Sketch House

About the hall:

  • Location: Finsbury Park
  • 430 ensuite rooms
  • Flats: 5-10 students
  • Studios: 45 available, double bed, kitchen, ensuite bathroom
  • Tenancy length: 42/51
  • Price: £191 - £253 per week

Location

Sketch House is a new development exclusively for UAL students and the design was inspired by London’s artist community. Based right in the heart of Finsbury Park, this is a perfect location for students wishing to be close to Central London in a lively community.

Sketch House is a 5 minute walk from Finsbury Park Underground and National Rail station. The station is on both the Piccadilly and Victoria underground lines and offers links to Moorgate, Kings Cross and Cambridge.

The hall is also within walking distance of a number of bars, bakeries and cafes including the famous Park Theatre café bar.

Travel times

  • Camberwell College of Arts: 53-minute bike ride / 54-minute tube trip
  • Central Saint Martins: 16-minute bike ride / 22-minute tube trip / 29-minute bus journey / 52-minute walk
  • Chelsea College of Arts: 27-minute tube trip / 47-minute bike ride
  • London College of Communication: 31-minute tube trip / 40-minute bike ride
  • London College of Fashion: 19-minute tube trip / 35-minute bike ride / 48-minute bus journey
  • Wimbledon College of Arts: 53-minute tube trip

Please note travel times are based on nearest college.

Virtual tours

Take a tour of Sketch House and click on the numbers 0-4 to view each room.

An Introduction to Sketch House

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

Prices and sizes

Standard tenancies at Sketch House are either 42 or 51 weeks. The following prices refer to the new academic year beginning in September 2018.

Standard rooms:

  • Standard rooms (42 weeks) are £197 per week, £8,274 in total. These rooms are 14.4 m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Standard rooms (51 weeks) are £193 per week, £9,843 in total. These rooms are 14.4 m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Standard rooms with low lighting (42 weeks) are £195 per week, £8,190 in total. These rooms are 14.4 m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Standard rooms with low lighting (51 weeks) are £191 per week, £9,741 in total. These rooms are 14.4 m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds.

 Large rooms:

  • Large rooms (42 weeks) are £200.50 per week, £8,421 in total. These rooms are 16.2m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Large rooms (51 weeks) are £194 per week, £9,894 in total. These rooms are 16.2 m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Large rooms with low lighting (42 weeks) are £198 per week, £8,316 in total. These rooms are 16.2m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Large rooms with low lighting (51 weeks) are £192 per week, £9,792 in total. These rooms are 16.2m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds.   

Premium rooms:

  • Premium rooms (42 weeks) are £204.50 per week, £8,589 in total. These rooms are 18.4 m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Premium rooms (51 weeks) are £198 per week, £10,098 in total. These rooms are 18.4 m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Premium rooms with low lighting (51 weeks) are £196 per week, £9,996 in total. These rooms are 18.4 m2 and under and have 3/4 size beds. 

Studios:

  • Studios (mobility adaptable) (42 weeks) are £195 per week, £8,190 in total. These rooms are 28.2 m2 and under and have double beds.
  • Studios (42 weeks) are £251 per week, £10,563 in total. These rooms are 19.8 m2 and under and have double beds.
  • Studios (51 weeks) are £243 per week, £12,393 in total. These rooms are 19.8 m2 and under and have double beds.
  • Studios with low lighting (51 weeks) are £241 per week, £12,291 in total. These rooms are 19.8 m2 and under and have double beds.
  • Studios with low lighting and mobility adaptable (51 weeks) are £191 per week, £9,741 in total. These rooms are 28.2 m2 and under and have double beds. 

Premium studios:

  • Premium studios (42 weeks) are £253 per week, £10,647 in total. These rooms are 29.6 m2 and under and have double beds.
  • Premium studios (mobility adaptable) (42 weeks) are £197 per week, £8,274 in total. These rooms are 27.5 sqm and have double beds.
  • Premium studios (51 weeks) are £248 per week, £12,648 in total. These rooms are 29.6 m2 and under and have double beds.
  • Premium studios (mobility adaptable) (51 weeks) are £195 per week, £9,945 in total. These rooms are 27.5 sqm and have double beds.
  • Premium studios with low lighting (51 weeks) are £246 per week, £12,546 in total. These rooms are 28.2 m2 and under and have double beds.
  • Premium studio with low lighting and mobility adaptable (51 weeks) are £193 per week, £9,843 in total. These rooms are 28.2 m2 and under and have double beds. 

Room sizes

Sizes are for guidance only, as rooms may vary. Prices depend on location within the building and natural light – a more expensive room is not necessarily larger. If you have any questions please contact one of our expert accommodation advisors. 

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What’s included

  • three-quarter-sized bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, bookcase and storage space
  • ensuite bathrooms in every bedroom
  • internet access in every bedroom at no extra cost
  • residents' common room
  • televisions in all shared kitchens (tv license not included)
  • laundry facilities
  • courtyard space
  • bike storage
  • 24-hour staff presence
  • contents insurance
  • Social Reps and Wellbeing Reps living onsite.

Management

Sketch House 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: www.nationalcode.org