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University College London, or UCL, was founded in 1826 and has since become the third largest university in the UK with over 42,000 students from all over the globe.

With such a large number of students to house, urbanest is proud to offer UCL accommodation for undergraduates and postgraduates within walking distance of all the notable locations. Our two closest properties are our St Pancras and Kings Cross accommodation, which are both within a 30-min walk. Our brand new urbanest Battersea is also a short journey on the Northern Line.

Rooms on offer are all equipped with a range of facilities, including underfloor heating, gaming areas and our 24/7 on-site support team. They’re also ideal as UCL postgraduate accommodation, offering relaxing study spaces and private studios perfect for the times you really need to concentrate.

Read on for more information or contact our team to book a room at this UCL accommodation.

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UCL Accommodation

Now you’ve chosen to go to University College London, the next step is to find great student accommodation. At urbanest, we know what you need, as we’ve been providing student accommodation near UCL for years. Our high-quality UCL student accommodation, from St Pancras, to King’s Cross, to Battersea, and more, will ensure you get the best for your money with urbanest.

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Our St Pancras student accommodation is a great location for UCL students. All major points of campus are less than 26 minutes’ walk away and just over 15 minutes via tube. As well as being close to campus, this UCL accommodation boasts riverside views, a perfect location for when you want a study-break stroll.

St Pancras Room Types

This UCL student accommodation offers studios, en-suites and shared spaces. Whether you want a more social experience or need a quieter room, each spacious bedroom is designed with an array of benefits. All rooms in this University College London accommodation have great storage space, comfortable memory foam mattresses, and underfloor heating.

The private and ensuite shared flats are great for first-year students. These rooms in UCL student housing give you a private space to work within a shared flat, so you share a communal kitchen and dining space. This is a great way to get to make new friends for your time at uni.

If you need more privacy, a studio apartment is a great choice. These make great UCL postgraduate accommodation as you have your own kitchen with a hob, microwave, and fridge/freezer. Having a studio room in this UCL accommodation gives those who need it, time to live and work on their own and socialise when you want in common rooms.

We also offer twin rooms in our UCL uni accommodation. These rooms can be shared between two people, and you have your own kitchen to share, plus your own bed and study area. Twin rooms are also a cost-effect accommodation choice if you’re looking for cheaper UCL student accommodation.

St Pancras Facilities

Just like all our student accommodation, St Pancras is finished to a high standard and you have access to a range of facilities. With a laundry room, underfloor heating, quick wi-fi and more on offer, everything you need from UCL student accommodation is housed under one roof here in the heart of the city.

Safety is a top priority for our University College London accommodation too. You’ll find a support team member on-site 24/7, CCTV, and you can only access the building with an electronic key fob.

For the social scene, urbanest St Pancras makes for the ideal UCL university accommodation thanks to its freshly refurbished communal space. This area provides the perfect relaxation spot, with TVs and pool tables as well as comfortable seating areas to relax with friends. For studying, there is also a great study area on the ground floor. These make this the best UCL accommodation for students.

Benefits of St Pancras

Our St Pancras UCL student housing is not only close to your campus, but it is also in a perfect location if you’re after exciting things to do around London. The British Library, which is the largest library in the world, is just a 17-minute walk away. On days when you’d like to sit in the sun, St Pancras garden is just a stone’s throw away, only a 3-minute walk from your door.

If you fancy some shopping, Camden Market offers over 1000 stalls full of food, crafts and unique gifts and is just 17 minute’s walk away. On top of that ZSL London Zoo, which is the world’s oldest scientific zoo, is a 13-minute cycle or a 20-minute tube from this UCL student accommodation.

In terms of nightlife, Egg London hosts weekly student nights and is only 11 minute’s walk from your door. Also, several restaurants nearby this UCL accommodation are perfect for a weekend brunch, including Skip Garden and Kitchen, perfect for veggies and vegans. For more, read our Student Guide To St Pancras.

In terms of transport links, Urbanest St Pancras UCL accommodation is just a 15-minute walk from Camden Town station, allowing you to get across London in a matter of minutes via the Northern Line. On top of that, Euston Station is less than 20 minutes’ walk away, meaning you can easily visit friends and family, or sightsee around various cities in the UK during weekends.

Safety is always a key concern for those new to the UK capital, rest assured that our University College London accommodation is safe and so are the surrounding areas, but for peace of mind, check out our guide to staying safe in London.

