London lands 'Crap Town' title as the worst place to live

The capital as won the dubious honour of becoming the worst place to live in the UK, according to a new book which has polled members of the public.

The book, called Crap Towns Returns, rates the 50 worst places around the country.

Tower Bridge, hidden by fog. Credit: Jeff Moore/Jeff Moore/Empics Entertainment

Nominations, collected on the book's website, measured "grinding poverty" and "unbearable snobbery" as much as crime statistics, house prices, local facilities, transport and schools.


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.