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Britannia South Bank, London

Rushworth St, London, SE1 0RB, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located at 48 Rushworth St, London SE1 0RB, Britannia South Bank stands out as a preferred choice for students looking for comfortable and convenient London student accommodation. This popular accommodation offers a variety of room types to cater to different preferences, including Twin Studio, Standard Single with Shared Bathroom, Premium Single Shared Bathroom, and several others, ensuring every student finds their ideal living space. The proximity to esteemed institutions such as London College of Creative Media, University of West Scotland, London South Bank University, University College of Osteopathy, Morley College, University of Arts, BPP University, and more makes Britannia South Bank London student accommodation a strategic and ideal locale for students.

London is not only a global city renowned for its historical landmarks, vibrant culture, and diverse population, but it is also a preeminent educational hub that attracts students from all over the world. The proximity of Britannia South Bank to a plethora of places enriches students' living experience, combining top-notch education with an immersive cultural exposure. Beyond academia, the city offers world-class museums like the British Museum and the Tate Modern to iconic landmarks such as the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. Students can also immerse themselves in London's diverse culinary scene, explore Borough Market, and enjoy a myriad of entertainment options, including West End shows and trendy nightlife spots. With an extensive public transportation network, including buses, the Tube, and trains, navigating the city is convenient, allowing students to explore its many neighbourhoods and discover their own favourite haunts. While London's reputation for high living costs is well-known, students can take advantage of student discounts and budget-friendly activities. Provided by Britannia students, this property is just a stone's throw away from some of London's most iconic sights and is enveloped by the city's lively buzz, making it a perfect place to learn, grow, and explore.

Features

Britannia South Bank student accommodation offers comfortable and convenient living spaces for students in the bustling city of London. Each room is thoughtfully furnished with essential amenities, including a cosy bed, desk and chair for study sessions, ample storage with a wardrobe and drawers, and practical window blinds for privacy. The laminated wood floor adds a touch of warmth to the space, creating a welcoming environment. Selected rooms also feature additional comforts such as a mirrored wardrobe, shower cubicle, wash basin, WC, heated towel rail, and mirrored cabinet, providing added convenience for residents. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi internet access and access to free on-site laundry facilities, making everyday tasks a breeze. Relax and socialise in the outdoor area, communal areas, and student lounge equipped with a TV, or unwind in the garden after a busy day. Britannia South Bank London student accommodation prioritises safety and security with CCTV surveillance and secure entry systems, ensuring peace of mind for all residents. Embrace the vibrant student life in London while enjoying the comforts of home at Britannia South Bank.

Location and What's Hot?

Centrally located in the bustling heart of London, Britannia South Bank student accommodation is an idyllic haven for students looking for vibrant city living with all conveniences at their fingertips. This area is also a well-connected hub for students studying at prestigious institutions such as King's College London - Guy's Campus, King's College London - Waterloo Campus, London South Bank University, Kaplan International College, DLD College, and the London School of Commerce, ensuring a swift commute.

Health and well-being are also taken care of with several medical facilities like Guys and St Thomas Hospital mere minutes away. Step outside, and you'll be spoilt for choice with a myriad of eateries like the famous Borough Market and trendy cafes such as Pret A Manger, ensuring your dining experiences are as diverse as they are delicious. From casual brunches at Flat Iron Square to evening cocktails at The Crown, every culinary adventure awaits just outside your door. Desiring a little retail therapy? London Bridge is teeming with boutique shops to cater to your every shopping whim. Need to get the essentials? Sainsbury's and Tesco are just a walk away from all your grocery needs. The area is not only a food and shopping paradise but also rich in green spaces like the serene Burgess Park and the picturesque Southwark Park, providing you with the perfect spots to unwind or enjoy a brisk jog amidst nature. If you are in search of culture and entertainment, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and The Tate Modern offer endless enrichment and amusement near your Britannia South Bank London student housing. This location is a treasure trove for any student, providing a platform to create and take part in the quintessential London experience. Living at Britannia South Bank London, you're not just finding a place to stay; you're embracing a lifestyle brimming with culture, convenience, and connectivity.

