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Living in Peterborough

Imagine escaping to a place where the community is vibrant, the natural beauty is breathtaking and the people are genuine.


We are not talking about a vacation.


We are talking about finding that daily balance that everyone is striving for.

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The best city
to work in

Peterborough is the city steeped in history with a fine medieval cathedral and Bronze Age settlement at Flag Fen. It also has a regeneration scheme, efficient infrastructure, affordable housing and a great quality of life.

Peterborough is growing and attracting investment and offers great opportunities for individuals to make an impact.

Peterborough is a great place to live, develop a career in healthcare and make a difference. A small but diverse city, Peterborough offers numerous routes for career progression for newly qualified healthcare professionals and a unique, innovative and exciting work environment.

Getting a place
to stay

Whether you choose to live footsteps from downtown or on a serene lake, the cost of living throughout Peterborough is more affordable than in other urban and suburban areas from England.

Peterborough offers great housing and lifestyle choice, the average price of a property is £177,000 and the average private rental price is £735 per month.

If you want to rent, the starting point is online, with well-established sites such as Zoopla or Rightmove.

An average-price 3 bedrooms home is around £700-£900 per month.

House prices in the City of Peterborough area are currently £200,961 on average but it’s possible to buy property in Peterborough starting at around £64,000, depending on your needed.

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There’s No Place Like It

Peterborough offers a unique quality of life with its mix of urban creature comforts, cottage country relaxation and farm freshness.


Have a little country with your city – and enjoy that important balance between work and life.

Cost of Living

Peterborough offers great housing and lifestyle choice, the average price of a property is £177,000 and the average private rental price is £735 per month.

Basic utility bills can be between £100 -£350 per month, depending of what tip of accommodation you will choose. Monthly public transit pass cost £58.00 and 1 liter Gasoline is £1.20.

Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant can cost £10 -£15 and a Fast food combo meal cost £4.71.

Internet connection, 50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl based on a 12 month contract can be £30.00 a month, for standard subscription.

Family Life

What’s your idea of fun? Listening to music under the stars? Taking in a play set in nature? Seeing the sights? Peterborough has abundance of recreation opportunities and entertainment that is fuelled by culture, nature and homegrown culinary experiences.

Not only are there plenty of things to do, Peterborough offer first-rate educational opportunities.


Things to do
  • Discover Peterborough at the Museum and Art Gallery

  • Discover ‘whodunit’ on Peterborough’s Murder Mystery Trail

  • Monkey around at New Ark Adventure Playground

  • Escape the city at Ferry Meadows Country Park

  •  Make a splash at Peterborough lido

  • Learn and play at Big Sky Adventure Play

  • Discover the epicenter of Peterborough's trading community

  • Nene Park is everything you could want from the great outdoors, squeezed into one patch of land

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Fascinating Facts about Peterborough


Peterborough Cathedral

It is one of the most intact large Norman churches in England and is renowned for its imposing early
English Gothic West Front which, and Henry the Eighth’s first wife Katherine of Aragon is buried beneath
its paving.


Largest concentrations of Italian immigrants

Peterborough is home to one of the largest concentrations of Italian immigrants in the UK. This is mainly as a
result of labour recruitment in the 1950s by the London Brick Company in the southern Italian regions of
Apulia and Campania.


Peterborough United 


It was formed in 1934 at Peterborough's Angel Hotel to provide a replacement for Peterborough's
Fletton United, who had folded two years previously, and have benefitted from the town’s growth.


No local radio of its own


Peterborough is the largest town or city in the UK without any local radio of its own


Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery, has a collection of some 227,000 objects, includingthe remains of
Britain's oldest known murder victim.

Careers for European GPs in Peterborough

Short Description of the job offer:

  • Very attractive salaries: £70,000 – £90,000 gross / year

  • Free accommodation for 3 months for you and your family once arrived in England

  • A visit to England to meet your employer before signing any contract, which will be sponsored by the Programme – no costs involved 

  • Support with obtaining your right to work in England (GMC and NPL Registration)

  • Support with all legal and bureaucratic aspects once arrived in England

What you need before applying?

  • A Specialist EU Diploma in General Practice or Family Medicine

  • A medium-advanced English Level

Choose the safest and most secure route to become a GP in the UK! Apply with us today and our recruitment consultant, Mara Oprea will be at your disposal for further information immediately.

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