Help me become a Londoner!

Spiros Denaxas spiros at
Thu Nov 19 13:08:38 GMT 2009

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 12:37 PM, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 12:20:34PM +0100, Gianni Ceccarelli wrote:
>> - which areas should I be looking around, for a largish (60m²)
>>   apartment for under £800/month, within a half-hour commute (by
>>   train?) to the centre?
> is your friend for figuring out journey times.
> Most places out to at least zone 4 are within half an hour of the
> centre.
>> - is there a no-interest, no-fees, everything-on-the-web bank that can
>>   be trusted (at least a bit :) ) with my money?
> You'll have to go to a brick-and-mortar branch to open the account, but
> Barclays fits the bill, and is the least bankrupt of the big names.
> --
> David Cantrell | Minister for Arbitrary Justice
> You don't need to spam good porn

Alternatively, you could use Where Can I live [1] which does make use
of TFL data to calculate and present locations to rent property which
match your commuting time and budget requirements - made by the nice
people at Nestoria [2] which is a vertical search engine for
properties in the UK.

That being said, good luck, like most people say, agents are not fun
to deal with.



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