Penywern House is a 5 storey Victorian building situated in Earls’ Court. It provides accommodation for up to 21 students at a time. Conveniently located on the Piccadilly and District lines, Earl’s Court also offers direct links to Heathrow airport and London’s famous West End. This residence is owned by the College.

  • Price: From £190/week
  • Accommodation Type There are 4 basic single rooms, 13 single rooms with private shower and 2 shared rooms with private shower. Shared bathrooms are available in the building.
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Nearest Tube: Earl's Court
  • Place: Zone 2
  • Time to College: 30 minutes
  • Wifi Free Wifi
Penywern House
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Accommodation Type: There are 4 basic single rooms, 13 single rooms with private shower and 2 shared rooms with private shower. Shared bathrooms are available in the building.

Availability: All year around.

Location: The building is on Penywern Road, only a 5 minute walk to Earl’s Court underground station.

How to get to the college:  Walk to Earl’s Court Station, take the District Line (green) direct to Tower Hill. The college is at 31 Jewry Street, just a 3 minute walk from the station. Total travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

Minimum/Maximum stay: One week minimum stay. No maximum stay.

Check-in/out: Check-in is between 12-9pm. Check-out before 10am.

Cancellation policy: Two weeks prior to arrival.

Security: A 24 hour emergency number is provided in case of emergency. An on call warden is also available.

Meal time:  This is a self-catering residence so there are no set meal times.

Facilities offered: Two shared kitchens, four shared bathrooms and two extra toilets. There is a coin-operated launderette in the building. Each room provides you with a TV, kettle, fridge and bed linen with a changing service every other week. Rooms are cleaned weekly and there is a daily cleaning service of the common areas. Students are required to provide their own towels.

Accommodation Fees

Minimum AgeRoomBoardPrice from
18+Single with ShowerSelf-Catering£230 per week
18+Standard SingleSelf-Catering£200 per week
18+Twin with ShowerSelf-Catering£190 per week

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St Paul's Cathedral
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Canary Wharf
The O2
Spitalfields Market
Smithfield Market
Buckingham Palace
Hyde Park
South Bank Theatre
Oxford Circus
Hyde Park Corner
British Museum
Trafalgar Square
St Katherine's dock
Barbican Art Centre
Courthauld Gallery
Churchill War Rooms
Tate Britain
Westminster Abbey
Imperial War Museum
Barbican Centre
The Gherkin
Monument Square
HMS Belfast
Sky Garden
Bank of England
Whitechapel Gallery
Leadenhall Market
Borough Market
Greenwich
Cutty Sark
Kensington Academy of English
Tower of London
London Eye
Big Ben
The Shard
Tower Bridge
Covent Garden
St Paul's Cathedral
The Globe Theatre
Canary Wharf
The O2
Spitalfields Market
Smithfield Market
Buckingham Palace
Hyde Park
South Bank Theatre
Oxford Circus
Hyde Park Corner
British Museum
Trafalgar Square
St Katherine's dock
Barbican Art Centre
Courthauld Gallery
Churchill War Rooms
Tate Britain
Westminster Abbey
Imperial War Museum
Barbican Centre
The Gherkin
Monument Square
HMS Belfast
Sky Garden
Bank of England
Whitechapel Gallery
Leadenhall Market
Borough Market
Greenwich
Cutty Sark
Kensington Academy of English