Canvas Walthamstow, London

Forest Rd, London, E17 6JJ, United Kingdom
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7.9 mi from London
7.9 mi from City Center( 2h 57m. 29m. 47m)
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The College of Haringey | 1.3 mi
Sir George Monoux Sixth Form Co... | 1.3 mi
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About the Property

Canvas Walthamstow, the London student accommodation that is luxury par excellence, is situated at 4 Forest Rd, London E17 6JJ. Canvas Walthamstow accommodation stands out as a prime option for student accommodation in London. Renowned for its wide selection of rooms in curated ensuites, studios, and penthouses, Canvas Walthamstow London meets diverse needs and preferences. The London student accommodation is conveniently located near the College of Haringey, Sir George Monoux Sixth Form College, and Waltham Forest College, among others. The proximity offered by Walthamstow Canvas to the nearby cities and areas, such as Croydon, Kingston Upon Thames, Watford, and Central London, makes it an ideal residence for students seeking proximity to their university campuses.

London, a city with a rich academic tradition and a melting pot of cultures, is a vibrant destination for students from around the globe. With its prestigious universities, the city boasts a significant student population of more than 20,00,000, adding to the dynamic community. Students from across the globe are drawn to the city that never sleeps for multiple factors, including renowned universities offering world-class education and research opportunities. The lifestyle in London is particularly favourable for students due to the city's extensive public transportation system, numerous libraries, and countless cultural and recreational activities. Despite being one of the most bustling metropolises, London provides affordable living options, especially with student accommodations like Canvas Walthamstow. The London student accommodation offers modern amenities, a supportive community, and proximity to essential services, all at student-friendly rates. The city's vibrant neighbourhoods, coupled with affordable student accommodation in London and plenty of student discounts, make it an ideal place for students to live, study, and thrive. Canvas Walthamstow London student accommodation also offers a taste of London's cultural scene. Canvas Walthamstow is within touching distance of local attractions and known landmarks, enhancing the overall student experience.


With its contemporary architecture and modern living spaces, Canvas Walthamstow, London student accommodation offers an exceptional experience in the heart of the city. Each room, whether it's a Gold Studio Upper or a Bronze Ensuite Mid, boasts an impressive range of amenities. Rooms are furnished, promoting a seamless transition into student life. Additionally, plentiful room storage options cater to the practical needs of students, allowing them to organise their personal belongings effortlessly. High-speed wi-fi connectivity throughout Canvas Walthamstow, London student accommodation ensures that students can study and relax while staying connected to family and friends. Additional storage is offered with a wardrobe in each room, alongside a desk and a chair.

For health-conscious residents, a state-of-the-art gym provides the perfect space for a vigorous workout. When it's time to unwind, students can enjoy the company of their peers in common social spaces or delve into their studies in the quietude of the study area. The luxury of an on-site cinema offers the chance for movie nights without leaving the comfort of home. Other key highlights include a picturesque roof terrace for outdoor relaxation, organised on-site and virtual events fostering community spirit, convenient laundry facilities, and a communal kitchen to help manage everyday chores and food fixes.

For an added layer of ease, Canvas Walthamstow student accommodation includes bills, such as electricity, wi-fi, gas, water, and gym in your bill. The availability of a 24-hour team and well-being support helps you further with your new life.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated at the crossroads of connectivity and culture, Canvas Walthamstow offers far more than just exceptional student accommodation in London. The world of academia with prestigious institutions such as Loughborough University (London Campus) and American Musical Theatre Academy, London, is easily accessible from Canvas Walthamstow. Imagine a place where the energetic vibes of the city merge seamlessly with the quaint charm of local living right next to you. You can begin your culinary journey with fine restaurants at the Premier Inn (London City) Old Street and Premier Inn London Euston Hotel. Holiday Inn- Bloomsbury, Charlotte Street Hotel and the Claridges are near the Canvas accommodation Walthamstow as well.

If you are in the mood to grab a good cup of coffee and unfurl the pages of your favourite book, Market Cafe with the legendary Princess Diana Decor. You can reach the high street at a short drive from Canvas Walthamstow. And don't miss the cappuccinos here at the Market Cafe. The Fat Chef Coffee Shop and the Quirky Cafe are also a short distance from the student accommodation in London. For leisurely afternoons or study breaks, the lush gardens of Lloyd Park are close to Canvas Walthamstow student accommodation and offer a serene escape from the academic grind. Plus, getting daily necessities is a breeze with multiple grocery stores like TESCO Express and Sainsbury's Local nearby on Forest Road. Not to mention the cultural tapestry woven through iconic sites like The British Museum and Barbican Centre, which ensures a rich and dynamic student life experience.

Additionally, students at Canvas Walthamstow can enjoy nearby natural escapes such as Epping Forest for hiking and camping, and the serene riverside walks along the River Lea. The area is also vibrant, with cultural events, live music festivals, and concerts, including performances at the renowned O2 Arena and local festivals in Walthamstow itself. In short, Canvas Walthamstow, London student accommodation, stands at the heart of convenience and culture, making it an ideal hub for student life in the thrilling metropolis of London.


