Scape Canada Water, London

Mulberry Walk, London, SE16 6BL, United Kingdom
per week
4.3 mi from City Center
( 1h 36m. 24m. 29m)
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UCL School of Management | 1.1 mi
Northeastern University London | 1.3 mi
Pay In Instalment
No Visa No Pay
study area
Games Area
Cinema Room

About the Property

If you're searching for excellent student accommodation in London, consider choosing Scape Canada Water. Located at Mulberry Walk, London, SE16 6BL, UK, Canada Water student accommodation is an optimal choice for those who want to enjoy their student life. This student accommodation in London offers a variety of non-ensuites, studios, and bedroom apartments. Notably, UCL School of Management, Northeastern University London, and University of Sunderland are located near Scape Canada Water, making sure this is a sought-after choice for students from all over the globe. This London student accommodation has a range of choices along with excellent amenities to provide students with peace of mind.

Located in the heart of England, London captivates students with its vibrant culture, global cuisine, and endless entertainment. The city's bustling streets offer internships, part-time jobs, and networking opportunities, enriching academic pursuits. Its rich history and modern dynamism create an immersive learning environment, broadening perspectives for students worldwide. Scape Canada Water, nestled in London's dynamic landscape, offers students an unparalleled living experience. With its contemporary design and focus on community, Canada Water student accommodation fosters a supportive environment for academic and personal growth. Its prime location provides easy access to transportation hubs, cultural hotspots, and diverse culinary delights, enhancing students' urban lifestyle. The residence's modern facilities and security features ensure comfort and peace of mind, while its vibrant social scene facilitates connections and lifelong friendships. Scape Canada Water's commitment to innovation and sustainability aligns with students' values, promoting a greener future. With flexible accommodation options and dedicated support staff, Canada Water student accommodation caters to the diverse needs of students, whether they seek solitude for study or camaraderie for socialising. Needless to say, choosing Scape means embracing a lifestyle that blends convenience, comfort, and community, setting the stage for a memorable and fulfilling student experience in the heart of London.


At Scape Canada Water London, students are welcomed to a thrilling collage of comfort and style – a testament to modern student living. The student accommodation offers a range of bedroom apartments, studios, and ensuites, namely standard accessible en suite, premium two person twin room, and others, to cater to everyone’s modern lifestyle. Every room is fully furnished and offers a bed and storage to enhance convenience. In select rooms, you can find a dining area, desk area and heated towel rail. The rent for Canada Water Scape includes the costs of heating, water, WiFi, and electricity.

Moreover, Canada Water residence offers the chance to unwind in the exclusive cinema room after a rigorous study session or energise your body in the state-of-the-art gym. For leisure or study, the games area, spacious lounge, and study zones are idyllic spots for recreation and focus. Assistance is just a smile away, with 24/7 reception ready to help residents, complemented by practical amenities like a laundry room and bike storage. The buzzing student community offers a great chance for networking opportunities. Though Scape Canada Water does not allow pets, the student accommodation is equipped with secure door entry and 24/7 staff availability.

Location and What's Hot?

Near Scape Canada Water, several universities offer diverse educational opportunities. Among them is Goldsmiths, University of London, renowned for its arts and humanities programs, fostering creativity and critical thinking. Just a short distance away is London South Bank University, recognised for its focus on professional development and innovation, particularly in engineering and business disciplines. Additionally, Queen Mary University (Whitechapel) stands as a prestigious institution with a global reputation, offering a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate courses across various fields. These universities not only provide quality education but also contribute to the vibrant intellectual and cultural landscape of the area, enriching the student experience at Scape Canada Water.

Scape Canada Water boasts proximity to a plethora of amenities. For culinary delights, residents can explore restaurants like The Yellow House or London Dabba Wala, serving modern European cuisine, or Hawkers, offering tantalising Asian street food flavors. Landmarks such as the historic Surrey Docks Farm and the picturesque Southwark Park provide serene retreats amidst urban life. Nearby cafes like The Pear Tree Cafe and Canada Water Cafe offer cosy spaces to unwind with a cup of coffee and a book. Convenience is ensured with accessible ATMs scattered throughout the vicinity, including those at Tesco and Barclays Bank. Should the need arise, residents can seek medical assistance at facilities like The Spa Medical Centre or Bermondsey Health Centre. Additionally, nearby hospitals like Canada Water Medical Centre, Guy's Hospital and St. Thomas' Hospital offer comprehensive medical services. With its blend of gastronomic delights, cultural landmarks, and essential services, Scape Canada Water provides residents with a vibrant and well-equipped living environment, ensuring both comfort and convenience in everyday life. Additionally, the Southwark Library at Surrey Quays provides another nearby option for residents seeking a quiet space to study or explore literary works. With its diverse collection and welcoming atmosphere, Southwark Library caters to the educational needs and recreational interests of the community.


