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LSE

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) was founded in 1895 and welcomes roughly 12,000 students a year. As part of the Russell Group, LSE has a reputation for quality research, ranks in third place for universities in the UK, and the Alumni include 18 Nobel laureates.

urbanest Student Accommodation and LSE have been working together since 2014 to provide luxury accommodation for this prestigious university. In our properties you can expect easy access to LSE campuses, a number of facilities, and a support team on site 24/7. Our accommodation is not only located near to LSE, but the buildings also provide easy access to the whole of London.

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LSE Accommodation

When it comes to studying at such a high-ranking university, getting the right accommodation is key to ensuring you can do your best. If you’re one of the lucky students heading off to LSE, urbanest has been providing accommodation for this university for years, so we know what you need in student accommodation. We have been providing high-quality accommodation since 2008, and so have plenty of experience when it comes to students’ wants and needs.

urbanest Westminster Bridge

Just 1.2 miles from the LSE campus, our Westminster Bridge accommodation is under a 30-minute walk to this university and the closest of our properties. Situated on the backs of the Thames in the heart of London, where you are close to many iconic buildings and popular tourist spots.


Westminster Bridge room types

Within our Westminster bridge student accommodation, you have a choice of rooms available.

For those that are coming to university on their own and want to make long lasting friendships, we have private and ensuite rooms in flats that are shared between 3 and 6 people. With a private bedroom and work area, you can still get your alone time, but with a shared kitchen and lounge area you can also be sure that you won’t get lonely either. Students that stay in our LSE accommodation often come from all over the world, so you’ll be sharing with a diverse group. If you have a friend you want to stay with, but also want to meet new people, we offer twin rooms in a flat shared between 6 to 11 students. This is a great option for those wanting to save a bit of money too.

Having your own space can be a priority for some, especially post graduate students. For this you have a choice of private apartments which have their own kitchen and lounge area. The luxury and penthouse apartments are on the higher floors of the building, so you also get some incredible views of the city.

No matter what room you choose, you can be sure you’ll be comfortable. All our beds have memory foam mattress, and each room has underfloor heating. So, you’ll be warm, cosy, and comfortable throughout your university year.

Westminster Bridge facilities

All our LSE student accommodation is finished to a high standard and have a wide range of facilities. At our Westminster Bridge building you have access to an exclusive health club in the building, with a swimming pool, gym, and sauna. For socialising there are communal spaces for study and play. With a cinema room and soundproof gaming rooms too.

For practical considerations, the Westminster Bridge building has a laundry for you to use. There’s also super-fast Wi-Fi throughout the building, so you’ll always be able to get your work done.
Your safety is also a top priority for us, so there is a member of the support team on site 24/7, plus an electronic key fob entry system.

Benefits of Westminster Bridge

Westminster Bridge is in a central London location, so you have many of the main attractions right on your doorstep. Big Ben and Buckingham Palace are just a short walk away. There are also a variety of pubs, restaurants, and cafes nearby. For a slower pace of life, our student accommodation in Westminster Bridge is on the riverside, so walks along the river are always picturesque.

If you want to get out and explore more of London, Westminster Bridge is well connected. Lambert North is just 5 minutes away, from which you can explore the city; you can be in Oxford Circus in just 9 minutes on the Bakerloo Line. For getting further afield, Waterloo is just a 7-minute walk away, which gives you access to the South East of England.

Place Distance Tube Cycle Bus Walk
London School of Economics and Politics 1.2 miles 28 mins 15 mins 14 mins 25 mins
Lambert North 0.2 mile 5 mins 5 mins
Waterloo 0.4 mile 5 mins 6 mins 7 mins
Oxford Circus 1.8 miles 13 mins 16 mins 24 mins 39 mins
Big Ben 0.5 mile 4 mins 8 mins 11 mins
Buckingham Palace 1.1 miles 15 mins 8 mins 14 mins 23 mins
Four Corner Café 0.2 miles 4 mins 3 mins
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urbanest King’s Cross

A little further away at 2.2 miles from LSE, our King’s Cross student accommodation is still in a great location for students at this university. Found in the new King’s Cross Quarter it is a lively area and well-connected area of London.


King’s Cross room types

Our King’s Cross accommodation has a variety of rooms for you to choose from. No matter which you choose, all our rooms have double-insulated walls so you can be sure of peace and quiet when you shut your doors.

If privacy is your main priority, there are studio apartments available. These are self-contained units, which have their own kitchen and living area, so you can live and work at your own pace and times. You don’t have to worry about loneliness in these apartments though, there are plenty of communal areas throughout the building for socialisation.

For those that want the hustle and bustle of a shared flat, our ensuite rooms give you the best of both worlds. You have a private room with a study area, then share a kitchen and dining area with your flatmates.

King’s Cross facilities

With years of experience in providing student accommodation, we know what students need. You don’t have to stay locked away in your room when you study, as there is a mezzanine area directly above the reception for communal work. You will also find private workspaces in this area. With superfast Wi-Fi throughout the building, so you can work wherever you want.
For non-work socialising, on the 13th floor you will find a spacious area for relaxing. This big lounge has a TV and comfy seating for your use. The reception area is also a great place to meet with friends, with lounge areas and table tennis.

In King’s Cross you also have a member of the support team on site 24/7, CCTV and an electronic key fob entry system, so you can be sure that our accommodation is safe and secure. There’s also a bike store, and folding bikes available for use.

Benefits of King’s Cross

Staying at King’s Cross not only gives you access to LSE, but also the rest of London. You can easily reach King’s Cross and St Pancras stations within a few minutes’ walk, which give you access to various underground lines to get across London, plus the national railway lines so you can get around the UK too. At King’s Cross you can also see Platform 9 ¾, and although you can’t gain access to the Hogwarts Express, you can catch the Eurostar from here and spend weekends in Europe.

If you’re looking for things to do in King’s Cross, you are spoilt for choice. The British Library is just a 20-minute walk away, and there are several museums and galleries nearby

Place Distance Tube Cycle Bus Walk
London School of Economics and Politics 2.2 miles 22 mins 18 mins 26 mins 43 mins
King’s Cross St Pancras Underground Station 0.7 miles 5 mins 10 mins 14 mins
St Pancras Eurostar 0.4 miles 2 mins 4 mins 8 mins
Oxford Circus 2.4 miles 20 mins 16 mins 35 mins 49 mins
St Pancras International Station 0.6 miles 4 mins 11 mins 12 mins
The British Library 1.0 mile 9 mins 13 mins 20 mins
Camino King’s Cross 0.7 miles 7 mins 8 mins 13 mins
Egg London 0.1 mile 2 mins 4 mins
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