Place Distance Tube Cycle Bus Walk
UCL School of Pharmacy 1.5 miles 18 mins 8 mins 25 mins 22 mins
UCL Institute of Education 1.3 miles 17 mins 10 mins 26 mins 26 mins
UCL Students’ Union 1.3 miles 21 mins 8 mins 24 mins 24 mins
Bloomsbury Campus 1.8 miles 24 mins 10 mins 27 mins 29 mins
Royal Free Campus 2.6 miles 25 mins 17 mins 28 mins 47 mins
Whittington Campus 3.1 miles 25 mins 17 mins 26 mins 49 mins
Euston Station 1.1 miles 17 mins 7 mins 21 mins 19 mins
Camden Market 1.2 miles 10 mins 18 mins 17 mins
The British Museum 1.8 miles 21 mins 11 mins 28 mins 32 mins
Regent’s Park 1.3 miles 29 mins 12 mins 24 mins 27 mins
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Urbanest King’s Cross student accommodation is also ideal for UCL accommodation, it’s situated just a 30 minutes’ walk away from campus. With a 15-minute bus ride you can access all the major points on campus. On top of that, you’re in the heart of London, so there are plenty of things to do and see with this UCL student housing.

King’s Cross room types

Our King’s Cross accommodation has a variety of rooms for every budget, from ensuites to luxury studio apartments. No matter which you choose, all rooms in this UCL accommodation have comfortable memory foam mattresses, underfloor heating, and double-insulated walls so you can be sure of peace and quiet when needed.

For first years and undergraduates, or those who want a shared flat, our ensuite rooms in our UCL uni accommodation give you the best of both worlds. You have a private room with a study area, and share a kitchen and dining area with your flatmates.

If privacy is your main priority, there are studio apartments available. These also make great UCL postgraduate accommodation as they 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, as there are plenty of communal areas throughout the building.

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These UCL student accommodation rooms boast facilities such as superfast broadband throughout the building, underfloor heating, kitchen facilities, luxury shower rooms, and a laundry room.

In this UCL student housing, 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 it’s safe and secure. All our UCL accommodation comes with contents insurance but if you’d like to learn more about why it’s important, check out our guide to student contents insurance.

For studying, our University College London student housing has a mezzanine area directly above the reception for communal work. You will also find private workspaces in this area. And for socialising, you’ll find a spacious communal area on the 13th floor. This big lounge has a TV, lounge areas, and even table tennis for you to relax or meet with friends.

Benefits of King’s Cross

Staying at this UCL student accommodation means living right in King’s Cross, and there is never shortage of things to do or see. People from all over the world come to this area due to famous sights, including the renowned platform 9 ¾ from Harry Potter, which is based inside the King’s Cross and St Pancras International Station. At this UCL uni accommodation, you’re also a 30 minute tube ride away from Regent’s Park, which is perfect for a picnic in the summer.

You can also expect a range of restaurants within walking distance. For example, tapas restaurant Camino King’s Cross, or Bombay style café Dishoom. For a more unique night, Bloomsbury Lanes, a 1950’s inspired bowling alley, is just 20 minutes away on the tube. For more things to do near this University College London accommodation, check out our Student Guide to King’s Cross.

Regarding transport links, urbanest King’s Cross UCL accommodation is right in the centre of it all. It’s only a 15 minutes’ walk away from King’s Cross St Pancras Underground Station, which gives you access to the Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines. Which gives you access to travel all over London. As well, King’s Cross train station is just a 13-minute walk from your door, which allows you to get across the UK easily. And, if you fancy venturing further, St Pancras is home to the Eurostar, offering trains to Germany, the Netherlands, France and Belgium.

There are a lot of things to do and lots of transport links right on your doorstep at this UCL accommodation, for more read our guide to How to get around King’s Cross.

Place Distance Tube Cycle Bus Walk
UCL School of Pharmacy 2.0 miles 29 mins 9 mins 18 mins 25 mins
UCL Institute of Education 1.7 miles 33 mins 11 mins 20 mins 28 mins
UCL Students’ Union 1.7 miles 32 mins 9 mins 15 mins 27 mins
Bloomsbury Campus 2.2 miles 28 mins 11 mins 18 mins 32 mins
Royal Free Campus 2.7 miles 29 mins 18 mins 35 mins 49 mins
Whittington Campus 2.3 miles 42 mins 17 mins 21 mins 45 mins
Euston Station 1.6 miles 24 mins 8 mins 14 mins 23 mins
Camden Market 1.6 miles 13 mins 19 mins 22 mins
The British Museum 2.2 miles 23 mins 12 mins 24 mins 35 mins
Regent’s Park 1.8 miles 38 mins 15 mins 24 mins 32 mins
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