Three in a row for Hart as it hangs on to title of best place to live
21 December 2013
The leafy Hampshire district of Hart has kept its crown as the most desirable place to live in the UK for the third year in a row, according to the 2013 Halifax Quality of Life Survey. However, there were several big climbers in the top 10, with South Northamptonshire climbing 27 places to third, Rushcliffe up from 22nd to seventh, and Winchester up from 34th to ninth. The main reason behind these changes was the inclusion of a new ONS survey into people's personal wellbeing.
The annual Halifax Quality of Life Survey takes a wide range of factors into account, including residents' health and life expectancy, crime rate, weather, employment, school results, broadband access, and personal wellbeing.