City Life, London

Cost of living in London

February 24, 2020 - Read time 10 mins

If you take a look at any expat forum or Quora board about Britain (as this writer will often do when researching his blogs!) you'll often see the question 'Is it expensive to live in the UK?' - the answer is, depends on where you live!



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Wellness, Moving, London

How Lyvly can make your move to London easier

February 6, 2020 - Read time 4 mins

Since the EU referendum in Summer 2016, there have been worries it would deter foreign nationals wanting to move to the UK for work - both EU and non-EU. The official statistics would not necessarily back that up. The number of workers coming..

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Moving, Advice, London

Lyvly's guide to moving to England from the USA

February 3, 2020 - Read time 13 mins

If you've decided that life in the UK is what you want, ahead of looking for houses or flats to rent, there are a few things to understand and check off your lists before you make the big move. It's a lot to consider, so we have created a guide..

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City Life, Moving, Advice, London

15 best places to live in London as a young professional

January 29, 2020 - Read time 10 mins

It's a big decision finding your first place to live in a new city. You don't want to be too far from work, but maybe you want some greenery or to be close to the action. Absolute minefield. Getting it wrong can really ruin your relationship with..

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Culture, Corporates, London

Partnerships that boost employee wellbeing

January 16, 2020 - Read time 3 mins

A quote that’s been used to death is a “happy worker is a productive worker”. Clearly there’s a lot of truth in this and quite a bit of research to back it up and in fact, an Oxford University study titled ‘Does Employee Happiness have an Impact..

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Member Stories, Shared Living, London

Lyvly's welcoming party - why new member drinks matter

October 22, 2019 - Read time 4 mins

Lyvly’s mission means we want to be more than just a property management company. Ensuring a low-stress home life and friendly housemates to live with are key elements of what we try to deliver -  but the events and sense of community are how we..

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Area Guides, City Life, London

The Star of North London - Lyvly's guide to Angel

September 19, 2019 - Read time 9 mins

Obviously any neighbourhood called Angel has a lot to live up to. But with a buzzing mix of culture, food and history, Angel goes above and beyond what you’d expect. Which is exactly why it’s one of London’s most sought-after areas.

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Member Stories, Area Guides, City Life, London

Why I love Brixton - by Lyvly member ellie

September 9, 2019 - Read time 1 mins

Favourite thing about Brixton? 

"How incredibly easy it is to get to anywhere in London. You're at the end of the Victoria line, so there's a double advantage of getting a seat every time and being able to get across London so quickly."

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Area Guides, City Life, London

South London’s Sleeper Hit: Lyvly's Guide to Balham

August 26, 2019 - Read time 8 mins

You know how the cool kids are the ones that don’t have to shout about it? That’s Balham. With Brixton to the east, Clapham to the north and Tooting to the south, some neighbourhoods might get self conscious. But with its own culture, community..

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City Life, Moving, Advice, London

Finding somewhere to live in London on a graduate salary

August 21, 2019 - Read time 10 mins

In 2019, the average graduate salary is around £22,000 - and with your first proper salary also comes a whole host of bills and responsibilities. One of the biggest expenses that graduates have to contend with if they move for their first job is..

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Wellness, Moving, Community, London

Making Friends When Moving to London

August 15, 2019 - Read time 7 mins

We know moving to London can be a pretty daunting process, especially if you don’t have many friends there. London can also sometimes feel like a lonely city, especially when you’re new here, but whether you’re into running, sewing, singing or..

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Area Guides, City Life, Moving, London

Industrial Cool in South London: Lyvly's Guide to Deptford

July 29, 2019 - Read time 7 mins

Tucked between Bermondsey and Greenwich, Deptford’s industrial charms tend to fly under the radar. But while everyone was looking the other way, this historic neighbourhood has been building its own unique community and vibe.


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