Vauxhall residence

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Key Info
  • Located by the Albert Embankment in the heart of London, this residence has a selection of stylish en-suite rooms in shared apartment’s moments away from the infamous River Thames and minutes away from Vauxhall Tube and Overground Station.
  • The residence’s fantastic location means that you are only just a short walk away from many shops, café’s, bars and restaurants that London has to offer.


The residence is located just off Black Prince Road which use to home a pub owned by Charlie Chaplin’s Uncle, The Queen’s Head Pub.  This pub, now café, is well-known and loved for its food and friendly service in a setting from a bygone age.  Just be sure you have cash on you, as it literally lives by its era and does not take anything plastic!

No doubt the Queens Head will ensure you return a couple of times a week, so to avoid piling on those extra pounds then pay a visit to the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens which is located next door to the residence.  In a concrete jungle, it is nice to have such a large space of greenery that use to be part art gallery, part fashion show and part brothel which defined London’s nightlife during the 18th and 19th centuries.  Now you will find many events arranged at the Gardens ranging from Tea Party’s to Light Shows – either way it is always worth checking out what is on!

You will also find the Charlie Chaplin walk, which essentially you could explore yourself by just walking down Kennington Road which is a short walk away.  Whilst Charlie Chaplin was born just off Walworth Road, he spent most of his childhood moving from flat to flat on Kennington Road.  Whilst nowadays you will find an array of grand houses homed by arty and media types, back when Chaplin was a young child it was quite a different setting with squalid flats and rooming houses.

Be sure to stop into the Three Stags opposite the Imperial War Museum.  It was, and still is one of the busiest pubs in Kennington and was a regular joint of Chaplin’s alcoholic father.  Now it is a friendly gastropub with great food, ample seating with an upstairs area that can be used for private functions!  Be sure to try the pizza’s which are made to order on a wood fire – you will not be in the least bit disappointed!


This residence has a collection of stylish en-suite rooms which come equipped with their own private bathroom, study area, small double bed and plenty of personal space for storage.  You would then have access to a large shared kitchen where you can make the most of meeting your fellow flatmates amongst food!

The residence is not short of social/communal areas.  The fantastic residence team tends to keep the resident’s busy with a fully packed social calendar of events which are held in their huge common room which comes complete with table tennis, pool tables, table football and an iconic tube carriage!  If your life is too consumed however by University life and studies, then you can always just get your head down in the quiet study room which is accessible 24/7; not only that, but you can also find a seminar room with a projector which is available for booking for just yourself or group study.

Not only do you have all of the social/study areas, but this residence also comes packed with an on-site gym which is solely for resident’s use (and of course all included in the cost of your rent). More importantly, though, this residence was the first to boast a swimming pool!  Yes, you read that right.  Feel free to access the swimming pool in this residence which is exclusive to you, but inclusive in your rent!

With all of these luxuries within your residence, do not feel like your safety is at all compromised or neglected.  The residence comes with 24/7 CCTV across the building, along with a reception team who is replaced in the evening with security – so there is always someone present on site during all hours of the day!  Not only that, but should you bring your bicycle with you, rest assure that there is a safe and secure area for you to store your bike whilst you rest at night!

What's Included

  • Basic Contents Insurance
  • Bills Included
  • CCTV
  • Common Room
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Maintenance Team
  • On-site Gym
  • On-site Security
  • Secure Door Entry
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi

Room Pricing & Availability

The Vauxhall residence has a range of en-suite rooms.

More details below:

Vauxhall - Classic En Suite
Vauxhall - Classic En Suite

This is a single en-suite room measuring around 13m². 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 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 between 6 - 8 flatmates.

Available: 12 Dec 2018 - 15 Jun 2019

Price From: £319 per week
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  • Bills Included

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Storage Space

  • Shared Kitchen

  • Private Bathroom

  • Up to 8 Flatmates

  • Small Double Bed



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.

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?

Unfortunately, this residence is only available to students aged 18 or over.

Which London train stations are located near this residence?

Vauxhall Station – 7-minute walk

Kennington Underground Station – 17-minute walk

Oval Underground Station – 15-minute walk

Pimlico Underground Station – 17-minute walk

Elephant and Castle Station – 25-minute walk

Which London universities are located near this residence?

Chelsea College of Arts (University of the Arts) – 17-minute walk

London Southbank University – 26-minute walk

London College of Communications (University of the Arts) – 23-minute walk

University of the West of Scotland, London Campus – 28-minute walk

Kings College London (Strand Campus) – 36-minute walk

Which London language schools are located near this residence?

Alma Languages – 12-minute walk

CMT Learning – 13-minute walk

Eurocentres Language School London – 28-minute walk

London Waterloo Academy – 23-minute walk

Kaplan International English – 34-minute walk

Which London tourist attractions are located near this residence?

Imperial War Museum – 15-minute walk

The Oval – 14-minute walk

Florence Nightingale Museum – 17-minute walk

Albert Embankment (River Thames) – 2-minute walk

Vauxhall City Farm – 5-minute walk

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