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Prestigious Places to Live in London

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    Hey, calling all Londoners here. Or, people that, er, know about it anyway. Ok, where would you say are the most desirable places to live in London? Like which boroughs are the most sought after/most prestigious. I know of a few, but I'd just like conformation really. Postcodes would be great and the name of the area; oh and why you think it so.

    Thanks a lot!
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    south kensington, chelsea, hampstead garden suburb, clerkenwell, islington
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    City of London, Kensington/Chelsea, Richmond, Wandsworth etc.
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    Chelsea, the nice parts of Hampstead, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, Notting Hill, Primrose Hill, Mayfair, etc.

    Anyhows, why do you want to know this anyway? You can find out the most desirable places to live in London with a few minutes of Googling and get post codes, etc, and you could get them listed by the average house-price per area to give you some idea about their exclusivity.
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    The Elephant, SE17.

    ...

    Why?
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    Belgravia SW1

    South Kensington SW7

    Chelsea SW3 / SW10

    Notting Hill W11

    Mayfair W1

    Knightsbridge SW7

    Islington N1

    Primrose Hill NW1
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    Oh yeah, I missed out Fitzrovia.
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    Camberwell SE5.

    Includes highlights such as the Cornner Shop, Dog Kennel Hill, Sainsburys, and in general is a great place to live.
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    You forgot about Tumblewash!
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    If I ever got rich, I'd rather be tortured to within an inch of my life (still conscious though) then killed in some obscure nasty way a la Final Destination than live in one of those areas.
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    (Original post by yelwalkietalkie)
    If I ever got rich, I'd rather be tortured to within an inch of my life (still conscious though) then killed in some obscure nasty way a la Final Destination than live in one of those areas.
    EC1A
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    Camden :cool:

    But seriously, Chelsea and Kensington are the most desirable parts.
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    (Original post by Fluffy)
    EC1A
    Am I supposed to be offended?
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    Any of the places actually on a Monopoly set
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    (Original post by Liam The Eagle)
    Camden :cool:

    But seriously, Chelsea and Kensington are the most desirable parts.
    Since when did sky-high prices and a pretence to match equal desirable?
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    (Original post by yelwalkietalkie)
    Since when did sky-high prices and a pretence to match equal desirable?
    When people want something badly enough (desire it) they will pay a higher price for it. Thus the high prices show a certain desirability.
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    (Original post by yelwalkietalkie)
    Am I supposed to be offended?
    EC1A is the most desirable part of The City - why would that offend you?
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    (Original post by Fluffy)
    EC1A is the most desirable part of The City - why would that offend you?
    I don't know. I'm not that familiar with postcodes. I just know ones in my immediate area because that's where most of my friends live, and I've never had a reason to write a letter to EC1A.
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    (Original post by yelwalkietalkie)
    I don't know. I'm not that familiar with postcodes. I just know ones in my immediate area because that's where most of my friends live, and I've never had a reason to write a letter to EC1A.
    Then what the hell are you talking about?
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    (Original post by zhivago)
    Hey, calling all Londoners here. Or, people that, er, know about it anyway. Ok, where would you say are the most desirable places to live in London? Like which boroughs are the most sought after/most prestigious. I know of a few, but I'd just like conformation really. Postcodes would be great and the name of the area; oh and why you think it so.

    Thanks a lot!
    I like Bloomsbury best

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