The North Yorkshire spa city – which is house to greater than 75,000 residents – has ranked above all cities and cities throughout the nation, based on a listing of advantages compiled by the comparability web site Uswitch.
Harrogate ranked extremely additionally attributable to its clear air, good entry to the countryside and low crime charges.
Councillor Richard Cooper, chief of Harrogate Borough Council, stated it was no shock that the city was rated as a high performer.
He stated: “Generally we do not realise what we now have in Harrogate and it’s surveys like this and feedback from guests on social media that remind us on a regular basis simply what a implausible place our city is.
“The nearness of the Stray, the sensible unbiased outlets on my doorstep and the welcoming city centre are large positives.
“We should not relaxation on our laurels although. There’s extra we will do significantly round making our city centre even safer and extra inviting for pedestrians and cyclists.”
Harrogate tipped Tub (2nd) and Mendip (third) to the highest of the charts, whereas giant cities together with Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham weren’t thought-about to be nice locations to work at home.
York got here in eighth place, whereas close by Bradford positioned 71st, Doncaster eighty fifth and Hull 97th.
Greater than 2,000 adults had been surveyed for the research which additionally discovered the rise in house working throughout the coronavirus pandemic has shifted attitudes away from dwelling in giant cities.
One in 4 at present stay in a metropolis of greater than 500,000 residents, however just one in 9 want to take action sooner or later.
Adelana Carty, broadband professional at Uswitch.com, stated: “The pandemic has turned our working routines the other way up and given many people a style for what our lives may very well be like if we labored from house on a extra everlasting foundation.
“Unsurprisingly, this has resulted in thousands and thousands of individuals dreaming of ditching the rat race and transferring away from the large metropolis.”
By Jacob Webster, Native Democracy Reporter