Top 10 Worst Places to Live In Yorkshire, England

Yorkshire is by far the most beautiful and biggest county in the whole of the U.K.
With many famous landmarks, castles, treks, and green green land. It's hard to believe that it's home to some of the roughest places that time seems to have forgotten.

Much due to the collapse of the mining and steel industry its sometimes just a 10 minute drive of the motorways to end up in ghost towns.

With over 40 yrs experience of moving around here's my choices
The Top Ten
1 Bradford

I am a very happy resident of bradford, on a morning I wake up and pray to a three headed god. next I relieve myself of any waste on the street then call the nearest taxi to take me to my workplace. after a long day of work, I grab a local takeaway, the owner of the takeaway skins the deformed rat right infront of my face, its nice to see my food is locally sourced. I take my food home while fighting off the 24 immigrants trying to snatch it from my hand and lock myself in my council house. I then pull out the matress from under my floorboards, making sure the heroin needles are removed from it and once again pray to the 12 armed god. I then go to sleep, rinse and repeat, standard day in bradistan.

2 Castleford

Castleford is nothing like it was twenty years ago. The chemical works have gone. It has a popular little shopping centre, Junction 32 with its designer outlets. The brilliant Xscape and lots of new housing developments shooting up all over. So it's about time people stopped slagging it off from an outdated reputation of many years ago.

It's a small town in the much more glamorous Wakefield. The townsfolk are very much dedicated to their home town but seem to have stayed in the 1940s and not progressed.

Many buildings are bordered up and the Crime level is high, a bad smell of sulphur due to factorys in and around the Town Centre.

3 Leeds

Been here for over 25 years now, just a bit more than half of my life and totally disagree. In fact, I think it's probably the best city in the UK, even makes my Top 10 of best cities in Europe, plus has a spot somewhere in my Top 50 of best cities in the world. Some of the cities before Leeds are Florence, Amsterdam, Havana, Munich. Prague, Ho Chi Minh, for example, but only as a visitor, not to live there permanently.

It's the Crime Capital of Yorkshire and is one of the U.K.s worst Drug areas
Notorious for prostitution and drug dealing at the City's bus stationthe police have issues patroling one of the biggest Cities in England.

High unemployment

4 Rotherham

Rotherham has had a significant amount of bad press in recent years, however it is not such a bad town. True the Town centre is a little run down but there are some quite nice people of varying ethnic backgrounds and the problem with drug abuse and prostitution is being addressed. There used to be a quite nice cinema called the Regal which ended up renamed as the Scala it had a pretty nice Conacher pipe organ. The organ has been preserved somewhere I think but the cinema is no more.

The Grooming and abuse of young girls continue, courtesy of Labour-run Rotherham Council.

5 Hull

Hull is a place of mixed fortunes, There are some very attractive buildings both old and new, some fine pubs and restaurants, theatres, libraries and museums. An attractive shopping complex built over the old docks is well worth a mention. It is a Port where millionaires keep their yachts, but also, rather sadly a town that has a problem with unemployment and drug dependency. I suspect it is that diversity that makes the place so fascinating. There are some interesting street names "Dagger lane" to name but one.
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6 Doncaster

Doncaster is full of crack heads and dope ass. Ain't no place like Donny, scum.

7 Barnsley

Bransley is twinned with Bradford. They are both socially & economically deprived. They are also run by the Local Labour Party Council.

Total eyesore of a place, town centre a complete joke. The best thing in the place is a road leading out of it.

Barnsley is the best place in the world it's like Disney world and universal in one. Huddersfield is wayy worse!

8 Harrogate

Harrogate is a very smart town. The population is largely made up of well educated professionals who have style and sophistication. People are appreciative of the arts and culture and have civic pride. The only downside is the problem with car parking. Great Hotels, fine restaurants and high end retailers all help to make Harrogate a superb place.

If you're not born with a plum in your mouth or silver spoon up your bottom then this city is not for you.
Next to some idilic surroundings but housing is way over priced and if you drive less than a BMW then you will be snubbed.
Middle class downton abby wannabes but without the real cash to back it.

9 Featherstone

A little pit village where the residents are so violent that they will beat you for stopping at ared light. Again like Castleford this finds itself as a tiny suburb of Wakefield but these residents take it one step further. If you shop in the city of Wakefield where the named stores are or work then you are shunned.

A village hit by pit closings in the 80s 90s still have high unemployment and high number of people claiming to be disabled

If the dunt come from t village what yer doing ere. Usually followed by a punch in the face. A charming little destination not on anyones map.

10 Knottingley

Knottingley is derelict lavatory where people urinate and defecate on the floor. No one ever washes their hands and the people are mainly uneducated, toothless, obese, mentally retarded, idiots, travellers or drug addicts. Some very special people belong to all these categories.
The Pigeons fly backwards so they don't get soot in their eyes. No one can speak English only swear words!. Everyone who lives there should be exterminated and the whole place raised to the ground and replaced with a massive biomass power station and the name Knottingley removed from the English language.

The Contenders
11 Sheffield

Another crime-infested, deprived slum ruined by the Labour-run Sheffield Council.

Sheffield is beautiful. Very close to the Peak District, Pennines and Hillsborough.

Not a day goes by with criminals and arguements. But scenery in Peak District and Derwent hills is nice. I'm a kid by the way and Ilive here

12 Huddersfield

Stabbers field is a pound shop heaven where the sports direct uniformed natives ask how much everything is in there?
If you visit from anywhere civilised in the UK be sure to wear chainmail or risk not getting back home.

Huddersfield is a hole full of immigrants, chavs and dicks. It's crime ridden, lifeless and bleak.

13 Pontefract

A mixture of Castleford and Featherstone people who marry and social housing. A lot better than Featherstone but some areas like ferry Fryston has a huge power plant that really does pose a threat to health

14 Selby
15 Wakefield
16 Dewsbury

A Town that has connections with some very notable people, Betty Boothroyd, Eddie Warring and cross Channel swimmer Eileen Fenton where all born in Dewsbury. Wallace Hartley the violinist who died on the Titanic although originally from Lancashire had his home in the town. and in more recent times the Mathews family rose to infamy due to their foiled attempts at extortion by kidnapping their own daughter Sharon. The town has a long standing association with Rugby League and in days gone by was a significant producer of Mungo and Shoddy as well as some fine wools and blanket making. The town once had a fine Theatre called the Empire Several.Cinemas, 2 railway stations and a famous Ice cream parlour. It now has lots of Pakistani taxi firms.

17 York

York is lovely, welcoming. Weary. With all that is happening. Generally people are of the opinion "not all appear as they seem". It has a lot of tourists from all different backgrounds. Same as Harrogate. Both historical places. Anyone who doesn't like Yorkshire has alternate motives,. Leeds is a lot like London.

York us an all round decent fast-growing city. Like any other urban area, it has it has crime and fairly dangerous areas, but nothing on the scale of Leeds, Bradford or Hull.
Only a handful of areas where its not safe to walk at night

18 Mixenden
19 Batley

Full of asian drug dealers and gangs. Out of towners can't even step into staincliffe without asians attacking scary place

Hate the place couldn't wait to leave.

Never been attacked in Batley ever. Maybe the writer of the last post is a scroat

20 Thorne
21 Halifax

Absolute tip. Cannot wait to leave.

Worst roads, worst transport, boring as hell and always seems to rain here

22 Woodlands
23 Bridlington
24 Bradistan
25 Knaresborough
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