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Stuhomes East Central House, London
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Stuhomes East Central House, London

Lever St, London, EC1V 3RH, United Kingdom
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About the Property

East Central House is a popular and sleek student accommodation in London that offers a range of premium studios and en-suite rooms. Located on Lever St, this property is a 9 minute walk from City University of London and a 7 minute walk from University of Arts and 12 minutes away from University of Law and King's College London (Waterloo Campus)

London is one of the most vibrant and exciting cities in the world. Known for its rich history, iconic landmarks, and diverse culture, London is a destination that offers something for everyone. From the bustling streets of Oxford Circus to the tranquil beauty of Hyde Park, London is a city that is constantly alive with energy. London is also a city of green spaces, Hyde Park and Regents Park are just two of many parks that offer a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The city is also home to many Universities, making it a perfect place for students. With East Central House, you'll be able to experience all that London has to offer while enjoying the comfort and convenience of our award-winning student accommodation. Our location is perfectly located near the city centre, close to universities and all the major attractions. Book your stay now and discover why London is one of the world's most loved cities.

Features

East Central House is here to make you feel comfortable and at home with the cosiest of fully furnished rooms with compact beds, study desks, wardrobes, and a private attached bathroom. The en-suite rooms come with a shared kitchen as well while the private rooms have an attached kitchenette. Some of the common amenities include a nice game room and a breathtaking indoor lounge with study spaces. The building has high-speed free wifi and laundry facilities as well which are included in the bills. Welcome to East Central House, the premier student accommodation in London. The centrally located halls are award winning and offer a wide range of amenities to make the stay comfortable and convenient.

Each room in the halls is thoughtfully designed to provide all the necessary features for a student living experience. A study desk and chair, wardrobe, chest of drawers, and a mirror can be found in the room, which helps to stay organised and focused on studies. Additionally, there is a washbasin, hob and sink as well as ample storage space for all personal belongings.

The accommodation also features a dining area, double bed and a city centre location. With East Central House, there is access to free contents insurance and 24/7 staff presence for added security and peace of mind. Furthermore, the guests can enjoy free tea and coffee and accessible rooms. And with the close proximity to universities, they'll be able to make the most of the student experience. With East Central House, everything needed for a comfortable and enjoyable stay in London is provided.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated in the most happening location in the United Kingdom, East Central House is close to some of the most posh places like Hawksmoor Seven Dials, Leicester Square Kitchen and Prezzo Italian Restaurant. Pubs like The Bloomsbury Club, Covent Garden Social Club and Mr. Fogg’s Tavern are some of the most happening places that also celebrate St Patrick’s Day in the city! East Central House is located in one of the most desirable locations in London. The property offers easy access to all the city has to offer, making it a perfect choice for students and visitors alike. The halls are located just a short distance away from London Metropolitan University, making it an ideal London student accommodation choice for students studying in the area. The location offers a perfect balance of city living and green spaces, with Hyde Park and Regents Park just a short distance away, it provides a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Read more about the 15 Best parks In London in the vicinity. Additionally, the property is surrounded by some of the city's best shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Oxford Circus, Camden, and Soho are just a few of the many hotspots that are easily accessible from the property. East Central House is also near to some of the world's best museums and galleries, including the British Museum and the National Gallery, providing visitors with a glimpse into the city's rich past. And for the music lovers, London is home to some of the world's most famous music venues and theatres, where you can catch a show or concert by some of the world's top performers.

All in all, East Central House offers an ideal location for those looking to experience the best of London living. Whether you're a student or a visitor, the property's location provides easy access to everything the city has to offer, making it the perfect choice for student accommodation in London.

Commute

The tube is and will always be you best pal when it comes to commuting in London. There are direct trains to almost all the universities in the city. The nearest tube station to the accommodation is the Old Street station which is a 8-minute walk. The nearest bus stop is the Windsor Terrace (Stop Q) bus stop which is a few minutes from the property. East Central House is one of the most accessible and comfortable London student housing in the city. East Central House London is well-connected to various modes of transportation, making it easy to navigate the city. The property is located close to various underground stations, including Caledonian Road and Upper Holloway, which provide access to the London Underground network. If you are not sure about how to use the world famous tube, read How To Use London Underground to get a clear idea. This makes it easy for residents to travel around the city and reach major universities and tourist attractions quickly. Additionally, the property is located on several bus routes that connect to other parts of the city. Taxis and ride-hailing services such as Uber are also easily available in the area. All in all, East Central House London offers an ideal location for those looking for easy access to various modes of transportation.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Wi-Fi (average speeds of 110Mb/s)
Water
Electric
Heating
Gas

Common Amenities

On Site Laundry
Bike storage
Courtyard
Social Spaces
Mail Boxes
Resident Events

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can book a room?

