Rushcliffe is eighth most desirable place to live in UK

Published : 13th January 2015


Rushcliffe has been named as the eighth most desirable place to live in the UK, according to research carried out by Halifax.

The survey is based on the health, employment rate, crime rates, education, weather and life expectancy of resident's in different areas across the country.

For the fourth year Hart in Hampshire topped the annual list.

Surrey's Elmbridge and Winchester in Hampshire came second and third on the quality of life top 50 survey.

Nearby Rutland pipped the south Nottinghamshire borough coming fourth place.

The report, which is the ninth Halifax has produced, uses statistics from various sources including the Office for National Statistics and the Met Office.

Take a look at the full list below:

  • 1.Hart

  • 2.Elmbridge

  • 3.Winchester

  • 4.Rutland

  • 5.Chiltern

  • 6.Uttlesford

  • 7.South Northamptonshire

  • 8.Rushcliffe

  • 9.Wokingham

  • 10.Waverley

  • 11.Warwick

  • 12.St Albans

  • 13.South Cambridgeshire

  • 14.Sevenoaks

  • 15.Richmond upon Thames

  • 16.Bracknell Forest South East

  • 17.Mid Sussex

  • 18.Huntingdonshire

  • 19.Mole Valley

  • 20.Surrey Heath

  • 21.South Oxfordshire

  • 22.Stratford-on-Avon

  • 23.Guildford

  • 24.Babergh

  • 25.Chelmsford

  • 26.Windsor and Maidenhead

  • 27.Reigate and Banstead

  • 28.East Hertfordshire

  • 29.Basingstoke and Deane

  • 30.West Oxfordshire

  • 31.Tunbridge Wells

  • 32.North Hertfordshire

  • 33.South Kesteven

  • 34.Kensington and Chelsea London

  • 35.Rugby

  • 36.Woking

  • 37.Bromley

  • 38.Ashford

  • 39.East Cambridgeshire

  • 40.North Kesteven

  • 41.Aylesbury Vale

  • 42.Tonbridge and Malling

  • 43.Wealden

  • 44.Maidstone

  • 45.Mid Suffolk

  • 46.Wycombe

  • 47.Orkney Islands

  • 48.Epsom and Ewell

  • 49.Central Bedfordshire

  • 50.Hambleton