Living in London

Performance in Wimbledon's Cannizaro Park,
Wimbledon College of Arts.

Wimbledon College of Arts is in southwest London and is located near some of the UK's major film and television companies, theatres and galleries.

University halls of residence

UAL has 13 halls of residence in London and those closest to the college are all located in south London. Visit the accommodation section of our website to find out more.

Private accommodation

Many students choose to rent privately near the college. Students live in areas such as Wimbledon, Raynes Park, Tooting and Streatham. If you need help or support while you find your new home visit our accommodation section.

The local area

Wimbledon town offers the hustle and bustle of the city but also has plenty of green spaces. Wimbledon village has great shopping and a vibrant café culture while Wimbledon Common is the perfect place to enjoy nature and outdoor activities.

Wimbledon also has a fantastic creative community with a full calendar of arts events throughout the year. These include:

Many film and television companies, prop houses and production studios are located nearby. These include:


Wimbledon is less than 30 minutes away from central London, with Southwest Trains providing a service to/from London Waterloo. Wimbledon Underground station is on the District Line giving easy access to the West End and London's Theatreland. Wimbledon also has a tram service which connects it with Mitcham and Croydon.