Conveniently situated for easy access to London's educational institutions and cultural hotspots, Scape Canada Water, London, offers excellent connectivity. The closest bus stops are Canada Street (Stop W), Canada Street (Stop U), and Brunswick Quay. Students residing at Canada Water Scape can make use of different modes of travel around the vibrant city. The nearby Canada Water Station serves both the London Overground and Jubilee Line, providing swift links across the capital. The serenity of Scape Canada Water, London, is complemented by the convenience of being within a short distance of the city's extensive public transport networks, ensuring that students can navigate London with ease and efficiency.

Room Types

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Common Amenities
Communal Kitchen
Cinema Room
Games Area
Spacious Lounge
Study Zones

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (5)

  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Pay In Instalment
    This property offers 1, 3 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the tenancy agreement?

Property contract lengths are usually for 51 weeks from September, however we may have shorter contract lengths available at certain locations. Please check each location page for 41/42 week contract availability.

Can I get a contract shorter than 51 weeks?

Property contract lengths are usually for 51 weeks from September, however we may have shorter contract lengths available at certain locations. Please check each location page for other agreement options as these vary by location.

Do I have to pay a damage deposit?

Yes, a £400 deposit is payable for each room. The full deposit must be paid by the time you check in and is secured by the Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS). You will receive an email confirmation from DPS when the deposit is registered.

What does my damage deposit cover and when will I get it back?

The damage deposit is registered with the DPS and covers any damage you may cause to your room; this excludes normal wear and tear. It is refundable at the end of your stay with us and usually received within 28 working days as long as there are no damages or outstanding rent. You will receive an email from DPS confirming when your deposit is ready to be return.

Do I have to pay council tax?

Full time students in the UK dont have to pay council tax, however you have to provide us with a certificate to show your status as an exempt student.

Are meals included?

Property do not provide meals in any of property locations

Do you allow pets?

No, sorry!

Do I need to be 18 years of age or older?

To stay at all of the properties you will need to be over 18 when you move in.

How long is the licence agreement?

Property contract lengths are usually for 51 weeks from September, however managment may have shorter contract lengths available at certain locations. Please check each location page for other agreement options as these vary by location.

When do I have to pay my licence fee by?

An advance licence fee payment of three weeks’ rent is due when you make a booking (for Bloomsbury and Kings Cross properties, we require an advanced rent payment of 4 weeks). This payment is non-refundable after the cooling off period - see Cancellation . You have the choice to pay in full or in three termly instalments. For all properties, there are a limited number of 2% discounts for upfront payments. We offer termly instalments or an upfront payment, instalment dates are due on 1st August, 12th Jan and 12th April.

What is included in the licence fee?

Your room, access to all of our communal spaces, all utility bills (i.e. electricity, water, heating) and Wi–Fi internet (including up to 5 devices (6 devices at Bloomsbury), with a speed of 100+Mbps across all sites and 200Mbps for Wembley, Canada Water and Kings Cross) are all included. At Scape Shoreditch, Guildford and Wembley (shared kitchen/living rooms only) the rooms also come with TVs. The following is not included: • contents insurance • meals • laundry • TV licence (where a TV is provided as part of the room); • linen (including bedding and towels); or • crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils You can purchase a variety of student living packs from our online portal and at reception for all of your bedding, linen, crockery, cleaning and hospitality needs - NB. the contents of these packs does vary between sites - so please ask the team for more information.

How big are the rooms?

  • En Suites approx. 13 - 23 square metres
  • Standard Studios approx. 14 square metres
  • Medium Studios approx. 16 - 18 square metres
  • Large Studios approx. 21 - 31 square metres
  • Premium King Studios approx. 26 square metres
  • Two Bedroom Apartments approx. 32 square metres

What payment types are accepted?

The property accepts most debit and credit cards to confirm a booking (except American Express). Your payment must be completed online as they have limited payment facilities on site. Alternatively, you can pay via TransferMate, a quick, easy and secure online bank transfer for international students. Unfortunately, we do not accept any cheque or cash payments.

Do I need a guarantor to book?

