Each of the 33 boroughs wrapped up by the M25 is special in its own unique ways. Each has something it can brag about with pride, and something it can brag about... with irony and a hint of shame. Yes, we trawled the stats, read the surveys, and scoured the Internet, and found out what each borough is both best and worst at...
Barking and Dagenham
City of London
City of Westminster
Best: Longest-running Nando's
Worst: Most people living in sheds
No, this is not a commentary on the size of an average London flat. Aided by exploitative landlords, migrants desperate for a bed will often opt for a literal garden shed. Near to a legacy Nando's.
Hammersmith and Fulham
Kensington and Chelsea
Best: Most office romances
Worst: Most bicycle theft
Croydon's lesson to the world: after enough sweaty lovemaking sessions by the photocopier, the only way you can feel alive any more is to steal a bike.