Commute

For students residing at Britannia South Bank London, traversing the bustling cityscape of London becomes a true convenience. The strategic location of this student accommodation in London ensures that a multitude of public transport options is readily available. Embrace the seamless connectivity to London's extensive network from the Southwark Tube Station, offering access to the Jubilee Line or the Borough Tube Station with its Northern Line services. The close proximity of Waterloo Station is perfect for national rail services or for catching the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern, and Waterloo & City lines. Additionally, plenty of local bus routes have stops like Pocock Street (Stop W) bus stop around the area, furthering Britannia South Bank London student accommodation as an excellent choice for students seeking effortless travel.

What will you get

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Common Amenities

Free WiFi internet
Free on-site laundry
Outdoor Area
Communal Areas
Student lounge with TV
Garden

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Frequently Asked Questions

What happens when I check in?

When you check in, you will either be met at the property by a member of the residence staff (this can vary from residence to residence). You will be advised about the procedure when your booking is confirmed.

How far is the hall of residence from my school/college?

At the time of booking, please let us know the name, address, and postcode of the school/college where you will be studying. We will then be able to advise you as to which residences would be most convenient for your place of study. We will also direct you to the appropriate websites which will help you to calculate your journey time.

How many people will live with me in the hall of residence?

That will depend upon the hall of residence. Rooms in many halls of residence are arranged in ‘cluster flats’ (apartments) where between 3 and 8 rooms share a communal kitchen/dining area and sometimes bathrooms (when bedrooms do not have private en-suite bathrooms).

If my hall of residence is configured in ‘flats’ (apartments) who else will be staying in the same flat?

You will normally be sharing your flat with other students attending language schools college or university courses. Your ‘flatmates’ may be from a variety of different countries.

Can I have my own room?

The majority of their buildings offer single rooms while a few others offer twin and double rooms. Please refer to each individual residence page for details of room types and book accordingly.

If I book a twin share room, who will I be sharing with?

You will be sharing with another person of the same gender as you. You may also book a twin room if you are arriving with a friend, partner or family member.

Can I book to stay in a single-sex apartment (i.e. all girls or all boys)?

This is not usually possible, although it can occasionally be arranged if you are traveling as a part of a group and if it is requested well in advance.

Do I need to bring bed linen?

No, all bed linen is provided. In some halls of residence, bed linen is laundered and changed weekly while in others you will be expected to launder your own. Please make sure that, if you bring your own linen, it is clearly marked and kept well away from the bed on linen change day (if applicable). They cannot be held responsible for any linen that is taken by mistake unless it has been removed from the bed and clearly labeled. Please refer to each individual residence page to find out if your hall of residence provides a bed linen laundering service.

Do I need to bring towels?

Some of their halls of residence provide bath towels while others do not.

If I book a hall of residence that has shared bathrooms, how many people will share the bathroom?

This depends upon the size of the ‘cluster flat’ in which your room is situated. Normally a maximum of 5 students will share a bathroom.

What does self-catering mean?

Self-catering is when there are no meals provided with the accommodation, but students have access to fully equipped kitchens where they can prepare their own meals. The majority of halls of residence are self-catering. 

Do I have kitchen facilities?

Yes, all of their self-catering residences have fully equipped kitchens. You are expected to provide your own washing up liquid and clothes.

What happens if I don’t know how to work something in my residence?

Ask others in the residence if you are unsure how to work something, alternatively, ask a member of the residence staff to assist you or provide you with written instructions.

Do I have a phone in my hall of residence?

Some halls of residence have pay phones in public areas or have apartments with phones that are programmed to accept incoming calls only, where you may only be able to dial out using a phone card or an 0800 number. However, they recommend that you bring your own mobile phone or purchase a ‘pay-as-you-go’ phone while you are here.

Do I have computer/internet facilities in my building? What will it cost?

All residence buildings have Internet facilities, but you will need to bring your own computer. Most residences offer free internet access but where there is a charge, the cost may vary according to the residence concerned.

What happens if the Internet is not working?

Contact the management representative or on-site residence staff to report it. If your computer rather than the Internet facilities are the cause of the problem, They will help in any way that they can but cannot be held responsible for any problems related to your computer.

Will I have laundry facilities?

