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Everything You Need to Know About Student Living in Kings Cross
Published: 04 Mar 19
Studying in central London and trying to decide which area of the capital to live in? Look no further than Kings Cross, home to Chapter Kings Cross, which houses over 1000 students in the heart of the city.
What's great about this area?
King's Cross is a Zone 1 location with a relaxed vibe and unrivalled transport links across the city, country and the rest of Europe via King's Cross St Pancras station (home to Harry Potter’s platform 9 ¾). Take advantage of the 6 underground lines, 14 bus routes and the Eurostar on your doorstep to explore the city and beyond, making Chapter Kings Cross one of the best-connected properties in the Chapter portfolio.
What’s on my doorstep?
You have The British Library – super helpful for all your research and studying needs, and a plethora of hotels for when friends and family come to visit. Sadlers Wells Theatre (one of London’s contemporary dance venues) is a short walk up the road, plus numerous restaurants and cafés in Granary Square.
Friday – Sunday you have The Real Food Market, which is an artisan food market for around 40 producers who rear, grow and produce their own high-quality produce…perfect for the foodies among you who like to spend the weekend sampling local delights.
If that’s not enough, it also has fantastic neighbouring areas including quirky Camden Town, upmarket Regent’s Park, stylish Fitzrovia and creative Clerkenwell, meaning that you have easy access to some of London’s most iconic and interesting places.
Chapter Kings Cross – the ideal choice
Our Kings Cross student accommodation is a modern student living space with all the necessary touches included ensuring you feel instantly at home. Offering stylish, comfortable, furnished rooms and apartments, you’ll struggle to find another residence in London offering the unrivalled spaces available at Chapter.
With residents from dozens of London universities all under one roof, this is the perfect choice for students looking to work hard, make new friends and get the most out of life in central London.
Sound good so far? Check out our quick summary below for more reasons why you should choose Chapter Kings Cross to be your new home for 2019/20.
Chapter Kings Cross’ central location makes an ideal base for students studying at a wide range of London colleges and universities. Just a few with less than a 20-minute commute include:
- University College London (UCL) – 10 minutes via tube
- City University – 12 minutes via bus
- School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) – 14 minutes via bus
- University of Westminster – 16 minutes via tube
- Kings College – 20 minutes via bus
There are several different types of room options available at Chapter Kings Cross that cover a range of budgets, on either a 43 or 51 week contract.
- Twin studios – to bunk in with another student
- Single studios – ranging from Bronze to Diamond
- Studio flats – for additional private space
- One bed flats – up to 42sqm in size
You can also select if you’d like a lower, mid, upper or penthouse level room, and even if you’d like a premium city view of the Kings Cross skyline.
Need a hand deciding which room type would be perfect for you? We're happy to help.
Chapter Kings Cross is one of the larger Chapter properties, with a wide range of services and amenity spaces on site:
- 200MB dual-band Wifi
- All-inclusive bills
- Study spaces
- Gym and fitness studio
- Screening room
- On site laundry services
- Games area
- Social spaces
- Bike storage
- Secure mailboxes and postal service
- Free use of Macs
- Regular resident events
- 24/7 on site team
Plus, you’ll have access to the amenities at all other Chapter properties across London and can attend all their events as well. From parties and national holiday celebrations, to pet therapy and career talks, check out all the events going on at Chapter here.
Think Chapter Kings Cross might be the right fit for you? We'd love to give you more details on finding the perfect room type or to find out more about the property.