We’re lucky enough to have a beautiful place to call home. Whether you’d like to embark on a relaxing nature trail, catch a movie in the cinema or pick up a bargain from a vintage store, the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames has it all. Better still, Kingston’s on the doorstep of central London, so you’ll find yourself in the heart of the capital within half an hour of hopping on a train.
Cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars line the streets of Kingston upon Thames and the stretch of riverside. With offerings to suit all tastes and budgets, you’ll be hard pressed not to find somewhere you’ll love to spend time. Many local restaurants and cafes offer delivery and take away options for when you’re on the go. If you’re a music fan, Banquet Records is the go-to place. In addition to being a record shop, they regularly host in-store gigs. Many more area bars and pubs host gig nights and there is also a variety of local clubs.Take a tour of Kingston upon Thames with our student, Alberto.
Kingston upon Thames is consistently rated as one of the safest borough in London (Metropolitan Police, 2019).
Accommodation at Kingston
Where you live while you’re at university can play an important part of your overall experience. It’s a great way to get to know people, as you could be sharing with other students from different backgrounds or on different courses to you.
Our accommodation options take into account all tastes and budgets. Most of our rooms have en-suite facilities, we also have some self-contained studios and the remainder of rooms share facilities with other students in your flat.
Parking for your bike or car is available at most of our sites. Better still, we guarantee an offer of accommodation to all our first year undergraduate students who have firmly accepted an offer from us.