Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury London student accommodation comes in all shapes, sizes and quality and we offer some of the best. Our halls in London provide spacious private rooms, clean communal spaces and safe buildings with secure entry and CCTV.

Our student flats in Bloomsbury are both by Pentonville Road, a short distance from major colleges and universities, King's Cross St. Pancras, Euston Station, The British Library, The British Museum and other city highlights.

It’s an excellent position, close to most amenities, Tube stations, shops, restaurants and the best of London life. What’s not to love?

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Alliance House
Alliance House
Alliance House, Newington Green, London, N16 9QH
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£219.75
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Coopers Court
Coopers Court
10-14 Maplin Street, Mile End, London, E3 4SX
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£280
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Dinwiddy House
Dinwiddy House
189-205 Pentonville Road‎, Kings Cross, London, N1 9NF
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£211.86
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Don Gratton House
Don Gratton House
82 Old Montague Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 5NN
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£282
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Lilian Knowles House
Lilian Knowles House
50 Crispin St, London, E1 6HQ
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£198.86
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Manna Ash House
Manna Ash House
8-16 Pocock Street, Newington, London, SE1 0BW
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£351.00
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Paul Robeson House
Paul Robeson House
1 Penton Rise, London, WC1X 9EH
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£229.87
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The Craft Building
The Craft Building
12 Greatorex Street, London, E1 5NF
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£256
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Birkbeck University of London

Birkbeck University of London is located in Bloomsbury and was originally established back in 1823. It’s a well-respected university that tends to rank well and is known for its Birkbeck Institute for the humanities, science, research, history, psychology, computer science and physics.

City, University of London

City, University of London is located in the heart of the capital and was originally founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute. The modern university is known for the City Law School, the School of Community & Health Sciences and related fields.

Imperial College London

Imperial College London was created by Prince Albert and merged the Royal College of Science, Royal School of Mines and City and Guilds College into one. The current college has a narrow focus on science, technology, medicine and business and is highly regarded across the world for those subjects.

King's College London

King's College London is a long-established university with links to St Thomas’s Hospital in the centre of the city. It has five campuses: Strand, Guy’s, Waterloo, St Thomas’s and Denmark Hill. It is known for dentistry, oral and craniofacial sciences, life sciences, medicine, psychiatry and related fields.

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University, or London Met as it’s known, is a centrally located university with a great reputation. It includes the Guildhall School of Business and Law, School of Computing and Digital Media, School of Human Sciences, School of Social Professions, School of Social Sciences and the School of Art, Architecture and Design.

London School of Economics (LSE)

The London School of Economics is one of the most popular universities in London where all courses are massively oversubscribed. The university is well known for anthropology, criminology, social psychology, sociology and social policy, international relations and business-related courses.

Queen Mary University

Queen Mary University (QMUL) is an ancient establishment founded in 1785. It is based in east and central London with campuses across that area. The university is known for research, medicine, languages, English literature, dentistry, drama and materials technology.

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

The School of Oriental and African Studies is based in Bloomsbury, London, and is a world-leading institution for the study of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The university is known for teaching Asian, African and Middle Eastern languages, Arabic & Islamic Studies, Oriental Studies, law and social sciences.

University College London (UCL)

University College London is the second largest university in the UK after the Open University. It was also Britain’s first secular university. It is known mainly for medicine, geography, education and training, anatomy and physiology, architecture, archaeology, psychology and pharmacology.

University of the Arts London (UAL)

The University of the Arts London is made up of several colleges in London and only became a university in 2003. It includes the Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts.

About Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury is home to some of the world’s best colleges and universities. It’s also home to St. Pancras International for Eurostar, lots of shopping, dining and entertainment options and a whole lot more.

Bloomsbury is a popular area of London, a short distance from Angel, Camden Town, Regent’s Park, Marylebone, Fitzrovia, Holborn and Farringdon. It has lots of parks, Grant Museum of Zoology, The Foundling Museum, Charles Dickens Museum, the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and lots more besides.

Our Bloomsbury student houses are centrally located and within walking distance of many of the area highlights or a short bus ride or Tube from some of the most famous landmarks in the world.

This is a relatively safe place to live, with few of the social issues of suburban areas. There is a wide cultural mix and the people are very friendly. There are also thousands of students from across the world studying at one of the large numbers of leading colleges and universities within easy reach of the area.

At Sanctuary Students, we specialise in delivering quality student accommodation in a safe and supportive living environment. We have 24-hour security staff and emergency helplines, secure entry and CCTV.

Transport in London

Arrive by air and you’ll likely land at Heathrow, Gatwick, City Airport, Southend Airport, Luton Airport or Stansted Airport. Each has road and rail links to London.

London is the railway hub of Britain and has Waterloo, Euston, Paddington, King’s Cross St Pancras, Liverpool Street and Clapham Junction stations. King’s Cross St Pancras is minutes from your Bloomsbury student accommodation while Euston is a short walk west.

The London Underground, or Tube, covers the entire city and runs many lines 24/7. There are a couple of Tube stations in Bloomsbury including Russell Square, Euston Square and at King’s Cross St Pancras.

Buses, taxis, Uber and other transport options are also readily available.

Shopping & dining in Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury is well served for shopping and dining. Examples include Bloomsbury Farmers Market, The Brunswick Centre, Store Street and hundreds of independent stores spread across the area.

There are also hundreds of cafes, restaurants, bistros and food trucks covering everything from fine dining to fast casual. You’ll find most cuisines and tastes catered for here as it’s a very diverse area of London.

If you want to go further afield, it’s a short Tube ride to Leicester Square, Chinatown, Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, Savile Row, Oxford Street, Mayfair and some of the best shopping and dining of anywhere in the world.

Whatever your tastes or your budget, you’ll find something either in Bloomsbury or a short distance away!

The area also has lots of pubs, bars, bistros, restaurants, cafés, clubs, museums, galleries, parks and lots of places to hang out, explore or spend time in.

Islington is home to London Metropolitan University but is also close to University College London (UCL), King's College London, City, University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and the University of Westminster.

Rents are reasonable, transport links are plentiful, plus there are lots of amenities and lots of other students to make friends with and hang out.

Our accommodation in Islington for students is in the heart of all this, so it’s the perfect place to stay!

Bloomsbury attractions

Bloomsbury and London are both well served by attractions. With over 2,000 years of history, the city has landmarks covering that entire period from the cutting edge to the genuinely ancient.

Your Bloomsbury London student accommodation will be a short journey from all of it.

Highlights include The British Museum, Royal Courts of Justice, St. Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square, Admiralty Arch, 10 Downing Street, Buckingham Palace, The Regent's Park, London Bridge, Tower of London, Royal Festival Hall, London Eye, Westminster Bridge, The Shard, The O2, Shakespeare's Globe and hundreds of other attractions.

Some, like The British Library and The British Museum are just a few minutes’ walk from your Bloomsbury London student accommodation. Others are just a short bus or Tube ride away!

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