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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Safe stays and flexible bookings + cancellations with Unilodgers Pandemic Shield. Read more
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

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The Hive London

Studio Flat

65 Three Colts Lane, London E2 6BF, United Kingdom Distance From University

About The Hive

Book The Hive student accommodation with world’s largest student housing provider. You can choose from ensuites, studios, shared rooms, and apartments. No booking fee. Best deal guaranteed. Starting at £307 per week. When you book The Hive with Unilodgers, you get more than just a room. For starters, you get some incredible exclusive offers worth up to . Plus, and that’s some serious insta-cred. The Hive is the top choice for students from around the world, and houses students from Queen Mary University of London, Newcastle University London Campus and many more of London's top universities.

Book The Hive London student accommodation & get offers up to £300, including cashback and Amazon vouchers with Unilodgers. Starting at £307/week! No booking fees and free cancellation. When you book The Hive London with Unilodgers, the world’s largest student housing provider, you get more than just a room. For starters, you get some incredible exclusive offers - Amazon vouchers and cashback worth up to £100 each and an additional Amazon voucher worth £50 if you refer a friend. The Hive accommodation offers not one, but all these multifarious features to help you build a memoir of your vibrant college life. Home to students from Queen Mary University of LondonNewcastle University London Campus, and London Metropolitan University, you’ll start the year off right meeting new people and being your best self. Book The Hive for the ultimate London student experience, choosing from en-suites, studios, shared rooms, or apartments. Plus, with Unilodgers you’re guaranteed 24x7 support, the lowest prices, and the best health and safety measures under Pandemic Shield.

The Hive London: The Walkthrough

The Hive London is the end to your confusion when it comes to finding the perfect stay during your quest for higher studies. Stop scrolling, this is it. No need to spend any longer trying to decide between an accommodation that has marvelous views from a balcony or awe-inspiring outdoor facilities. Squash the stress of choosing either proximity to restaurants or accessibility to iconic hubs. You can have it all at this student accommodation in London! January 2022; a fresh start and the perfect time to change your status and make it official on Unilodgers. 

The Hive student accommodation has as many attractive places around it as the students who stay there, so get ready to sight see! Part of the fun of living in London proper is the cheeky, city vibe all around, and trust us, you’ll feel the buzz in this place. The Hive London accommodation is perfect for anyone in search of that elusive blend of amenities and five-star facilities all offered in a prime placed property. 

We love a Lil' extra.

I know what you’re thinking: “Does The Hive student accommodation in London have its own cinema room for movie enthusiasts? Why, yes! It does! So glad you asked. The weekend movie marathons here (BRB, making a list already) are epic and will help you unwind after a busy week full of focus. Still don’t believe that this place rocks? Skim through the rooms via a Skype viewing to judge for yourself whether it’s the right pick for you. Spoiler alert, it is. Seasoned city dwellers and newbies alike will blossom at The Hive, honey (and that’s the last Bee pun, we swear).

When you’re looking for some 'me-time' after a hectic day, look no further than The Hive student housing in London property. They have the digs for chilling solo or cohabitating with your cohorts. Select from a Premium Studio, Deluxe Studio, or Classic Studio, while you call The Hive home. If you like to live that #sociallife and can’t wait to attend activities with your new bestie, an en-suite is for you. While their room sizes may differ, all of them have all the necessary amenities. Plus, you’ll also get:

  •  Communal lounges

  •  Games Room

  •  Laundry facilities

  •  Landscaped roof terrace

  •  24X7 staff

Pull an all-nighter or putter around in your PJs all weekend, the choice is yours!

