Glassyard Building

Glassyard Building is nestled in the beating heart of south London, perfect for students looking for an independent living experience.

About Glassyard Building

The Glassyard Building is composed of 328 bedrooms and studio flats complete with ensuites and kitchenettes, of which 258 rooms are reserved for use by UAL students. Each flat cluster is shared between 4-10 students. 

There is a large dedicated creative workspace next to featured graduate artwork and a common room designed with student needs in mind.


Glassyard Building is located in the vibrant area of Stockwell and is a five minute walk from the closest tube station, which provides easy access to Central London.

For students at London College of Fashion, or keen shoppers, the Victoria line takes you to Oxford Circus in about 10 minutes from Stockwell Underground Station The great travel connections make commuting to London College of Communication and Central Saint Martins simple and quick.

The buzzing area of Brixton is just a few moments walk away and is full of cafés, bars and restaurants. You are also close to Clapham, a popular south London area with a lively nightlife and beautiful green space, such as Clapham Common and Brockwell Park.

Please note travel times below are based on nearest college: 

  • Camberwell College of Arts: 35 minute walk / 14 minute bike ride / 32 minute bus journey / 42 minute tube trip
  • Central Saint Martins:  39 minute bike ride / 33 minute tube trip
  • Chelsea College of Arts: 36 minute walk / 13 minute bike ride / 25 minute bus journey / 20 minute tube trip
  • London College of Communication: 43 minute walk / 18 minute bike ride / 28 minute bus journey / 22 minute tube trip
  • London College of Fashion: 29 minute bike ride / 55 minute bus journey / 25 minute tube trip
  • Wimbledon College of Arts: 37 minute bike ride / 56 minute tube trip

Virtual tours

Take a tour of the Glassyard Building, its bedrooms, facilities and common spaces.

An Introduction to Glassyard

Prices and sizes

Please note that standard tenancies at the Glassyard Building are for 51 weeks and that these prices are for the academic year beginning in September 2018. 

  • Standard rooms are £188 per week, £9,588 in total. These rooms are approximately 12 m2 and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Premium rooms are £198 per week, £10,098 in total. These rooms are approximately 15 m2 and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Premium mobility adaptable rooms are £188 per week, £9,588 in total. These rooms are approximately 15 m2 and have 3/4 size beds.


What's included

  • three-quarter-sized 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
  • workshop space 
  • The Social Programme and Student Welfare Mentor staff.


Glassyard Building is managed by Fresh Student Living, who work in collaboration with University of the Arts London. This hall is signed up to the ANUK code of practice. For more information visit: