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Urbanest Westminster Bridge, London
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Urbanest Westminster Bridge, London

Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7FR, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Urbanest Westminster Bridge, located at 203 Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7FR in the city of London, is a popular choice for students. Offering studio apartments, penthouse studios, and ensuite options for student accommodation in London. The stellar stay is one of the best student apartments in London that ensures a comfortable and stylish living experience. Student property for international students is conveniently situated near several esteemed educational institutions, including King's College London (Waterloo Campus), the University of the Arts, and the London School of Economics and Political Science, making Urbanest Westminster Bridge an ideal private London student accommodation choice.


Student apartments in London are provided by amber at prime locations and with a variety of room options. More than 300 languages are spoken in London, so it is a great place to learn a new language. There are also a lot of scholarships available for international students, so getting a world-class education is easier and more affordable. London is home to more than 1,27,000 international student population, which makes up 33.9% of the student population from across the world in the UK. Choosing the most looked-for London student accommodation means embracing the vibrant and historically rich city that is London. As a global educational hub, London boasts an impressive student population, world-renowned universities, and a melting pot of cultures. The city's rankings as one of the most important centres for higher education and research are unmatched. Students living at one of the most comfortable student accommodations in London will find themselves immersed in a city known for its historical landmarks like the nearby Big Ben and the London Eye, its cultural diversity, and endless opportunities. The student accommodation for students not only offers top-class living arrangements but also connects students to the electric atmosphere of one of the world's most famed capitals.

Features

Immerse yourself in the heart of the capital at Urbanest Westminster Bridge, a premium and private London student accommodation. Our student apartments boast an array of top-notch amenities, such as 200 Mbps broadband, communal relaxing and study areas to enhance the residents' focus and productivity, a bike store and free-to-use bicycles for an easy commute to your university, and a sauna room. Some of the amenities that make your life easier as a student are a laundry room, gym, exercise room, disabled access, and swimming pool.


Urbanest Westminster Bridge, one of the best student accommodation options for students, is globally designed to meet the needs of modern students. We offer a space you can call your home away from home. The student accommodation in London provides 100% safety and security with an electric key fob entry system, 24/7 on-site security, and CCTV. The residents of one of the best student accommodation choices in London also have access to utility facilities like heating, hot water, electricity, wi-fi, and contents insurance included in the rent.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated in the heart of the buzzing capital, Urbanest Westminster Bridge, London student accommodation is surrounded by some of the city's most iconic landmarks and a plethora of amenities that cater to every student's needs. Indulge in a fusion of global cuisines with places like Premier Inn London County Hotel and the Royal Horseguards Hotel & One Whitehall Place. Situated near the ultra-modern and global student accommodation, Clermont London is also one of the most sought-after places for dining with global food in an exceptional setting.


You can choose from plenty of choices if you want to unwind with a good show at any of the world-renowned names in theatre, such as the BFI IMAX, Theatre Royal, Drury Place, and Royal Festival Hall.  Enjoy entertainment shows, shopping, relaxing sunset walks, and much more around the student accommodation in London. Bibliophile? You will surely be impressed by Foyles, the 5-stories, multi-genre book store at Charing Cross, or visit the Forbidden Planet, the world’s largest comic bookstore. The megastore Hamleys is just £1 away from the bus, which you can board right next to your student property . Best part? It is just a stroll away from Urbanest Westminster Bridge. Students at London accommodation offered by us have the convenience of being immersed in a culturally rich area filled with attractions. Some of the places you can explore are the historic Westminster Abbey, the educational Imperial War Museum, and the entertaining Southbank Centre. Maintain a healthy balance by visiting nearby Jubilee Gardens or taking a serene walk along the South Bank. Whether you're looking for a place to study, enjoy culture, or relax, the area in London offers an ideal location that blen

Commute

When staying at Urbanest Westminster Bridge, students have the advantage of a supremely well-connected location in the vibrant heart of London. Getting around the city is a breeze thanks to an array of public transport options. The vicinity boasts several major train stations, including Westminster, Embankment, Lambeth, and Southwark Station. You can easily commute to and from your university campus using buses. The bus stops in proximity to Urbanest Westminster Bridge are Waterloo Station, St James’s Partnership, and the Farm Street Chruch W1. These hubs provide seamless access to numerous bus routes, underground lines, and rail services, catering to all travel needs. The convenience of student accommodation cannot be overstated – enjoying the ease of London's comprehensive transport network right on your doorstep. The student accommodation truly stands out for its prime location for academic and leisure commuters alike.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Heating
Electricity
Hot Water
Wifi
Content Insurance

Common Amenities

Communal space
Cinema Room
Free-to-use bicycles to get around town
Gym and exercise room
Roof terrace
Spectacular views

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Frequently Asked Questions

When should I book student accommodation?