All their residential accommodation has laundry facilities on-site. Some residences have coin-operated washing machines and dryers while others have machines in the kitchen of each flat. There are also irons for you to borrow. 

Will I have a television?

There is a television in the student lounge of all halls of residence.

What happens if I lose my key?

Unfortunately, there is a charge for lost keys. Please immediately report the loss to the management representative or on-site residence staff. Please ensure that you do not have anything with you identifying your address with the keys, as this means they will have to change the locks for the whole building.

Where should I have my mail sent?

You should have your mail sent to the address of your hall of residence.

Can my friends stay in my apartment when they come to visit?

Unfortunately, overnight guests are strictly prohibited in most halls of residence, especially those offering single rooms only. Occasionally, overnight stays (of no more than 3 nights) can be arranged in certain residences which offer twin or double rooms. Prior permission must be obtained in advance from management's office and an additional charge will apply. If you have friends and family who are coming to visit then please let us know, and they can assist you with arranging accommodation for them.

When will my apartment be cleaned?

This varies according to the facilities available at each individual hall of residence. You are, however, expected to keep your room tidy and clean the kitchen after using including washing dishes. Failure to do so could result in you being charged for professional cleaning. Bathrooms should be left clean and dry.

What happens if I break or damage furnishings or china/glassware?

They understand that occasional breakages occur in the kitchen and they do not normally charge for these unless they are excessive. Breakages and damage, such as to furniture and carpets/curtains, may be charged for or the cost deducted from your deposit.

How much do I have to pay to secure the room?

Full prepayment for stays of up to and including 13 weeks is required, as described on the pro-forma invoice, which will be sent to you at the time of booking.

I am staying for longer than 13 weeks. Is it possible for me to pay in installments and do you have a payment plan option?

Yes

Why is a deposit required and how can I get it back at the end of my stay? How long does it take? How will it be refunded?

A deposit of £250.00 is required at most halls of residence (with the exception of summer-only halls of residence). The purpose of the deposit is to cover the cost of any damage or breakages caused by students during their stay, as well as to act as a guarantee against non-payment of accommodation fees. Deposits must be paid in advance (prior to arrival) by credit card or bank transfer. They regret that they are not able to accept cash on arrival. They will refund your deposit (less any deductions for damage/breakage or accommodation fees) within 28 days after you leave the hall of residence. Deposits cannot be refunded in cash.

Where will my accommodation be located?

All our accommodation is located near underground stations. A full description, including information on the location can be found on our website (please refer to each individual accommodation page for details) and information will be provided to you upon confirmation of your booking.

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Students can find pocket-friendly London student accommodation options in Zone 3 to Zone 9. It has something for everybody. Student accommodation in London is further divided into halls of residence, rooms and private housing. Student accommodation in London options consist of comfortable, luxurious, yet budget-friendly en-suites, studio apartments, and shared apartments in London for rent, including various amenities. Student accommodation in London is available in a variety of price ranges. London student accommodation is built for the comfort of students. Some of the most recommended accommodations in London are Chapter Aldgate, Chapter Portobello, Spring Mews, and others. It is much easier to book short-term student accommodation in London than in any other city in England with amber.

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With the world's most significant institutions and over 350,000 international students, London is a global centre of excellence for education. International students from all over the world favour London as their preferred educational destination. It is an influential capital for its historical architecture, culture, and music. Students are free to explore the city's network of friendly neighbourhoods. The people in London's city centre are known for being kind and welcoming to visitors, especially students.


London is the capital of the United Kingdom and is among the oldest cities in the world, stretching its history for almost two millennia. London is a beautiful metropolitan area based upon the River Thames and has been located in the Southeastern part of England since its inception. Being the core of the United Kingdom's economic, transportation, and cultural trade, the city boasts a vast economic sector and great importance in the country.

Moreover, students will find that London also shares its borders with popular cities near student accommodation in London such as Coventry, Birmingham and Leicester, making London a highly connected city. Besides, the city is also said to be influenced by historical and modern economic and warfare history, allowing London to enjoy a mixture of the early 19th and 20th centuries.


The city also hosts a large flock of international students amongst these travellers. London also offers many renowned institutions, including the Royal College of Art, Goldsmith's University, and Royal College of Music, which never let a student settle for anything less than perfect.

