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London's 'happiest' boroughs revealed as Richmond hits the top spot

The tow path near Richmond Bridge. Credit: PA

A report aimed at finding London's 'happiest' boroughs has revealed Richmond as the number one place to live in the capital.

Rightmove asked Londoners what they thought in a survey, on issues like the friendliness of their neighbours, the quality of local sporting facilities, safety, local community spirit, transport and green space.

Richmond Hill. Credit: Google Street View

Kingston upon Thames and Wandsworth are in the top five along with Bromley and Sutton.

Greater London borough, National ranking, London ranking

  • Richmond Upon Thames, 39, 1
  • Kingston upon Thames, 50, 2
  • Bromley, 67, 3
  • Sutton, 76, 4
  • Wandsworth, 83, 5
  • Camden, 99, 6
  • Barnet, 116, 7
  • Ealing, 117, 8
  • Greenwich, 118, 9
  • Havering, 119, 10
  • Hackney, 122, 11
  • Waltham Forest, 123, 12
  • Merton, 126, 13
  • Kensington & Chelsea, 139, 14
  • Hammersmith & Fulham, 141, 15
  • Haringey, 142, 16
  • Southwark, 146, 17
  • Bexley, 148, 18
  • Lambeth, 149, 19
  • Redbridge, 152, 20
  • Lewisham, 153, 21
  • Harrow, 154, 22
  • Tower Hamlets, 168, 23
  • Enfield, 177, 24
  • Hounslow, 178, 25
  • City of Westminster, 181, 26
  • Croydon, 184, 27
  • Hillingdon, 185, 28
  • Islington, 196, 29
  • Brent, 203, 30
  • Newham, 204,31
  • Barking & Dagenham, 206, 32