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Newark and Sherwood and Rushcliffe rank in the UK's top 25 best places to live, according to Halifax's quality of life survey




Newark and Sherwood has been listed as one of the UK's best place to live, according an annual quality of life survey.

The district ranked 24th on the list of 50 places, which were ranked by employment, earnings, housing affordability, health and wellbeing, education, traffic and crime rates among other factors.

The Halifax Quality of Life survey looked at how local authority areas compare, and takes into consideration 26 different factors that home buyers may consider when choosing a place to live.

Newark Trent view fromBeastmarket Hill. (4164225)
Newark Trent view fromBeastmarket Hill. (4164225)

Rushcliffe also made the list, coming in two places higher than Newark and Sherwood in 22nd.

East Hertfordshire proved to offer the best qualify of life.

Here are the top 50 places in the UK with the best quality of life, according to Halifax:

1. East Hertfordshire, East of England

2. Fareham, South East

3. Hart, South East

4. Horsham, South East

5. Maldon, East of England

6. Selby, Yorkshire and the Humber

7. Hambleton, Yorkshire and the Humber

8. Babergh, East of England

9. St Edmundsbury, East of England

10. Wokingham, South East

11. Ryedale, Yorkshire and the Humber

12. South Derbyshire, East Midlands

13. South Cambridgeshire, East of England

14. Tonbridge and Malling, South East

15. Rugby, West Midlands

16. Runnymede, South East

17. Wychavon, West Midlands

18. Orkney, Scotland

19. Woking, South East

20. Warwick, West Midlands

21. South Oxfordshire, South East

22. Rushcliffe, East Midlands

23. Huntingdonshire, East of England

24. Newark and Sherwood, East Midlands

25. Rushmoor, South East

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26. Forest Heath, East of England

27. Elmbridge, South East

28. Wiltshire, South West

29. Gedling, East Midlands

30. North Dorset, South West

31. Rutland, East Midlands

32. Tewkesbury, South West

33. Rochford, East of England

34. Winchester, South East

35. Bracknell Forest, South East

36. Cherwell, South East

37. Central Bedfordshire, East of England

38. Charnwood, East Midlands

39. Forest of Dean, South West

40. Vale of White Horse, South East

41. West Berkshire, South East

42. New Forest, South East

43. North Warwickshire, West Midlands

44. Guildford, South East

45. Swindon, South West

46. Lichfield, West Midlands

47. Suffolk Coastal, East of England

48. York, Yorkshire and the Humber

49. Basingstoke and Deane, South East

50. Erewash, East Midlands


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