Know thy neighbourhood

Staying at the Hive student accommodation in London will give you easy access to the Queen Mary University of London, Newcastle University London Campus, and London Metropolitan University. Moreover, many other universities are just a short tube ride away. Wanna indulge in a classic English breakfast before hitting the first lecture of the day? Or peep the club scene with your new friends? Perhaps vintage shopping is on your mind? The craftsmanship of the local sellers will astound you and will prove to be the perfect remedy after a night on the town. You can do it all, mate. Here’s a few recommendations to get you started:

  •  London College of Fashion at John Prince's Street: 20 mins via public transport

  •  GCU London: 13 minutes away

  •  Arepa & Co: 7 minutes' walk

  •  Boxpark Shoreditch: 18-minute walk

  •  Verdi's Restaurant: 13-minute walk

  •  Rich Mix Art Center: 12-minute walk

Wheeling your way around London

If you love London, The Hive accommodation is ideal for enjoying an urban setting and making new connections along the way. Mingle with your peers and genuinely enjoy your University years. Hive student accommodations in London gives you a chance to explore, right in the heart of the best views in the city, and when you need a break from the studies, have a hot cuppa by the window to wind down and relax. But don’t sink into that armchair too deeply, the bustle of Britain awaits! Step outside your flat for an adventure around every corner: 

  •  Nearest bus station: Three Colts Ln, London, UK, 1 min walk

  •  Nearest train station: The Bethnal Green Underground station and White Chapel Station, 4 mins and 13 mins walk, respectively

  •  Nearest airport: Heathrow Airport, 30 mins away

  •  Nearest international airport: London City Airport, 30 mins away

Living it up at the Hive

We see you, party animal and don’t worry, you’ve got plenty of options here. The Hive London accommodation has got a lot to offer in the way of pints and happenings so when the weekend arrives, reward the hustle with your best buds and knock ‘em back in style. Brownie points go to these bars as they’re student-friendly!

  •  Bethnal Green Working Men's Club: 12 mins walk

  •  The Star of Bethnal Green: 9 mins walk

  •  Metropolis: 12 mins walk

  •  The Camel, Bethnal Green: 9 mins walk

  •  Coupette: 6 mins walk

  •  The Sun Tavern: 6 mins walk

Not into the bar scene? Not a problem, as you’ll be too busy sampling local fare to bother with beer! Some of the best global cuisines are clustered right about your digs. Turkish, Thai, Asian fusion, and pie are all possibilities within moments of leaving the halls of your housing, so choose the food to suit your mood. Sultan Grill has received high marks for their exotic takeaway while Townsend on Whitechapel High Street screams post-modern elegance. Too much good stuff!

We’ve all been there…mindlessly clicking an overwhelming number of properties trying to figure out where to live for the most impressionable years of your life. No pressure. Don’t waste time, check out The Hive London, a lovely accommodation available through Unilodgers and get the most out of your Uni days. We’ll make sure you have the most amazing University life experiences for the best price.

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Features

Gym

On-Site Laundry Facilities

Close to City Centre

Lounge Area

On-site management

Rooftop Area

Games Room

Cinema Room

Study Room

Outdoor Courtyard

Free Content Insurance

Common Room

Wheelchair accessible

Bike Storage

Communal kitchen

Wifi

Safety

CCTV

Secure Door Entry

Price also includes

Electricity Bill

Gas Bill

Water Bill

Wifi

Studio Flat(4 types to choose from)

Deluxe Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Deluxe Studio is nicely built featuring good storage and living area. It includes fully fitted kitchen, private bathroom and bedroom- having 3/4 sized bed, under bed storage, wardrobe, bedside table and a study desk-chair. The studio is well equipped with all modern facilities required for easy and comfortable living.

Price £345/week

Move in

Move out

Total

9 Jan 2022

25 Jun 2022

£8,231

Stay 24 weeks

Price £345/week

Move in

Move out

Total

3 Sep 2022

24 Jun 2023

£14,490

Stay 42 weeks

Price £340/week

Move in

Move out

Total

3 Sep 2022

26 Aug 2023

£17,340

Stay 51 weeks

Premium Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Premium Studio is nicely built featuring good storage and living area. It includes fully fitted kitchen, private bathroom and bedroom- having 3/4 sized bed, under bed storage, wardrobe, bedside table and a study desk-chair. The studio is well equipped with all modern facilities.

