London?

A bedsit is a small apartment, usually rented unfurnished, that's found in the basement or ground floor of an old house or apartment building. Bedsits are often used by students and young people who don't have much money; they're also popular with migrant workers who find themselves in London for only a short time. Bedsits have a shared bathroom and kitchen. Most bedsits have one bedroom that opens onto the shared area; some bedsits have two bedrooms. Bedsits are cheaper than regular apartments because they don't come with their own bathroom or kitchen facilities; if you want those amenities you'll need to pay for them separately (and often at an additional cost).

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