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.

I love getting penetrated by the bbc in brixton all round its nicer than bournemouth

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.

2 London Borough of Hounslow

worst place to live but enjoy the shops as my address is 33 glen walk tw7

Stabbings all over in Inwood Park Heath Road Inwood Road Treaty Centre Central Avenue Rosebery Road

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!

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.

AG! active gang most baddest gangs in peckham knives, guns, Drugs violence

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

4 Tottenham

Very good for fortnite dance batles with ops my kids really enjoyed are stay I would say my husband did but he got stabed

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

5 Newham

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).

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 Acid Attack Capital of London. Thank You Labour-run Newham Council

Newham is a no go zone - especially forest gate and canning town

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.

Lived there for 2+ years. Even though it is slightly gentrified it is still quite depressing to live there. Avoid if you can afford to live somewhere else.

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.

7 West Croydon

Live here if you like racism

Home of the scum being socially cleansed from elsewhere more central

Silly kids with knifes and drugs siting on every corner of streets.

big boys

8 Edmonton

Really nice place my nan lives there the only downside is that sometimes when she tries to go to the shop there is always some sort of fight oustide her leg accidently fell of during a gun fight I wish she would stop fighting teenagers and leve the gang shes in

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.

9 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

This place is full of dirty muslims and chinese scum.
Quite frankly I think this place should be removed from the face of the earth.

real bad

10 Hackney

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

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

I was born in Hackney and it was bad there was so much crime it was sad don't come here once your here you can't get out due to bad schooling and bad area and council estate, I hate it here

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

The Contenders

11 Acton

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

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

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

A land that is bad
Its all quite sad
How people scream at night
When the scary gangs fight
I hide in my flat
Oh no there's a rat...
Acton never mends

12 Barking and Dagenham

barking market is whorst market on the hole world! dirty and very bad!

One of the worst London Boroughs in terms of rising crime, tensions between ethnic minority groups and a high unemployment rate, courtesy of Labour-run Barking & Dagenham Council and their local MPs.

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

Sad, Once a blue collar, hard working class area, where people respected one another. What happened?

13 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.

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 great area, it's safe, well serviced and improving at an alarming rate. Absolutely can't see the comparison to Harlesden.

14 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.

Roadest place ever

15 Mitcham

Not the worst place in the world but certainly far from the best. Some down to earth people in the area but there is always an element of trouble & anti-social behavior that never seems to go away. Badly run by council, only investment seems to be roadworks every few years.

Brilliant place, multi cultural and great links to transport

Great place, shouldn't be on list

Mitcham is bare calm they are all my guys.

16 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.

17 Bethnal Green

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

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

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

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.

18 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

Home of Shaolin

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

19 Woodgreen

It's a horrible disgusting place. Loaded with gang culture and dangerous people.

Went there today Just awful Won't be going back

I don't want to go to Wood Green as well.

Another crap area ruined by gang culture and the Labour Council. The only good thing about Wood Green is hot blonde MILF Tamzin Outhwaite.

20 Neasden

One of the worst areas very dirty and infested with dangerous people at all corners

Bare gangs all round and too much violence love it here though

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

21 New Cross


22 Stockwell

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

23 Wealdstone

Been a couple shootings and stabbings. Gun deposit and knives boxes as well on Locket Road towards Belmont

Lol lets not forget the major gang fight on locket road, belmont/wealdstone kinda area, the streets will never forget

Pretty sure der was a stabbing outside a shop on high street, jarrin uno

Fly tipping, transient population, absolutely nothing of any redeeming nature and a lack of any infrastructure investment make for one rotting heap. Never go there.

24 Roehampton

Agree with this. In the godforsaken part of Wandsworth. No shops, no train or tube station and the Alton estate. Even being near Richmond park can't save it.

Home to one of the biggest estates in London and absolutely nothing here apart from crappy discount stores and fried chicken shops

Might not have tube or train stations but plenty of bus routes to stations - I lived here for 21 years &'was not a problem!

One of the biggest estates in London

25 South Norwood

Loool it's a pointless highstreet that doesn't even have a wetherspoons The highstreet's so narrow so the traffic is awful especially with loads of schools in the area.

This place is trash. don’t go there

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