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Scape Bloomsbury, London
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Scape Bloomsbury, London

Woburn Pl, London, WC1H 0AQ, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Situated in the heart of the city at Woburn Pl, London, WC1H 0AQ, Scape Bloomsbury London offers a wide array of room types, including non-ensuite and studios, among others, catering to diverse student preferences. This London student accommodation is favoured for its proximity to prestigious institutions such as University College London, King's College London (Strand Campus), London School of Economics and Political Science, and the University of the Arts. The ease of accessibility to these universities makes Scape Bloomsbury London a prime choice for students pursuing higher education in London.

London, a thriving cosmopolitan city, is renowned for its educational excellence and vibrant culture, making it an ideal location for student life. Scape Bloomsbury London stands out in this historical city not only for its high-quality student accommodation but also because it provides a quintessential London experience. Students are immersed in a city bursting with a student population from all corners of the globe, surrounded by iconic landmarks such as the British Museum and Covent Garden. London is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world; this diversity is reflected in the city's cuisine, festivals, and neighbourhoods like Chinatown, Little India, and Notting Hill. From luxury boutiques in Mayfair to quirky markets like Camden Market and Borough Market, London is a paradise for shoppers. Oxford Street, Covent Garden, and Carnaby Street are popular destinations for fashion enthusiasts. London is a melting pot of culinary delights, offering diverse cuisines from around the world. You can indulge in traditional British dishes like fish and chips and explore international street food markets. Scape Bloomsbury London comes equipped with premium facilities, all provided by the esteemed property management group Scape-UK. Choosing Scape Bloomsbury London for your student years means embracing a blend of academic focus.

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A stay at Scape Bloomsbury London affords students an incredible opportunity not just for academic flourish but also for a luxurious and convenient lifestyle in the heart of London. Each room, from the Large Accessible Studio, Standard Two Person Twin Room, and Medium Two Person Twin Room to the Standard Studio, Standard Roomy Studio and Medium Studio, is a haven of comfort, featuring tasteful fully furnished interiors with a cosy bed, desk & chair, ample of place for storage, and kitchen and bathroom appliances.

For recreation and socialising, the cinema room and lounge areas provide perfect settings for movie nights and relaxation. A focus on health and wellness is evident in the on-site gym area, equipped with modern equipment to keep residents active and energetic. Intellectual pursuits aren't left behind, thanks to the quiet ambience of the library & study zones, designed to support study sessions and research work. Life's practicalities are also taken care of, with a laundry room that simplifies the mundane task of washing clothes and bike storage for those with vehicles. Plus, with the vibrant regular events & socials, walking distance to the university and a buzzing student community, Scape Bloomsbury London is not just a place to stay; it's a place to live and grow amongst peers. Utilities like electricity, water, heating and wifi are rent-inclusive.

Location and What's Hot?

Flourishing with culture, energy, and academic spirit, Scape Bloomsbury London student accommodation places students in the midst of a vibrant urban playground. At your doorstep lies the renowned University College London, with its bustling campus atmosphere. At the same time, King's College London—Guy's Campus and the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science are just a short stroll away.

In the heart of this eclectic city, students at Scape Bloomsbury London will find themselves spoilt for choice when it comes to culinary delights and social hangouts. Experience the exotic flavours at nearby restaurants like TASTE OF CHONGQING and Nonna Selena Pizzeria, or grab a coffee between lectures at Starbucks Coffee. For those late-night study snacks, Tesco Express and Sainsbury's Local are just around the corner. A haven for health and wellbeing, the locality takes pride in being home to top medical facilities such as University College Hospital, ensuring peace of mind for students and their families. The area is also dotted with green spaces like Russell Square Park, perfect for a sun-soaked afternoon or a break from studies. When it's time to explore, cultural fans will relish the proximity to iconic landmarks such as the British Museum and artsy enclaves like the Royal Opera House. Weekends can be spent exploring local markets, with the famed Camden Market just a quick bus ride away. London has an extensive public transport network, including the Tube (subway), buses, and overground trains. As a student, you can benefit from discounted travel with an Oyster card or a Student Oyster photocard, making it more affordable to get around the city. With such an array of amenities and attractions within its vicinity, Scape Bloomsbury London ensures a student living experience that is not just about premium comforts but also about embracing the dynamic life that London has to offer.

