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Want to live in a vibrant area with panoramic views of Chelsea from the top floor? Then our wonderful Lightfoot Hall student accommodation is the place for you! The light and airy student living in the capital is perfectly located within walking distance of some of Londons largest universities, including Imperial College, Boston University and Mander Portman Woodward College, so you can wave goodbye to that long, grim morning commute.


Get this, living at Lightfoot Hall means youre only a short distance away from Harrods and Chelsea Football Club, ideal for shopaholics and football fans. If youre feeling fancy youve got The Ivy right opposite your accommodation too, so you can splash out on a scrumptious meal for you and your friends.


If you like the sound of your own private bathroom and kitchen, look no further! Our fabulous student studios at Lightfoot Hall come with your very own en suite facilities as well as your own TV, perfect for a Netflix binge. When youre feeling hungry, rustle up a scrumptious meal in your kitchenette and relax after a long day of studying.


Need to chill? No problem! Our large common rooms give you the perfect excuse to catch up with your new friends, as well as a nice quiet environment to crack on with your studying if you need to.


distance

1. Distance to South Kensington Station:


Walking - 12 min 


2. Distance to London Victoria Station:


Walking - 30 min 

Public Transport - 16 min


3. Distance to Boston University:


Walking - 19 min 

Public Transport - 17 min

   

4. Distance to Imperial College:


Walking - 21 min 

Public Transport - 20 min

   

5. Distance to Mander Portman Woodward College:


Walking - 33 min 

Public Transport - 13 min

   

6. Distance to Ashbourne College:


Walking - 33 min 

Public Transport - 24 min 

Amenities

Bronze Twin En Suite rooms are perfect to share with a mate, with your very own study desk to get that uni work done and dusted. When its time to wind down, catch your fave show on your very own TV and microwave some popcorn to go with it!


For those who need a little more space, our Platinum Studio has plenty of room for all your belongings! With a big wardrobe for all your clothes and a handy study area, make the most of this airy, spacious student accommodation.


Our dedicated on-site hospitality and maintenance team are always available should you ever need help, dont worry, they wont bite! they also have our trusty on-site security team who monitor the building to ensure you always feel safe and secure.

Community Amenities

Common Room
TV (communal)
Laundry Room

Apartment Amenities

WiFi
Desk & Chair
En Suite Shower
Single Bed
TV in every bedroom
Twin Bed
¾ Bed
Lockable Bedroom

Bills Included

Wifi
Water
Heater
Electricity

Configurations

Bronze Twin Ensuite£185 - £199/week
Offers2
Shared Bathroom
Shared Room
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1

Room Amenities

Desk & Chair
En Suite Shower
Single Bed
TV in every bedroom

Fancy sharing your room with a pal? Our Chelsea Twin en suite bedroom measures around 12.5 m, with two comfy single beds and two wardrobes for all your bits and bobs. With two fitted study desks and chairs, you can crack on with your studying in peace! When its time to wind down, chill out and watch some TV or surf the web with your 100Mbps WIFI.

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Duration:36 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£199/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£185/week
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Twin Ensuite£185 - £215/week
Offers2
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Area12 - 13 sqm
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

Common Room
Desk & Chair
TV (communal)
En Suite
WiFi
TV in every bedroom
¾ Bed
Laundry Room

Fancy sharing your room with a pal or a new roommate? The Twin Ensuite bedroom measures around 12.5 m, with two comfy single beds and two wardrobes for all your bits and bobs. With two fitted study desks and chairs, you can crack on with your studying in peace! When its time to wind down, chill out and watch some TV or surf the web with your 100Mbps WIFI. 

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Duration:45 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£210/week
Duration:44 week
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£215/week
Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£185/week
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Single Occupancy Twin Ensuite£340/week
Offers2
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Area12 - 13 sqm
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

Common Room
Desk & Chair
TV (communal)
En Suite
WiFi
TV in every bedroom
¾ Bed
Laundry Room

For students wanting their own space, a selection of the Twin Ensuites are available as Single Occupancy rooms too! Twin ensuite bedroom measures around 12.5 m, with two comfy single beds and two wardrobes for all your bits and bobs. With two fitted study desks and chairs, you can crack on with your studying in peace! When its time to wind down, chill out and watch some TV or surf the web with your 100Mbps WIFI. 

