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16 Places You Should (Or Shouldn't) Live In London

You need a new flat, but where should you live?

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1. Camden

Why you should live there: Back in the 90's and 00's, it was home to everyone - from Amy Winehouse to pretty much everyone involved in Britpop

Why you shouldn't live there: In the early 10's, it's mainly full of tourists

5. Shoreditch

Why you should live there: Central enough to be handy, different enough to be fun - and it's where anything new appears

Why you shouldn't live there: SO busy at the weekend - and no-one seems to actually live there

7. Greenwich

Why you should live there: Green space, epic buildings and pretending to drive the DLR to work every morning.

Why you shouldn't live there: You don't fancy being an extra in a Hollywood movie at the weekend. Seriously, it's all of them

8. Soho

Why you should live there: It's the centre of London! Everything is on your doorstep, and it'll be fun at any time of night or day.

Why you shouldn't live there: Your plans to become an escort are still a few months away

11. Notting Hill

Why you should live there: You fancy recreating a Hugh Grant movie, and sharing a flat with some people named Isabella and Maxwell

Why you shouldn't live there: David Cameron used to live there

12. Stoke Newington

Why you should live there: You want to live in a village, but would really rather that village was within Zone 2.

Why you shouldn't live there: You don't like Quinoa. Or the Guardian.

13. Brixton

Why you should live there: It's always lively, it has a great history, and you'll meet brilliantly interesting people

Why you shouldn't live there: The reason all the people will be interesting is that they are probably very much out of it

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