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Louise House
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Louise House

Medway St, London, SW1P 2BE, United Kingdom
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laundry facility
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game room

About the Property

Louise House is a student accommodation in London with an awesome central location and offering the best university living experience for students. You can choose from a wide range of studios and en-suite rooms that are perfectly designed to make you feel at home at all times. Moreover, the property is located in a prime spot that is just a 11-minute ride away from Kings College London and a 15-minute ride away from University of London. Check out this UK grading system guide, which will answer all your related queries.

Features

Louise house offers a range of studios and ensuite rooms-namely, Dulex, Club, Classic, Standard and Premium. All the rooms here are well-furnished and comes with a comfortable bed, wardrobe, ample storage space, a personal study desk, an attached bathroom and a fully fitted kitchen. Come out of your room where you also get a common area furnished with a foosball table and a cushy sofa, cinema room, a well-manicured garden, on-site maintenance and laundry rooms to always provide you clean clothes. You also get ultra-fast Wi-Fi through out the property, all inclusive bills and 24 by 7 security along with CCTV surveillance to ensure your safety and security during your stay in Louise House. 

Location and What's Hot?

Louise House is located in the heart of the city and so, you will never miss out on the essence of London. On a weekend, attend a live concert at the St John's Smith Square, which is just 5 minutes on foot, to or if you enjoy plays, Victoria Palace Theatre (6-minute ride) is the place for you. Want to watch the latest hit in the box office? Check out Curzon Victoria just a 7-minute walk away. Moreover, you can take a 9-minute drive to London City Centre and visit all the various eateries like the Italian Mio Restaurant, the Nepalese Aloo Tama and LEON with your pals to have a fun day out. Also, check out this blog to know the types of degrees offered in the UK.

Commute

Louise house is well connected to the public network, with bus stops like- Marsham Street (Stop NS) just 2 minutes away on foot and St James's Park Station (Stop SD) just 5 minutes away. Also, Victoria Train Station is just 15 minutes away as well, so explore the city with ease. 

What will you get

Your Rent Include

WiFi
Water
Electricity
Heating

Common Amenities

Games room
On-site maintenance
On-site management team
Cinema room
Zone 1 location
Landscaped garden

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the Holding Deposit and what happens to it?

They ask you to pay a Holding Deposit to secure your room. When your tenancy commences, the Holding Deposit will convert into a refundable Security deposit. All deposits are registered with TDS which is a government accredited Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme provider. At the end of your tenancy a final inspection of your room will be carried out prior to your move out and if any deductions are required they will be discussed with you at this point. Assuming the room and its belongings are in the same condition as when you moved and you have provided your bank details within our Portal you will get your deposit back within 10 working days. If you cancel your room booking within 14 days of your Accommodation Offer then you will be entitled to a full refund. After 14 days, the Holding Deposit is non-refundable*.

Is there an age limit for booking ?

they only accept bookings if you are over 18, with the exception of properties in Scotland where you must be 16 or over. This is due to the legally binding tenancy agreement that every tenant is required to sign when living They also can only accept people in full time education.

Do you provide female only accommodation?

they do provide female only accommodation in some of their schemes but it is not guaranteed that this will be possible. Please speak to the site team to find out more information.

Can I choose who I live with?

They are more than happy to accommodate groups as well as individuals. Where youre not booking in a group,they understand your flat mates will be key to your experience so when you book as an individual, they will ask you a series of questions to help us to match you with the perfect flatmates.

Am I allowed to have guests?

Yes. It is your home so you are allowed to have guests visiting you.

Is there always a member of staff available?

Their standard office hours are between 10am 5pm. Out-of-office hours are also supported by emergency contacts.

Can I bring my own electrical equipment for cooking, i.e. rice cooker?

No they do not advise you to bring your own electrical cooking equipment for health and safety reasons.

Who cleans the room and the communal area?

The students are responsible for their own rooms and communal kitchen within the flat. All other rooms and communal areas are cleaned by the site cleaner.

What happens if I don’t get on with my new flatmates? Can I swap rooms?

If you are having any issues please contact the Accommodation team in the first instance, they will do all they can to help. In exceptional circumstances it may be possible to move you; however they would look to resolve any issues with you all.

What if something in my flat breaks or isn’t working?

Drop us an email or pop into the office to let us know, their on-site Maintenance team will be able to deal with most things.

Can I have pets?

No pets are permitted under the term of the tenancy agreement.

Can I have my groceries delivered to site?

Yes. Groceries can be delivered to the reception area, but you are to ensure that you are available to take receipt of the delivery. Delivery drivers are not to be given access to the flats.

Do I have WiFi?

Yes, WiFi is included in your rent. Youll also have a broadband connection in your room on your desk.

Why do I need a Guarantor?

All students who wish to pay their rent by using an instalment plan are required to provide a qualified UK Guarantor. This provides us with the security and knowledge that the rent will be paid in full if you were to default on payment.

What are the payment options for international students?

Housing Hand charges a one-off fee that you can either pay up front before the start of your tenancy or in 8 instalments (if on a 12-month contract). For students the fee will is 60% of your monthly rent with the minimum price starting at 295 for 12 months cover. The exact cost depends on your several factors including the amount of your rent, you will be given a no obligation quote for the cost of the service on application.

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

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

What’s provided in the bedroom? Do I need to bring my own bedding?

