Key worker and student accommodation  

Accommodation in the heart of London. A great place to live, work and socialise with the best that London has to offer right on your doorstep. These buildings are superbly located close to the main hospital sites where many of our residents are employed.

All our rooms are let fully furnished. Bathroom, shower and kitchen facilities are shared. Many rooms benefit from recent property upgrades and redecoration, with more improvements planned in the future. 

UCLH employees (paid via salary deduction) are entitled to a discount rate for rooms:

  • Standard room £705.65
  • Medium room (applicable to Elizabeth House only) £800.94
  • Large room £823.01
  • En-suites from £1,065.46- £1,279.06

Our accommodation is let on Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreements for either 6 months or 12 months fixed terms with the option of a rolling contract. All new residents pay one-month rent as a deposit, which is held securely and independently by the Deposit Protection Service.

The rent includes; heating, hot water, council tax and water rates. Complementary Wi-Fi is available to applicants who opt for en-suites new/modern. Fibre Optic broadband is installed in the building and accessible to all tenants. 

Student non-key workers can also apply for accommodation.

Non-UCLH rates:

  • Standard room £808.35
  • Medium room (Applicable to Elizabeth House only) £864.79
  • Large room £921.23
  • En-suites from £1,065.46- £1,279.06

John Astor House

All 426 rooms at John Astor House are let fully furnished with a hand basin. Bathroom, shower and kitchen facilities are shared.

The majority of the en-suites are fully refurbished and 10 brand new high spec en-suites were built in 2021 from the ground to the fifth floor. The building boasts a new retro-Americana styled Laundry Room to the lower ground floor, with modern self-service machines. Download the App on both Android and IOS devices for easy cashless top-ups and machine management. The central courtyard offers open air space styled and refitted with astro-turf and fashionable garden furniture. Great for social gatherings and even alfresco dining.

Take a look at the virtual tour below

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Elizabeth House

Elizabeth House is right in the heart of London’s West End, within easy walking distance of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road. You are within a stone's throw of Euston station and the Eurostar terminal at St Pancras. If shopping is your vice Selfridges is on your doorstep, as are some of the best restaurants in the capital. A short hop away you will find Regent's Park, the Embankment, Mayfair and Shepherds Market. The building is conveniently close to the main hospitals where many of our residents are employed by the NHS Trust.

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More information and how to apply

For more information, you can download a copy of key worker accommodation FAQs.

Key worker and student accommodation contact form