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More than 1,000 Bromley residents having affairs, claims Illicit Encounters website

PUBLISHED: 11:06 02 April 2014 | UPDATED: 11:06 02 April 2014

More than 1,000 people from Bromley are having an affair, according to statistics by a dating website.

The Infidelity Index, compiled by Illicit Encounters, says 1,151 adults from Bromley are playing away from home.

Only towns with a population of more than 50,000 people are ranked in the index.

The website claims Beckenham has 623 residents who are having affairs outside of their marriage, while Orpington has 434.

Maidenhead, in Kent, has claimed the title of the most illicit town in Britain with 2 per cent of the population cheating, with Bournemouth, Dorset, being declared most faithful.

Website Illicit Encounters claims to be “the largest dating service for married people”, with close to a million members.

Mike Taylor, from IllicitEncounters.com, said: “It is fascinating to see the breakdown of how many people are looking for affairs in your local area.

“We have already had thousands of people visiting the website looking to see where their home town ranks compared with their friends.”

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