Top Ten Worst Places to Live In London

Not the most dangerous, but the worst to live in the City of London for various reasons. The most common reason is that the following places are full of Low class housing estates

The Top Ten

1 Brixton

Don't get me wrong I love Brixton. There was once upon a time when it looked after it's own. But growing up I have watched notorious gangs take over and own anything good and productive within the community. Since I have moved, I don't feel a part of it any more. Not even safe I could go as far as saying. Getting off the tube station you get bombarded by young boys and any clubs that I begin to enjoy are usually shut down within the year due to violence or drugs. Such a shame because it has such a variety within the community, it's colourful and vibrant but just not safe.

Probably the most dangerous part in London in terms of Crime of Violence, that is already a good reason to stay away from there.

I blame the Labour Council for making Brixton an urban ghetto with Closet Racist Thugs with their degenerate little thugs who like to turn anything into a warzone and later play the 'race-card' to justify their sub-human, schizophrenic actions. I urge the smartest and the most qualified people (with families) to emigrate to a better country where the thugs are not treated like royalty (courtesy of taxpayers money).

Accidentally got off the train here in the late evening without realising there was a tube station. For the next 30 minutes I stood at the end of the platform fearing for my life.

Love this place makes me cream on my map when I see it, my friend comes from there and he’s racist abusive and likes to beat people up for nothing I blame his background

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2 London Borough of Hounslow

Currently in the process of turning all the green spaces into blocks of flats, what better way to improve the area.

Gangsters and youths roaming the streets and being violent. Hounslow was one a good area!

Hounslow used to be great borough, but now it's now crap. Under the long serving Labour Council and its current MPs, Seema Malhotra and Ruth Cadbury, Hounslow is an overpopulated 3rd world dump with mediocre shops, too much litter, too many violent and mentally unstable 3rd world migrants and their twisted kids roaming the streets.

Hounslow is lovly

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3 Peckham

Absolutely love living here! The people are so friendly and always smile at me, they even offered to clean my gun for me the other day. The gangs are all very pleasant and always say hi, something with a knife but only every other day. Live here if you want a nice friendly community who all look out for each other! (also great place to find a new gang to join)

Home of loads of notorious gangs (Peckham Boys, Sn1 etc.. ) Which brings violence, crime and theft. The people here are all brutal and violent. peckham is made up of bad low class run down housing estates all over the place.

I'm suprised this isn't the top one, it is in fact the worst, these people have no idea what they're talking about. drugs, knives, guns, murder, that's just a part of what peckham has not to mention gangs dominate the area and even the kids can shoot you dead - ZeroGX

R.I.P. Damilola Taylor (1989-2000). Since then Peckham continues to be war zone with more dead bodies.

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4 Tottenham

Tottenham has not recovered (socially & economically) ever since the riots 2011. The Haringey Labour Party Council are useless and the local Labour MP David Lammy (so-called tough on 'gang culture') chose not to send his kids to a local school in Tottenham, but to an oversubscribed Catholic School in neighbouring 'Crouch End'.

Put it this way the top boys in tottenham when they go to Hackney, even the top boys in Hackney fear them, say No more, however I feel these areas are improving slightly and areas such as there neighbours Edmonton crime rate has been insane lately

Scarred by the 2011 riots and the shooting of Mark Duggan. The investments and positive progress still doesn't make Tottenham a good place to live. home of the Tottenham Mandem gang

Dirty, dodgy and scruffy

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5 Newham

I have lived here all of my life and cannot disagree with anything I have read. I'm actually quite saddened and ashamed

Newham is the still a dump despite the hosting the London's 2012 Olympic Games. It's home to Gang Culture, Welfare Dependency, Broken Families, Excess Breeding, Overpopulaton, Islamists, and corrupt, useless Labour Party MPs, and Councillors. Newham is the London's Betting Shop Capital with 82 betting shops (18 of them are William Hill).