For students seeking a well-connected and convenient home base, Canvas Walthamstow London student accommodation expertly positions residents at the nexus of transportation options. Just steps away from the vibrant heart of the city, students have access to a number of bus stops, such as Seven Sisters Station (Stop E) and Belsize Fire Station, among others. You are also in proximity to the nearby railway stations, including Seven Sisters and Manor House. Students also choose to walk or cycle to their college.


Blackhorse Road tube station (Overground & Victoria line) 1 min walk

Blackhorse Road Highstreet 1 min walk

Walthamstow Wetlands 11 mins walk

London Met Uni 15 mins via public transport

UCL (Gower Street Campus) 20 mins via public transport

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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 (4)

  • Pay In Instalment
    This property offers 1, 2, 4 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
  • Guarantor Requirement
    Guarantor requirements and policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included in the price?

All utility bills – water, electricity, gas, internet, gym, and use of all the social spaces – are included in the price. There are no hidden charges, what students see on their contract is what students pay (besides any damage to the room or fines students incur).

Am I allowed to have guests to stay?

Students are welcome to have guests through the daytime, and an overnight guest for a reasonable amount of nights. Students will need to get permission from management for an extended period. Management will need to provide a form of ID to check in through their resident portal, and students will be responsible for them throughout their stay. Please note, that students will also need written consent from management if their overnight guest is under 18 years of age.

How secure is the accommodation?

Accommodations have CCTV in and around each property, an electronic key entry system for the main entrance, common areas, each flat, and bedroom. There is also staff on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Will I need to pay council tax?

In the UK, students are exempt from paying council tax –students won’t need to pay this, but if the council do mistakenly bill student, students will need to provide details to prove that student are in full-time education.

Do I need a TV license?

If students bring their own TV or want to watch or record programs as accommodations are shown live (including on mobile phones, tablets, or computers), students will need to apply and pay for a TV License. This also includes TVs provided by Canvas.

What if something in my flat breaks?

If students are having any problems with their room, a shared living space, or one of the communal areas, students have two options. Students can log the issue using the resident portal, providing details so the maintenance team can get this sorted for students as soon as possible. Alternatively, students can come down to reception and talk to a member of staff so management can log it on student's behalf.

Can I have pets?

Unfortunately, students are not allowed to keep any pets in their rooms or any shared living spaces.

What happens if I don’t get on with my new flat mates?

Accommodation wants the university experience to be as positive as possible – if students are having any issues with flat mates, please let us know. Management will do its best to help resolve any problems students might be having.

Can I receive post and parcels?

Each flat has its own lockable mailbox located in the lobby - room keycard will also give students access to this. If any larger packages or anything that requires a signature arrives for students, management holds onto it and lets students know via text or email so students can come and collect it. For security reasons, students will need to provide a photo ID and give a signature to confirm collection. The post will not be given out to other residents on their behalf without written authorization.

Can I live with my friends?

Accommodations are more than happy to accommodate groups as well as individuals. Let management know who students are planning to live with, and management do best to accommodate student in the same flat.

Am I allowed to live with a partner or friend? How much will it cost?

Two people can share some of the bigger studios at properties, which will add an additional £100 per week to the rent. Please contact us directly if this is something students like to organize. Please note, both inhabitants need to be full-time students, studying at least 20 hours per week.

Now that I don’t have access to the roost payments portal, how do I make rent payments?

If students are ready to pay their next installment or are catching up on an old payment, students can now make this via bank transfer.

How do I contact students about a maintenance item or repair?

The management site team is still around to assist with these requests - Please can students visit Reception to report a repair or maintenance request.

How do I collect my parcels?

The Parcel Tracker is still up and running, no changes here! Please use the same app and collect via Reception as usual.

I haven’t rebooked my room yet – can I still do this?

Management created some new flyers and posters with this information included, but just in case – come and speak to the team at Reception who will be more than happy to help students rebook.

Do I need a guarantor?

Accommodation needs details for a guarantor for every lease, even if students intend to pay in 1 installment. This is because management will take responsibility for any unpaid arrears or damage during their tenancy period. Students guarantor will need to be someone who is not in full-time education, or living in student housing.

Who can be my guarantor?

A student guarantor can be anyone not currently in full-time education. Accommodation do not need to be a UK resident either. Most residents use a parent, guardian, or family member. However, please note students can NOT act as their own guarantor.

Is there an age limit for booking the accommodation?

As a minimum age requirement, all Canvas residents need to have been or have turned 18 during their tenancy with us. This is due to the legally binding tenancy agreement that each resident is required to sign before arrival. Accommodation has no upper age limits, so long as the resident is in full-time education for the duration of their stay.

Do accommodation offer any discounts?

If students do pay in 1 installment, their total amount payable will be 2% cheaper than if students choose to pay in 2 installments. If students pay in 4 installments, their total amount payable will be 2% more expensive than if students choose, to pay in 2 installments.

What appliances and furniture are included in my room?

All rooms come with a bed, desk and chair. Extras such as kettles, toasters and lamps are not provided.
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Student Accomodations in London

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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