Price £339/week

Move in

Move out

Total

9 Jan 2022

25 Jun 2022

£8,088

Stay 24 weeks

Price £339/week

Move in

Move out

Total

3 Sep 2022

24 Jun 2023

£14,238

Stay 42 weeks

Price £334/week

Move in

Move out

Total

3 Sep 2022

26 Aug 2023

£17,034

Stay 51 weeks

Studio
1 single bed
Ensuite Bathroom

Studio is nicely built featuring good storage and living area. It includes fully fitted kitchen, private bathroom and bedroom- having 3/4 sized bed, under bed storage, wardrobe, bedside table and a study desk-chair. The studio is well equipped with all modern facilities.

Price £318/week

Move in

Move out

Total

3 Sep 2022

24 Jun 2023

£13,356

Stay 42 weeks

Price £314/week

Move in

Move out

Total

9 Jan 2022

26 Jun 2022

£7,536

Stay 24 weeks

Price £313/week

Move in

Move out

Total

3 Sep 2022

26 Aug 2023

£15,963

Stay 51 weeks

Classic Studio
1 single bed
Shared Bathroom

Classic Studio is nicely built featuring good storage and living area. It includes fully fitted kitchen, private bathroom and bedroom- having 3/4 sized bed, under bed storage, wardrobe, bedside table and a study desk-chair. The studio is well equipped with all modern facilities.

Price £312/week

Move in

Move out

Total

3 Sep 2022

24 Jun 2023

£13,104

Stay 42 weeks

Price £307/week

Move in

Move out

Total

3 Sep 2022

26 Aug 2023

£15,657

Stay 51 weeks

Payment Info

Advance Rent
£300 to secure your room, this is an advance rent payment and will be adjusted in the overall rent.

Rent Payments
Pay in full - Less 3% discount
Pay in 3 instalments - UK Guarantor needed
Pay monthly - when using Housing Hand as the guarantor service. 1st instalment due on 1st July and then every month thereafter.

Mode of Payment
Pay using a debit/credit card online, over the phone or at the reception
Pay via direct debit or bank transfer

Booking Info

You may cancel the tenancy agreement that you have entered with us by giving us written notice of your intention to cancel on the following basis:

  • (a) If your notice of cancellation is received by us in writing within 72 hours after you have submitted an application form and the period of the tenancy has not commenced, we will make no charge and the initial rental payment of £300 will be refunded in full; or
  • (b) If your notice of cancellation is received by us 72 hours after you have submitted an applicationform on or before 31st July 2023 and the period of the tenancy has not commenced, you may cancel your booking by writing to us provided that we will be entitled to retain £100 of the total initial rental payment; or 
  • (c) If your notice of cancellation is received on or after the 1 st August 2023, we will not accept a cancellation/surrender of your tenancy agreement for the Room until a replacement tenant is found for the Room. We shall endeavour to re-let the Room however cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. You will remain liable to pay the rent for the Room and all other charges and costs under your tenancy agreement for the period to the date that a replacement tenancy for the Room commences. We reserve the right to charge you a fee in the sum of £100 as a contribution towards our administration costs incurred in dealing with the surrender of the tenancy agreement and the sourcing of a new tenant.

If a replacement tenant is found for the Room we will release you from your tenancy agreement with
effect from the date that the new tenancy agreement for the Room begins.
In the event you fail to honour your contractual obligations in relation to the payment of rent on the
due dates before occupation of the Room, we may cancel your tenancy agreement by giving you
notice in writing of cancellation; in the circumstances we will not repay any advanced payments made
by you to us.
In the event that we cancel the tenancy agreement at any time before occupation of the Room by you,
we shall give you as much advanced written notice as we can in the circumstances and will repay the
initial rental payment to you and any other fees that we have taken from you in connection with the
tenancy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Which Rooms have a TV and do they come with a licence?

