Aldgate Residence (The Curve)

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Key Info
  • Located in the heart of vibrant Zone 1, this Aldgate residence, known locally as 'The Curve' combines sleek and stylish living with a fantastic location. Only minutes away from the City and within walking distance of the famous nightlife of Shoreditch, this residence really is in the centre of everything that London has to offer a student.
  • One of the most fun and sociable student residences, this is the ideal place to spend your time in London if you wish to meet and make friends with students from all over the world. There is Wi-Fi throughout the building, communal areas and a dedicated on-site management team to help settle you in and to keep you safe.


Just a couple of minutes walk from Aldgate East Underground Station in Zone 1, you have London on your doorstep. You will be just to the east of ‘The City’, London’s famous financial district, moments away from Brick Lane, Spitalfields Market and a plethora of art galleries, restaurants and independent boutique shops.

You will also be walking distance from the popular tourist area of London Bridge and Borough Market, with it’s amazing cuisine from around the world. The wonderfully gothic Tower Bridge is just around the corner, and just along the river is The London Eye, The Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey.

Click here for our informative location guide on Aldgate


Social activity is at the heart of this residence. This is demonstrated by the 8 fantastic communal areas, including a games room, a fully-equipped gym, several TV lounges with Sky TV and PlayStations. There are also games rooms which have air hockey, table tennis and football tables. Combine this with the strong community network created by the numerous residence-wide social events, and this is one of the best residences to stay if you want to meet people and make new friends from around the world.

The residence also understands that you are here to study as well as have fun, so they also provide seminar and private study rooms so you can get some peace and quiet.

What's Included

  • Bills Included
  • Cable TV
  • CCTV
  • Cleaning Service
  • Common Room
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Gym
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Maintenance Team
  • On-site Cash Machine
  • On-site Security
  • On-site Supermarket
  • Pool Table
  • Secure Door Entry
  • Table Football
  • Table Tennis
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi

Room Pricing & Availability

The Aldgate residence offers a range of room types, including en-suite and studio rooms.

More details below:

Aldgate - Single En-Suite
Aldgate - Single En-Suite

This is a single en-suite room measuring from around 12m²-14m². The room has a single bed, a study desk, a private bathroom, and storage for clothes. There is also access to a shared kitchen which shared kitchen includes 32" TV, microwave, hob, oven, fridge freezer and leather sofa. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 22 May 2019 - 01 Sep 2019

Except Unavailable From: 07 Jul 2019 - 27 Jul 2019

Price From: £319 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No Flatmates

  • Single Bed

  • Television
Aldgate - Single Studio
Aldgate - Single Studio

This is a single en-suite studio measuring from around 14m². The room has a comfortable single bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe and TV in the room. The studio is fully-equipped with a private kitchenette, which contains a microwave and combi oven. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.

Available from: 22 May 2019 - 01 Sep 2019

Except Unavailable From: 07 Jul 2019 - 27 Jul 2019

Price From: £329 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Private Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No Flatmates

  • Single Bed

  • Television
Aldgate - Double Studio
Aldgate - Double Studio

This is a double en-suite studio measuring from around 16m². The room has a comfortable ¾ double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe and TV in the room. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette, fully equipped with a microwave and combi oven. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building. Single occupancy is also available.

Available from: 22 May 2019 - 01 Sep 2019

Except Unavailable From: 07 Jul 2019 - 27 Jul 2019

Price From: £359 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Private Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • No Flatmates

  • 3/4 Bed

  • Television



Frequently Asked Questions

Can I select my room?

You can select the type of room you stay in.

However, you cannot request specific details such as what floor the room is on or who your flatmates are, as the rooms are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

If you do have a special request, please let us know and we will do our best to help you.

Can I view this residence prior to booking?

If you are staying for 12 weeks or longer, we will be happy to request an appointment with the residence team for you to view the residence.

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide viewings for stays under 12 weeks.

Can I smoke in the residence?

Smoking is not permitted in any indoor area in the UK. Please use the designated smoking areas found outside the residence.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, no pets are permitted in any of our residences.

Where can I wash my clothes?

This residence offers dedicated laundry facilities where you can wash and dry your clothes.  

Are bills included in the price? 

Yes, all utility bills are included in the price of the room, including gas, electric and Wi-Fi internet. 

Does this residence have internet? 

Yes, there is wireless internet in every bedroom and throughout the building. 

What’s the difference between Studio rooms and the Single En-Suite room types?

Both rooms have private en-suite bathrooms. The difference is that studios have cooking facilities within the room, while the single en suite rooms have access to a shared kitchen. 

Is there a curfew?

No, there is no curfew. You will be living independently, you will have your own key and can come and go as you please. 

Is there always a member of staff available?

Yes, the reception staff usually work during office hours Monday to Friday. However, when the reception is closed, there will always be a member of the customer service or security team on hand, either to assist you in person or for you to contact by telephone. 

Can I stay in this residence if I am under 18?

Yes, under 18s are welcome to stay at this residence. For guests who are 16 or 17 years old we will require a parental consent form to be completed. This form will state that your parents are happy for your to stay in this residence. 

Does the residence have wheelchair access?

Yes, the residence is wheelchair friendly and there are rooms especially made with wheelchair access in mind. Please note that these rooms are limited therefore if your require a room with wheelchair access, we would advise booking early.

Is it possible for two people to stay in the same room?

Yes, there is some very limited availability for large double studios that are suitable for 2 people sharing. This room type is very limited, therefore early booking is advised.

Are there social events organised for the residents?

Yes, there are this is a very sociable residence. We pride ourselves on being one of the friendliest residences in London, with a close community. There is a welcome party each week were new guests can meet with current guests and find out a little more about the residence and the area. Someone is always on hand to give you advice about everything from what to do in London to how to get to your school. Some of the events this year included a Talent show; Christmas Party and Valentine Match making. These events are all advertised on our private Facebook page, which only residents have access to.

Can I have my friend come to stay with me?

Yes, within reason short stay (2 to 3 night) overnight guests are permitted. This is subject to the residence manager’s permission and you will be responsible for providing a bed for your guests.

Which London train stations are located near this residence? 

Whitechapel Underground Station – 7-minute walk
Shoreditch Station – 17-minute walk
Aldgate East Station – 7-minute walk
Liverpool Street Station – 20-minute walk
Aldgate Station – 12-minute walk

Which London language schools are located near this residence? 

BSGS College – 4-minute walk
Accelera Language – 4-minute walk
ELAS UK – 8-minute walk
The Language Class– 8-minute walk

Which London universities are located near this residence?

Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry – 3-minute walk
London Metropolitan University – 4-minute walk
Queen Marys University of London – 26-minute walk
Hult International Business School – 6-minute walk
London Coventry University – 14-minute walk
Instituto Marangoni – 9-minute walk

Which London tourist attractions are located near this residence? 

Brick Lane Market – 11-minute walk
Spitalfields Market – 20-minute walk
Royal Exchange – 22-minute walk
The Shard – 30-minute walk
St Pauls Cathedral – 33-minute walk

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