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Julian Markham House

114 Walworth Road, Southwark, SE17 1JL

  • 232 Beds

  • 2.9 miles from city centre

About Julian Markham House

Available for booking via King's College London, Julian Markham House offers great-value student accommodation in a fantastic south London location. The property is just 15 minutes by bus from all KCL campuses (Waterloo, Guy’s, St Thomas’, Strand and Denmark Hill).

Virtual Tour - London, Julian Markham House

Types of rooms

We have a wide variety of rooms available at Julian Markham House, including en-suite rooms and individual studios.

Room photography is representative of Unite Students and may not be of this property. Layout, contents and furnishings may vary.


All of the following comes included in the room price

With Unite Students you won't have to worry about the little details. We've got everything covered, from internet to contents insurance.

Your living essentials

  • All bills included in the rent

  • Wi-fi included throughout the property

  • Basic contents insurance included

  • Secure properties looked after by service teams 24/7

  • Log any maintenance requests with our teams via the free MyUnite app

  • On site support from property teams

  • 24/7 emergency contact centre

Facilities in Julian Markham House

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

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    Study and socialise in your common space

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    Laundry facilities in the property

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    Bike storage

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    Vending machines - snacks on site!

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
The areas of Southwark and Elephant and Castle are home to plenty of pubs, art galleries, markets, restaurants and bars, from traditional pubs to roof-top dining with views across the River Thames. Borough High Street is a 15-minute walk from Julian Markham House with a variety of shops, restaurants, cafés and a cinema. 
Oxford Street is 15 minute’s journey on the Bakerloo line from Elephant and Castle station, so you’re close to one of the best shopping areas in London where you’ll find most of the top global and UK high-street and designer brands.
Covent Garden and Leicester Square are also a short tube or bus journey away for some of the best restaurants, bars and nightlife central London has to offer. 
London’s Southbank offers a range of entertainment from attractions such as The London Eye and London Dungeons to The Scoop at More London.
Clapham is less than 10 minutes from Kennington tube station on the Northern line – voted the best nightlife south of the river and home to the infamous Infernos nightclubs, where the Inbetweeners Movie was filmed.
The excellent transport links in the area mean you can reach all areas of London easily, from Embankment, Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus to King’s Cross, Camden Town, Shoreditch and London Bridge.
Julian Markham House is a 15-minute tube or bus journey from many of London’s best attractions including the London Eye, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, The Shard, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and SEA LIFE London Aquarium.
There are plenty of things to do along London’s Southbank, just 15 minutes' journey from the property, from relaxing in Bernie Spain Gardens or Jubilee Gardens, to taking a tour along the River Thames on a London Duck Tour, to watching the latest blockbusters at the BFI IMAX Cinema.
Southwark also has a lot to offer art lovers with Tate Modern, the Bankside Gallery and the new South London Gallery close by.
Clapham Common is less than 10 minutes from Kennington on the Northern line. This large park has three ponds, football pitches, basketball courts, tennis courts and a skate park, and is host to a number of large events throughout the year including open air cinema, firework displays and music festivals such as South West Four.
Getting Active
Students living at Julian Markham House have a number of gyms close by to choose from, including The Gym on Walworth Road, just 10 minutes’ walk away. 
Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park and sports facility is less than 15 minutes’ walk from the property with five-aside football pitches, tennis and basketball courts, fitness classes and boot camps.
Kia Oval international cricket ground is currently home to Surrey County Cricket Club and is just 15 minutes’ walk away.
Kennington Park is a 15-minute walk away for a wide range of facilities including tennis, basketball and netball courts, and an all-weather floodlit facility for football and hockey.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
Julian Markham House is just five minutes’ walk from Elephant and Castle station for Bakerloo line trains to Embankment, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Circus and Regent’s Park. Northern line trains also run from Elephant and Castle for direct trains to Clapham, London Bridge and Old Street.
Kennington tube station on the Northern line is just 10 minutes’ walk from the property for direct trains to Leicester Square, King’s Cross St Pancras, Camden Town, London Bridge, Old Street and Clapham.
A number of bus routes serve the area well including the 68 service to Euston with access to Russell Square in 30 minutes. The number 12 goes to Oxford Circus, the 171 to Holborn, and the 148 for Victoria and Hyde Park. The 35 service to Shoreditch runs 24 hours a day.
For King's College London campuses:
  • Waterloo campus is less than 15 minutes on the 171 or 68 buses.
  • Guy’s campus is 10 minutes on the 35 bus
  • St Thomas’ campus is a 15-minute journey using the 12 or 148 buses.
  • Strand campus is 15 minutes' journey on the 68, 45 or 172 routes.
  • Denmark Hill campus is just 15 minutes on the bus using routes 68 or 176.
Local Essentials
Students at Julian Markham House can find a number of shops, supermarkets, banks and hairdressers within a few minutes’ walk from the property.
Tesco Express is just three minutes’ walk down Walworth Road and a larger Morrisons store is just five minutes’ walk away on the same road.
A number of banks are close by including Santander, Lloyds TSB, Barclays and NatWest – all within a couple of minutes’ walk from the property.
Elephant and Castle shopping centre is just a five-minute walk from Julian Markham House with a range of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and a bowling alley. The shopping centre is due to be re-developed in 2015.
Your Wellbeing
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation hospital is 15 minutes on the bus from Julian Markham House; just around the corner from London Bridge station.
The property team is there to help and can offer guidance on local dentist's and doctor's surgeries, should you need them. The customer service team is there to make your stay as enjoyable and safe as possible so feel free to ask them for help or advice.