Holbein, Southwell and Willis Jackson residences in Evelyn Gardens are available for returning undergraduate students  

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At a glance

  • 4 room sizes - less than 8sqm, between 8 and 15sqm; between 15 and 20sqm; 20sqm and over 
  • ensuite rooms available 
  • prices for the majority of rooms start from £191 per week for standard room of between 8 and 15sqm 
  • 51-week contracts
  • not suitable for final year students


Applications for 2018-19 will open in mid April. 

Staying on in College accommodation for another year could be a great transitional option offering a sense of familiarity but with more independence than the first year experience. 

An alternative to private accommodation for returning undergraduate students, around 250 rooms in Evelyn Gardens are available for returning undergraduate students (except final year students) for the 2018-19 academic year. A short walking distance from South Kensington campus, Evelyn Gardens is set around a traditional London townhouse square. 

This accommodation provides a safe and managed environment to live in but with a more independent support system for residents. 

As this accommodation is offered over 51 weeks, it is not suitable for final year students. 


Visit the application page to apply for Evelyn Gardens accommodation for the 2018/19 academic year.

 Please note that all current contracts at Evelyn Gardens run until 22 September 2018. We do not offer short term lets at Evelyn Gardens.


Evelyn gardens in more detail

Room types and rents

The rents for 2018-19 are as follows:

Type of roomNumber of bed spacesWeekly rent
Standard - less than 8sqm  11  £169
Standard - between 8 and 15sqm  109  £191
Ensuite - less than 15sqm  £199 
Standard - between 15 and 20 sqm  98  £209 
Ensuite - between 15 and 20 sqm  12  £214 
Premium - 20sqm and over  17  £219 
Ensuite - 20 sqm and over  £236 
Accessible - 20 sqm and over   £115 
Rents are per week over a 51-week contract and are based on single occupancy. Rent is inclusive of all utilities, wired internet on the College network and contents insurance. 
Evelyn Gardens rents

Evelyn Gardens for returning students has a 51 week contract period. 

Features and facilities

features and facilities:

  • Telephone and wired internet access in all study bedrooms
  • Shared bathrooms and shower rooms on each floor or ensuite rooms available - these are generally shared by 3-4 students each and there are washbasins in each study bedroom 
  • Each study bedroom has individual internet and telephone access
  • All rooms <15sqm will have standard single beds (3’0” x 6’3”, 90 x 190cm) and all rooms >15sqm will have standard double beds (4’6” x 6’3”, 135 x 190cm)

Kitchen and common areas  
  • Kitchens on each floor with shared fridges and freezers
  • Individual food storage cupboard
  • Common rooms with TV, football table, pool table and wireless internet
  • Fully equipped cashless laundry rooms
  • Access to communal gardens
  • Rostered cleaning service of kitchens, communal bathrooms and bedrooms - kitchens are cleaned 3 times a week, bedrooms are cleaned once a month and shared bathrooms and shower rooms are cleaned every weekday. These rotas will be available to view online once the accommodation is in use from October 2016. 
Other features and facilities  
  • Secure swipe card access with front entrance CCTV 
  • 24-hour reception and concierge service
  • Non-smoking 
  • No lifts but accessible rooms and facilities are available 
  • 51-week contracts 
  • Self-catered accommodation 
  • Secure swipe card access
  • 24-hour front entrance CCTV
On-site support  
  • Your first port of call for any assistance will be the 24-hour reception manned by Village staff during the day and by concierge staff out of hours  
  • There will also be a team of Resident Assistants on hand to provide any advice and support you may need
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61-63 Evelyn Gardens
London, SW7 3BQ

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51-60 Evelyn Gardens
London, SW7 3BH 

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Willis Jackson
64-69 Evelyn Gardens
London, SW7 3BQ 

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Evelyn Gardens is set in a pleasant residential area around private gardens in Chelsea. It is a short walk from South Kensington and Gloucester Road tube stations, within easy reach of the shops, bars and restaurants of Chelsea, and a 15 minute walk from the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum.

outside of Evelyn Gardens

Entrance to Evelyn Gardens

Residents at Evelyn Gardens will have access to the accommodation's own garden

Residents at Evelyn Gardens will have access to the accommodation's own garden

Evelyn Gardens

The Victorian townhouse accommodation at Evelyn Gardens is set around a private square in Chelsea, close to Gloucester Road tube station


A refurbished bedroom at Evelyn Gardens


A refurbished bedroom at Evelyn Gardens

Mock up bedroom at Evelyn Gardens

A refurbished bedroom at Evelyn Gardens

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Evelyn Gardens refurbished kitchen

Evelyn Gardens kitchen

Evelyn Gardens refurbished kitchen

A mock up study bedroom at Evelyn Gardens showing the type of finish the refurbishment hopes to achieve

A refurbished bedroom at Evelyn Gardens

social room

Refurbished social room at Evelyn Gardens

Social room

Refurbished social room at Evelyn Gardens