Following our exciting move to Chiswick Park in West London, we are now offering managed student accommodation for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Our recommended provider for this accommodation is iQ Haywood House in West Hampstead, a 25 minute, one-train journey from Chiswick Park. With brilliant transport links making central London accessible in 10 minutes, Haywood House is located in a vibrant area with a strong sense of community and village feel.

The accommodation offers en suite rooms in shared apartments and studios with a range of attractive social spaces, regular events and great onsite facilities, including a gym, cinema and free, super-fast WiFi.

Haywood House also features our award-winning student support system including Resident Assistants (RAs) and Resident Directors (RDs). The Residence Life team, who are student staff living in the same accommodation, know the University and London well so are excellent resources in the first weeks of term. They also support students throughout their stay, providing active pastoral care through guidance and advice.

We have provided more information on iQ Haywood House below. For more options with other private providers, we have also included some suggestions.

If you need somewhere to stay while you look for accommodation, please visit our short stay options page, which may also be a handy reference for visiting friends and family in the future.

Let’s take you on a journey – from West Hampstead to Chiswick Park

With the help of our students, you’ll see how easy this 25 minute journey is, with one direct train, and a short walk at each end from the accommodation at iQ Haywood House in West Hampstead to the ż American University London in Chiswick Park

Haywood House includes these facilities for our students

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24hr Security and Fire Safety Regulated
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Serviced by Transport for London Underground, Overground and bus networks
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Fibre Optic Broadband Throughout

Haywood House – West Hampstead

Make your home in charming iQ Haywood House, a proper urban village with great shops and a relaxed community feel.

iQ Haywood House, Blackburn Road, London NW6 1RZ

Distance to Chiswick Park

  • Tube/ Bus: 25 minutes
  • Cycling: 45 minutes


Gold en suite plus per week –  from £385.22
Gold en suite per week – from £373.70

Silver en suite plus per week –  from £362.17
Silver en suite per week – from £350.64

Silver Studio per week – from £480.98
Silver Studio plus– from £505.98

Bronze en suite per week –  from £331.78

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and full year Study Abroad students can book a minimum of 40 weeks, while students with us for one semester can book a minimum of 18 weeks.

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Find out more about this accommodation option by visiting iQ’s .

More information is also available in iQ’s 2022-23 resident handbook.

If you are interested in booking accommodation at iQ Haywood House which is managed by iQ Student Accommodation, in the first instance, please contact our Student Affairs Team at studentaffairs@richmond.ac.uk. They will provide you with more information, answering any questions you may have and ask you to complete a pre-booking form.

You can find more details in our FAQs here.

Once the booking form is complete, Student Affairs will then give you a unique link to apply for housing with iQ Haywood House. You can check availability and book the room of your choice.

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Shared / Studio Rooms
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En suite bathrooms
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from 288.00 per week

Alternative student accommodation providers

There are many student accommodation companies in London. Facilities are varied, but they offer an opportunity to live in accommodation with other international students around the city centre. ż’s semesters start earlier than most UK universities, and finish in early May– so be sure to check they can house you from your start date, and that your contract does not run too late into the summer (unless you plan to stay in London).

Costs* (guide prices)
White City / Portobello £185+ per week
Ealing £190+ per week
– Exclusively for Postgrad students White City or Battersea £233 to £466 per week
Regents Park £175 to £285 per week
Hammersmith £330 to £455 per week
Kensington £180 to £310 per week
Chelsea £190 to £400 per week
North Acton £215+ per week
Hammersmith/Ravenscourt part £275+ per week
Various London locations £180 to £400 per week
Holland Park £305 to £390 per week

* costs may have changed since publication, please check with the provider.

If you want personalised support finding student accommodation, please . They are experts in connecting students with top-tier student accommodation options around London.

Searching for accommodation online

Online searches enable you to filter accommodation using various criteria, including price, postcode, number of bedrooms, etc. Some of the most popular sites where Londoners look for flats or rooms to rent are:

Please be aware that scam landlords can operate online, using legitimate sites to post fake ads to lure unsuspecting flat seekers into parting with their money to secure a flat.

For more information contact our Student Affairs Team at studentaffairs@richmond.ac.uk.