Man and Van in Brighton
Should I relocate to Brighton?
There are many great reasons to consider moving to or even simply visiting Brighton. The city is located just 50 miles away from London and is famous for its beach, inclusive community and wide range of things to see and do. To find out more about Brighton’s hospitality scene, schools, job opportunities and more, read on.
Pubs, cafes and hotels in Brighton
Brighton is famous for its hospitality scene. Many of the pubs in Brighton are dog-friendly and play host to live music performances. The city has also become very popular with foodies and is home to a range of distinctive, friendly cafes as well as upmarket establishments like The Ivy. You should be able to find a welcoming and well-facilitated hotel in Brighton whether you’re on a tight budget or have more to spend.
Easy access to London
One of the best benefits of living in Brighton is that you’ll have incredibly easy access to London when you need it. It can take less than an hour to reach London Victoria from the city, yet the cost of living tends to be at least 25% less expensive than it is in the capital. This has made Brighton very popular with commuters working in London.
More about Brighton
Brighton is also noted for its wide range of career opportunities. The average salary in Brighton & Hove is higher than it is in most parts of the country, whilst almost nine out of ten businesses launched in Brighton survive.
The city is also known as one of the best places for people from the LGBTQ community to live. The city has the highest number of same-sex households in the country. This is one of the reasons why the city is regarded as one of the most inclusive in the UK.
Another great reason to move to Brighton is that you can actually walk to the South Downs National Park from it, thanks to the way it begins on the edge of the town. The area is ideal for fans of hiking, horse riding and cycling.
Property and education in the Brighton & Hove area
House prices have been on the rise in Brighton for some time due to the way it’s regarded as one of the most desirable places to live in the south east. Nonetheless, the average price of a property in Brighton is vastly eclipsed by the cost of buying a home in London. When it comes to weather in Brighton, you can expect to see a generous 1,840 hours of sunshine each year.
Brighton is also known for its quality educational standards. Most schools in Brighton have received either an ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Good’ rating from OFSTED recently. There are many Brighton and Sussex University campuses around the city.
Shopping in Brighton
Getting around the city centre is relatively easy due to its compact nature, and there’s a diverse range of shopping opportunities to look forward to, whether you’re interested in shopping with big brands or small independent retailers.