The only thing new about Newham is Stratford and that's still a bit of a hole when u think of Newham u don't really think of gun crime or stabbing although it does occur that is mainly Brixton or Peckham but you will get robbed everyone is piss poor and with poverty comes desire for money and then comes crime there's not much potential coming out of kid from Newham as it is a neglected borough and when you look at custom house or East Ham you can really see it is a bloody rough place to live

I’ve lived in Newham all my 62+ years and seen it go from a lovely place to bring up a family into a flytipped, spittle-ridden, crime ravaged dump, with a council whose priorities exist only in Docklands and the Olympic Park bit. Last Sunday, (15.10.17), a man was stabbed and killed in our local park. The park is still closed, much to the inconvenience and disgust of the decent people left in our neighbourhood. Our Police have been overwhelmed and now have no choice but to surrender 90% of the borough to criminal classes. Okay, our council tax may be the cheapest in London, but that’s all you can say for this sad bit of London. My own area, E12? Well, if God ever gave London an enema, Manor Park E12 is where he’d stick the nozzle. Even Manor Parks councillors no longer take an interest. Perhaps when the riots happen, things might improve, but with the current Mayor and councillors I somehow doubt it.

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6 Harlesden

Harlesden is becoming similar to a third world state. The labour party have lost control, unlike other failed places like Tottenham or Brixton there is no progress/infrastructure in Harlesden at all. Also high unemployment rates and crime.

I blame the Labour Council for making Harlesden an urban ghetto with Closet Racist Thugs with their degenerate little thugs who like to turn anything into a warzone and later play the 'race-card' to justify their sub-human, schizophrenic actions.

Abysmal! It should be bulldozered and it's residents sent back to where they came from. Low-life infestation is complete, so let's burn it down to the ground and turn it into a park.

In 1999 Harlesden had the highest homicide rates in the entire Uk, it is starting to become like it once was again...

Harlesden is an area with culture. I think only people who don't apprieciate change and culture will see harm in the beauty that is Harlesden. I think over the years the crime that used to ruin Harlesden's reputation has decreased, leaving a lovely homes and communities to live in.

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7 West Croydon

Home of the scum being socially cleansed from elsewhere more central

Live here if you like racism

big boys

Although South Croydon is nice, the west is horrible and brutal, loads of mothers with 3 or more children with no fathers (The same problem is in :Stockwell, Lambeth, Brixton, Tottenham, Hackney, Peckham, Woolwich & Brent) Cheap crappy buildigns everywhere

8 Edmonton

Edmonton is the worst place in the London Borough of Enfield. It is crime-ridden, an acceptable place for gangs to cause chaos and commit murders. Edmonton is also plagued by welfare dependency, crap schools, unemployment, race hustlers, mediocre broken families, cheap shops, and useless Labour Party Councillors.

Edmonton. Most defiantly the WORST place in London. Unfriendly, scary, dirty, rude, and just Disgusting, in everyway. Worst place I've been And had the Unfortunate and and unforgettable experience of living there! I would struggle to find something positive... thinking of it, no, not one single thing nice about it.

The area should be renamed 'Deadmonton', for its useless Labour Councillors, mediocre shops, ugly grey council homes, sub-human schizophrenic thugs, fatherless families, welfare dependent baby popping mothers, and gang/gun/drug/knife culture.

" lol it's a mad place uno, don't need to worry about fed, dem man ain't even on job, swear down they don't care bout nudda, can get away with anythng..the police station is getting smashed up every week/hour it's all mad aha. Mad schools deya, get away with a Likkle bit of frassin at lunch time, who knows, the teachers might even join you. Stick to your bredrins and evryting good ygm. Don't snake the ting. Not bad at all, calm Likkle place to bring up your young shooter, mad ting. "

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9 Wembley

Wembley is one of the only crime ridden dumps in North West London, with a high abundance of council estates and a rather horrid town centre. The town is certainly not improving much either. - aldwych94

Thanks to the Labour Party Council, Wembley is an overcrowded dump full of 3rd world backwards people and garbage. The people there consistently vote for the Labour Party, who are Pro Mass Immigration.

Wembley is a dump, courtesy of Brent Labour Party Council.

