Manna Ash House

Manna Ash House is located just south of the river Thames, close to Central London and convenient for students at all UAL colleges.

About Manna Ash House

Manna Ash House, opened in 2000, has 253 single rooms and five studio rooms. These are arranged in self contained flats of up to seven bedrooms which share a large kitchen and dining room. 

There are 258 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.


Situated just off the bustling Southbank, at the River Thames in Southwark, Manna Ash provides easy access to Central London.

The accommodation is very close to the world famous Tate Modern art gallery and Hayward Gallery. There is a diverse array of restaurants, bars and shops in the local area.

Please note travel times below are based on nearest college: 

  • Camberwell College of Arts: 51 minute walk / 17 minute bike ride / 33 minute bus / 45 minute tube trip
  • London College of Communication: 12 minutes walk / 4 minute bike ride / 12 minute bus journey 
  • Chelsea College of Arts: 32 minutes walk / 10 minute bike ride / 25 minute bus journey / 27 minute tube trip
  • London College of Fashion: 33 minute walk / 14 minute bike ride / 21 minute bus journey / 27 minute tube trip
  • Central Saint Martins: 59 minute walk / 23 minute bike ride / 36 minute bus journey / 32 minute tube trip
  • Wimbledon College of Arts: 61 minute bike ride / 43 minute tube trip

Virtual tours

Take a tour of Manna Ash House, its bedrooms, facilities and common spaces.

Prices and sizes

Please note that standard tenancies in Manna Ash House for standard single rooms are for 42 weeks and for studio rooms they are 51 weeks, and that these prices are for the academic year beginning in September 2016.

  • Standard rooms are £192 per week, £8,064 in total. These rooms are approximately 12 m2 and have single beds.
  • Studio rooms are £227 per week, £11,577 in total. These rooms are approximately 20 m2 and have single beds.

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:

Information for students with disabilities

Manna Ash has the following features for disabled students: 

  • 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

Introduction to Manna Ash House