Two south east London boroughs have been named among the best places to raise a family in the UK. 

As Bromley and Bexley have made the coveted list and feature among the top five. 

The list, created by security firm ADT aims to make choosing where to raise a family easy. 

Taking into account all the major factors, from nearby schools, safe areas, social areas and an affordable place to live.

Whilst Bromley and Bexley didn't take the top spot, they did still place well. 

Bromley and Bexley among the safest places to raise a family

On the list of ten, Bexley was fourth whilst Bromley was just one below at fifth place. 

The rankings were created following ADT counting for a number of factors to make a 'family safety score'.

When it came to family safety scores, Bexley gained a rating of 6.96 whilst Bromley also scored 6.96 out of 10. 

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Although the two London boroughs both scored the same overall mark, Bexley received higher on factors including median house price with £425,000 compared to Bromley's £529,000.

On the percentage of good/outstanding Ofsted-rated schools, Bexley received 81.3% compared to Bromley's 79.7%.

In terms of where was named the best place to raise a family in the UK, Waltham Foreset ranked at the top.

With a family safety score of 7.23 out of 10, the borough had a low rate of burglary and crime rates.

Full list of the best places to live in the UK

See below the list of the best places to live in the UK, ranking from one to ten.

  1. Waltham Forest, London
  2. Kirklees, West Yorkshire
  3. Havering, London
  4. Bexley, London
  5. Bromley, London
  6. Wirral, Merseyside
  7. Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  8. Hillingdon, London
  9. Hounslow, London
  10. Sefton, Merseyside

You can find out more information via ADT.