Chelsea Lightfoot Hall, London

Manresa Rd, London, SW3 6NA, United Kingdom
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£240
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2.6 mi from City Center
2.6 mi from City Center( 53m. 30m. 18m)
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city center | 2.3 mi
Mander Portman Woodward | 0.6 mi
English National Ballet School | 0.7 mi
Imperial College London | 0.8 mi
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Communal Lounge
Communal TV
Laundry Room

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About the Property

Chelsea Lightfoot Hall, SW3 6NA, emerges as a popular student accommodation in London, known for its prime location and a diverse range of room types suited to different preferences. The property offers a range of non-ensuite, ensuite, and studio options. Situated at Manresa Rd London, UK, Chelsea Lightfoot Hall is conveniently located near prestigious educational institutions, including the English National Ballet School, Imperial College London, and Imperial College Business School, ensuring that students have easy access to their respective campuses.


London, the bustling capital city of England, is an outstanding choice for any student seeking a vibrant and enriching educational experience. The city's reputation as a prominent educational hub is highlighted by its vast array of top-ranked universities, culturally diverse student population, and history that intertwines with the very fabric of education. As one of the world's most influential and historic cities, London boasts a rich tapestry of culture, architecture, and traditions that captivate visitors from all corners of the globe. This vibrant metropolis seamlessly blends the old and new, where ancient landmarks like the iconic Big Ben and the regal Buckingham Palace coexist harmoniously with modern marvels such as the sleek Shard skyscraper and the futuristic London Eye. At the heart of London lies the River Thames, a timeless waterway that has witnessed the city's evolution over centuries.


Along its winding banks, a plethora of world-class museums, renowned art galleries, and prestigious theatres beckon, offering an array of intellectual and cultural delights. From the British Museum's vast collections to the West End's dazzling theatrical performances, London's cultural offerings are truly unparalleled. Beyond its rich heritage, London is a melting pot of diversity, where students from every corner of the world converge, infusing the city with a kaleidoscope of cuisines, languages, and traditions. Whether you're exploring the bustling markets of Camden or the trendy neighbourhoods of Shoreditch, London's energy and cosmopolitan spirit are palpable at every turn, making it a truly captivating and unforgettable destination. Chelsea Lightfoot Hall London encapsulates this essence by providing students with not only excellent accommodation but also an immersive city life, with proximity to historical sites, artistic venues, and the cultural heartbeat of one of the world's most dynamic cities.

Features

Exuding charm and featuring modern comforts, Chelsea Lightfoot Hall student accommodation offers a range of non-ensuite, ensuite, and studio options. Each room is furnished with two comfy single beds, providing comfortable sleeping arrangements that are particularly suitable for shared accommodations. For academic pursuits, a study desk & chair are provided, creating a dedicated workspace for focused study sessions and coursework. Students can stay connected with high-speed 100Mbps WiFi, ensuring smooth internet access for research, online learning, and entertainment. Storage needs are addressed with a wardrobe, allowing students to keep their belongings organised and their living space tidy.


The Chelsea Lightfoot Hall student accommodation also features a range of common amenities designed to enhance the student living experience. A communal lounge provides a shared space for socialising, relaxation, and group study sessions, fostering a sense of community among residents. For entertainment, there's a communal TV area where students can gather to watch shows or events together. Practical needs are met with an on-site laundry room, offering convenient access to washing and drying facilities. The property's central location is a significant advantage, likely placing students within easy reach of academic institutions, public transportation, and urban amenities. Notably, each bedroom is equipped with a TV, providing personal entertainment options and a touch of home comfort. These amenities collectively create a well-rounded living environment that balances communal interaction with personal space, catering to various aspects of student life, from daily practicalities to leisure and social needs.

Location and What's Hot?

With the city's most popular educational institutions just outside your door, Chelsea Lightfoot Hall London student accommodation offers a prime living experience for those studying in London. Learn and thrive at the nearby Imperial College London, Imperial College Business School, and Royal College of Music. Culture and convenience collide as students find themselves nestled among an array of dining and entertainment options. Satisfy your food cravings at the nearby My Old Dutch, Phat Phuc Noodle Bar, and La Mia Mamma King's Road, or enjoy the artisanal coffee scene at Hagen Espresso Bar (Hagen Chelsea) or Café Pier. There are also several bars close by that you can explore, including The Cadogan Arms, The Pig's Ear, and Coopers Arms.


