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Wellington Lodge

268-282 Waterloo Road, SE1 8RQ

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  • 146 Beds

  • 2.3 miles from city centre

About Wellington Lodge

Wellington Lodge is in a fantastic Zone 1 location, close to many of London’s most popular attractions. The property has excellent transport links with Waterloo station just five minutes from the property for Bakerloo, Jubilee and Northern underground lines, and a large number of bus routes in the area. London South Bank University is just a couple of minutes’ walk away.

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Ensuite rooms

A range of rooms in shared flats with shared kitchens and your own bathroom

Studio rooms

Individual flats with your own kitchen and own bathroom
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En-suite rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom, a comfortable three-quarter size bed, your own desk and Wi-Fi connected work space. A typical room is 12 metres squared.

The shared lounge and fully fitted kitchen area is an ideal space to relax in with your flat mates.

You'll find plenty of room for your stuff with a large wardrobe and under-bed storage space.

  • 3-5

All year - £329 per week


Feel at home in your en-suite room, which has a private shower room with sink and toilet, a three-quarter size bed and generous sized Wi-Fi connected study area with chair.

As well as a wardrobe, you'll find storage space under your bed and shelves and drawers to store your belongings.

These rooms are typically 12 metres squared and are situated towards the top of the building and have great views across London.

  • 8

All year - £330 per week


Our accessible en-suite rooms have facilities that can be used with ease and are typically 14 metres squared.

The rooms are packed with features such as a private bathroom, a comfortable three-quarter size bed, your own desk and Wi-Fi connected work space.

You'll find plenty of room for your stuff with a large wardrobe and under-bed storage space and benefit from a shared fully fitted kitchen/dining area, ideal for relaxing with your flatmates.

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Our accessible en-suite rooms have facilities that can be used with ease.

They are packed with features such as a private bathroom, comfortable three-quarter size beds, plenty of storage space for your belongings and offer a shared kitchen/dining area to enjoy with your flatmates.

Each room has a large Wi-Fi connected working space with desk and chair to make your room an ideal environment for your studies. A typical room is 12 metres squared.

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Situated at the top of the building, these rooms have great views across London.

Your en-suite room is packed with features such as a private bathroom, a comfortable three-quarter size bed, your own desk and Wi-Fi connected work space.

At the desk there are shelves and drawers for your books and files and you will find plenty of space for your belongings, with a wardrobe and under-bed storage.

You’ll also have a shared kitchen/dining area ideal for relaxing with your flatmates. A typical room is 12 metres squared.

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For students who prefer to live independently, our studios are perfect for both relaxing and studying.

Our studios are typically 25 metres squared and have a comfortable three-quarter size bed. Room size and layout can vary due to the shape of the building. As well as your own bathroom and fully fitted kitchen/dining area, you’ll have a well-equipped and Wi-Fi connected work space.

The large wardrobe and under-bed storage will give you plenty of space to store your stuff.

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Stay this summer

Summer stays

Looking to stay in this property or explore more of the UK this summer? We have summer rooms available across the UK in 24 cities.

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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 Wellington Lodge

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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

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
Southwark is home to plenty of old pubs, art galleries, markets, restaurants and bars. There is a wide variety of venues ranging from traditional pubs to roof-top dining with views across the River Thames. Borough High Street is close to Wellington Lodge with a variety of shops, restaurants, cafés and a cinema.
Oxford Street and Bond Street are less than 10 minute’s journey from Wellington Lodge, so you’re close to one of the best shopping areas in London where you’ll find most of the top high-street and designer brands.
Covent Garden and Leicester Square are also a short journey away for some of the nightlife central London has to offer with comedy gigs, street entertainment, live music and theatre productions every night of the week.
Plus, excellent transport links from the property mean you can reach all areas of London easily, from Camden Town and Islington to Kensington and Chelsea in west London and Shoreditch and Brick Lane in east London.
Southwark has a lot to offer art lovers with Tate Modern, the Bankside Gallery and the new South London Gallery close by. Southbank offers a range of entertainment from attractions such as the London Dungeons, to The Scoop at More London. There is a local outdoor amphitheatre with free events throughout June to September, showing films, music and theatre. 
There are plenty of things to do along London’s Southbank, 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.
Wellington Lodge is within 10 minutes’ journey from many of London’s best attractions including the London Eye, The Shard, Shakespeare’s Globe theatre and SEA LIFE London Aquarium.
The O2 Arena is just a quick journey away on the Jubilee line and includes the O2 Arena music venue, a museum of popular music, a cinema and exhibitions. You can even climb across the roof of the dome with ‘Up at the O2’. 
Borough Market, a famous food market with over 100 fruit, vegetable and butcher stalls, is just a 10-minute walk from the property and is one of the oldest and largest markets in London. HMS Belfast, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge are also just a short journey away.
The property is just 20 minutes’ journey from Buckingham Palace, St. James' Park, Green Park and Hyde Park to watch the changing of the guards or ride Boris bikes through the parks. Hyde Park has a boating lake, numerous cafés and open-water swimming (June-September) at the Serpentine Lido. The park also hosts a number of events and concerts throughout the year.
Getting Active
There are a number of gyms and leisure centres close to the property. The closest to Wellington Lodge is The Gym Waterloo on Waterloo Road, and there are many others locally including CrossFit Central London on Ewer Street and Bankside Health Club on Southwark Street.
The Colombo Centre is just 15 minutes’ walk away on Colombo Street, and has a range of sports facilities including badminton, tennis and basketball courts, and football pitches.
Many students make the most of the property’s great location by jogging along the River Thames, just a few hundred metres from the property.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
Waterloo station is just five minutes from Wellington Lodge where you can catch the Bakerloo, Jubilee and Northern underground lines and mainline services. Trains run direct to Embankment, Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Circus and Regent's Park on the Bakerloo line. You can reach Leicester Square, Camden Town, King’s Cross St Pancras and Clapham on the Northern line, and the Jubilee line will take you to Green Park, Bond Street and London Bridge.
Lambeth North (on the Bakerloo line) is just seven minutes from the property and Southwark station (on the Jubilee line) is just eight minutes away.
The area is well served by a number of bus routes. Useful local bus routes include the 1 service to Canada Water, the 68 service to Euston, the 188 service to Russell Square station, and the N68/N171 services to Tottenham Court Road.
Local Essentials
There are a range of convenient local stores within 10 minutes’ walk of Wellington Lodge. There are a number of newsagents, hairdressers and dry cleaners on Waterloo Road, just around the corner.
Other local stores include a hairdresser, two grocery shops, a post office, several pubs and dozens of restaurants. There is also a range of high-street banks within 10 minutes’ walk.
Local supermarkets include a Sainsbury’s Local, Iceland and Marks & Spencer, all of which are within a few minutes’ walk of Wellington Lodge.
Your Wellbeing
Locally, there are two large hospitals within a short walk from Wellington Lodge; Lambeth St Thomas' Hospital on the bank of the Thames by Lambeth North station, and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation, 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.