Finding the best student residence in London
Choosing to study abroad can take a lot of planning and the question of where you will live is always one of the most important considerations. If your dream is to study and live in London, there are so many options for you. London has something to offer everyone with its wonderful cultural diversity. It can sometimes be a challenge however to find the perfect place to live while you are studying. If you are in search of greater independence with the option to meet and live with people from other parts of the world then a student residence could be the perfect accommodation option in London for you. Student residences are usually centrally located with good public transport links.
Londonist, one of London’s leading student accommodation agencies has recently added two new residences to their portfolio. Set in two of the best locations in London, Old Street and Kentish Town, both have so much to offer.
Old Street residence
This little corner of East London is charming. In recent years, it has become part of the most popular area in London with its bustling atmosphere and cosmopolitan feel.
By staying at the student residence in Old Street you will be centrally located and near to some of East London’s most interesting and thriving areas: Hoxton, Shoreditch, Liverpool Street and trendy Brick Lane.
It is also close to 3 subway stations, all located less than ten minutes away: Old Street station, Liverpool Street and Moorgate station. These give you easy access to all the other sights and sounds of London.
The area is full of markets, cafes and shops as well as lively bars, nightclubs and restaurants to suit all tastes. You can explore the Columbia Road Flower Market, Spitalfields fashion market and Brick Lane with everything from vintage and upcycled furniture to the coolest designer items.
By choosing this student residence, you will always have something to do and enjoy in your free time. The area couldn’t be better with all of London life on your doorstep.
Kentish Town residence
If you want to live in one of the most fashionable and trendy parts of London, then Kentish Town has everything you are looking for. With its fantastic location you will find so many things to do and enjoy.
Kentish Town belongs to the Camden Town district and it is a favourite of music lovers and musicians.
Around every corner you can find quirky shops, vintage markets and restaurants with every possible kind of food you want.
Another attraction in this area are the parks. They offer beautiful green spaces for playing sports or relaxing with friends and a picnic. You can even take a boat tour along the canal. All this while still enjoying the bustle of London life. This area of London is also close to some of the largest university campuses.
The student residence in Kentish Town is located near 3 subway stations, Kentish Town, Camden Town and Chalk Farm, which are all within walking distance and will take you directly into central London.
If you want to stay in any of these two student residences during your study abroad experience in London, get in touch with Londonist – taking bookings now for the summer and the new academic year.
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