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£340/week
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Bronze Studio£360/week/person
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area11 sqm
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

TV
WiFi
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair

For students wanting their own private space, our self-contained Chelsea Studio measures around 11.3 m with an en suite bathroom, a handy study area and a single wardrobe for all your belongings! When its time to chill out, you can surf the web on your 100Mbps WIFI or catch your fave show on the TV.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£360/week
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Silver Studio£365/week/person
Offers2
Shared Bathroom
Shared Room
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

TV (communal)
WiFi
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair

For students wanting their own space, a selection of our Chelsea Twin en suites are available as single occupancy rooms too! Our comfy en suite bedroom measures around 12.5 m with a single bed, perfect to sink into after a long day of studying. Theres also plenty of generous storage with a study desk and chair so you can crack on with your uni work. Ready to chill? Your room has a TV and up to 100Mbps WIFI as well as access to the shared kitchen and comfy lounge area, its time to relax!

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£365/week
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Gold Studio£370 - £399/week/person
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

TV
WiFi
Desk & Chair
Bed

Want stunning panoramic views of Chelsea? Our self-contained Executive Studio is located on a higher floor with big airy windows that display totally Insta-worthy views! Measuring around 13m, your studio comes with a comfy bed, perfect to snuggle into after a long day at uni. With an en suite bathroom, a handy study area and a wardrobe, youll feel right at home in no time. On an evening, sit back, relax, and watch a film on your TV, or surf the web with your 100Mbps WIFI!

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£370/week
Duration:45 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
Sold Out£399/week
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Platinum Studio£385/week/person
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

TV
WiFi
Desk & Chair
Bed

Fancy your own comfy space? Check out our self-contained Deluxe Studio, measuring around 18m, the studio comes complete with a cosy bed, a roomy en suite bathroom, a handy study area and a wardrobe for all your bits and bobs. When its time to chill, theres a TV and 100Mbps throughout, so you can catch your fave movie or surf the web with ease.

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£385/week
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Sapphire Studio£395/week
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Area13 sqm
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

TV (communal)
Single Bed
WiFi
TV in every bedroom
Desk & Chair
Laundry Room
En Suite

Self-contained Sapphire Studio measures around 13m. Your studio comes with a comfy bed, perfect to snuggle into after a long day at uni. With an en suite bathroom, a fully equipped kitchenette, a handy study area and a wardrobe, youll feel right at home in no time. On an evening, sit back, relax, and watch a film on your TV, or surf the web with your 100Mbps WIFI! These rooms are located on the 1st floor only and have been recently fully refurbished. 

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£395/week
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Sapphire View Studio£399/week
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Area13 sqm
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

TV (communal)
Single Bed
WiFi
TV in every bedroom
Desk & Chair
Laundry Room
En Suite

Self-contained Sapphire View Studio is located on a higher floor with big airy windows. Measuring around 13m, your studio comes with a comfy bed, perfect to snuggle into after a long day at uni. With an en suite bathroom, a fully equipped kitchenette, a handy study area and a wardrobe, youll feel right at home in no time. On an evening, sit back, relax, and watch a film on your TV, or surf the web with your 100Mbps WIFI! 

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Duration:51 week
Move in:17 Sep, 2022
£399/week
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Deluxe Studio£405/week/person
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Area18 sqm
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

TV in room
Ensuite Shower
Double Bed
Desk & Chair
WiFi

Fancy your own comfy space? Check out our self-contained Deluxe Studio, measuring around 18m, the studio comes complete with a cosy bed, a roomy en suite bathroom, a handy study area and a wardrobe for all your bits and bobs. When its time to chill, theres a TV and 100Mbps throughout, so you can catch your fave movie or surf the web with ease.

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Booking Details

Cancellation Policy (2021-22 AY)


You can cancel your tenancy agreement for up to 14 days after the date of your booking (the Initial Cancellation Period). For bookings made from 1st August to 30th September ahead of the academic year the booking is for, the Initial Cancellation Period reduces to 7 days. They will refund the full security deposit.


Please note, GBP 20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover any international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks.


If you cancel your booking after the Initial Cancellation Period, you remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until you are able to find another tenant that is acceptable to Homes for Students and they are able to re-let the room. The replacement tenant must be over the age of 18 and a have the necessary student status (it is your responsibility to find another tenant and provide them with the correction information). If you find a suitable replacement tenant and the room is re-let they will refund your deposit, less any appropriate charges, as well as a deduction of GBP 50 for the variation of the contract.



Payment Details

Deposit Fees: 

Pay Deposit to confirm the booking


Rent Payments: 

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April.

