King's College London Accommodation

King's College London (KCL) is one of the most prestigious universities in the city and Sanctuary Students is happy to provide cheap accommodation for students in London.

Our King's College London accommodation offers safe, clean living spaces with communal areas within easy reach of KCL. They are well-maintained, have CCTV and secure entry and include everything you need to begin living right away.

London is a vibrant city with a lot going on. As a student at King's College London, you’re going to be able to experience some of the best food, nightlife, entertainment, and of course, education anywhere in the world!

Whether you’re looking for short term lets in London for yourself or to share with friends, Sanctuary Students can help!

Manna Ash House

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

8-16 Pocock Street, Newington, London, SE1 0BW

London is the perfect place for you to enjoy your university experience to the full. This central London student accommodation provides student flats near Waterloo station and Southwark underground station.

Our student rooms come with double en-suite bedrooms and all-inclusive bills.

From £305.00 p/w


About King's College London


King's College London, is a public research university founded in 1829 by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington. It is the oldest university in England and one of the most well known.

The university is ranked within the top 7 universities in the United Kingdom and includes 14 Nobel laureates as current or former students.

It’s a large university with over 27,000 students across several campuses including Strand Campus, Guy's Campus, Waterloo Campus, St Thomas's Campus and Denmark Hill Campus. The main campus is by Temple station in the City of London by the River Thames.

King's College London offers over 180 undergraduate courses, postgraduate and research across many fields of study.

KCL is best known as the largest healthcare learning centre in Europe. That includes campuses at three teaching hospitals across the city. It is also known for law, social sciences and humanities.

Transport in London

As the capital of the United Kingdom, King's College London has access to plenty of transport links.


London is within a short distance of 6 international airports, Heathrow, Gatwick, City Airport, Southend Airport, Luton Airport and Stansted Airport. Each handles flights from across the world, with Heathrow being one of the busiest airports on the planet.

London is also famous for its train stations serving rail links covering the entire country. Those stations include Waterloo, Paddington, King’s Cross St Pancras, Euston, Liverpool Street and Clapham Junction.

The London Underground, or Tube for short, covers most of central London and operates several different lines crisscrossing the city running 24/7.

Road links are also plentiful. The city is surrounded by the M25 motorway with links to M1, M11, A12, M2, M3, M4 and thousands of smaller roads linking the city to the rest of the country.

Local buses within the city are run by Transport for London. Coaches run across the country from various stations within the city including Victoria Station, the main coach hub.

King's College London student life

London is a sprawling city but a lot of it is walkable. The London Underground offers cheap transport across the city while black cabs and buses cover above ground.

London has a lot going on with some of the best food and drink of anywhere in the world. There is a thriving food scene with every culture represented somewhere. From fine dining to casual dining, food trucks to street stalls, there is something here for every palate.

London also has an impressive nightlife culture too with pubs, bars, cafes and nightclubs spread across the city.

City highlights are many but include The National Gallery, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Leicester Square, Chinatown, St. Paul's Cathedral, Royal Courts of Justice, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Tate Britain, London Eye and The British Museum to name just a few.

Manna Ash House is within easy reach of King's College London and of many city highlights so you’re never far from the action!

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King's College London FAQs

Here are some of the most common questions asked about studying at King's College London:

King's College London is definitely prestigious. It’s Britain’s oldest university, is famous for medicine and is ranked in the top 7 of UK universities. Despite all that, it’s an easy going place to study with all the benefits of student life you’re looking for.

Students work and study hard here but they play hard too!

Yes, King's College London is hard to get into. It can afford to take the cream of the crop from admissions and you’ll need first class grades to get a place. The nursing school has lower entry requirements because of the nature of the work but you should still expect to have to work hard to be offered a place.

London is a safe city to be a student in. Like any large city, there is crime but as long as you’re careful where you go and take the usual practical precautions, you should never have a problem.

Avoid the estates, be aware of where you are, watch your purse or wallet and you should be fine.

All of our accommodation in London for students is located in student areas so it should be perfectly safe.

London is an expensive place for everyone to live with some of the highest property prices of anywhere in the world. That said, Sanctuary Students has worked extremely hard to deliver great value cheap student accommodation in London.

We believe we offer amazing value given the location, size of living spaces and amenities and compare very well to other accommodation providers in London.

King's College London does welcome international students. It is ranked in the Top 10 in the UK in the QS World University Rankings in 2020.

We have located our student accommodation in London as close to campus as possible to make the transition as straightforward as possible as we know how difficult it can be to adapt to a different culture!

Paying for your accommodation in London for students is easy! We can set up a direct debit each month, take payments from your bank, via card and numerous other methods. Contact the Sanctuary Students team to learn more.

We will do everything we can to ensure you can live with, or at least close to, your friends when studying at KCL. We offer single occupancy short term lets and shared accommodation for students.

Just tell us when booking if you want to stay alone or with friends and give us their details so we can make sure you remain together.