East London Is Rough And West London Is Posh, According To Londoners
Londoners aren't so keen on the "gritty" east of the city, it seems.
Pollsters at YouGov asked 1,294 Londoners what they thought of its many neighbourhoods and this is what they said:
The words most associated with North London were "cosmopolitan" and "suburban".
West London is "posh" according to 35% of respondents.
South London is "rough" according to 30% of people and "dirty" according to 20%.
Bad news for East London - it can't shake off its grimy reputation and 40% of people who answered YouGov's survey said it was "rough" `and 37% said "poor".
YouGov says: "Of course, London is a city that is also constantly changing. There are already several major developments, like the CrossRail, new cycle lanes and a 24-hour Underground service, likely to transform the regional make-up of the city in the coming years. "