Is Preston a good place to live?

Whether you’re thinking of moving to Preston for work, family, or simply just looking for a change of scenery, you may be wondering if this is the right move for you and if, in fact, Preston is a good place to live.

With a thriving community and low cost of living, Preston is an ideal location for anyone looking for property to rent or houses to buy in this highly under-rated part of the UK.

In addition, Preston was named as the best place to live and work in the North West in the Demos-PwC Good Growth for Cities Index.

As we’ll explore below, there are plenty of good reasons why you should make Preston your new home.

You get more for your money when it comes to housing

As well as being a good bit cheaper for properties that are appealing to families, Preston is also a great place for students to live due to the lower accommodation costs.

Many young people choose to study in Preston because it has a good student community, and there are a number of cheap student accommodation options in Preston to help you save even more money on rent. 

There’s loads going on for all the family

When you think of the best places to live in the UK, you probably don’t think of Preston.

However, if you move to this city, you’ll  discover that it’s a great place to live. 

There are plenty of events, festivals and activities to keep you and your family busy all year round. In fact, there’s something happening almost every night of the week. 

From the Preston City Festival, the Preston Mayfair Festival, the St George’s Day Festival, to the Preston Opera Festival and many more. 

If you’re looking for something to do, it’s easy to find something to suit your interests and lifestyle. You can also find meet-ups and social groups to join online if you’re moving to Preston on your own.

It’s a safe place to live

Security should always be a top consideration when you’re choosing a new place to live. Luckily, Preston has a growing reputation for being a safe place to live. The city has been growing in popularity over the past few years, and it’s now part of a new “urban renaissance” that is transforming many other towns and cities in the UK. 

If you’re looking for a great place to live, you’ll certainly find it in Preston. This cosmopolitan, yet cosy city has a thriving community, low cost of living and plenty to do. 

Are you looking for an experienced estate agent in Preston?

We can help. 

If these sound like the kinds of places you’d like to have on your doorstep for you and your family, then get in touch with our Preston estate agents today to see the wide range of property for sale in Preston.


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