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Exterior shot of the Highline Building hall of residence

Highline Building

Elephant and Castle
Number of Rooms
217 ensuite rooms and 4 studios
Tenancy Length
50 week
£218 - £281 per week
Flats: 6-10 students

Apply for halls

To apply, you will need to register for an account and complete the online application. Please have your student ID number (detailed in your course offer) ready.

You can register for a new UAL Accommodation account or log in to your existing account at our Student Housing Portal.


Highline Building is a new development exclusively for UAL students just a 5 minute walk from Elephant and Castle Underground and Overground stations. From here you can get into central London in 15 minutes on the Bakerloo or Northern lines. London College of Communication and Southbank are also within walking distance.

Travel times

  • Camberwell College of Arts: 11-minute bike ride / 18-minute bus journey / 34-minute walk / 37-minute tube trip
  • Central Saint Martins: 30-minute bike ride/ 30-minute tube trip / 42-minute bus journey
  • Chelsea College of Arts: 11-minute bike ride / 25-minute bus journey / 27-minute tube trip / 33-minute walk
  • London College of Communication: 3-minute bike ride / 5-minute walk / 7-minute bus journey
  • London College of Fashion: 25-minute tube trip / 26-minute bike ride / 38-minute bus journey / 57-minute walk
  • Wimbledon College of Arts: 51-minute tube trip / 58-minute bike ride

Please note travel times are based on nearest college.

Halls of Residence


10 Steedman Street
Elephant and Castle
London SE17 3AF

Travel zone: 1 and 2
Nearest tube: Elephant and Castle
Nearest train station: Elephant and Castle

Virtual tours

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

Highline Building Gallery


Please be advised that images in our photo gallery, including those seen in the films and virtual tours, are for guidance only. Our individual studios, bedrooms, kitchens, and communal area layouts vary considerably and may not look exactly as the images are shown.

Prices and sizes

Standard tenancies at the Highline Building are for 50 weeks and these prices are for the academic year beginning in September 2020. All bedrooms include ensuite facilities.

  • Standard rooms are £218 per week, £10,900 in total. These rooms are approximately 13 m2 and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Premium rooms (Mobility Adaptable) are £218 per week, £10,900 in total. These rooms are approximately 20 m2 and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Premium rooms are £226.50 per week, £11,325 in total. These rooms are approximately 21 m2 and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Large rooms are £220.50 per week, £11,025 in total. These rooms are approximately 17 m2 and have 3/4 size beds.
  • Studios (Mobility Adaptable) are £281 per week, £14,050 in total. These rooms are approximately 25 m2 and have double beds.

What's included

  • Three-quarter-sized bed, wardrobe, desk, chair, bookcase and storage space
  • Ensuite bathrooms in every room
  • Internet access in every bedroom at no extra cost
  • Televisions in all shared kitchens (TV license not included. For more information about the cost of a TV license visit:
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bike storage
  • Contents insurance
  • Residents common room
  • Workshop space
  • 24-hour staff presence
  • Social Reps and Wellbeing Reps living onsite


Highline 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.

National ANUK Code of Practice Logo (20 KB)

Nearby halls

  • Photo of the outside of a Brooke Hall building

    Brooke Hall

    Brooke Hall is just a 20-minute walk from Camberwell College of Arts and short bus rides from both London College of Communications and Chelsea College of Arts.

  • Photo of a living and dining area at Gardens House with a dining table and sofa

    Gardens House

    Gardens House is a brand new development opened for the 2017/18 academic year, exclusively for UAL students and is less than a minute’s walk from Camberwell College of Arts.