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Are you applying to university in London, Coventry, Exeter, Newcastle, Liverpool, Edinburgh or Manchester? Downing Students has you covered.

With plenty of fantastic residences available across these popular locations, Downing Students also offers NCUK students a ‘free bedding pack’ by using the code ‘NCUK‘ when booking.




Just 20 minutes from Oxford Circus, North Acton has fast become a favourite destination for students and Holbrook’s location on the Central Line, only a few steps away from the tube station, makes it the perfect choice for easy reach to London’s universities and the wonders of the capital city. With everything you could need right on the doorstep Holbrook offers a wide choice of contemporary, best value student housing in London, including a range of 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartments in shared flats, larger flats with 7-8 en-suite bedrooms with shared kitchen/lounge, and self-contained studio apartments.

Whichever accommodation you choose you can live in style and be part of our Holbrook community with fantastic social space and first-class facilities. You can benefit from the communal relaxation and study areas, cinema room and gym – there’s always something going on so that you can socialise, make friends and feel at home.


Including 209 spacious studios The Lyra in London takes urban student living and transforms it into your home away from home. Conveniently located next to North Acton Tube Station, this student accommodation is at the heart of the action, whilst still offering enough seclusion for you to study in peace and quiet. Our competitive prices give you some of the best student flats inside zones 1 and 2.


Pound Field @ Marinus is in a fantastic Zone One location just a short walk to Lambeth North tube station which is in between Elephant and Castle and Waterloo so just a short commute to London’s central universities.  Take a stroll over the bridge to the Chelsea College of Arts, jump on the tube and be in Queen Mary University, Kings College London, Imperial and LSE all within 10-20 minutes.

London’s newest student accommodation to open in September 2020, Pound Field @ Marinus is one of our smaller, boutique properties and includes 133 stylish and sophisticated studio apartments.  Stroll through leafy Archbishops Park, next to the property, or to Lambeth Bridge on the River Thames.  From the terrace take in the amazing views of Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.




The Kingfisher is conveniently situated on Western Way for all of Exeter’s academic institutions and is also a stone’s throw from the shops, restaurants and bars of lively Sidwell Street.

This stunning, unique development features a range of 203 superior studio apartments, thoughtfully designed by architects to provide everything you need for your busy student life. Each studio is self-contained and beautifully furnished to create your home away from home, with plenty of storage so that you can cook, relax and study in your own space.



All 241 student rooms and studios are en-suite, stylishly decorated with top of the range furnishings and are protected by a secure entry system. Becoming part of The Arch community is easy too. Catch up with friends in the property’s internal courtyard or enjoy the social scene in the lounge or games room. You can also take a look at how close we are to Liverpool John MooresLIPA and University of Liverpool.

Taking its name from the adjacent Chinese Arch, The Arch creates a new standard in Liverpool student flats, break the mould and book your next year’s accommodation with Downing today.


The Electra brings a touch of luxury to student accommodation in Liverpool. It combines 90 beautifully designed studio apartments with the latest technology and security features, as well as offering lively social spaces that let you make the most of your university experience.

Ideally located, minutes away from the University of Liverpool, you can stroll to lectures, or study in the Sydney Jones Library in just 5 minutes.

The Electra is opposite to Philharmonic Hall, home to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra where you could one day be performing if you are a student of the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts.



Opening in September 2020, River Street Tower will be Manchester’s newest student accommodation and Downing’s largest building yet with 792 bedrooms.  It will have unrivalled social spaces including a super cool common room, ‘dine-in area’ for eating your takeout, cook station to cook and dine with friends, cinema room, gym, and group study spaces. Whatever your interests the building caters for all.

RST offers a wide selection of contemporary accommodation, ranging from en-suite rooms in shared flats to self-contained studio apartments. All beautifully fitted with custom made furniture.

Located within the exciting neighbourhood of First Street the local area has a blend of culture, leisure and retail and is home to many students with Manchester Metropolitan University, BPP and INTO within 5 minutes’ walk and the University of Manchester just over 15 minutes’ walk away.




Just a short walk to Coventry University and all the shops and nightlife, you can experience the best Coventry has to offer living at City Village. As part of the Belgrade Plaza development, you have direct access to Pizza Express, Café Rouge, Bella Italia, and Belgrade Theatre all on your doorstep.

With a range of shared flats and studios, just 20 minutes from Warwick University, City Village is the ideal location for any student who wants to live in the city centre.


City Point is Downing Students newest student hall in Coventry located in the heart of the Belgrade Plaza area of Coventry city centre and next door to City Village.

With spacious communal areas, modern furnishings and an on-site gym the building has everything you need to help you feel at home during your studies. All rooms are en-suite and you can choose to share an apartment with friends or live in a self-contained studio. City Point is the ideal location for students who would like to live in the City Centre and just 20 minutes from the University of Warwick or Coventry University.



New Park welcomed its first residents in September 2017. The building is one of the newest student accommodation communities in Edinburgh and offers 238 rooms with a combination of shared flats and studio apartments. All rooms feature en-suite bathrooms, large beds, study areas and plenty of storage. In addition, each studio includes a wall mounted television. You can also socialise in our excellent communal spaces which include a games area, cinema room and study room. We run regular social events so you can get to know other students and feel part of a great student community.



This striking landmark sets a new standard for student housing, and is open to students of all years. No matter which university or college you are studying at, you can benefit from the best student accommodation in Newcastle.

Verde’s state-of-the-art common room with a cinema makes it a fantastic social space. We’ve even included a gym to keep you fit! Keep an eye on our regular social events, where you’ll be able to meet other like-minded students and feel like a part of the Verde community. With 112 exceptional studio apartments and 432 superior en-suite student bedrooms, there’s a great choice of accommodation for everyone, wherever you study in Newcastle.


Nicknamed the Blue Tower by locals, The View offers a new concept in Newcastle student accommodation for the city’s many university and college students and is next door to Newcastle University Business School.

444 rooms in all, The View lets 329 en-suite bedrooms to Newcastle University with 115 studios available to students of all universities.  Choosing The View for your student housing will provide you with top of the range furniture, your own en-suite bath or shower room and a choice of stylish social spaces to spend time with friends.  A new Tesco Express is also conveniently located on the ground floor adjacent to our entrance, keeping any last minute necessities close to hand

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