Wembley is one of the most attracted areas in london. Even though it has so many Indians the KFC iso halal and the stadium is sick

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10 Woolwich

Remember Lee Rigby's murder in 2012 in broad daylight in Woolwich? This is what can happen to anyone who would live in a failed place like this. Gangs, Guns and Brutal youth here.

Lived here once worst place ever it's just mawd there

My endz

The Contenders

11 Hackney

Bad place to live due to danger coming from gangs and muggers, also due to the lack of space where people could live in peace, if you live here your only choice is to move in to a crappy council housing estate

Useless area ruined by the Labour Party Council and MP Diane 'race-baiting, divide & rule' Abbott.

That's true but I still live in hackney and I am used to seeing gangs and bad people and polices every where every day but its cool for me because I have been in hackney since I was born and I am 11 now

Hackney should be first this guy/girl doesn't know anything

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12 Mitcham

Brilliant place, multi cultural and great links to transport

Great place, shouldn't be on list

13 Bromley

The spiritual home of the chav.

High prices in a failed crime ridden part of the City. Located in East London

People who live in Bromley generally grew up in Kennington or waterloo and feel that a move to the suburbs makes them better then the rest of us.

Most places are crappy old ex council looking homes. Especially around southborough lane end.

14 Bethnal Green

Gang fights everywhere, police brutality, racism, terrorist Bangladeshis everywhere.

From the roof to the ceiling DISASTER. Now let's wait for Brexit

A third world area and Capital of Londonistan & Bangledesh thanks to Labour's Tower Hamlets' Council and its current local MP Rushanara Ali.

I used to live there and whenever you complained to either the council or the police,NOTHING would be done about it.Absolutely Hopeless,ALL OF THEM.

15 Morden

The Council will give you planning to build anything as long as you pay the Chief Planner and the Planning Committee...The don't respect their residents and take them for granted

A lot of chavs or "roadmen" roam around in the South Wimbledon, mordon and Colliers Wood area. Not the best place as there are a couple gangs

16 Lewisham

Named the 'Least Peaceful Area of England and Wales' of 2013. Lewisham aka post Steven Lawrence thug-for-life area is a gangster infested, sociopath, schizophrenic, sub-human, degenerate place run by broken-families & Lewisham's Useless Labour Council and three useless Labour MPs.

Urine and beer add the finishing touches to the spilt blood and rotting fish market. Knife and gun cream to the gangs here is what a fresh meadow is to cows. Deadly.

Not nice around here, would place it in the top 5.

New cross, Deptford, Brockley, Bellingham, grove park, catford, Sydenham Bellingham is really dangerous now it used to live in the shadow catford

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17 Stockwell

I live here and was nearly shot last week. Apart from that the people are lovely

18 Acton

I live on South Acton and I live on a dodgy block and it is terrible this should be number 1 anyone can kill another person here and many gangs dominate the street

Acton is now ruined by too many people from third world countries, thanks to the late Labour Party Government and Ealing's Labour Council.

Run down housing estates and unemployment. High stabbing rates as well, so there is danger and a bad enviroment (uneducated robbers)

West Acton- Was a good area years ago than houses got cheap and got slightly worst And the park is terrible now too many drug dealers

East Acton- Quiet but lots of drug and firearm activity and physical abuse

North Acton - also a quiet but worst than East Acton by a bit

South Acton - Worst of all A place for gangs and gun crime much worst in 2016

Acton Central/old town hall- Too many road men lurking around and many crazy drug dealers

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19 Neasden

Doesn't deserve to be on the list, quiet area, no gangs, nice residents

There are lot of gangs and a lot thefts are reported also there are stabbings definitely in the top 20

Scary people all around. north circular road is infested with rubbish and rats

20 Barking and Dagenham

One of the worst London Boroughs destroyed by the long serving Labour Party Council and its current Labour MP, Margaret Hodge (who has a history of covering sex abuse scandals in Islington as Council Leader). This borough has amoung the highest unemployment rate, poverty, crime, social housing, welfare dependency and most ethnically diverse. No wonder there's 'White Flight', just like Detroit, Michigan in the US after the riots during the 1960's

I know the white fella that lives there and he is from belfast.

Not nice place


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