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Located in Zone 1, Depot Point puts you right in the middle of the London fun. Plus, all the universities are just a stone's throw away.
Were literally a 5-minute walk from Kings Cross train and tube station, and about 6 minutes from St. Pancras International, so getting around the city couldn't be much easier. King's College London, BPP University, and, London Film School is nearby as well.

Don't fret about responsibilities like paying your utility bills on time; just sit back, relax, and study hard. Well, take care of your water, gas, and electricity bills as they are included in your rent. 

We know the internet is important to you, that's why we offer high-speed 100MB broadband and Wi-Fi as standard in all rooms. We also have Wi-Fi available in all of the common spaces. Our calendar is jam-packed with social events for you and your friends to enjoy. We have something for everyone from spiritual to cultural to financial events and many more! A member of our team is available day or night. They've been hired for their integrity and friendliness, so they will happily help you with any requests you may have. 

Every room has its own modern en suite bathroom, with a toilet, sink, and large shower cubicle, so you never need to queue again. 

You can shop online to your heart's delight, and our reception staff will happily accept your parcels and signed-for items, so you never miss that Amazon delivery. If things break or go wrong in our buildings, our friendly maintenance team will fix them quickly and cheerfully. 

There are pay as you go laundry facilities on-site for use as and when you need them. Now, you don't need to take those dirty clothes home for mum to wash. Cycling is one of the best and easiest ways to travel around so if you're bringing your bike with you, it will always have a home in our bike store. 

All entrances are access controlled, and the residence is monitored by CCTV 24 hours a day, so you feel safe and secure all of the time.  

Please make the most of your free time and hang out with new friends in our amazing common room!

 

Apartment facilities

Double Bed
Kitchen
Contents Insurance
Internet and Wi-Fi
En Suite Bathroom

Community Facilities

All Bills Included
others
Social Events
24 Hour Staff
Common Room
Post and Parcels Service
On-site Maintenance
On-site Laundry
Bike Storage
Key Access and CCTV Cameras

Configurations

Classic En Suite£311/week
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from11-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Share a homely kitchen-diner with other students while enjoying the privacy of your own modern room with a swanky bathroom to match! Sizes of this room type vary from 10 Sqm to 14.4 Sqm and you can choose to live in a 5, 6 or 7 bedroom flat. Whichever you choose, your room will have plenty of storage space and a small double bed.

 

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Standard En Suite£322/week
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from11-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Traditionally, a little more spacious than our classic en-suites, with all the same stylish features. Great value for money with sizes varying from 14.5 Sqm to 17.4 Sqm in a choice of a 5, 6 or 7 bedroom flats. So chill out in your own space or socialise in your new kitchen!

 

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Premium En Suite£334/week
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from11-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen

Enjoy even more space with one of our contemporary premium en-suite rooms, sizes vary from 17.5 Sqm to 21 Sqm. You can choose to share your kitchen/ lounge area within a 5, 6 or 7 bedroom flat, so you can move in with friends or make new ones!

 

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Standard Studio£379/week
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from11-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen

Next up, you could live in a comfortable studio with all the features of a classic studio, just with a little more space to stretch your legs! Sizes vary from 18 Sqm to 20.4 Sqm, you still get the swanky bathroom and double bed but the kitchen dining area will be all yours.

 

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Premium Studio£395/week
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from11-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area21 - 29 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Great value for money this premium studio is more spacious than a standard with all the same great features. Perfect if you like to keep your things to yourself, sizes of this room type vary from 20.5 Sqm to 29 Sqm. 

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Luxury Studio£440/week
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from11-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Creme de la creme of studios. You'll get all the space of the Deluxe Studios but you'll also get a full oven and access to an exclusive free-of-charge laundry facility. Don't hang about though as we only have 2 of these studios.

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Classic StudioSold Out£369/week
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from11-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area16 - 18 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Like to keep your place just the way you like it? Why not live in a comfortable studio all of your very own in our student accommodation in London. Sizes vary from 16 Sqm to 17.9 Sqm containing all the same features as an en-suite room, just with your very own kitchen dining area too!

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Deluxe StudioSold Out£432/week
Offers1
Min. Lease Duration51 week
Available from11-09-2020
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1 Bath
Area30 - 35 sqm
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen

Live the high life in one of our most spacious and comfortable studios. You still get the great storage, swanky bathroom and double bed, just with even more space! Sizes vary from 30 Sqm to 35 Sqm which gives you all the space you need, whether you're chilling out, or socialising with your friends. 

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Booking Details

COVID-19 Cancellation Policy 


We know that times are uncertain and you may have some concerns about what will happen to your booking if you are unable to get to University, to put your mind at ease we have the following 3 promises:

  • If your course start date is delayed, youll only start to pay for your tenancy from the month when your University commences its teaching. We won't ask for any payment (apart from your advanced rent to secure your booking), until you move in.
  • If you dont get the required Visa in order to study in the UK, well cancel or postpone your booking on your request.
  • If Government travel restrictions are in place that prevent you from travelling to the UK, please provide us with details and we will cancel your booking at your request.

