Regional Chat Simplified

We've decided to reduce some of the less-populated regional chats down to fewer rooms. England's regions are combined into one, plus London. Individual countries -- Scotland, Wales, Ireland -- keep their individual rooms. We've done this to serve population-balancing, convenience, and ease-of-moderating, all while helping you to chat with more people near you.

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Cam Chat Has Arrived!

Another important feather in the cap of UKChat's new and improved free online chat service, not offered by a lot of other HTML based chat services, is that it has free cam chat capabilities, opening the doors to a much better chat experience than what anyone from the old chat rooms is used to. Technology has come a long way, and we're keeping up with it, and even paving the way for our competitors in some respects.

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UK Chat is Back!

After many years we're back and better than ever. Under new ownership and merging with some other recently bought out chat room networks, UK Chat has consolidated what's left of the major online chat services serving the UK and created the number one community for live chatting online with others in and around your local area.

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Standing Out in the Chat Rooms

In our busy free chat rooms, there's always something going on, whether on or off peak hours. It can be hard to stand out and get the attention that you want from all of our available chatters during evenings and weekends, when the chat is most active, not just because you're harder to find in the user list, but because the users you want to talk to might be busy. Here's how to stand out and get noticed.

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Create Your Own Free Chat Room

We provide some of the highest quality, most popular and easy to use chat rooms on the web today, but did you know that you can create your own chat room here, too? If you want to own and manage your own chat room on our server, it's quick and easy to set it up, and it will show up in the public rooms list so that other users on our chat service can join and participate.

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Fully Functional and Compatible Mobile Chat

We've shaken up the website to focus more on our free online chat, among other things, but the most important new development here at UK Chat is our new chat software. The new chat is finally 100% mobile compatible. You can chat from your iPhone or Android mobile phones, as well as from many Apple iOS and Android mobile devices like tablets, and many unexpected devices, like web browser equipped video game consoles.

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How to Chat Safely

We have chat rooms for people of all kinds, for various age groups to chat with locals all across the United Kingdom. Our site is intended to be a safe and welcoming online chat environment for all of these people, but sometimes maintaining safety requires a little bit of looking out for yourself. Here are some things you can do to keep chat safe and fun for you.

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Tweaking the chat room options for best results

Improving chat experience via settings

The chat software was designed to be as light weight, simple, easy to use and compatible with as many devices and browsers as possible, making it so that everyone can enjoy the chat rooms regardless of connection speed, technology and screen size and so on. Because of this it may look like some concessions were made depending on how you're connecting to the chat rooms.

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New Developments at UK Chat

You've probably noticed that the site has undergone a pretty extensive revamp, with many changes, new features, and new chat software. Mostly, this has been about simplifying the site to support what it's all about: Free online chat! The following have been our main areas of focus to bring you an improved chat experience. Read all about it!

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