This accommodation is only for full time students over 18 years old.

How much is the booking fee and what happens to it?

They does not charge a booking fee, but you will be required to pay a deposit to secure the accommodation, which is refunded to you at the end of your tenancy.

When will I receive my tenancy agreement?

Yes you are entitled to cancel your booking but they will need you to provide proof for this.

What type of rooms are available?

They have room types to meet all needs and budgets and the most popular types are Ensuites which are rooms with bathrooms but where you share a kitchen with up to 6 other residents. And their Studio rooms have their own private kitchen and bathroom.

How do I make a payment?

Payment information will be provided to you in the invoice and the contract. And you will be able to make the payment in three ways, including via a payment link on the invoice, a bank transfer or through their website.

What deposit do I need to pay, and is this put into a scheme?

They charge a £500 deposit to secure the accommodation which will be held in the Government backed Tenancy Deposit Scheme and returned to you at the end of your tenancy.

What payment options are available?

They offer residents the option to pay in full, and get a discount, or make up to four equal payments. Please note that paying in instalments will incur additional charges and interest.

When will I receive my Tenancy Agreement?

You will receive your Tenancy Agreement after you have paid the deposit.

When will I know my room number?

Depending on which property you book your room number will be in the Tenancy Agreement or in the Confirmation Letter.

Can I move in before my contract starts?

It is possible but depends on availability. They would advise you to check before you make any arrangements.

Which room types are suitable for double occupancy?

Some studios are suitable for double occupancy, but the additional occupant must be a full-time student at a UK educational Institution. And there will be an additional £50 per week charge for the extra occupant. Their sales team will be able to let you know their availability at the time you want to book.

I have booked a room but failed to obtain a visa, can cancel my booking?

Yes, you are entitled to cancel your booking, but they will need you to provide proof of your visa being rejected. The Tenancy Agreement outlines their cancelation policies.

Cancelation Policy?

Both parties can cancel a booking. They can cancel a booking if the Deposit and Tenancy Agreement are not received within the timeframe given in the booking instructions and students can cancel if their visa is rejected. The refund policy is outlined in the booking instructions and the Tenancy Agreement.

Can They arrange an airport pick up?

They can arrange an airport pick up for you or a group and you can make the payment for the taxi to pick you up from the airport when you book your accommodation.

What documents to present on arrival?

Please ensure you have your ID and booking confirmation letter to present on your arrival.

Is there a parking area?

Unfortunately, none of their accommodations have private parking for residents. However, there will be some arrangements made to support the check–in process and parking spaces arranged for new arrivals at some of their accommodation. Please contact your accommodation for more information.

Do you provide bedding & kitchen utensils?

When you book your accommodation, you will be given the option to add a bedroom and kitchen pack. Once you have made the payment, they will arrange for these to be delivered to your room on your chosen date.

How can I order a taxi?

The team on reception cannot order a taxi on your behalf. They recommend you download the Uber / Bolt apps to order your taxi, which you can do my adding credit and debit cards as well as PayPal, Venmo, digital wallet and Uber gift cards.

Can I send my parcels/belongings before my check in?

You can but they do have limited storage space, so they request you coordinate your deliveries with your arrival date or no more than one day before your arrival.

How do I access the building and my room?

On arrival you will be issued with a credit style room key, that will open the main doors to the building and your room.

Can I access the accommodation 24 hours a day?

All their accommodations are open 24h / 7 days a week using your entry key. There will be someone at reception 24 hours a day to help you.

What are the room sizes and bed sizes?

Room and bed sizes are explained on the website.

Can change rooms or residences?

Yes, you can depend on availability.

How do I connect to the internet?

You will find instructions on how to connect to the internet at your accommodation in the Residents Handbook, the welcome email or by asking the team on reception.

Do I need a tv license?

If you only watch on-demand or catch-up programmes through streaming services like Netflix, then you do not need a TV licence - unless you're watching BBC programmes on iPlayer.

How many people share the kitchen?

If you are renting an Ensuite Room, you will be sharing a kitchen with up to 6 residents.

What is included in the room?

