King’s College Accommodation
King’s College London and urbanest Student Accommodation have been working together since 2016 to provide a better experience of student living in London. At urbanest, we have over 500 King’s College students opting to live in either urbanest Tower Bridge or our new urbanest Vauxhall accommodation.
King’s College London is approximately a 15-minute tube or a 40-minute walk from our Tower Bridge accommodation and a 48-minute walk from our Vauxhall accommodation. Both of these KCL student accommodations are safe and secure with great social areas, flexible work spaces and a wide range of facilities.
Our choice of rooms is second to none. Whether you are looking for a large studio apartment or a private en-suite, our King’s College student accommodation offers sociable yet secure solutions.
For a KCL room booking, please fill in our booking form. If you would like to visit any urbanest property before booking, simply drop in between 10am – 6pm Monday – Friday. Should you have any questions feel free to call us on +44 (0)20 7042 7890 to speak to the urbanest support team or read on for more information.
Strand, London WC2R 2LS
Urbanest Vauxhall Accommodation for King’s College students
Urbanest Vauxhall boasts an excellent location for all King’s College students. It’s just 25 minutes from the Strand campus, 26 minutes from Guy’s campus and 33 minutes from the Denmark Hill campus via the tube. This new students’ accommodation is situated in the heart of London, within the thriving area of Vauxhall where there are plenty of things to do and see.
Vauxhall Transport Links
Urbanest Vauxhall is also superb for transport links. Vauxhall tube station is just a few minutes’ walk from your front door. This can take you to Oxford Circus in just 7 minutes via the Victoria Line. On top of this, this station is also served by the national rail, so you can easily get further afield.
Vauxhall bus station is also just 8 minutes’ walk from your accommodation, allowing you to get from A to B even easier. Finally, if you’re not a fan of the tube or bus, Vauxhall is known for its river taxis. The Thames Clippers stop at St George’s Wharf Pier roughly every 20 minutes on a weekday and this is just 10 minutes’ walk from your King’s College Accommodation.
Things to do in Vauxhall
On the days you’re not at a King’s College campus, there are an abundance of things to do in Vauxhall. This includes iconic sights like Tate Britain, which is possibly the most notable gallery in London. This is just 18 minutes’ walk from urbanest Vauxhall.
Vauxhall also has a thriving nightlife, with a number of famous bars and clubs just minutes away, including the Royal Vauxhall Tavern or Fire London. If you’re not a night owl, there are many quirky cafes and restaurants to please both foodies and fussy eaters, including the Black Cab Coffee Company or Dirty Burger.
Urbanest Vauxhall Facilities
Urbanest Vauxhall is brand new for September 2018, meaning the facilities available are second to none. The accommodation options include studio apartments, private rooms and en-suite rooms, all of which boast views of the River Thames.
As part of our luxury student accommodation, features will include heated flooring, which can be operated by your own thermostat, super-fast broadband and memory foam mattresses. So you can both study and relax in your own private room.
|Strand / Waterloo Campus||2.4 miles||25 mins||19 mins||30 mins||48 mins|
|Guy’s Campus||2.6 miles||25 mins||18 mins||39 mins||52 mins|
|Denmark Hill Campus||2.0 miles||33 mins||13 mins||26 mins||40 mins|
|KCL Student’s Union||2.6 miles||26 mins||18 mins||46 mins||53 mins|
|Oxford Circus||2.8 miles||14 mins||23 mins||47 mins||1 hour|
|Tate Britain||0.8 miles||29 mins||6 mins||12 mins||17 mins|
|Royal Vauxhall Tavern||0.3 miles||4 mins||7 mins|
|Fire London||0.2 miles||1 min||4 mins|
|Black Cab Coffee Company||0.7 miles||5 mins||11 mins||14 mins|
|Dirty Burger||0.3 miles||5 mins||6 mins|
Urbanest Tower Bridge
urbanest Tower Bridge is a 42-minute tube journey from King’s college Denmark Hill campus, an 18-minute tube journey from Guy’s campus and only 15 minutes’ tube journey from King’s College Strand campus. This makes it the closest KCL accommodation to the Strand campus, according to the King’s College website. On top of this, it’s only a 24-minute walk to the Student Union, meaning you’re never far from campus life.
Tower Bridge Transport Links
Our Tower Bridge accommodation has excellent transport links should you wish to go a little further. Tower Hill and Aldgate tube stations are just a few minutes’ walk from urbanest Tower Bridge. So you can easily travel the District Line, Circle Line, or the Metropolitan Line in a matter of minutes.
As Tower Bridge is based in central London, many bus routes are available from right outside your front door. Finally, Tower Gateway DLR station is just 2 minutes’ walk away, so you can always venture even further should you want to.
Things to Do Near Tower Bridge
As Tower Hill is in central London and within walking distance of London Bridge, there is a wide range of things to do nearby, including exciting markets, well-known museums and note-worthy galleries to visit while you’re not studying.
For example, Whitechapel gallery, which has celebrated the work of Picasso and Pollock, is just a ten-minute walk away. The city’s iconic Tower of London, which is a castle, a royal palace and a notorious prison, is just 8 minutes’ away by foot. Also, Old Spitalfields Market is just a 15-minute walk away. This is one of London’s largest indoors markets selling everything from food to art and clothing.
Urbanest Tower Bridge Facilities
If you’ve had enough of exploring, our Urbanest Tower Bridge accommodation offers a comfortable sanctuary to relax and mingle with other students. We offer en-suite rooms, studio apartments and large studio apartments, which mean you may not even want to venture out. This luxury student accommodation also features memory foam mattresses, underfloor heating and super-fast broadband. In fact, most of our occupants prefer to work in their accommodation than their university’s library.
|Strand / Waterloo Campus||2.0 miles||15 mins||15 mins||29 mins||40 mins|
|Guy’s Campus||1.2 miles||18 mins||8 mins||22 mins||25 mins|
|Denmark Hill Campus||3.4 miles||42 mins||26 mins||48 mins||1 hour 10 mins|
|KCL Student’s Union||1.2 miles||16 mins||9 mins||22 mins||24 mins|
|Oxford Circus||3.1 miles||24 mins||23 mins||1 hour 5 mins||1 hour 3 mins|
|Whitechapel Gallery||0.5 miles||8 mins||5 mins||10 mins|
|Tower of London||0.4 miles||7 mins||10 mins||8 mins|
|Old Spitalfields Market||0.7 miles||6 mins||10 mins||14 mins|