New Kent Road

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

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.

Take a tour

Take a tour of New Kent Road.

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 2019/20 academic year the weekly rent is:

Room Weekly rent
Standard Room £130.00
Standard Fire Exit £127.00
Queen Room £141.00

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