Dante Road

It takes just 10 minutes to walk to the Dante Road complex from our Southwark campus Apply for accommodation

It's also convenient for the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre. The nearest underground station is Elephant & Castle (Bakerloo and Northern Lines), an approximate 5-minute walk away.

Take a tour

Take a tour of Dante Road.

Dante Road tour

Building details

This residence has 422 non-smoking rooms for first year undergraduate, returning and postgraduate students. The accommodation is mostly single occupancy flats for between four and six residents. Additionally, there are two 2x bed self-contained flats available. Flats share communal kitchen/dining areas and shower/bathing facilities, with each bedroom having its own hand basin. Basic cleaning equipment, including a vacuum cleaner is provided. Wifi provided throughout, allowing access to the University's intranet and the internet.

Each flat and individual bedroom is fitted with a security lock. There is a central common room with facilities including a free to use pool table, foosball table, PS4, various board games and books. Dante Road also has two laundries (charges apply).

Download photos taken in a student's bedroom and kitchen in the Dante Road Halls of Residence (PDF File 598 KB).

Weekly Rent

For the 2020/21 academic year the weekly rents are:

Room Weekly rent
Standard Room £135.00
Queen Room £147.00 (with a queen-size bed)

Standard Letting Period

40 and 48 weeks

Accommodation details

  • Accommodation offered to: postgraduates, returning students and first years
  • Non-smoking: the building is non-smoking throughout
  • Security: Reception is staffed 24/7. Building covered by CCTV.
  • Number of rooms: 422 standard rooms
  • Total number of flats: 73
  • Approximate average room size (Standard Room): average room size 10.6 sq metres
  • Provided in bedroom: bed, mattress, wardrobe, desk, desk lamp, chair, bookshelf and paper bin
  • Provided in kitchen/diner: fridge/freezer, electric cooker, microwave, lockable cupboards (padlock required), table and chairs, vacuum, mop/bucket, dustpan/brush, broom, ironing board (no iron)
  • Heating/Hot Water: provided by electrical water heaters and wall mounted radiators. Costs for both are included within the residence fee
  • Car Parking: while limited, parking bays are available with purchase of a permit from reception.

Contact details:

Dante Road Reception
2 Dante Place
SE11 4RX
Tel: 020 7815 7088
Email: dante@lsbu.ac.uk

Further information