McLaren House

McLaren House is a leading landmark on St George's Circus Apply for accommodation

Just 200m from the University's Elephant & Castle campus, it offers convenient living within close proximity of leading attractions such as London's South Bank theatre/arts complex, the Tate Modern and the Globe Theatre. The nearest underground station is Southwark (Jubilee Line), approximately 5 minutes' walk. Waterloo Station (overland services) is also just a few minutes away.

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McLaren House

Building details

McLaren House has over 600 non-smoking rooms for first year undergraduate and returning students. The accommodation is single occupancy flats for mostly eight students and the vast majority of bedrooms are en-suite (shower, hand basin and toilet). Residents within each flat share a communal kitchen/dining area. 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 and residents are issued with keys to their accommodation and a swipe card giving access to the building. There is a split-level communal area with facilities including a free to use pool table, foosball table, PS4, various board games and books. There is a centrally located laundry (charges apply).

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Weekly rent

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

Room Weekly rent
Standard Room £141.00
Queen Standard Room £152.00
Compact £161.00
Standard En suite Room £164.00
Queen En suite Room £176.00
Standard En suite Premium Room £211.00
Queen En suite Premium Room £222.00

Standard letting period

  • 39 weeks

Accommodation details

  • Accommodation offered to: returning students and first years
  • Non-smoking: the building is non-smoking throughout
  • Security: on call staff and night security. Building covered by CCTV
  • Number of rooms: 600 en-suite and 14 standard
  • Total number of flats: 86
  • Approximate average room size: Average room size 11.5 - 12 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: both are provided centrally and included within residence fees
  • Car parking: while limited, parking bays are available with purchase of a permit from reception

Contact details

McLaren House Reception
1 St George's Circus
Tel: 020 7815 7360

Further information