As soon as possible! You can never be too prepared when looking at student accommodation options. Property wants to help you find the room that is just right to start you on your university journey.

Is it too late to apply for student accommodation?

It is never too late, provided there is still rooms available. However, as you can imagine the rooms are available on a first come first serve basis, so once the rooms are full, they’re full! So book yours today.

What should I think about when looking at uni accommodation?

There are lots of things to consider when looking at potential student accommodation. You want to make sure that the rooms available are comfortable, safe, offer a good environment to study and come with all the features and amenities you will need.
Distance to your university building, transport links, local bars, entertainment venues and so on are also essential.
Each Property location page lists all of this information for you.

Is it possible to choose my room?

Yes, you can select the type of room you want in the property of your choice whilst in our booking system. If there are any specific requirements you have or would like to discuss, please get in touch with the team.

When is the best time to book student accommodation?

They suggest that once you have decided to stay with us, to book as early as possible so you are able to get first pick. They highly recommend that if you’re planning to share with friends to book in advance as spaces will fill up and it will be hard to group you together.

How much do I need to pay to book?

To confirm a booking, They require a payment of 1 weeks upfront rent and then you can pay the rest in instalments.

Will I get this back?

No, the upfront rental payment gets applied to your first rent instalment – meaning you don’t need to wait around for a deposit refund.

What form of payment do you take?

Property accepts payments made by credit/debit card or bank transfer. There is no charge when paying with a credit or debit card. Additional fees on bank/wire transfers will depend on your bank so check with them beforehand. They take either forms of payment, as long as it’s not cash/cheque.

Do you get a student loan for accommodation?

That completely depends on your circumstances. Whatever form of payment is easiest for you will be fine with us. Please speak to the team for more information.

When will I receive the tenancy agreement?

Their tenancy agreements are all online – meaning no paperwork! The online tenancy acceptance has the same legal weight as a paper tenancy so you don’t need to be concerned. You can access your tenancy at any time by logging into your account portal once you have a confirmed booking with us.

When can I move in to student accommodation?

All tenancy dates are available to see at the time of booking. However feel free to get in touch with us if you require an earlier arrival, we will see what we have available.

What is included in my rent?

The rent covers your room, use of the communal facilities, all utility bills such as electricity, hot water and heating, and contents insurance cover. It also includes your 200mbps broadband and WiFi connection.

Do you need a TV Licence at university?

Every household or apartment in the UK must have a TV licence if they intend to watch live TV.

Does student accommodation have WiFi?

They provide up to 200Mbps connection to each room with unlimited downloads. A fair and acceptable usage policy applies.

Do students have to pay council tax?

Students are exempt from council tax, so no, you do not have to pay it. You will however have to provide us with a Council Tax Exception letter, which you can get from your university’s admin department in the first few weeks of the Autumn term.

Who can be my guarantor?

The guarantor needs to be someone over the age of 21 who is in full-time employment, either based in the UK or based in your home country. Your guarantor could be your parent or guardian; however it cannot be yourself or another urbanest resident.

I don’t live in the UK and don’t have a UK bank account – what should I do?

You can pay your rent by credit card or transfer the amount of rent to our client account, please contact the accommodation team for details. When you arrive in the UK we advise you to open a bank account.

How many instalments do you pay for student accommodation?

They offer 3 instalment types: Fully Upfront, Three Instalments and Ten Instalments. The first instalment always needs to be paid 14 days before the tenancy begins.

Is student accommodation paid monthly?

Dates will depend on the type of contract you are on, when you are completing the booking link, all the dates and amounts will be on the booking link.

Do you offer a cleaning service?

Yes they offer a cleaning service should you wish to have you room or flat cleaned. This is provided through our cleaning partner Cabenco. they would recommend enquiring once you receive your online booking information or have moved in, as prices vary depending on the cleaning frequency and the type of flat.

Is there a curfew?

No, there is no curfew at the property, your secure access fob allows you to enter and leave whenever you wish.

Can I have a party in the student accommodation?