Commute

When it comes to navigating the vibrant city of London, residents of Scape Bloomsbury London are ideally placed to explore with ease. The proximity to multiple public transport stops guarantees a seamless commute experience. Tavistock Square (Stop K) and Russell Square (Stop J) are the nearest bus stops. Santander Cycles: Coram Street, Bloomsbury, is a bicycle hire stop. Russell Square is the nearest rail link. The convenience of being centrally located in London with these transport options at your doorstep reaffirms that Scape Bloomsbury London is not only about comfort and style but also about being at the heart of the city's pulsating life.

Distance

University of London - 5 minute walk

University College London -  8 minute walk

British Library - 10 minutes walk

Imperial College London - 20 minute cycle

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Electricity
Water
Heating
Wi–Fi

Common Amenities

Cinema Room
24/7 Gym
Library
Lounge Area
Study Zones
Laundry Room

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the tenancy agreement?

Property contract lengths are usually for 51 weeks from September, however property may have shorter contract lengths available at certain locations. Please check each location page for 41/42 week contract availability.

Can I get a contract shorter than 51 weeks?

Property contract lengths are usually for 51 weeks from September, however we may have shorter contract lengths available at certain locations. Please check each location page for other agreement options as these vary by location.

Do I have to pay a damage deposit?

Yes, a £400 deposit is payable for each room. The full deposit must be paid by the time you check in and is secured by the Deposit Protection Scheme (DPS). You will receive an email confirmation from DPS when the deposit is registered.

What does my damage deposit cover and when will I get it back?

The damage deposit is registered with the DPS and covers any damage you may cause to your room; this excludes normal wear and tear. It is refundable at the end of your stay with us and usually received within 28 working days as long as there are no damages or outstanding rent. You will receive an email from DPS confirming when your deposit is ready to be return.

Do I have to pay council tax?

Full time students in the UK dont have to pay council tax, however you have to provide us with a certificate to show your status as an exempt student.

Are meals included?

Property do not provide meals in any of property locations

Do you allow pets?

No, sorry!

Do I need to be 18 years of age or older?

To stay at all of the properties you will need to be over 18 when you move in.

How long is the licence agreement?

Property contract lengths are usually for 51 weeks from September, however managment may have shorter contract lengths available at certain locations. Please check each location page for other agreement options as these vary by location.

When do I have to pay my licence fee by?

An advance licence fee payment of three weeks’ rent is due when you make a booking (for Bloomsbury and Kings Cross properties, we require an advanced rent payment of 4 weeks). This payment is non-refundable after the cooling off period - see Cancellation . You have the choice to pay in full or in three termly instalments. For all properties, there are a limited number of 2% discounts for upfront payments. We offer termly instalments or an upfront payment, instalment dates are due on 1st August, 12th Jan and 12th April.

What is included in the licence fee?

Your room, access to all of our communal spaces, all utility bills (i.e. electricity, water, heating) and Wi–Fi internet (including up to 5 devices (6 devices at Bloomsbury), with a speed of 100+Mbps across all sites and 200Mbps for Wembley, Canada Water and Kings Cross) are all included. At Scape Shoreditch, Guildford and Wembley (shared kitchen/living rooms only) the rooms also come with TVs. The following is not included: • contents insurance • meals • laundry • TV licence (where a TV is provided as part of the room); • linen (including bedding and towels); or • crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils You can purchase a variety of student living packs from our online portal and at reception for all of your bedding, linen, crockery, cleaning and hospitality needs - NB. the contents of these packs does vary between sites - so please ask the team for more information.

How big are the rooms?