For groceries, the iconic Waitrose & Partners and Whole Foods Market are at your service, ensuring you're never short on fresh organic produce. When it's time to unwind, the serene Battersea Park serves as a green escape in the urban landscape. For those seeking medical services, the Royal Brompton Hospital is readily accessible, while the historical Natural History Museum and the stimulating Science Museum offer educational leisure activities just a stroll away. Not to mention the trendsetting King's Road for fashion enthusiasts, all within the vicinity of this vibrant location. As a student at Chelsea Lightfoot Hall London, you're not only choosing a fabulous place to live but also a strategic hub with prestigious institutions around. Chelsea Lightfoot Hall London student accommodation connects you fluidly to the educational pulse of the city, promising a student life full of learning and discovery.

Commute

When choosing Chelsea Lightfoot Hall as your student accommodation, you're selecting a hub of convenience for your daily commute around the city. London's extensive public transport network is within easy reach, ensuring you have quick access to various parts of the city. Students will appreciate the proximity of key public transport stops like the well-connected South Kensington Tube Station and several bus routes from nearby stops, such as Carlyle Square Chelsea (Stop KD) and Sydney Street Chelsea Old Town Hall (Stop KH) bus stops. The accommodation's location is perfect for those looking to balance study with exploring London's vibrant culture and entertainment options.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, they can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. They can accept under 18s in some of properties subject to the Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

How do you allocate rooms?

When applying for a room you will be asked a series of questions to determine the type of room/flat that you require, along with any special requests you may have. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed except where you have disability as defined and covered under the Equality Act 2010. They will attempt to meet your allocation needs as far as practicably possible, should you have a defined disability. If you have a disability, medical condition or special request that affects your accommodation requirement please inform them in the additional notes section when completing your application, either online or by paper form. You are encouraged to disclose any special requests for your stay such as your preferences regarding culture, religion, sex, gender, etc. to enable them to make an informed decision about your room allocation. Where appropriate, an applicant may be prioritised through the allocation categories as a result of disclosing a disability to them.

Does the property management comply with the scottish letting agent code of pratice?

Yes they do and their Scottish Letting Agent Registration Number is LARN2005009.

Can I live at the management property?

You must be a full-time student to live with them. You can book with them whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of their cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at the property management except registered assistance dogs.

What can I bring?

You can bring most of your belongings but some electricals aren't suitable for the properties. Non UK compliant electricals such as rice cookers are not suitable for use with UK power outlets and this can cause fire risks.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow our ‘create application’ link , list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I choose my room?

If you follow the ‘book now’ process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the ‘create application’ route which we will do our best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

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 in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide Summer Accommodation?

Yes, their summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact.

Do I have to move out during the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Can I move in before my contract?

If you wish to arrive earlier than your contract start date, you need to email or call. If early arrival is possible your contract will be adjusted and you will need to accept it then pay the additional charges prior to arrival. Please note, not all requests can be accommodated.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some management properties, which will be shown on the property page and details of the insurance can be obtained from the property manager when you check in. If you wish to confirm whether the property offers contents insurance, please contact the property team directly. Please note they advise taking out contents insurance if it is not included at your property and management is not liable for the loss or damage of your personal belongings and room contents.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide them with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

How do I pay my rent?

Your rent can be paid in a number of ways: They always recommend making your rent payments through your account page in our web portal. You may also make payment by bank transfer. Please contact your property team directly or request bank details here. Please note, you will never be asked to make a payment to any other bank account for any reason. They do not accept cash payments for any reason.

  • 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). International bank transfers may incur a charge from your own bank, so please make sure you account for this amount.

Can I pay in installments?

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 don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month 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.

When do I pay my rent?

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 don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 1 month 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.

What's included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy. For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information. *a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information. ** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property.

Can I move-in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don't have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must:

  • Be resident in the UK (or Ireland if Aspen) for a minimum of 1 year
  • Be over 21 years of age
  • Be a homeowner or in full time employment
  • Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge
  • Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor or an Irish Guarantor for Aspen.

What can I do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be charge and payable with the initial 2 week rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not be deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor if I'm a sponsored student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however management offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

How do I book a viewing?

You can book a viewing using the online viewing tool or by contacting.

How do I cancel or re-arrange the viewing?

Please use the link on the viewing confirmation email or contact.

How long does a viewing take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by the current residents.

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

They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

What do I need to bring with me?

When you come to pick up your keys you need to bring some photographic ID. To find out what else you may need to bring check out.

Is there car parking facilities for when i move in?

Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

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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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