Discovering Central London
Based in the heart of West London, Beaumont House has easy access to 7 out of the 12 London Underground transport links, allowing our students to get places quickly. As many people opt for student accommodation in Central London, we’re going to look at what it’s like to live and study in the very heart of the city.
Areas surrounding Beaumont House Student Living
Home to London’s Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster allows you to experience London at its best. The majority of people living there are aged between 20-29, so the area has a young feel to it. However, it isn’t generally considered an area that students live in. That said, when it comes to nightlife, Westminster does have its perks; Soho is right on your doorstep making. Out of all the colleges and Universities in the area, Westminster is best-suited to students who go to Chelsea College of Arts University.
Proximity to Beaumont House: 25-minute tube journey via Circle line
Anybody who has visited Camden will know the buzz and energy that comes with it. But what is it like to live there as a student? With a young and indie culture, many art students choose to rent here. It has great transport links and is connected to the Northern Line and Overground. What’s more, it’s generally considered cheaper than other student accommodation in central London.
Proximity to Beaumont House: 43-minute tube journey via Northern and Central lines
This area remains a popular choice for student accommodation in central London as it has a great array of bars and cafes. Likewise, it is a well-connected area and only a 30-minute walk away from the city centre. It is popular with students looking to live in period properties, as you will find plenty of old Victorian school buildings that have been converted into apartments. Islington, like most places, offers a variety of shops, retro cinemas and farmers markers. But it is renowned for Camden Passage, which offers locals some of the best vintage shops and markets in the city.
Proximity to Beaumont House: 42-minute journey via bus and Central line
Greenwich wouldn’t be your go-to place when looking for student living. It can be rather expensive and it tends to be populated by families and commuters. Whilst there are some prime tourist spots, there isn’t much of a focus on the nightlife. However, if you are not a fan of bars or clubs, then the cobbled streets, cute cafes and riverside pubs of Greenwich could make it the perfect choice.
Proximity to Beaumont House: 49-minute journey via DLR and Central line
Often described as having an inclusive feel, this is the closest you will get to a village in London. The borough is renowned for its green spaces in the form of parks and gardens, something you won’t get with every student accommodation in central London. Like Islington, Hackney has a large number of Victorian architecture. Recently, it has become much more student-orientated, following in the footsteps of Shoreditch, it offers an edgy, urban scene in the midst of the centre.
Proximity to Beaumont House: 45-minute journey via Overground, Victoria and Central lines
Thanks to its fantastic selection of shops, cafes and more, Wandsworth has been voted as one of the best places to live in the UK. It is particularly popular with young professionals in their 20s and 30s. When it comes to student accommodation in Central London, Wandsworth could be a place to watch!
Proximity to Beaumont House: 30-minute tube journey via District line.
Southwark remains one of London’s best-connected areas with a wealth of things to do and see along its famous Southbank. Along with the Tate Modern, there are great places to eat and the Borough Market which is a must-visit. Home to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Southwark has such an array of entertainment on offer. So, if you love going to the theatre or eating out and trying new foods, Southwark is a great place to live as a student.
Proximity to Beaumont House: 30-minute journey via Jubilee and Central lines
Notting Hill, much like Chelsea, has a reputation for being a wealthy area, but this doesn’t mean there aren’t places suited to students. You will certainly never be bored; from independent shops and cafes to the Portobello Market, you’ll be busy every weekend! Beaumont House student accommodation is just down the road, making it an amazing place to live - you won’t even need to take the tube to get there.
Proximity to Beaumont House: Only a 12-minute walk away from our student accommodation.
For those after student accommodation in West London, Fulham offers a great - and very green - place to live that is generally considered to be more accessible to those on a student budget. Transport links from here to the rest of London aren’t the best in West London if you are studying in East or North London.
Proximity to Beaumont House: 23-minute tube journey via District Line to Parsons Green station.
Although not best connected in terms of transport links to other surrounding areas, Chiswick is a great place to live if you are looking for a calmer atmosphere. If you are a food lover, you will be in heaven in Chiswick as it is renowned for its abundance of excellent cafes, restaurants and delis.
Proximity to Beaumont House: 48-minute bus journey from Acton Green bus stop.