If you have any questions, please contact our residence teams who will be happy to help. 


Regular Cancellation Policy Bookings made prior to 1 June 2020


If you sign your Tenancy Agreement prior to 1 June 2020 and you have not collected the keys to your Room, you may cancel your Tenancy, by giving notice in writing or by e-mail to the General Manager at the Property, at any time during the period of twenty-eight (28) days after the date on which you sign your Tenancy Agreement (the Stage 1 Cooling-Off Period). Once we receive such a notice, we will confirm receipt , cancel your Tenancy and will refund your Advance Rent Payment of 250.00, together with any other payments of Rent you may have made.


Bookings made on or after 1 June 2020


If you sign your Tenancy Agreement on or after 1 June 2020 and you have not collected the keys to your Room, you may cancel your Tenancy, by giving notice in writing or by e-mail to the General Manager at the Property, at any time within the period of fourteen (14) days of the date on which you sign your Tenancy Agreement (the Stage 2 Cooling-Off Period). Once we receive such a notice, we will confirm receipt, cancel your Tenancy and will refund your Advance Rent Payment of 250.00, together with any other payments of Rent you may have made.


Cancelling outside the Stages 1 and 2 Cooling-Off Periods


Outside the Stages 1 and 2 Cooling-Off Periods, you may request to cancel your Tenancy, by notice in writing or by e-mail to the General Manager at the Property. However, you will remain liable for the Rent payable under the Tenancy Agreement until a suitable replacement tenant has been found and takes entry to the relevant Room. In addition, should a suitable replacement tenant be so found and take entry, you will, in accordance with the terms of your Tenancy Agreement, be required to pay a fee of 50.00.One less worry if you dont receive your grades


This is applicable to prospective first-year undergraduate students only


If you are not successful in obtaining your place at your chosen University, then dont worry, we can help. Firstly, we may be able to transfer you to another one of our residences if you are going to study elsewhere. If you are not going to study elsewhere or we do not have accommodation available in your new city/town of study, we will release you from your Tenancy Agreement provided the following criteria are met:

  • You submit your request to cancel, in writing or by e-mail to the General Manager at the Property, before 26 August 2020; and
  • You provide the General Manager with a copy of your rejection letter from the University or UCAS with your cancellation request.

 Once we have your request, we will confirm receipt and refund your Advance Rent Payment of 250.00, together with any other rent payments you may have made.

Payment Details

Rent Info:

Full Payment

4 Instalments - (Due on 1st April (2 Weeks Rent), October, January and April).


Payment Info:

Debit Card, Credit Card, and Bank Transfer.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a viewing take?

It usually takes between 15 and 30 minutes to tour our student accommodation in person, however, we also offer virtual viewings too!

Can I choose who my flatmates are?

You can choose to live with your friends by selecting the same flat number when you book with us. Please note, this is subject to availability, so its best to book early to avoid disappointment!

Do I need to pay a deposit?

We dont take deposits for any of our student accommodation. Instead youll need to pay an advance rent fee which will go towards your first months rent payment.

Do you provide female only accommodation?

Yes, if you prefer to have a single gender flat just speak to our residence support team when you book with us. This is subject to demand and flat availability so wed recommend getting in touch as early as you can. 

What is a guarantor and why do I need one?

A guarantor is someone who agrees to pay your rent if youre unable to, for example one of your parents or a close relative. If youre unable to meet rent payments please speak to your support team, well only contact your guarantor to pay rent as a last resort if you cannot meet the agreement of your tenancy.

What do I do if Im an international student and dont have a guarantor?

If youre an international student and would like to pay your rent in installments, youll need a UK based guarantor. If this isnt possible, you can still book a room, but youll have to pay your rent in an upfront annual sum instead.  

Do I need to be a full-time student to book a room?

Normally we only accept full-time students, but we may be able to accommodate you. Get in touch with the student residence youre interested in to discuss your options further. 

Is there an age limit for booking with The Student Housing Company?

To live with us whilst studying at University, you will need to be 18 or older. 

Can I personalise my room?

As long as you are able to return it to its original state on check-out or you will be recharged for any damages. Check out our blog for ideas of how you can personalise your room without nails, glue or leaving marks on the wall.

Where can I smoke?

We dont allow smoking inside your residence, but youre free to smoke outside.

Can I keep a fridge in my room?

Additional fridges are only allowed in your room if they are for the purpose of storing prescribed medication.

Can I bring a pet?

We love fluffy animals but we do not allow tenants to bring pets into the building. 

Are there spare rooms for visitors to stay in?

No, unfortunately, our residences are filled to the brim with fun-loving students every year.

Are there any social events for residents?

We host socials all year round for you and your flatmates to enjoy; from spiritual and cultural get-togethers, to fitness events and much more.

If I dont get on with my new flatmates can I change rooms?

We want to make sure that you love your experience living with us, so if you find youre not getting on with your new flatmates it may be possible to change rooms subject to availability. Get in touch with your resident team for more information. 

What happens if something in my flat breaks or doesnt work?