If you want to have a party with your flatmates please feel free to! they would ask that you please remember to keep noise to a level where it doesn’t disturb others, and to respect your neighbours.

Can people stay over in university accommodation?

We do permit guests for our residents, but reserve the right to limit numbers for the wellbeing and safety of all residents.

Can I move rooms once I have moved in?

If you are unhappy with your room we will try to accommodate you. This is subject to availability and price. If you swap rooms with another student you must inform the accommodation team immediately.

Can you live in student accommodation without being a student?

Property buildings are designed as student accommodation and so we can only accommodate full-time students.

Is there a car park?

It’s very hard to park in London as there are congestion and parking fees, however properties are very close to public transport links.

Can I bring my bicycle?

Of course! They have a storeroom where you can store your bike. You will however need to bring your own helmet and bike lock to keep your bike secure when not in use.

Can I smoke in my room or in the building?

Properties are non-smoking buildings. If you are caught smoking or tampering with smoke/fire detectors you will be liable for a charge as it’s against the law.

If I vacate the property over the university holidays do I need to move my possessions out?

No. During the term of the tenancy, the room is for your use only and you will only need to move out your belongings on the tenancy end date.

What is needed for student accommodation?

All the rooms are fully furnished but you will need to bring your personal belongings including bedding (sheets, duvets, pillows), towels, table wear, cutlery, cleaning products (mop & broom), toaster, kettle, and cooking utensils. It’s worth mentioning that it isn’t always necessary to buy all the kitchen items yourself if you’re staying within a share flat. That way you don’t end up with 5 kettles and no space for everyone’s pots and pans. You can chat amongst yourself when you all arrive or join our Facebook group for yourself and speak with your future flatmates and plan who’s bringing what.

How secure is my room?

Each room has an electronic swipe fob entry/locking system to ensure that your belongings are safe.

How secure is the building?

Buildings are ‘Secured by Design’ certified, which means they have reached not only a minimum standard of physical security – the doors, locks, windows, lighting, alarms etc. – but also when the layout of the development hugely reduces the opportunity for crime.

Can I give my key to someone else to use while I’m away?

Your tenancy agreement states that you should not share your key with anyone else. This is to ensure our residents safety. If you’re away for a period of a time please let a team member at reception know, in case you receive any parcels that need storing.

Who do I contact if I have an emergency or problem?

You will need to contact the on-site accommodation team or the emergency services, depending on the problem. Details of all contacts will be supplied to you in your tenant handbook when you first check-in.

What is the cost of the laundry?

The washing machine costs £2.80 and the dryer is £1.90 (These prices are subject to change).

What is the tenancy agreement?

The tenancy agreement is a legally binding document between the landlord (owner) and the tenant (you). It sets out clearly defined rules of the building and the obligations of the Landlord and Tenant. This is useful because if there are any disputes, both the Landlord and Tenant will refer to the Tenancy Agreement.

How long is a university accommodation tenancy agreement?

The Tenancy agreements are for 51-weeks. However, some shorter tenancies can be offered at times, where availability allows. Please call for further details.

When do I move into student accommodation?

You will need to book a check in time in advance of arriving, you can do this through the online check in portal

Can I extend my tenancy?

If you would like to extend your tenancy you must notify Property as early as possible to ensure your room has not been let to someone else. Bookings happen early every year, so we recommend you rebook early to avoid disappointment.

Can I vary the tenancy period?

Once you have signed your tenancy agreement you cannot shorten the tenancy period.

Can I sublet my room (e.g. let through Airbnb)?

No – the tenancy you have signed prevents you from subletting your room. If you are considering leaving your room early, please notify the property management team in the first instance.

Is my partner allowed to live with me whilst at university?

If you have a studio apartment and would like to discuss a shared tenancy please contact the team onsite, where possible They can arrange this for you at no additional cost. For the safety and comfort of all our residents we do not permit shared occupancy within rooms in shared flats.

Can I get a guest key for my friend/ family member?

Except in exceptional circumstances they are unable to provide keys for friends or family members. If it is an emergency, please contact the team at reception who will be happy to help.

How safe is the electronic key system used on my door?

Each key is specifically programmed to each of our residents. This will only allow access to your room and the communal areas (Meaning you cannot access the corridors of other residents). For times when you do not want to be interrupted, there is a deadbolt on every room door that can be locked from the inside. Whilst property have their own key to provide access in an emergency, every use of this is automatically logged to give you peace of mind.

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Student Accomodations in London

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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