Aldgate Student Accommodation

Sanctuary Students is pleased to offer high-quality, low-cost Aldgate accommodation for students. Three buildings are located within a short distance of Aldgate, close to the tube and local universities and ready to provide safe, secure accommodation for students.

Our accommodation in Aldgate for students is ideally placed for Hult International Business School, King's College London, Queen Mary University of London, Coventry University and Istituto Marangoni London but is also a short bus or tube ride to most London universities.

Sanctuary Students’ accommodation in Aldgate for students offers some of the best accommodation in the region.

We provide fully furnished and equipped rooms, many being en-suite. Buildings are secure, have CCTV, social areas to mix with fellow students, private study areas and free broadband.

All rents are fully inclusive too. No bills, no hidden extras, no worries. Staying with Sanctuary Students is also about much more than just a room!

Don Gratton House

Great location
All inclusive bills
Common room
Free broadband and Wi-Fi throughout
On-site laundry
Free contents insurance
On-site security and CCTV
En-suite double bedrooms

82 Old Montague Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 5NN

Don Gratton House provides excellent value zone 1 student accommodation. It is ideally located in Whitechapel allowing you to enjoy a central London living experience, whilst also being just moments away from the attractions of London’s vibrant East End.

Our shared student flats are equipped with comfortable small double beds, en-suite bathrooms, 250MB WI-FI and all-inclusive bills at a great price.

From £266.00 p/w

The Craft Building

Great location
All inclusive bills
Free broadband and Wi-Fi throughout
On-site laundry
Bike storage
Free contents insurance
On-site security and CCTV
En-suite bedrooms

12 Greatorex Street, London, E1 5NF

For the 2022/23 academic year, the accommodation is open to all students studying in London. This student accommodation is conveniently located near to Aldgate East underground station in zone 1, with easy links to all major London universities.

From £241.50 p/w

About Aldgate

Aldgate used to be a gate in London’s defensive wall, hence the name. It’s in the East End of London within Tower Hamlets. It’s a lively area of the city close to Spitalfields, Whitechapel and the City of London.

Aldgate forms part of the financial district and has a lot of banks, brokers and dealers within the area. It’s also close to London Fenchurch Street Station, Aldgate Tube and the Tower of London.

There’s a real mix of people and cultures in the area. There are many professionals living here but also students and everyday people. You’ll hear multiple languages on your way to class and be exposed to interesting cultures and individuals regularly.

It’s a lively, friendly, colourful part of London to live in and our student accommodation is in the heart of it.

Transport in Aldgate

London is well served by public transport including buses, London Underground and rail links. There’s even water transport on the River Thames too!

Aldgate is close to London Fenchurch Street and Liverpool Street Station for overground rail links.


Aldgate Tube links you to the main underground network and offers fast access across the capital. Aldgate East, Tower Hill, Liverpool Street and Whitechapel Tube stations are also nearby.

The closest airports are London City Airport to the south and London Heathrow and London Gatwick. All are accessible by rail.

Buses are plentiful, with some running 24 hours a day and linking you to rail or the tube.

Most of our student housing in Aldgate is minutes from a bus stop or tube station, so you’re never far from the action.

Student life in Aldgate

Aldgate is a lively, intriguing and colourful place to live. It has a real mix of people, buildings, cultures and character, and there’s never a dull moment.

You have glass buildings on one side and historic brick buildings and local landmarks on the other, with everything else in between.

There are lots of pubs, bars, cafés, galleries, museums, clubs, independent stores, shopping areas and parks around Aldgate, so you’ll always have something to do.

You’re also not far from Istituto Marangoni, Newcastle University London campus, Hult Business School, Coventry University London campus, King’s College London and Queen Mary University. If you’re studying somewhere else, you’re just a short tube ride away.

All our accommodation in Aldgate for students is within a short bus or tube ride from every university in the city, so you’re in good hands!

Aldgate attractions

Aldgate is fairly centrally located, so has plenty to see and do, with more just a short ride away.

Highlights of Aldgate and surrounding areas includes Wilton’s Music hall, art exhibitions at the Truman Brewery, Old Spitalfields market, Brick Lane Market, Petticoat Lane Market, the Truman Brewery Markets, Genesis Cinema, Whitechapel Gallery, the Royal London Hospital, Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, Jack The Ripper Museum, Wilton's Music Hall, Cable Street Mural, Roman Wall, Tomb of the Unknown Roman Girl, Sky Garden, Monument to the Great Fire of London, the Gherkin and Devonshire Square.

Go slightly further afield and everything London has going on is available to enjoy.

Didn’t we say our accommodation in Aldgate for students was ideal?