Don Gratton House

Don Gratton House is just a few minutes walk from the eclectic Brick Lane and the vibrant community of Whitechapel.

About Don Gratton House

Don Gratton House opened in September 2004, contains 244 standard en-suite rooms in flats of up to seven bedrooms. Each room has its own telephone point and data point. Each flat shares a large, well-equipped kitchen/dining room.

There are 244 ensuite bedrooms available for UAL students and each flat cluster will be shared between 5-7 students.

What's included

  • single bed, wardrobe, desk, chair and storage space
  • internet access in every bedroom at no extra cost
  • ensuite bathrooms in every bedroom
  • contents insurance
  • laundry facilities
  • 24 hour staff presence
  • courtyard space
  • bike storage
  • residents' common room
  • The Social Programme and Student Welfare Mentor staff.

Location

The site is a short bus ride from the creative hub of Shoreditch and Silicon Roundabout at Old Street and is home to a multitude of interesting shops and cafes.

Aldgate East tube station is a five minute walk away, and provides easy access to Central London, with the average journey time to Oxford Circus of only 20 minutes.

Please note travel times below are based on nearest college: 

  • Camberwell College of Arts: 28 minute bike ride / 51 minute bus journey / 41 minute tube trip
  • London College of Communication: 58 minutes walk / 17 minute bike ride / 42 minute bus journey / 30 minute tube trip
  • Chelsea College of Arts: 32 minute bike ride / 56 minute bus journey / 42 minute tube trip
  • London College of Fashion: 52 minute walk / 20 minute bike ride / 30 minute bus journey / 30 minute tube trip
  • Central Saint Martins: 67 minute walk / 29 minute bike ride / 47 minute bus journey / 30 minute tube trip
  • Wimbledon College of Arts: 56 minute tube trip

Virtual tours

Take a tour of Don Gratton House, its bedrooms, facilities and common spaces.

Prices and sizes

Please note that standard tenancies at Don Gratton House are for 42 weeks, and that these prices are for the new academic year beginning in September 2016. 

Standard rooms are £190 per week, £7,980 in total. Rooms are around 12 m2 and have single beds.

Don Gratton House is available for summer stays throughout July and August. Find out more on the Summer Accommodation section of the website.

Information for students with disabilities

Don Gratton House has the following features for disabled students: 

  • wheelchair access into the building including lift access to all floors
  • a series of emergency call points located on site
  • accessible toilets located in the common rooms and main reception, equipped with emergency cords
  • wheelchair access into the building including lift access to all floors
  • portable "Deafgard" alarm units for hearing impaired residents.

Please note, extra equipment to help aid you during your stay can be arranged. If you would like further details about our disabled facilities in this hall, please get in touch directly with the Accommodation Services team on accommodation@arts.ac.uk

Introduction to Don Gratton House

Management

Sanctuary Students owns and manages this accommodation for exclusive use by University of the Arts London students. Your tenancy agreement and conditions of residence will be with Sanctuary Students.

This hall is signed up to the ANUK code of practice. For more information visit: www.nationalcode.org

Please note if you are a 'Summer stay' tenant during July and August you will not have a tenancy agreement. Please check your T&Cs when your booking is made.