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The 17 safest cities in Britain

Business Insider Logo By Lianna Brinded of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 18: Generally Brits are lucky to live in a very safe society, where they can feel safe and secure wherever they choose to live. However some places in the UK are obviously safer than others. But where in Britain do people feel the safest?<p><a href="https://www.providentpersonalcredit.com/unbroken-britain-community-survey/">As part of it's "Unbroken Britain" survey — a look into how friendly, welcoming, and polite Britain's cities are — personal finance firm Provident Personal Credit took a look at which British cities are the safest.</a></p><p>Provident asked thousands of people in cities across the UK to rate how safe their hometown is. The responses were tallied, and each city was given a score out of 10, with one being the worst possible score.</p><p>Perhaps unsurprisingly, London didn't score highly when it comes to safety, but some of the UK's biggest cities did end up close to the job of the list. Check out Britain's safest cities below.</p>

Generally, Brits are lucky to live in a very safe society, where they can feel safe and secure wherever they choose to live. However some places in the UK are obviously safer than others. But where in Britain do people feel the safest?

As part of its "Unbroken Britain" survey — a look into how friendly, welcoming, and polite Britain's cities are — personal finance firm Provident Personal Credit took a look at which British cities are the safest.

Provident asked thousands of people in cities across the UK to rate how safe their hometown is. The responses were tallied, and each city was given a score out of 10, with one being the worst possible score.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, London didn't score highly when it comes to safety, but some of the UK's biggest cities did end up close to the top of the list. Click through to check out Britain's safest cities.

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