WordPress, one of the easiest ways to start a website requires the following pre requisites as of December 2022:
PHP version 7.4 or greater.
MySQL version 5.7 or greater, OR MariaDB version 10.3 or greater.
As of December 2022 these hosts are recommended for their security, customer support, server setup and UK presence.
1. Everyhost – WordPress Hosting
2. Krystal – London UK