All rooms have a TV but you will need to purchase your own TV licence. Our communal area comes equipped with a large screen TV however, that requires no TV license.

Q. Where is the nearest supermarket?

Sainsbury,s is few minutes away.

Q. Is there always a member of staff available?

There are 24 hours, 7 days a week, staff presence on the site. The management office is open at various times throughout the week.

Q. Is there a nearest cashpoint (ATM) nearby?

Yes,There is a cashpoint on Cambridge Heath Road outside the station.

Q. Is The Hive, safe and secure?

Yes –  24-hour a day staff presence, CCTV covering all entrances and communal areas, and secure key fob access is present. 

Q. How far is the city centre?

The Hive is minutes away from Central London, which can easily be accessed by walking or public transport

Q. Why should I live at The Hive?

We want you to have the best student experience possible. That means going beyond just providing somewhere comfy and practical to live, to ensure you feel safe and happy. And we have staff on-hand 24/7 to ensure that’s the case. It’s why we’ve been awarded an International Accommodation Quality Mark and have been voted Best Value for Money 2016 in the National Student Housing Survey, the question should really be, why should I not stay at The Hive?

Q. Do I have to be a student to live at The Hive?

To take out a tenancy with us you need to be eligible for council tax exemption. This applies to all full-time students and some part-time students. If you’re unsure, your university or college should be able to let you know.

Q. Do I pay a deposit?

You will be required to pay a damage deposit of £250 and a Utility Deposit of £50.

Q. Can I smoke at The Hive?

Smoking is not permitted in any area within The Hive, this includes bedrooms, stairways and external courtyard areas.

Q. Can I bring a pet?

No pets of any type are permitted at The Hive.

Q. Where can I do my Laundry?

A laundry is provided with washers and dryers on site.

Q. Do I need to take out contents insurance?

No, you do not. Contents insurance is automatically included with your rent. When you arrive we’ll provide you with details of the policy.

Q. What happens once I have reported maintenance?

You will be given a copy of the maintenance slip that will be passed to our caretaker. The caretaker will attend to make the necessary repairs as soon as possible. Occasionally, it will not always be possible to complete the repair on the first visit and a subsequent visit may be necessary. Repairs are responded to on a priority basis, please be aware that it may not be possible to attend to your problem the same day you report it, especially at busy times of the year.

Q. Can I cancel my contract before I move in?

If you cancel your contract before the contract begins you will be subject to our cancellation terms and charges. Cancellations will only be accepted upon receipt of a completed cancellation form.

Q. Can I connect to the internet?

Absolutely. A super fast internet connection is available in every bedroom. But just so you know, broadband arrangements do vary in some halls.

Q. Can I have guests to stay?

Overnight guests are permitted provided your flatmates agree. All overnight guests must be signed in at reception for safety, security and so that staff know who is on site in the event of an emergency. You must accompany your guests at all times whilst they are on site and you are responsible for their behaviour.

Q. Who is responsible for cleaning my flat?

It is the resident’s own responsibility to clean their rooms and they share responsibility for the communal area of the flat. Management staff will conduct monthly inspections and you are expected to ensure that your room and flat is clean on these days. Failure to meet the required cleanliness standards will result in external cleaning contractors being brought in, the cost of which will be passed onto the resident(s). At the end of the tenancy the bedroom and flat must be returned in a good, clean condition to avoid cleaning charges, again it is the responsibility of all residents to ensure the kitchen and lounge are clean. The block stairways are regularly cleaned by The Hive staff.

Q. Do I need to move out during the holidays?

Your contract is for a fixed length of time – so your room is yours throughout that period. That means that you don’t have the hassle of moving your belongings out during the Christmas or Easter vacations, and you can choose to stay in your property over these holidays if you want. It’s usually possible to book additional accommodation over the summer period if you want to stay then too. But we advise booking early to ensure rooms are available.