You don’t need a guarantor.

How much do I have to pay to book?

An initial advanced rent payment of 3 weeks is to be made in all properties except Bloomsbury and Kings Cross where this is 4 weeks. The remainder of your rent will be split into instalments.

Can I swap my room once booked?

Between the dates of 1st November to 30th June, there is a cooling off period of seven (7) days after the Initial Payment has been made and a Booking Confirmation has been received. Between the dates of 1st July to 31st October, there is a cooling off period of forty eight (48) hours after the Initial Payment has been made and a Booking Confirmation has been received.

Can I book a viewing?

Yes. You can book a tour. Please make sure you receive a tour confirmation before turning up.

Can I move in later than my start date?

Yes. You can move in on the day your contract starts or any day after the start of your contract, we just ask that you select your arrival date on your online portal and let us know if anything changes.

Can I move in before my start date?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to move in earlier. But in exceptional circumstances, we may be able to sort something out, please contact us and we can always look into this for you.

Can I live near my friend?

That shouldn’t be a problem, but this will depend on availability.

Can I have a discount?

Their discounts may be available during limited periods of time only and will be advertised on the social media channels or newsletter.

If I book with a friend, do we get a discount?

They do not offer group discounts although they may have offers running.

My friend who booked after me got a discount but I didn’t. Can I still get a discount?

Discounts are available during limited periods of time, sorry that you missed out.

I am on a waiting list, how likely is it that I will get a room?

Joining the waiting list does not guarantee a room. If a student cancels and a room becomes available, we will then inform everyone that is on the waiting list. Bookings are made on a first come first served basis.

Can I share a room?

Most rooms are for single occupancy only. Although some of our larger studios are available to couples, as long as you are both full-time students you just need to contact the team to arrange this. Please note when booking a dual occupancy room you will be charged an additional £30 per week.

What happens if something in my room, e.g. a chair or light bulb breaks?

Please report any maintenance issues. Your problem will be logged and a member of our on-site maintenance team will help resolve the issue as soon as possible.

How is my room cleaned?

It is your responsibility to keep your room clean. Vacuum cleaners are provided for you to use, free of charge. We also offer a cleaning service at an additional charge. Please ask at Reception for more details.

Is there a gym/fitness club?

Yes, the gyms are totally free and are available to all residents. To use the gyms, students will need to complete a health and safety declaration and waiver.

Is there a curfew?

There is no curfew, but we do operate 'quiet hours' between 11:00pm and 7:00am. You can access the building 24 hours a day, although you will need to use your key card to enter the building.

Can I have guests stay overnight?

You can have overnight guests stay with you as long as it is cleared with Management in advance and your guests are registered with reception when they arrive. You may have a guest stay with you for up to 7 nights, unless otherwise agreed by the Residence Manager.

Is there car parking?

There is no car parking available at any sites, but we are very accessible and close to lots of public transport links.

If I go away for the university holidays do I need to move my possessions out of my room?

No, you only need to move out of the room at the end of your contract.

If I go away for the university holidays do I need to pay rent for that period?

Yes, you still have to pay rent for the duration of your contract even if you are away on holiday.

Can I smoke in my room or the building?

They have a zero-tolerance policy on smoking in the buildings and outdoor shared spaces. The site teams will be able to tell you where you can smoke around the building.

Is it noisy?

All windows are double glazed. We also operate quiet hours in the evening; however some of our properties are in busy places so you may hear some noise from time to time and please bear in mind other students can be a bit noisy sometimes too. They can help you if you are experiencing unreasonable noise during quiet hours.

Is it a safe area?

London is a major city, and we do advise students to follow general safety precautions. That aside, their team is around 24/7 (So we don’t mislead for kings cross) buildings are equipped with 24-hour security and reception, and they have CCTV and key fob entry which allows students into the building at night, their corridor and then their room.

Can I store my belongings?

There is under-bed storage, wardrobes, and drawers in all of the Scape rooms. They do not currently offer any other storage.

Can I have proof of address?

Yes. Once you have a confirmed booking, you can view your invoices, receipts and contract. These should all serve as proof of address. If you need additional proof, the Reception team can also provide a signed letter confirming your address.

Do you have an A/C?

There is no air conditioning in the rooms but there is air con in all gyms and communal spaces. Some rooms come with window vents and individual temperature controls - please ask your building managers for more info on your specific room.

Can I let my friend live in my room when I’m away?

No. You are responsible for your guests and must accompany them at all times.

