New Kent Road

Set in a residential area, just a short distance from our Elephant & Castle campus Apply for accommodation

This central hall of residence is conveniently situated for the local shopping centre. The nearest underground station is Elephant & Castle (Bakerloo and Northern Lines), which is approximately 5 minutes' walk away and the area is a hub for buses.

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New Kent Road tour

Building details

This residence has 83 non-smoking rooms for first year students. The accommodation is single occupancy rooms within shared flats of four to six residents for between four to six residents. Each resident shares a communal kitchen/dining area and bathing facilities. 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, karaoke machine, and books. New Kent Road also has a laundry with ironing stations (charges apply).

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Weekly rent

For the 2020/21 academic year the weekly rent is:

Room Weekly rent
Standard Room £135.00
Standard Fire Exit £132.00
Queen Room £147.00

Standard letting period

  • 40 weeks

Accommodation details

  • Accommodation offered to: first years
  • Non-smoking: the building is non-smoking throughout
  • Security: on-call staff and gated entrance
  • Number of Rooms: 83 standard rooms
  • Total number of flats: 19
  • Approximate average room size: Average room size 11.5 sq metres
  • Provided within Bedroom: bed, mattress, wardrobe, desk, desk lamp, chair, bookshelf and paper bin
  • Provided within Kitchen/Diners: fridge/freezer, electric cooker, microwave, lockable cupboards (padlock required), table and chairs, vacuum, mop/bucket, dustpan/brush, broom, ironing board (irons available for use in laundry)
  • Heating/Hot Water: provided by electrical water heaters and wall mounted radiators. Costs for both are included within the residence fee
  • Car Parking: There is no available parking on site and local street parking is restricted. Residents are recommended not to bring cars.

Contact details

New Kent Road Reception
83 New Kent Road
Tel: 020 7407 9174

Further information