Q. Will I be able to change rooms after I have arrived?
It is not usually possible to change rooms after you have arrived. All rooms are allocated on a 42 or 50-week contract and unless another resident also requests a room swap we would be unable to change your room.

Q. Do you have staff at your properties?

Every student home has a team of trained staff on site to respond to meet your needs. Their job is to make your experience as enjoyable as possible. Our on-site management offices are open Monday to Friday and will answer any questions, respond to any issues, offer advice and ensure a friendly face is there to greet you every day.

Q. What happens on move in day?
You will be welcomed on arrival in the Building you are booked into by a member of The Hive staff and you will be directed to your room.

Q. What happens if I have a maintenance problem?

Every student home has a dedicated caretaker team to respond to and solve your maintenance issues. We respond to every issue quickly and, if possible, will complete the repair during the first visit. Of course, this isn’t always possible and there are times when parts need to be ordered or external contractors arranged. When this happens, we’ll keep you updated on the progress.

Q. What does fully-furnished kitchen mean?

Flats come kitted out with all your cooking appliances: cooker, hob, kettle, toaster and microwave* and some sites also provide cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils.

Q. What Broadband packages are there?
A broadband connection is provided to every room at The Hive which requires a £50 connection fee prior to moving in.

Q. Is there a telephone in my flat?
No, there is no telephone provided in the rooms. You can use a mobile phone or make calls via the internet using our Wi-Fi.    

Q. What does being a guarantor mean?

All students who wish to take up our rent instalment plan are required to provide a UK guarantor (excludes the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands).

By agreeing to be a guarantor, you are signing a legal document stating that you agree to pay the rent and guarantee the behaviour of the resident if they default. Please do not sign this agreement if you do not wish to take on this responsibility.
Any student who does not have a UK guarantor will be required to pay the full year’s rent upon application.

Q. Is TV provided?

TV is not provided in the rooms – however, there is a large flat screen TV in the Common Room at The Hive which is for everyone to use and there is also a PlayStation 4. You can bring a TV from home but you must buy a TV Licence.

Q. Where can I store my bike?

There is an internal bike store in each of the three buildings and storage is at the owners’ risk. No bikes may be stored within the flats.

Q. Can I park on site?

We don’t have any general parking at The Hive. For general parking in Cambridge, the Queen Anne and Grafton Street, multi-storey car parks are both five minutes’ walk from campus and there’s a short-stay car park opposite the campus on Adam and Eve Street.

Q. What should I do if I am having financial problems?

If you are having financial difficulties, you should contact a member of the management immediately. Failure to do so could result in interest charges being added to your account if you fail to pay on the due dates as well as legal proceedings being started against you and, where applicable, your guarantor. Management staff can usually advise you of where to go to get additional financial help which will assist you in meeting your financial obligations.

Q. What if I change my bank account or card details?

Please notify a member of management staff immediately with any new details to ensure your rent is taken on the due date and to avoid any unnecessary charges.

Q. What if I don’t pay?

If you don’t pay your rent daily interest may be added to the amount you owe to us. Your guarantor will be contacted and will be asked to pay the amount that you owe. Legal proceedings will commence against any resident who fails to pay the rent due. These proceeding will also include action against the resident’s guarantor.

Q. Do I need to pay council tax?

Provided you are a student in full-time education you will be exempt from Council Tax.

Q. Can I cancel my contract before I move in?

Yes, a tenancy can be cancelled within 24 hours with no charge. and your initial rent payment of £300 will be refunded. After 24hours of booking and before the 1st July students may cancel their booking, but you will not get your £300 initial rent payment refunded.

If you wish to cancel after the 1st July a replacement student will need to be found to take over your tenancy agreement. You will remain liable for the rent until the end of the tenancy unless a replacement can be found.

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