Here Are The Happiest (And Most Miserable) London Boroughs To Live In

Moody? Blame the borough council

There are a lot of things that make Londoners unhappy on a daily basis: crammed commutes; exorbitantly priced pints; rent hikes; human interaction.

And now, according to Rightmove's 'Happy at Home Index', it could be that your borough is also adding heft to the crushing weight of capital living.

In their annual survey, in which 23,989 across Great Britain are asked to rate their local area on a happiness scale, the house floggers have produced a list of the happiest (and unhappiest) places to live in London.

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At number one, we have Zone 4's Richmond upon Thames – which, true to its name, is overwhelmingly rich (the average property costs £830,000) and sits greenly upon London's wormy river. It was closely followed by Kingston, Bromley, Camden, Barnet, Ealing and Greenwich in the smile stakes.

And at the bottom of the pile? Barking and Dagenham, which has actually been voted as the worst place to live in the entire UK (which seems to check-out, considering the whole borough is shaped like an up-yours)