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how much do you pay in rent/bills per month?
It depends where you are and how many you're sharing with.
I live in Leytonstone (Zone 3, East London on the Central Line), with four other guys and it costs us £450 a month each, inclusive of bills.
do you get a decent size room for that much?
so there's plenty of space for a double bed, bookcases, computer desk, drawers, wardrobe and a chair.
£308 pcm rent and about 50 for bills. i've got a nice big room too.
and pay £500 excluding bills, but there's just the 3 of us in a 4-bed house.
if you live in leytonstone, then i think i did get a night bus with you recently, but decided it wasn't you. it was the n55, and it was.... tuesday 3rd march? i stared at you but you didn't say hi
But I don't think I was on a night bus at the time. WEIRD
zone 4 (wanstead, beyond but much nicer than leytonstone), gentrified middle-class area, very lovely, good travel links, that's 3 in a 3 bed flat, my room's very small and there's no lounge (though the other two rooms are much bigger and function as social areas, there's a sweet kitchen too). works out cheaper than when i was living in a student house in nottingham. weird, huh?
inc all bills.
no lounge. odd shaped floors.
large bedroom w/ roof terrace, 4 bed flat, camden town ish
bills are about £60/month on top i guess
The door is locked just you and me.
Can I take you to a restaurant that's got glass tables?
You can dim yourself while you are bathing.
With all bill, council tax etc. North London, Muswell Hill. I'm moving somewhere cheaper in may though. I reckon i can save 100 per month easy.
a week including bills etc., but I live in halls.
£330 rent pm
and about another £60 (on average) in bills pm.
I live in Lewisham (South East London) with 2 other people in a nice big 3 bed house, 2 reception rooms, etc, etc, and big garden with decking.
i'm moving to new cross to go to goldsmith's uni in september. that's pretty close, no?
New Cross and Brockley are good.
When I went to Goldsmiths I lived in Brockley about 15mins walk from uni.
i was down there last week for the second time and had a good explore of the area. really can't wait to move down, it'll be well exciting.
I'm 85% sure I'll be going to uni. It all depends on band things and the like, as my band mate is moving to sheffield while i go to london, but we'll be able to keep 'something' going, i'm sure.
don't worry about the band so much - usually these things sort themselves out.
When I moved to London, I cajoled my bandmates into moving with me - we'd been together 3 years (and we'd grown up together in Grimsby) and were in the usual situation of thinking "this is it! the best band I'll be in" (I was young (19) and from a small town, so I was quite naive in many respects).
In short, I ended up spending 3 years being too busy to enjoy uni and treading water in a band that started to slowly fall apart about a month after we got there (we continued until me and the bassplayer left uni and decided to sort our lives out). If I had my time again, I wouldn't have come to London with my band (with the exception of the bassplayer who I still live with and am in a band with).
But that's just me, and everyone's situation is different. I strongly advise going to uni (I really enjoyed Goldsmiths) but don't worry too much about band members all living together or nearby (a bit of distance helps sometimes).
There's just two of us in the band, and he's either considering Haythrop in London, or Sheffield uni to study Philosophy. He'd much rather live in Sheffield, though.
I'd never drag him down to London purely for the sake of distance, but for me it's more a decision of whether or not to take another gap year (the one I'm on currently's been the best year of my life, really amazing), not having a full time job, and living together in my home town in rented accomodation, and focus on the band full time now things are going really well...
£110 on bills (Electricity, Gas, Council Tax, Water, Phone, Internet, TV License, Setanta.)
Zone 3 Wood Green Double Room
Is that the normal sort of price range then? I'm after a 2 double bedroom place. Looking to spend that per person. Whats your place like?
I used live down in Seven Sisters and paid £390 rent a month and about the same in bills.
I've got a nice place, terraced 3 bed house with a conservatory on a nice street, some peeps from here have seen it, and they approve.
Obviously after he'd vacated it.
Loved the house, loved the people. Clean, tidy, airy and MILES better than the shithole I used to live in Finsbury Park (and £110 less a month too).
Don't miss the Victoria Line one bit though.
Considerably less than a month ago
(I live on my own, whoop)
£433 + about £60 in bills
there are plenty of people in cambridge paying £500+ a month, just for rent.
£550 pm and then about 60 quid for bills
£320pm bills probably about £50 or so?
£420 a month plus probs about £50 bills
we have an ok living room and big kitchen and theres four of us
£440 for half of a whole house - bills and council tax were about £100/month but the utilities have been revealed to have been ripping us, so probs a lot less idk
Me and the boy have a flat that we pay £500 each for. It's 2 bed, fucking gorgeous and RIGHT across from the tube.
Everyone freaks out that Barnet is "so far away". I can get home from Waterloo in approx 50 mins no problem and I always get a seat. It's also on the Northern line so perfect for Camden, King's X, Tottenham Court Road, Bank, Waterloo. etc.
I HEART BARNET.