Our friendly maintenance team is always on hand if something in your flat breaks or doesnt work. Just fill in a maintenance request form and hand it into reception. 

Can I have friends or family to stay?

Of course, as long as you are in the flat whilst they visit. We recommend friends and family only stay a maximum of 2 or 3 nights and that you let your flatmates know before they arrive. 

Are the social spaces always open?

You can book out some of the social spaces on offer in our accommodation, but most of our common areas are open 24 hours a day unless alternative opening hours are advertised. 

Is wifi included?

Yes, we offer high-speed 100MB broadband and Wi-Fi as standard in all rooms, and its also available in our social spaces and communal areas.What appliances are included in your flat when you arrive? The appliances included in your flat depend on the type of room or residence you book with. Check out our residence pages for more information or get in touch with our residence team. Where do I do my washing? We have on-site laundry facilities for you to use whenever you need during your stay. 

What equipment is in the gym?

The residences that include a gym on site have free weights and/or weight training equipment, cardiovascular equipment and yoga mats. Some of our properties also have fitness suites with more specialised equipment or dance/yoga studios! 

Can I have parcels delivered to my building?

Our reception team is always on hand to accept your parcels and signed-for items so you never miss a delivery. Well also send you an email reminder when your package is ready for collection.

Do we get a cleaner?

Some of our student properties offer weekly or bi-weekly kitchen & living area cleaners, but in others youre expected to maintain your shared spaces and rooms yourself. All of our communal areas are cleaned regularly.

How secure is the bike storage?

Most of our bike storage is inside our secure properties, so only residents can gain access. However, in some residences our bike storage is outside on campus and where possible away from the main streets. In all cases, we recommend using a secure bike lock for extra security. 

Is there parking for students on site?

Some of our residences have parking on site for you to use during your stay with us. Check our residence pages or get in touch for more information.  

Can I move in before my contract starts?

In many cases, we can allow people to move in early at a daily rate, but you will need to contact the residence team to check.

What documents do I need to check in?

When you check in well need to see a copy of your ID, and also recommend bringing a printed copy of your tenancy agreement with your signed guarantor forms.

What time can I arrive the day I move in?

Some of our residences will let you to move in at any time on set days, whereas others will give you a time slot. Well be in touch closer to your move-in date to give you more information!

Where can I park when Im unpacking?

When your move-in date approaches, well be in touch to advise where you can park nearby to unload your belongings.

Is it okay to arrive out of hours on the day I move in?

If you need to arrive out-of-hours please let your residence support team know with as much notice as possible to make sure were available to help. 

How do I pay rent?

You can pay your rent installments through our student portal. If you need help with getting your login details, or if youre having trouble logging on, get in touch with your residence team.

How many instalments can I pay my rent in?

If youre a domestic student or international student with a UK based guarantor, you can pay your rent in 3 or 4 installments. Alternatively, you can pay your annual rent in an upfront sum. In special circumstances, get in touch with your residence support team to talk about what other options are possible. 

Can I pay rent by bank transfer?

We ask students to pay their rent through our booking portal as it is safer and more efficient, but in some instances you may be able to pay by bank transfer provided you have spoken to your residence support team first. 

Are there any extra bills I have to pay?

Water, gas and electricity are all included in your rent, so theres no need to worry about paying utility bills on time. 

Do I have to pay council tax?

No - full time students dont need to pay council tax, so theres no need to worry about extra costs. Can I sublet my room for the summer? No - unfortunately, we do not allow students to sublet their rooms throughout their contract with us.

Can I move out early?

Yes - Provided you find a replacement tenant for your room, then you can get in touch with your residence support team to discuss the details. 

Is there always a member of staff available on site?

We aim to have staff available 24 hours a day, so if you ever have a request, a member of our resident team can help you day or night. 

How safe is the accommodation?

Most of the entrances to our accommodation buildings are access controlled as well as monitored by CCTV 24 hours a day, and all flat doors are all key controlled. We also aim to always have resident teams on site should you ever need extra support. Is contents insurance included? Yes, contents insurance is included in your tenancy agreement, so your belongings are protected throughout your stay with us. You will receive more information about this when you check-in. 

Is the building regularly inspected for fire safety?

The safety of our students is very important to us. We have fire alarm tests and inspections on fire safety practices regularly across all of our residences. 

What payment options are available for international students?

If you have a UK based guarantor you can pay your rent by instalments. Alternatively,  you can pay your annual rent upfront in a lump sum. 

Can I stay over the summer holidays?

Some of our student residences offer summer lets as well as tenancy extensions, but this is subject to availability. For more information, get in touch with your residence team or find out more here. 

What do I do if Ive booked a room, but cant get a visa?

Please get in touch with your resident support team and they can cancel or postpone your tenancy depending on what works best for you. 

Do I need to bring my own bedding?

Yes - we dont provide any bed linen in our flats as we find students like to personalise their rooms. Check out our blog for room tips and ideas.   Please note, this may be different for summer bookings. Contact our residence teams for more information!Can I be picked up from the airport? Unfortunately, we dont offer airport pick up services for international students, youll need to make your own travel arrangements to and from the property.