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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.

Location

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

Facilities

  • 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.

Contracts

  • Nominated students will sign an agreement with the University of London Accommodation Services.
  • Contract duration: 40-50 weeks, September-June.
  • 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 June 2021 can usually be applied for depending on availability. Contract extensions are arranged directly with the hall administration, during term two.
  • Rent includes insurance, utility bills, WiFi. Breakfast and evening meals are included in catered accommodation only.
  • A deposit and administration fee will be payable to the University of London on receipt of the contract.

Catering

  • 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.

Rooms

  • Single, shared bathroom, self-catered (standard superior): £216.23 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: 17
    • Contract length: 40-50 weeks
    • Approximate size: 10 square metres
    • Check availability
  • Single, en-suite, catered: £292.88 per week
    • These rooms are arranged in a corridor-style formation. Residents are also able to use pantries with communal fridges, microwave and sink.
    • Number of rooms: 12
    • Contract length: 40-50 weeks
    • Approximate size: 13 square metres
    • Check availability
  • Single, en-suite, self-catered: £242.83 per week
    • These rooms are arranged in a corridor-style formation. Residents are also able to use pantries with communal fridges, microwave and sink.
    • Number of rooms: 1
    • Contract length: 40-50 weeks
    • Approximate size: 9.5 square metres
    • Check availability
  • Single, townhouse, shared bathroom, self-catered: £242.83 per week
    • Each townhouse has between 14 and 18 rooms over four levels. Each bathroom is shared between a maximum of two rooms. An entire floor is dedicated to the kitchen and communal dining space, with an additional lounge.
    • Number of rooms: 10
    • Contract length: 40-50 weeks
    • Approximate size: 13 square metres
    • Check availability
  • Large single, en-suite adapted, catered: £303.38 per week
    • These rooms are arranged in a corridor-style formation. Residents are also able to use pantries with communal fridges, microwave and sink.
    • Number of rooms: 2
    • Contract length: 40-50 weeks
    • Approximate size: 15 square metres
    • Check availability

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