  • En Suites approx. 13 - 23 square metres
  • Standard Studios approx. 14 square metres
  • Medium Studios approx. 16 - 18 square metres
  • Large Studios approx. 21 - 31 square metres
  • Premium King Studios approx. 26 square metres
  • Two Bedroom Apartments approx. 32 square metres

What payment types are accepted?

The property accepts most debit and credit cards to confirm a booking (except American Express). Your payment must be completed online as they have limited payment facilities on site. Alternatively, you can pay via TransferMate, a quick, easy and secure online bank transfer for international students. Unfortunately, we do not accept any cheque or cash payments.

Do I need a guarantor to book?

You don’t need a guarantor.

How much do I have to pay to book?

An initial advanced rent payment of 3 weeks is to be made in all properties except Bloomsbury and Kings Cross where this is 4 weeks. The remainder of your rent will be split into instalments.

Can I swap my room once booked?

Between the dates of 1st November to 30th June, there is a cooling off period of seven (7) days after the Initial Payment has been made and a Booking Confirmation has been received. Between the dates of 1st July to 31st October, there is a cooling off period of forty eight (48) hours after the Initial Payment has been made and a Booking Confirmation has been received.

Can I book a viewing?

Yes. You can book a tour. Please make sure you receive a tour confirmation before turning up.

Can I move in later than my start date?

Yes. You can move in on the day your contract starts or any day after the start of your contract, we just ask that you select your arrival date on your online portal and let us know if anything changes.

Can I move in before my start date?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to move in earlier. But in exceptional circumstances, we may be able to sort something out, please contact us and we can always look into this for you.

Can I live near my friend?

That shouldn’t be a problem, but this will depend on availability.

Can I have a discount?

Their discounts may be available during limited periods of time only and will be advertised on the social media channels or newsletter.

If I book with a friend, do we get a discount?

They do not offer group discounts although they may have offers running.

My friend who booked after me got a discount but I didn’t. Can I still get a discount?

Discounts are available during limited periods of time, sorry that you missed out.

I am on a waiting list, how likely is it that I will get a room?

Joining the waiting list does not guarantee a room. If a student cancels and a room becomes available, we will then inform everyone that is on the waiting list. Bookings are made on a first come first served basis.

Can I share a room?

Most rooms are for single occupancy only. Although some of our larger studios are available to couples, as long as you are both full-time students you just need to contact the team to arrange this. Please note when booking a dual occupancy room you will be charged an additional £30 per week.

What happens if something in my room, e.g. a chair or light bulb breaks?

Please report any maintenance issues. Your problem will be logged and a member of our on-site maintenance team will help resolve the issue as soon as possible.

How is my room cleaned?

It is your responsibility to keep your room clean. Vacuum cleaners are provided for you to use, free of charge. We also offer a cleaning service at an additional charge. Please ask at Reception for more details.

Is there a gym/fitness club?

Yes, the gyms are totally free and are available to all residents. To use the gyms, students will need to complete a health and safety declaration and waiver.

Is there a curfew?

There is no curfew, but we do operate 'quiet hours' between 11:00pm and 7:00am. You can access the building 24 hours a day, although you will need to use your key card to enter the building.

Can I have guests stay overnight?

You can have overnight guests stay with you as long as it is cleared with Management in advance and your guests are registered with reception when they arrive. You may have a guest stay with you for up to 7 nights, unless otherwise agreed by the Residence Manager.

Is there car parking?

There is no car parking available at any sites, but we are very accessible and close to lots of public transport links.

If I go away for the university holidays do I need to move my possessions out of my room?

No, you only need to move out of the room at the end of your contract.

If I go away for the university holidays do I need to pay rent for that period?

Yes, you still have to pay rent for the duration of your contract even if you are away on holiday.

Can I smoke in my room or the building?

They have a zero-tolerance policy on smoking in the buildings and outdoor shared spaces. The site teams will be able to tell you where you can smoke around the building.

Is it noisy?

