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Eleanor Rosa House


Don’t miss our brand new hall of residence. Eleanor Rosa House is located a short walk from Westfield, Stratford and the Olympic Park, and just two stops on the Central line from central London. It offers contemporary, high-quality accommodation at affordable prices with a wealth of communal spaces to socialize, study and relax, including a games room, cinema room, common room and quiet study rooms.

Main Features:

  • Eleanor Rosa House offers self catered accommodation.
  • Standard Single En-suite rooms: include own shower, toilets, washbasins, access to shared kitchen, Wi-Fi and data socket for connection to the internet.
  • Bedroom furniture includes desk, desk chair, wardrobe, book shelf.
  • Wi-Fi available in the reception lobby, dining hall, and common rooms.
  • Accommodation for students with mobility support needs is available and the Building is fully wheel chair accessible.

In addition, this hall has the following features

  • All rooms en-suite
  • All rooms lift accessible
  • Wi-Fi in bedrooms and common areas
  • 24/7 reception
  • 24-hour CCTV in operation and security guard on duty out of hours
  • Wardenial team to support students during their time in the hall.
  • Regular resident events
  • Roof garden and external landscaped areas
  • Quiet study area
  • Communal study space
  • Common room
  • Activity room for cinema, games and yoga
  • Laundry room
  • Bike storage
  • Observatory
  • Communal kitchens cleaned once a week
  • Communal areas cleaned once a week
  • Mail boxes
  • Non smoking


Prices for 2020/21

Room TypeContract StartContract EndNumber of WeeksPrice per WeekTotal PriceDeposit
Single En-Suite13 September 202028 August 202150£214.48£10,724.00£500

Included in the cost of the rent

  • Utility bills (water, electricity, heating)
  • Internet access provided Wifi
  • Contents insurance
  • TV licence (please see the TV Licensing website for information on if you need a license and how to obtain one)


ERH is located in Stratford, short walk from Westfield shopping centre and the Olympic Park.

Stratford is a transport hub with national and international rail connections.

Nearest Underground station: Stratford

Approximate commute to City, University of London main campus: 30 minutes

For international student’s information on how to get to the City, University of London from major London airports please click here.

London public transport uses a top up card system called an ‘Oyster Card’, these can be purchased at most stations, for more information please refer to the TFL’s website.

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Frequently Asked Questions


What are the rent instalment dates?

Instalments can either be split into

  • Seven equal instalments that are automatically taken on the 1st of every month from October to April.
  • Three termly instalments that are automatically taken on the 16th October 2020, 29th January 2021 and 13th May 2021.

How many installments is the rent paid?

You can pay your rent in one, three or seven instalments. To pay in seven you must use the UOL online system, which will take the money automatically at the start of each month.

How much do I need to pay for each instalment?


The instalment amounts are disclosed during the online booking process. If you have any questions about this please email

Can I pay in instalments if I'm an international student?

Yes, the same instalment options are open to international students..

Do you need a UK Guarantor to pay instalments?

No, a UK guarantor is not asked for.


What do I need to pay to reserve my room?

You will need to pay a £500 deposit to reserve your room. The deposit will be returned to you when your contract ends in full, providing there is no outstanding rent, outstanding charges or damages.

How can I pay for my rent?

You can pay online via the halls epay system, as a bank transfer or with a debit/credit card via phone or in person.

Can I pay by a bank transfer?

Yes you can. For bank details, please e-mail

Are there charges for paying by credit card?

No, there are no charges to pay by credit card.

I can't pay my 1st instalment as I'm waiting for my student loan to be confirmed, can I still move into my room?

Yes you can move in, the first instalment is not normally due until the second week of October.

Is there a discount if I pay for my accommodation in full?

Yes. Pay the whole year’s fees by the 18th October and get 2% back!


Can I cancel my room reservation before my contract starts?

You have until the end of August to cancel your contract.

Can I cancel my contract after I have moved in to the room?

It is not possible to terminate a contract. This is because it is a legal document that states you will be liable for the room until the end of the contract. The Halls will however accept a replacement Tenant to take over the remainder of the contract; until a replacement is found you are still expected to fulfil your financial obligations. You would need to contact the Accommodation Team for further advice and to complete an Early Leaver's Form. For this Hall, the replacement Tenant must be a first year undergraduate on a full time course at City, University of London.

In certain exceptional circumstances, such as suspending your studies, it may be possible to arrange an exception. If you find yourself in a situation like this, please discuss your circumstances with the Accommodation Team so that they can advise you further.

How long before I receive a refund of rent if another student takes over my contract?

Refunds are processed within 28 days of the termination of your contract.

Housing Related

Is there any additional items I need to bring to the hall?

Pillow, pillowcase, sheet, duvet and cover, towel and all bedding items are NOT provided.

Specific Requests

Students who have any specific room requests (e.g. certain floor/double bed etc.) must ensure they request this at the time of booking or as soon as possible. Please note, although the halls of residences will do their best to accommodate this, due to availability this is not always possible. With the stress that this is not always possible students that do put in a request should not assume this is automatically guaranteed because they have requested it. If a student wishes to discuss a preference please contact the hall of residence directly for further information.

Can I have guests stay over?

You may sign in a maximum of three day-guests at any one time, between 07:00 and 23:00. During term time, you may have one overnight guest at a time in your room/flat for a maximum of 10 nights per calendar month.

You will need to liaise with management beforehand, and sign them in and out every time the leave.

Can I bring a TV with me?

You can bring a television with you, however it is your responsibility to make sure you have paid for a TV license.

Can I arrive before my contract start date?

Depending on the availability of rooms before your arrival date, you may be able to arrive early

What if I am unhappy with my room, can I change?

Yes it is possible to swap rooms, depending on availability, it will incur a £30.00 admin charge. Please contact the hall for further details.

What if I want to extend my stay?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to extend your stay.

Is there a cleaning service available?


What are the laundry charges?

The laundry costs £2.20 per wash and £1.00 per dry.