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Partner hall: The Garden Halls

Opened in September 2016, the Gardens is a lively hall welcoming over a thousand students from various London colleges and universities. It offers a range of catered and non-catered accommodation arranged in flats, and in corridor-style rooms. Both undergraduate and postgraduate students live in this hall.


  • 1 Cartwright Gardens, London WC1H 9EB
  • Closest underground stations: Russell Square, King’s Cross
  • Travel time to Bloomsbury campus: 6 minutes on foot


  • 24-hour reception, quiet room, common room, laundrette, bike storage, computer room, tennis courts, cinema room, music room, WiFi.
  • A canteen is available in the main building. Self-catered students can use the refectory on a pay-as-you-go basis.


  • Nominated students will sign an agreement with the University of London Accommodation Services.
  • Contract duration: 40 weeks - 15 September 2019 to 20 June 2020.
  • Students who have been offered a room in this hall can request early arrival when they receive their tenancy agreement from the University of London accommodation service.
  • Contract extension after 20 June 2020 can be granted depending on availability. Contract extensions are arranged directly with the hall administration, during the second term.
  • Rent includes insurance, utility bills, WiFi. Breakfast and evening meals are included in catered accommodation only.
  • A deposit of £500 + £25 administration fee will be payable to the University of London on receipt of the contract.


  • Catered contract includes breakfast and dinner. Students with College commitments who cannot return in time for the evening meal can pre-book a late meal at reception.
  • Students in self-catered rooms have access to a kitchen to prepare their meals. They can also use the canteen on a pay-as-you-go basis.


  • Single, shared bathroom, self-catered (standard superior): £207.20 per week
    • These rooms are arranged in clusters with access to a kitchen. Each room contains a single bed, own toilet, wash basin, wardrobe, desk and chair. Showers are shared (on average one shower per two rooms).
    • Number of rooms: 9
    • Contract cost: £8,258.40
    • Contract length: 40 weeks
    • Approximate size: 10 square metres
    • Check availability
  • Single, en-suite, catered: £280.35 per week
    • These rooms are arranged in a corridor-style formation. Residents are also able to use pantries with communal fridges, hob and microwave.
    • Number of rooms: 15
    • Contract cost: £11,173.95
    • Contract length: 40 weeks
    • Approximate size: 13 square metres
    • Check availability

Book a visit

  • It is possible to book a visit at the Garden Halls. Appointments must be made a week in advance.

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