Nowhere in the capital has made the list of the coolest postcodes in the UK as millennials are reportedly ‘fleeing London in their droves’.
The Times published a list of the 12 trendiest postcodes for people to relocate to and it seems the likes of Shoreditch, Camden and Brixton are no longer the ‘go-to’ neighbourhoods.
Instead, the publication said areas of Nottingham, Northumberland and Swansea are attracting young people.
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Statistics show a record number of Londoners bought 112,000 properties outside of the city in 2021, up from 73,950 the previous year – which was also a record at the time.
Researchers from estate agents Hamptons found the rise of flexible working coupled with the cost of homes in London was leading to more people looking outside of the city.
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So what trendy areas outside of London are young people moving to?
According to the Times, Hockley in Nottingham is the most popular as it’s is full of graffiti murals, art studios and music venues which cement it’s place as the coolest place in the UK.
The publication also chose locations in Devon (“for wild things”) and Ancoats, Manchester (“for the party crew”).
Fans of the hit HBO show Succession may be drawn to Tanera Mor, the Inner Hebrides, with The Times labelling it a place “for succession junkies.”
Take a look at the full list of the hippest postcodes in the UK.
NG1, Hockley, Nottingham
- NE67, Beadnell, Northumberland
- SA3, Mumbles, Swansea
- M4, Ancoats, Manchester
- TA13, South Petherton, Somerset
- DT7, Lyme Regis, Dorset
PO40, Freshwater, Isle of Wight
IV26, Tanera Mòr, the Inner Hebrides
L39, Aughton, Lancashire
BN1, Brighton, Sussex
TQ13, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
BT18, Holywood, Co Down BT18, Holywood, Co Down
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