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Solihull named as best place to live in UK by uSwitch.com, East and North Ayrshire the worst | Metro News

Amazing - a high street picture in the UK without a poundshop, pawnbroker or payday loan shop in sight!!

8 of the 10 worst places to live are in Scotland, with Kingston-Upon-Hull being the sole English candidate - interestingly located next to North Yorkshire which scores 2nd on the best places (although the location shown on the map is a little close to Middlesbrough to be that fantastic!!) ...

I think Metro journalists are training for an expat career with 7days :D
 

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Solihull named as best place to live in UK by uSwitch.com, East and North Ayrshire the worst | Metro News Amazing - a high street picture in the UK without a poundshop, pawnbroker or payday loan shop in sight!! 8 of the 10 worst places to live are in Scotland, with Kingston-Upon-Hull being the sole English candidate - interestingly located next to North Yorkshire which scores 2nd on the best places (although the location shown on the map is a little close to Middlesbrough to be that fantastic!!) ... I think Metro journalists are training for an expat career with 7days :D
Solihull is way to far north for me!
 

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Absolute nonsense. Inverness the 4th worst place to live in the UK? Anyone who truly thinks that is utterly mental.

I struggle to see how Scotland can fill so many of the worst positions in the poll when 90% of England between the Lake District and London is bleak industrial wasteland.
 

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Absolute nonsense. Inverness the 4th worst place to live in the UK? Anyone who truly thinks that is utterly mental. I struggle to see how Scotland can fill so many of the worst positions in the poll when 90% of England between the Lake District and London is bleak industrial wasteland.
Driving down the M6 past Manchester and Birmingham would fill around 30 spots in a top 10 list of ****holes.
Have to agree with you, Gavtek!
 

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I worked in Warwick for 3 years and used to commute there weekly from Chester area.
Then my wife got a job at Heartlands hospital - so we rented part of a fantastic manor house (Chadwick Manor) in a village just outside Solihull.
I agree that Solihull is a nice area - but the general population there are stuck up numpties!!
As always, there are exceptions - but we found that the people in that area were Brummies who had found some cash - and wanted you to know about it! (Just like the Harry Enfield's loadsa money character - which was obviously well researched!!).
Being from Guildford originally - I know all about posh people but Solihull is very different!!
We moved to Dubai from Chester area and I actually like that area compared with other places we have lived in UK.
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I worked in Warwick for 3 years and used to commute there weekly from Chester area. Then my wife got a job at Heartlands hospital - so we rented part of a fantastic manor house (Chadwick Manor) in a village just outside Solihull. I agree that Solihull is a nice area - but the general population there are stuck up numpties!! As always, there are exceptions - but we found that the people in that area were Brummies who had found some cash - and wanted you to know about it! (Just like the Harry Enfield's loadsa money character - which was obviously well researched!!). Being from Guildford originally - I know all about posh people but Solihull is very different!! We moved to Dubai from Chester area and I actually like that area compared with other places we have lived in UK. Cheers Steve
I am a bit of the reverse. London born, Kent raised, lived in Devon, moved to Worcestershire/Warwickshire and worked near Solihull. Then worked near Chester! Moved bak to Worcestershire and then down to Hampshire, not far from Guildford. Now living Dubai!

Don't think Brummies are as bad as you say though.
 

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I am a bit of the reverse. London born, Kent raised, lived in Devon, moved to Worcestershire/Warwickshire and worked near Solihull. Then worked near Chester! Moved bak to Worcestershire and then down to Hampshire, not far from Guildford. Now living Dubai!

Don't think Brummies are as bad as you say though.
Hi,
No it's not the Brummies - it's the ex-Brummies that have moved to Solihull and think their excrement does not stink!!

Cheers
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So Inversnecky is either the 4th or 7th worst, depending on whether the map or the text is wrong.

Not too long after it was ranked 5th best - including best in Scotland.

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Oi! I'm an M6 rescue case. Be nice.
 
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