Can I bring my bicycle?

Yes, they offer bicycle storage at each of our locations.

Do I need to bring any documentation for check-in?

Yes, when you arrive and check-in you will be asked to provide a photo ID. This can be a driving license, passport or any form of photo ID that shows your full name and date of birth.

What are check-in times?

To check in smoothly, you should have already made payment before you arrive, get in touch with the team to complete this before you are due to move in. Check-in times are generally Monday-Sunday 2 pm-8pm. If they haven't received payment, you will not be able to move in.

I haven’t seen the building; will I be given a tour when I check in?

When you check in you will be told where in the building you can find the facilities, disposal rooms, and other areas. They have virtual tours available at each site. They also have 360-degree views of our rooms, please visit our location pages to see these.

How do I check out?

In the week before your contract end date, you will be asked to organize a room inspection for any damages. Once this is done, you just need to return your keys (room, post box and safe box) to reception and they can check you out, you must speak to us and complete a departure form.

I am leaving early, who should I tell?

They know that some students may not stay for the whole duration of their contract, but they do need to know that you’ve left so we can say goodbye, complete your inspection and return your deposit without delay. Please let them know if you intend to leave early and complete a departure form at reception before you leave. Please tell them in advance before you leave in time for us to inspect your room.

What do I have to do if I want to cancel my contract?

Between the dates of 1st November to 30th June, there is a cooling off period of seven (7) days after the Initial Payment has been made and a Booking Confirmation has been received. Between the dates of 1st July to 31st October, there is a cooling off period of forty eight (48) hours after the Initial Payment has been made and a Booking Confirmation has been received. After this deadline, you may cancel your booking up to and including 1st August 2024. Past this, you are responsible for finding a suitable replacement (a student not already living at the property, who is attending a full-time course). Until a suitable replacement is found you are liable for the rent owed, and once you’ve found a replacement you will have to make a £350 payment relating to the room cleaning and transfer of the lease.

Can I have someone sublet my room?

Sorry, you cannot sublet your room. You may cancel your Residence Agreement, as long as you find a suitable student replacement (as defined in the Residence Agreement). Please be aware that you will be liable for any outstanding payments and all reasonable administrative charges incurred in connection with this.

If I don’t make the grade/get a visa/don’t go to uni/etc., do I get a refund?

If you are within the cooling-off period, you can cancel. Outside of this period, you may be eligible to apply for a refund under one of our flexible policies. If you are not eligible then please refer to the canceling policies.

When do I get my deposit back?

This will be returned at the end of your tenancy. Once you have departed the property, your damage deposit will be processed with the DPS who will email you separately about the return of your deposit. We aim to process all deposits within 28 working days.

What’s the nearest tube/rail station?

Canada Water Tube Station is just a 5 minute walk away, with access to the Jubilee line and Overground meaning quick journey times into central and south London.

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London Student Accommodation

Living and studying in the vibrant city of London, UK, is an exciting prospect for students from around the world. However, finding suitable student accommodation in London can be a daunting task, especially with limited on-campus housing options. Students can find a great deal of affordable and comfortable student accommodation London options at a reasonable price with amber. The options for London student accommodation are located near many world-renowned London universities like Imperial College London, University College London, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, and many more.

Students can find pocket-friendly London student accommodation options in various popular neighbourhoods. Students can choose from a variety of luxurious yet budget-friendly studios, ensuites, non-ensuites, private rooms, and shared apartments. All student apartments London options are equipped with top-notch amenities like a kitchen, gym, wifi, and communal lounges. With amber, you can easily browse through a diverse range of accommodation options, each meticulously vetted to ensure they meet strict quality standards. Amber caters to various preferences and budgets, ensuring you find a comfortable and secure home away from home. Some of the best student accommodation London options include AXO Islington, Mannequin House, Romano Court, and several others!

About London

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. London, renowned for its world-class restaurants, vibrant music scene, exquisite hotels, and rich history, is a city that truly has it all. With its iconic tea culture and efficient public transportation system, exploring London is both delightful and convenient. Each neighbourhood offers a unique experience, from the historic charm of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge to the cultural richness of the National Portrait Gallery and Trafalgar Square. Whether you're strolling through Kensington Gardens or indulging in the city's diverse culinary scene, London promises a memorable visit that will leave you eager to return.

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, such as Coventry, Birmingham, and Leicester, making London a highly connected city.

