Watch: Locals react to East Dulwich being named one of UK’s best places to live

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East Dulwich has been heralded as one of the best places to live, so we asked locals what's so great about it.

A south London neighbourhood was this year named as one of the best places to live by a lifestyle magazine.

Muddy Stilettos picked out East Dulwich and Crouch End as the best in London. The site looked at factors including community, amenities, culture and schools.

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We asked East Dulwich locals what they like about where they live.

"East Dulwich is a cool area," said Nathan. "I think it's quite diverse now, which is quite cool. It's a bit pricey but on the whole it's quite a good location."

Sophie said: "I think East Dulwich is great because there are so many green spaces around. 

"And like the best of London, the best of south London, it's also really diverse. The schools are really diverse, meaning lots of different kinds of people, and it represents the plurality of London on the whole.

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"I think people feel that Lordship Lane's a bit more on the borders of Dulwich, where it's quite expensive, some of the shops there, but you've got other amenities all around so I think it caters to all kind of people. 

"I live on Denmark Hill and living on a hill always feels nice. We've got Ruskin Park, which is great, and there's Peckham Rye Common." 

LondonWorld spoke to residents about living in East Dulwich.LondonWorld spoke to residents about living in East Dulwich.
LondonWorld spoke to residents about living in East Dulwich. | Jack Abela

Yousef said: "I really like East Dulwich. There's always somewhere to go - a nice restaurant or cafe. And it's a really safe place to live as well.

"Also, you're close to Dulwich Park, Peckham as well.

"I feel like it's a nice place to live."

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