All windows are double glazed. We also operate quiet hours in the evening; however some of our properties are in busy places so you may hear some noise from time to time and please bear in mind other students can be a bit noisy sometimes too. They can help you if you are experiencing unreasonable noise during quiet hours.

Is it a safe area?

London is a major city, and we do advise students to follow general safety precautions. That aside, their team is around 24/7 (So we don’t mislead for kings cross) buildings are equipped with 24-hour security and reception, and they have CCTV and key fob entry which allows students into the building at night, their corridor and then their room.

Can I store my belongings?

There is under-bed storage, wardrobes, and drawers in all of the Scape rooms. They do not currently offer any other storage.

Can I have proof of address?

Yes. Once you have a confirmed booking, you can view your invoices, receipts and contract. These should all serve as proof of address. If you need additional proof, the Reception team can also provide a signed letter confirming your address.

Do you have an A/C?

There is no air conditioning in the rooms but there is air con in all gyms and communal spaces. Some rooms come with window vents and individual temperature controls - please ask your building managers for more info on your specific room.

Can I let my friend live in my room when I’m away?

No. You are responsible for your guests and must accompany them at all times.

Can I bring my bicycle?

Yes, they offer bicycle storage at each of our locations.

Do I need to bring any documentation for check-in?

Yes, when you arrive and check-in you will be asked to provide a photo ID. This can be a driving license, passport or any form of photo ID that shows your full name and date of birth.

What are check-in times?

To check in smoothly, you should have already made payment before you arrive, get in touch with the team to complete this before you are due to move in. Check-in times are generally Monday-Sunday 2 pm-8pm. If they haven't received payment, you will not be able to move in.

I haven’t seen the building; will I be given a tour when I check in?

When you check in you will be told where in the building you can find the facilities, disposal rooms, and other areas. They have virtual tours available at each site. They also have 360-degree views of our rooms, please visit our location pages to see these.

How do I check out?

In the week before your contract end date, you will be asked to organize a room inspection for any damages. Once this is done, you just need to return your keys (room, post box and safe box) to reception and they can check you out, you must speak to us and complete a departure form.

I am leaving early, who should I tell?

They know that some students may not stay for the whole duration of their contract, but they do need to know that you’ve left so we can say goodbye, complete your inspection and return your deposit without delay. Please let them know if you intend to leave early and complete a departure form at reception before you leave. Please tell them in advance before you leave in time for us to inspect your room.

What do I have to do if I want to cancel my contract?

Between the dates of 1st November to 30th June, there is a cooling off period of seven (7) days after the Initial Payment has been made and a Booking Confirmation has been received. Between the dates of 1st July to 31st October, there is a cooling off period of forty eight (48) hours after the Initial Payment has been made and a Booking Confirmation has been received. After this deadline, you may cancel your booking up to and including 1st August 2024. Past this, you are responsible for finding a suitable replacement (a student not already living at the property, who is attending a full-time course). Until a suitable replacement is found you are liable for the rent owed, and once you’ve found a replacement you will have to make a £350 payment relating to the room cleaning and transfer of the lease.

Can I have someone sublet my room?

Sorry, you cannot sublet your room. You may cancel your Residence Agreement, as long as you find a suitable student replacement (as defined in the Residence Agreement). Please be aware that you will be liable for any outstanding payments and all reasonable administrative charges incurred in connection with this.

If I don’t make the grade/get a visa/don’t go to uni/etc., do I get a refund?

If you are within the cooling-off period, you can cancel. Outside of this period, you may be eligible to apply for a refund under one of our flexible policies. If you are not eligible then please refer to the canceling policies.

When do I get my deposit back?

This will be returned at the end of your tenancy. Once you have departed the property, your damage deposit will be processed with the DPS who will email you separately about the return of your deposit. We aim to process all deposits within 28 working days.

What’s the nearest tube/rail station?

Russell Square station is a couple minutes' walk from the building and gives you access to the Piccadilly line.

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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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