Facilities and features can vary; typically you are provided with a bed, a study with a desk and a chair, bookshelves, wardrobe and plenty of storage. Bedding is not provided with each room as most of their students prefer to bring their own, however you can order bedding and kitchen utensils from their friends UniKitOut to be delivered to your room prior to your move in.

Can you arrange an airport pick up service?

Most sites will be more than happy to arrange an airport pick up service for you. You just need to let us know your name, arrival date and time and your flight number, well then arrange the transport for you. Please ensure you have enough UK Sterling to pay the taxi fare and check with your chosen property first.

Can I move in before my contract starts?

It is possible but it depends on each scheme. They would advise you to check with the accommodation team before you make any arrangements.

Can I stay over the summer?

Most of their  sites offer summer stays. Please check with the accommodation team for further information.

What documents do I need to check in?

You will need to bring a method of Identification with you to the accommodation, either a Driving License or Passport, a letter of confirmation from the University. They also need a passport photograph.

What time can I arrive?

This depends on the scheme you will be living in. Please contact the accommodation team via the online contact form or email the site directly.

Is there somewhere to park when they are unpacking?

If you are travelling via car on move in day they will inform you in advance whether theres a drop off bay on site for you to off load any suitcases or belongings, or they will send you the location of the nearest car park. Its important to book your move in slot with us in advance so that they can make sure these resources are available to you on the day.

I will be arriving out of hours on move in day, is this okay?

They understand that sometimes students will need to arrive outside of arrival hours. They ask for you to contact your Accommodation Team at the earliest possible opportunity to ensure that they can provide all the necessary information and ensure that they have got everything ready for your arrival. For example they need to ensure that they have received all relevant documentation, the booking fee and first instalment before they can move anybody in.

Who will I meet on move in day?

It might not be a manager who will be there for the check-in however the Accommodation Team will always aim to introduce themselves at the earliest opportunity so you know who they are.

Can I move out early?

Yes but you will still have to pay rent for the full length of your agreed tenancy, even if you no longer live at your accommodation.

When something is broken or doesn’t work, how does my son/daughter report maintenance?

In the event that something is broken or doesnt work in any part of the accommodation, the student needs to report the issues to the accommodation office who will escalate it accordingly. They have maintenance wizards that work full or part time on site depending on the property. They are there for the hour of need replacing light bulbs, blown fuses, blocked showers etc. they do also work with local contractors for isolated issues. Your son/daughter will always be given at least 24 hours notice if a maintenance operative or contractor needs to access their room. they always offer for the maintenance operative/contractor to be escorted for the jobs entirety if necessary.

How to communicate with us?

they know it can sometimes be unsettling when your son/daughter leave home for the first time, despite it being one of the proudest moments they understand it can be hard. As parents its natural to worry, they find a common one is  their  students not responding to phone calls or e-mails as quickly as they might have done at home. they always respect that all  their  students are responsible adults and are sensitive to respecting their privacy, however they appreciate that some situations can be distressing. they therefore always encourage all  their  parents to contact the accommodation team by phone or e-mail (details available on your relevant scheme page) if you have any concerns regarding your son/daughter. A member of the accommodation team will pop over to their room to give a friendly knock on the door to check everythings okay. If theres any reason why they arent able to support your concern they will always try to direct you to the appropriate department at the University/College.

Can students have post and parcels delivered?

they are proud to offer a postal service during office hours within our schemes. they always communicate the postal process to their students when they move in, however they will always make every effort to ensure that your daughter/son gets their mail safely. they always asks for students to inform the staff if they are expecting a recorded or special delivery for the site team to ensure that someone is available for the delivery. they also always ask for the student to bring some ID for when they come to collect the parcel. they recognise that the students cant always come down themselves; they are flexible with friends picking up parcels however the student needs to contact the accommodation team to let them know in advance. they cannot be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from accepting mail on students behalf. Although they will make every effort to ensure the students get their mail safely, they will not be responsible if recipients fail to collect their deliveries, packages are stolen or damaged due to circumstances beyond the control of the accommodation team. they also are not responsible for packages that arrive outside office opening hours or when the accommodation team are out of the office. If the students dont collect their mail within 4 weeks it will be returned to the sender.

How do you allocate rooms?

they take booking preferences very seriously and take great pride in being able to accommodate these in most cases. There is a preference box on the booking form which allows the student to put any preferences they might have, for example friends they wish to live with, location of room within the building, same sex cluster flats. they always do  their  best to accommodate these preferences, if for whatever reason they cant fulfil them they will always try to achieve one or two and notify the student if they arent possible.

Do I need to have a UK-based guarantor?

You only need to provide a UK-based guarantor if you wish to pay your rent in three instalments. You do not need to provide a guarantor if youre paying the full annual rent in advance.

Are there any additional bills to pay?

There are no additional bills to pay. Their weekly rents include all costs utilities, WiFi, and access to all of  their communal areas including Management Office, Private Dining areas etc.

How secure is the accommodation?

they want you to feel safe and secure at all times. they understand how important safety and security is to students when it comes to choosing a place to live. Thats why weve taken every effort to ensure that they provide the best services so that  their  students can thoroughly enjoy living with us. they have 24 Hour CCTV Cameras installed in all of  their  buildings, internally and externally. Secure Key Fob Door Entry & Bedroom Door Locks. There are also locks on all private bedrooms and out-of-hour security is there to support the community if you have any security concerns, ensuring your security and safety. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
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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.

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