Best Student Accommodation in London

One of the most important things to do before moving abroad is to find a good, well-equipped student accommodation. Before you book your London student accommodation, look at different factors like distance from the university, location, nearby commute, etc. Amber has a very easy, fast, and streamlined process of bringing the best accommodations to you in just three easy, actionable steps. Amber is committed to providing you with the best student experience through its range of accommodation types, i.e. studios, flats, and other options for student accommodation in London. Our properties offered for London student accommodation are some of the best in the city. All the choices for student accommodation in London are catered to every student’s needs. Some of the best options for student accommodation in London are:

1. Axo Camden

2. IQ Tufnell House

3. IQ Shoreditch,

4. Bloomsbury Janet Poole House

5. Pacific Court

6. AXO Islington

7. AXO New Cross

8. Chapter Portobello

9. Helen Graham House

10. Goldsmith House

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London student accommodation is ideal for students due to the affordable cost. If you live in student accommodation in London offered by amber, you can save on your commute and many other bills.  Living in London could be expensive but careful assessments and planning can help students from spending extra pounds. For student apartments in London, it is recommended to have a budget of £1,000-£1,300 per month. Below is the breakdown of the monthly expenses in London:


1. Food: £400-£600/ month

2. Gas and electricity: £200-£280/ month

3. Internet & mobile phone: £120-£200/ month

4. Dinner at a restaurant: £200-£400/ month

5. Laundry: £100-£160/ month

6. Stationery and Textbooks: £80-£120/ month

7. Clothing: £200-£375/ month

8. Travel (buses, trams, and trains): £360-£600/ month

Student Travel London

England's transport system, in general, is potentially one of the most effective. The city is smartly connected to every central transportation system readily available within walking distance from all the universities in London. From the world-famous London Underground Tube and DLR (a machine-driven light railway) to trams and buses, students can explore a wide range of transport services in London.

To help students, we have enlisted the major transport systems in London below:

1. Train: London has a dedicated metro rail system which ranges from all the zones in London, covering London City Centre to Waterloo, Strand and Piccadilly Circus Station. These stations are concisely well-connected train stations. So students don't have to worry about travelling to nearby cities on weekends. The average ticket cost is  £4.40- £9/ day

2. Bus: London's bus network runs 24 hours daily, with more than 100 buses running up and down the city. Students can take buses from Victoria Bus Station near the City Centre that connect to all national highways of England. The bus stops near the London student accommodation can help you travel daily to and from the student accommodation in London for just £3/ day. Hundreds of local bus stops are at every corner of the city, designed to cater to local and national travellers. The average bus fare in London is around £2- £5/day. Students can also choose an 'Oyster Card' bus pass that significantly reduces local transport expenses.

3. Cycling: Students can also explore local parts of the city via cycling. Students can visit London's exclusive cycling areas like London's famous Jubilee Park & Garden.

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With London's abundance of cultural institutions and academic offerings, its buzzing student life and global community, it's no wonder that the city has come out top. London is an excellent city to network and make connections with professionals around you. London is home to more than 1,27,000 international students. During your studies at university, there may be opportunities to work or intern for companies in your desired career. This is a great way to build upon your skills and develop your CV. With numerous dynamic and vibrant spots for the crowd, the town is ideal for all ages to explore and travel. Those who like spending quality time around calm water bodies can visit the popular Thames Riverside, where students find astounding natural beauty that suits all Instagram lovers.


Meanwhile, exploring local shops and city malls can also leave students in awe of London's eateries, which offer a wide variety of cuisines and drinks from almost every corner of the world. Granaio Leicester Square—Italian Restaurant and Pizza Pilgrims Waterloo are two of London's most popular restaurants and takeout places if students crave a sufficient dining experience at affordable prices.

One can also enjoy a drink watching the city's football team match at Brewmaster or groove to the trendy disco beats in the vibrant clubs in The Roxy situated right next to the City Centre.


Most students prefer London student accommodation in the city centre. The Amber Student Accommodation website allows students to discover a wide range of housing options to make their stay satisfying.

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1. London Eye

2. Big Ben

3. The Shard

4. Trafalgar Square

5. Buckingham Palace

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3. City University of London

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