All their studio rooms include kitchenette, with a microwave, kettle and toaster, bathroom, study space, wardrobe, bed, and mattress. Ensuite rooms include bathroom, shared kitchen, study space, wardrobe, bed, and mattress.

Are bills included in the rent?

The rent is inclusive of gas, electricity, and internet connection to your room and in all the public areas of the building.

Is there an oven?

The shared kitchens with their Ensuite rooms have an oven but their Studio rooms don’t have an oven but do have a microwave, that has an oven setting.

Is there air conditioning?

Unfortunately, their rooms do not contain air conditioning, but you can borrow a fan from the team at reception.

What is Council tax?

Council tax is what UK residents pay the government to maintain things like road and street lighting, street cleaning and rubbish collection. Students are exempt from this charge once a letter proving their student status is sent to the relevant Government department. When you arrive you will be asked to provide proof of your student status, which you must provide otherwise you might have to pay the tax.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, you are not allowed to keep any pets in your room or in any of the shared living spaces.

Can I have a guest over?

Yes, you are allowed to have friends over. However, each accommodation has a different guest policy, so check the Residents Handbook or ask the team at reception as you may need to sign in your guest using the onsite resident’s portal.

Who is responsible for room cleaning?

You are responsible for keeping your room clean and tidy. Their rules in relation to removing rubbish and ensuring food is properly stored can be found in the Residents Handbook.

Can I request room cleaning services?

You can pay for your room to be cleaned on a weekly basis or from time to time. The team on reception can give you more details.

Can I change my shower head?

Yes, you can, but please inform your accommodation and ask for assistance from the maintenance team.

How do raise maintenance requests?

To report any fault please report it to reception. Some of their accommodations may provide an app where you can report any maintenance issues.

Can I sublet my room and what is the procedure?

Yes, you can sublet your room. There are a few requirements before you do so. All your outstanding payments should be completed. Subletting fee of 250.00 + VAT submitted. Subletting student must be studying in UK and be over 18 years of age.

Can I extend my stay?

Yes, you can request an extension of a minimum of 1 week’s stay.

What do I need to do before leave?

Once you know your check out date, let us know and they’ll get the paperwork ready. And be sure to leave your room as you found it, take all your belongings, and dispose of all rubbish!

What time do I need to check out by?

You need to check out of your room by 10am on the end date of your tenancy as they may need to clean your room for another check in the same day.

What if I want to move out early?

Should you wish to leave before the end of the period stated in the agreement, put it in writing and they’ll let you know what options are available to you. However, given the Tenancy Agreement is a legally binding document you will need to pay rent until your tenancy expires.

When do get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you within 28 days after the end of your Tenancy Agreement. The money will be paid back to you by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS). Damage to your room, beyond normal wear and tear, missing items from the inventory or additional cleaning will result in you being charged and the amount will come out of the deposit.

How should I leave my room when move out?

You should leave your room as clean and tidy as possible. Make sure you remove all your belongings and ensure all rubbish is placed in designated refuse areas. Damage to your room, beyond normal wear and tear, missing items from the inventory or additional cleaning will result in you being charged and the amount will come out of the deposit.

Can I get a landlord reference?

Yes, they are happy to provide you with a landlord references, speak to the team on reception about this to see how they can help you.

I left something behind in my room, what do I do?

When their specialist cleaners carry out deep cleaning of each room at the end of the tenancy, any valuable items or documentation will be passed to the team at reception who will contact you to arrange collection.

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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. But worry not! Students can find a great deal of affordable and comfortable London student accommodation options at a reasonable price with amber. London student accommodation is located near many world-renowned London universities like Imperial College London, University College London, and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.

Students can find pocket-friendly London student accommodation options in various popular neighbourhoods in London. Students can choose from a variety of luxurious yet budget-friendly studios, ensuites, non-ensuites, private rooms, and shared apartments. All student apartments in London 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 in London include AXO Islington, Mannequin House, and  Romano Court.

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 near student accommodation in London such as Coventry, Birmingham, and Leicester, making London a highly connected city.

Best Student Accommodation in London

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 housing in London that you can check out if you're planning to move to London.

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 of your London student accommodation 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, the cost of living can vary greatly depending on individual circumstances, lifestyle preferences, and budgeting strategies. Below is the breakdown of the many expenses you may incur: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 in London below:

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 student apartments in London, 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.

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. 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. Students will have a lot to experience while staying at student apartments in London.

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. Thousands of students come to London every year to pursue their higher studies. 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 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.

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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