If you dont have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date.

Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in.

Other instalment options may be available, however admin fees may apply.


Mode of Payment: 

Online via by logging into your student account

At the property reception desk

By telephone to the property team

By bank transfer (please ensure you use your name and student ID as the payment reference).

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I live here?

You must be a full-time student, and be 18 years or older to live in the property. You can book with this property whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of the cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Are pets allowed?

No, pets are not permitted in the buildings.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you enlist the details of friends that you would like to live with in the booking form with us.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing at. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy please note there is a room move admin fee of 50.00, you would also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move. A room move would be impacted by the availability at the time of the request and if there is a waiting list for the requested room or flat type. Should your requested room move result in moving to more expensive accommodation then yourself and the Guarantor shall be liable to pay the higher rent from the date the Tenant is given access to the more expensive accommodation.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, the summer accommodation of the same provider usually opens around March.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

No, your room is yours for the full contract period! You wont have to move out in the holidays, so you wont have to remove your belongings every term.

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing of any selected property by sending us an email.

How do I cancel or re-arrange my viewing?

By dropping us an email for the same.

Can I book a room without a viewing?

Absolutely. However, they would always recommend booking a viewing wherever possible.

How long does a viewing take?

Usually up to 30 minutes. However, the sales team are always happy to spend as much time as is needed assisting you with your booking.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

All communal areas and room types requested (dependent upon availability).

I'm in a different country, how do I view a property?

All the properties of the provider have access to Skype option, so you can view a property from wherever you want. Just drop us an email the date & time that suits you and they would arrange a viewing for you.

What do I do if Im a first-year student and Im still waiting for my exam results?

If youre still waiting for your exam results and youre not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, dont worry! You can still apply. You just need to ensure that if you do not get your place at university, you let us know on your chosen property in writing a maximum of 3 days after the A Level results day, to cancel your booking. You must provide a UCAS letter to verify your change in circumstances. In this instance, you will receive a full refund of your deposit. If you dont let us know within 3 days, your tenancy agreement will remain in place, and you will be liable for the rent on your room for the entire contract period.

Can I book if Im under 18?

The bookings from students who are under 18 are accepted only if they will turn 18 in the first term of the academic year. Unfortunately, for health and safety reasons, applications from students who wont turn 18 in their first term are not accepted.

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills are included in your rent such as gas, electricity and water and unlimited wifi*. However, your TV license is not included and this is the sole responsibility of the resident as this is not classed as a utility. 

Can I  pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online, or by bank transfer depending on your chosen property. Please note that if you make your payment using a credit card or an overseas debit card, you will be required to pay a surcharge of 1.5%.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

The largest instalment plan is 10, the total contract value is divided into 10 equal amounts and this is paid across 10 months.

What do I need to provide to be a guarantor?

Please note to be a guarantor you must be in full time employment or a homeowner and lived in the UK (England or Wales) for more than 5 years. You can provide: A copy of proof of identity (with photograph) such as:
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • ID Badge
A copy of proof of address (less than 3 months old) such as: Utility bill statement (i.e. Electricity, Water, Telephone)
  • Bank statement
  • Council tax bill for current year

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

Students who are up to date with their rental schedule are only allowed to move in early.

What do I do if my student loan hasnt arrived yet?

A deferred rent payment option is available for students paying their rent instalments with student finance. Please note the following steps in order to request a deferred rent instalment plan if you are student who has rebooked to live in a Homes for Students property. In order to defer your 1st, 2nd and 3rd rent payments you will be required to do the following:
  1. Provide evidence of your student loan finance schedule, showing when you will receive your 1st payment, please forward this by email to the property you will be living at in September.
  2. Make a payment of 2 weeks rent, 14 days prior to your contract starting, the date of your tenancy can be found on your tenancy agreement.
  3. The 2 week rent payment will be deducted from the 1st instalment and the remaining balance will need to be paid in line with the date your student finance will be paid.
  4. You will also need to advise if you wish to defer the date of the 2nd and 3rd rent payments in line with your student finance, this request also needs to go to your property team.
There is no additional charge for the deferred payment plan for rebooking student

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in three instalments, you will need a guarantor. Your guarantor must be a homeowner or in full-time employment.

What happens to my deposit?

Your deposit is placed into a Deposit Protection Scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year.

When do I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damages found in your room or the communal areas in your flat. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 days to get credited.

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