Best London Student Accommodation

Finding suitable student accommodation is crucial before moving abroad. When booking your London student accommodation, consider factors such as proximity to the university, location, rent of your London student accommodation, and nearby transportation options. Amber offers a straightforward process for finding the best student flats in London in just three simple steps: select, pay, and book. Committed to providing the best student experience, Amber offers a range of accommodation types, including studios, flats, and other options tailored to every student's needs. All properties offered by amber are among the best in the city, ensuring a comfortable and convenient stay. Below, we've listed down some of the best student accommodation London options that you can check out if you're planning to move:

1. Peckham

2. London Nest Don Gratton House

3. iQ Will Wyatt Court

4. iQ Highbury

5. AXO Islington

6. AXO New Cross

7. Mannequin House

8. Canvas Walthamstow

9. iQ Sterling Court

10. Britannia South Bank

Cost of Living in London

Several factors play a significant role in determining the cost of living in London. The city's status as a global financial hub and a renowned cultural centre contributes to its high living costs. The type of London student accommodation, its location, and the rent can greatly impact housing expenses. Additionally, the cost of essential goods and services, such as groceries, utilities, and transportation, can vary depending on the neighbourhood and lifestyle choices. It's important to note that while London is generally considered an expensive city, students can expect to spend between £2,300 and £2,500 per month. Below is the breakdown of the many expenses you may incur, apart from your student accommodation in London UK:

1. Off-campus accommodation: £1,220 - £1250 per month

2. Transportation: £180 - £190 per month

3. Utility: £300 - £350 per month

4. Groceries: £200 - £230 per month

5. Food: £450 - £500 per month

6. Entertainment: £60 - £70 per month

7. Clothes: £70 - £100 per month

Student Travel in 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 below, which are easily accessible from your accommodation in London for international students:

1. Train

London has a dedicated metro rail system, covering the 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. There are many bus stops near private student accommodation London options, including Northumberland Avenue/Trafalgar Square (Stop X) and Trafalgar Square (Stop B). 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 by cycling. They can visit London's exclusive cycling areas, like the famous Jubilee Park & Garden. In addition, most student accommodation London options listed with amber also offer secure bike storage places, so students never have to worry about it!

Student Lifestyle and Living in London

With its wealth of cultural institutions and academic opportunities, vibrant student life, and diverse global community, London consistently ranks as a top choice for students. The city provides an excellent environment for networking and building professional connections, along with the best options for London student housing as well. Home to over 127,000 international students, London offers various opportunities for work or internships in desired career fields, enhancing skills and CVs.

London's dynamic atmosphere offers something for everyone, from exploring cultural landmarks to enjoying vibrant nightlife. The picturesque Thames Riverside provides a serene escape, perfect for those seeking natural beauty and Instagram-worthy moments. Students living in London student accommodation will find an array of cafes, restaurants, grocery stores, malls, and green spaces around. Exploring local shops and city malls reveals London's culinary diversity, with eateries serving cuisines from around the globe. For a memorable dining experience, students can visit popular spots like The Northall, Prezzo Italian Restaurant, and Tunnel Meals. Get a caffeine kick start to your day by a visit to Host Cafe, The Coffee House, and Cafe at Storey's Gate. For entertainment, students can watch a football match at Brewmaster or dance to trendy disco beats at College Arms, The Coach House, and The One Tun Pub & Rooms, located near the city centre. For shopping, you can head to The Brunswick Centre, Cardinal Place, and Brent Cross Shopping Centre. There's also a lot to explore for art lovers. The Residence Gallery, Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, and Art Space Gallery are sure to transport you to another realm.

London Tourist Attractions

With so many captivating tourist attractions and things to do, it's no wonder London is among the most famous cities in the world. The picturesque views, historical palaces, green areas, and traditions make it intriguing and attract a large group of people. The hubs, pubs, delightful cafes, leisure places, parks and student-efficient clubs drive students to London. Some popular London attractions, which are easily accessible from the many student accommodation London options are:

1. London Eye
2. Big Ben
3. The Shard
4. Trafalgar Square
5. Buckingham Palace

Universities in London

London is home to several prestigious universities known for their academic excellence and diverse courses. These institutions offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, attracting students from all around the world. With its cutting-edge research, world-class faculty, and vibrant campus life, studying in London provides an enriching and unforgettable educational experience. Some of the best universities near your London student housing include:

1. London Film School
2. BPP university
3. City University of London
4. BPP University London (Holborn)
5. Kaplan International English (London Covent Garden)

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