London 'worst place' in Britain

London has won the title of Britain's number one 'Crap Town' after a public vote to find the worst places to live.

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Capital of 'crap towns' gives Londoners a 'raw deal'

The author of a book which declared that the capital was top of a list of the UK's 'crap towns' has recalled complaints from Londoners who were polled on their opinion of the city.

London is crap for all sorts of reasons. Partly it's the misery of living there: the expense, the endless queueing, the standing on the Northern line with your nose jammed into someone else's armpit, the amount of time and psychological energy it takes to go anywhere or do anything

We were deluged with complaints from people who have to put up with the inconvenience of living in this expensive, hard city, with people from outside the city who feel London has given them a raw deal, taking away billions of pounds in the crash, and yet somehow managing to keep all the proceeds of the recovery..

– Author Sam Jordiston

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