Courtfield Gardens is literally just a couple of minutes’ walk from Collingham Gardens. It’s not managed by Richmond University, but by a friendly company called Studio Let, who own the building and look after it very well.
Courtfield has a very modern feel about it and benefits from being finished to a high standard, with all new fittings everywhere. Accommodating 73 students, living here is ideal if you like to mingle with your friends and fellow students regularly, there’s a common area on the ground floor, which has a TV; offering a great place to hang out and socialise. Living at Courtfield also allows you to be able to escape up to your room for uninterrupted study; offering the best of both worlds.
Just five minutes’ walk away are Earl’s Court Tube Station and the amenities of Earl’s Court Road, including familiar shops like Sainsbury’s, Boots and M&S. There’s also a gym five minutes away (part of Soho Gyms – the Earls Court branch), and a wellness centre and dentist.
The bedrooms are of varying sizes – double and single rooms are available. Every room includes:
- En suite facilities
- Flat screen TV
- A kitchenette, which includes a sink, stove, fridge (which has a freezer box), kettle and microwave
At Courtfield you can cook for yourself or eat at Atlantic House cafeteria using the pay-as-you-go catering scheme. You also do your own cleaning, laundry and trash, but you can choose to pay to have your room cleaned. There are token-operated laundry services on-site.
Courtfield also benefits from having Wi-Fi access throughout the building and a lift, plus you will also have access to all of the facilities available at Atlantic House.
Other accommodation in Kensington:
Collingham Gardens is a beautiful, Grade II listed building residing in a quiet and highly desirable area of London. It has bags of character, which is something you can’t help but notice on your approach – as you walk up the Victorian tiled entrance.
Ambassador House sits tall, bold and full of character at numbers 26 and 28 Queens Gate Terrace, approximately halfway down this row of beautiful, old buildings. Not far from this residence are world renowned museums such as the V&A, Natural History Museum and the Science Museum, so you will never be short of incredible places to visit.
Atlantic House is the main building on the Kensington campus and also the biggest residence, providing accommodation for 115 students. It’s the main student hub, acting as the central administration offices at the Kensington campus and taking care of anything from academic assistance to pastoral care.