The residence is located just off Goswell Road, just minutes away from London’s City University of Northampton Square, meaning you can just roll out of your bed and be in University ready for your early morning lectures with time to spare.
There are buses right on your doorstep which take you directly to Waterloo, and you can walk to two of London’s famous underground stations in 12 minutes. There are plenty of other great transport links locally, not to mention where you can get to on foot. Exmouth Market is a short walk from the residence and is home to plenty of quirky shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and food stalls during the lunchtime rush. Smithfield Meat Market is only a few minutes away, with fresh local produce.
The Barbican Centre is a performing arts centre and hosts classical and contemporary music concerts, theatre performances and art exhibitions and is just a 20-minute walk from the residence. Somerset House located south side of the Strand is a short 10-minute bus ride away and plays host to many art exhibitions and is home to the world-famous London Fashion Week. London Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral are iconic features of London’s skyline and are only 20-minutes’ walk away from the residence.
The residence has 188 rooms which are a combination of Single En-suites and Single Studios which have all recently undergone a full refurbishment. Single En-suites include your own en-suite bathroom and access to a shared kitchen with nine of your fellow flatmates. Studios include your own en-suite bathroom and your own private kitchenette. All rooms are fully-furnished (as well as recently refurbished) with a comfortable bed, a study desk with a chair and a wardrobe.
Needing to exercise and burn off some excess energy? Then just head out and make the five-minute walk to St John Street where you have full access to their 24/7 onsite gym. You also will get the full student experience from all of the in-house social events that the residence organises on a weekly basis both in Sebastian Street and in the common room at St John Street.
The safety of students is a number one priority which is why the residence is monitored by CCTV 24 hours a day, along with 24/7 staff presence at the reception being either the residence staff or security – a little bit like having guardian angels around you. Not to mention the experienced maintenance team ready to fix everything. You will find an on-site laundry, bicycle storage and wireless internet in every bedroom and throughout the residence.
The Angel residence at Sebastian Street offers a range of room types including Single En Suite and Single Studio.
More details below:
This is a single en-suite studio measuring around 11m². The room has a comfortable single bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of shelving and storage. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available: 11 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
This is a single en-suite studio measuring around 12.5m². The room has a comfortable small double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of shelving and storage. The studio is fully equipped with a private kitchenette. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building.
Available: 11 Aug 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
This is a single en-suite room measuring around 14.5m². The room has a comfortable small double bed, a desk area and private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe, under-bed storage and plenty of shelving and storage. There is free Wi-Fi in each bedroom and throughout the building. You will also have access to the communal living and kitchen areas which you will share with 9 flatmates.
Available: 17 Aug 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
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.
Yes, you can, however, it would need to be arranged with at least 48 hours notice.
Smoking is not permitted in any indoor area in the UK. Please use the designated smoking areas found outside the residence.
Unfortunately, no pets are permitted in any of our residences.
This residence offers dedicated laundry facilities where you can wash and dry your clothes.
Yes, all utility bills are included in the price of the room, including gas, electric and Wi-Fi internet.
Yes, there is wireless internet in every bedroom and throughout the building.
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.
No, there is no curfew. You will be living independently, you will have your own key and can come and go as you please.
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.
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.
Please be sure to bring your towels, toiletries and any electronic equipment you may need, such as a laptop or tablet.
The residence comes with plenty of secure bike storage.
Guests staying in this residence have unlimited access to the gym at nearby St. John’s Street.
Barbican Station – 11-minute walk
Old Street Station – 15-minute walk
Angel Station – 11-minute walk
Farringdon Station – 15-minute walk
Chancery Lane Station – 23-minute walk
City University of London – 2-minute walk
SOAS University of London – 32-minute walk
University of Liverpool in London – 23-minute walk
Hult International Business School – 19-minute walk
BPP University Law School – 24-minute walk
Sadlers Wells Theatre – 8-minute walk
St Paul’s Cathedral – 22-minute walk
Royal Opera House – 35-minute walk
Barbican Theatre – 16-minute walk
Fabric – 14-minute walk
The Paul Noble Language Institute – www.paulnoblelanguages.com – 9-minute walk
Islington Centre for English – letslearnenglish.org – 13-minute walk
ESL Language Studies Abroad – www.esl.co.uk/en – 14-minute walk
British Study Centres – www.british-study.com – 29-minute walk
Inlingua London – www.inlingualondon.com – 12-minute walk
Really, we are very happy with our room at the residence. James in the residences team has helped us with all aspects of our booking and we would like to say, big thank you from the bottom of our hearts!!!Dmitriy and Maria, two students from Russia: Residence booking
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