Which place in our region has been named as one of the top ten places to live in the UK?

A survey to find the top ten best places to live in the UK has named a local town as one of Britain's best.

Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 8:15 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 9:11 am
Dronfield has been named one of the best places to live in Britain.

Dronfield has been named as one of the most desirable places to live and work and the study said that people living in the North East Derbyshire town have the best quality of life.

The town, which has a population of 21,000, secured ninth spot on the list drawn up by economists who rated locations by work-life balance and access to good schools and green spaces.

The number one place to live in Britain is Bebington in the Wirral.

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The study by the Centre for Economic and Business Research and the Royal Mail looked at the last two years and calculated the most desirable areas based on a range of factors including schools, parks, and working hours.

A number of data sources - including the 2011 Census, the Department for Communities and Local Government's Indices of Multiple Deprivation, General Land Use database and numerous releases from the Office for National Statistics - all helped determine the best postcodes in the country.

The postcode NR6 - in north and north west Norwich - came in second while BH18 in Broadstone, Bournemouth, was the third best place to live in England.