Huddersfield voted 2nd worst place to live in UK – by its own people

Huddersfield has been voted the second worst place to live in the UK by the people who call it home.

The results of a controversial annual poll from iLiveHere.co.uk show the Yorkshire town jumped up one spot from last year, when one local said : “There’s nothing but pound shops and a few coffee shops.”

This time around the reviews were just as scathing. One person said: “Huddersfield should be avoided by all those who desire to keep their wallets, mobile phones and most of all their sense of smell.”

Once again Huddersfield was pipped to top spot by Peterborough, which has won the dubious honour of worst place to live for the third year running.

There was good news for some other Yorkshire towns though, with three of them dropping out of the top ten.

Rotherham dropped a massive 29 places to 34th, while Doncaster and Keighley dropped nine and five places respectively to 11th and 12th.

In third place was Liverpool.

One voter said: “I can’t put into words just how miserable growing up in this horrid place has been.

“The people attempt to grind you and your individuality down because they fear people with more than single digit IQs and who dress in clothes other than the latest black track suit.”

The full results:

  1. Peterborough
  2. Huddersfield
  3. Liverpool
  4. Bradford
  5. Hull
  6. Wakefield
  7. Luton
  8. Jaywick Sands
  9. Torquay
  10. Halifax
  11. Doncaster
  12. Keighley
  13. Castleford
  14. Barnsley
  15. Blackpool
  16. Grimsby
  17. Oldham
  18. Aylesbury
  19. Newton Abbot
  20. Wigan
  21. Swanley
  22. Andover
  23. Rochdale
  24. Slough
  25. Ipswich
  26. Sunderland
  27. Nottingham
  28. Blackburn
  29. Bolton
  30. Aldershot
  31. Middlesbrough
  32. Croydon
  33. Boscombe
  34. Rotherham
  35. Accrington
  36. Stoke on Trent
  37. Leicester
  38. Burnley
  39. Reading
  40. Southampton
  41. York
  42. Brandon, Suffolk
  43. Barking & Dagenham
  44. Didcot
  45. Northampton
  46. Walsall
  47. Chichester
  48. Wolverhampton
  49. Boston
  50. Sheffield

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