Your new neighbourhood is a rare place in central London that retains something of a village vibe. Head to Clerkenwell Green to join the crowds spilling out of The Crown - a classic Victorian pub - or dine in complete darkness at Dans Le Noir. Grab a bargain-price banh mi (Vietnamese baguette), falafel or any manner of international tastiness from the dizzying array of food stalls Leather Lane market. Or wander up to Exmouth Market, with its fairy lights and outdoor seating under trees - it’s a perfect spot to while away an evening.
Make Walmsley Studios your home and you’ll soon see why this part of London is so special. The central location is great for getting to and from university – City University and University of the Arts are both close by, while King’s College, CASS, UCL, and London South Bank University are within easy reach too. Spend time in Clerkenwell itself and you’ll find that even though you’re close to London’s biggest business district, the Square Mile, this area has a more arty, diverse charm about it. Sadler’s Wells Theatre and Europe’s biggest arts venue, the Barbican Centre, are both about 10 minutes’ walk away.
Walmsley Studios is a secure, grand brick building on St John Street with plenty of gastropubs and supermarkets closeby. Step inside and you’ll find Walmsley Studios is bright, airy, and modern. The communal area, with its TV, games tables, and comfy sofas, is great for relaxing with friends, while the onsite gym is great for letting off steam. Outside, you’ve got a pretty walled courtyard with space to eat and play table tennis.
Your studio has big windows, contemporary furniture like wood-finish desks and beds, and a kitchen area with cool stainless steel surfaces. Studying will be easy and comfortable in your bright surroundings with the help of a spacious study area and free Wi-Fi.
Utility bills and contents insurance are included, and there’s CCTV, an electronic entry system and onsite management team to keep you at ease.