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Prince Consort Village - New for 2017
Our partner residence
Prince Consort Village is a brand new residence conveniently located within walking distance of, or just a short bus ride from, both our London centres. Located in Shepherd's Bush, it is close to transport links, cafés, restaurants, shops and pubs in the local area.
Guests can relax and mix with other students in the communal lounge areas or one of the outdoor courtyards. There is also secure parking for bicycles.
Bed linen and towels are provided on arrival and there are laundry facilities available in the residence for students to use. The residence is non-smoking.
Residence accommodation is only available while you are taking a course in the school, including any time necessary to take an exam connected with your course, and in multiples of whole weeks.
Shepherd's Bush, London (Zone 2)
Nearest tube station
Ravenscourt Park (District line), Goldhawk Road (Circle and Hammersmith & City lines)
Travel time to HPG
Less than 30 minutes walk or 10 minute bus (use bus 94)
Travel time to WS
15 minutes walk or a 5 minute bus (use bus 237)
Payment can be made via the school and will be invoiced at the same time as the course
Reception is open weekdays 08:00 - 20:00hrs and weekends 09:00 - 18:00hrs
Security staff are onsite weekdays 20:00 - 08:00hrs and weekends 18:00 - 09:00hrs
24hr CCTV surveillance throughout
Gym, laundry facilities, communal kitchen, music practice and study rooms, multiple indoor communal areas including a TV room, two outdoor courtyards
Arrival and Departure times
Check in from 14:00hrs; Check out by 10:00hrs
A standard studio (avg. 16.5msq) will include: Small double bed, wardrobe space, under bed storage, desk, chair, shelving and cupboard space. Bedding and kitchen pack are also included. All studios have an en-suite shower room and kitchenette.
We will usually arrange for you to stay in one room throughout, but it may be necessary for you to move rooms during your stay. Studios are located on floor 3.
Occasional overnight guests may be permitted, this will need to be arranged directly with the PCV reception team after arrival.
Every room is equipped with a kitchenette including cooking hobs, a fridge-freezer, microwave, plus kitchen utensils and single cutlery set
Free wifi internet is available throughout the residence
Room rates 2017
1 - 4 weeks
5 weeks or more
£20.00 end of stay cleaning charge
£25.00 per week summer supplement is applied to all bookings between 2 July and 27 August 2017
How long should you book for?
We strongly advise you to book your accommodation for the whole of your course, unless you are certain that you only need it for part of your time with us. PCV residence accommodation is only available for the duration of your course and is booked Sunday to Sunday, so you should find alternative accommodation if you intend to arrive before or after this.
People sometimes book for just one month because they do not want to pay for the whole period in advance, or because they want to be able to leave if they are not happy. Since you can pay month by month, and can leave at any time with six working days' notice, please do not feel that you should book for a shorter period than your course if you have these concerns.
Extending your stay:
If you want to stay in your accommodation longer than you originally booked, it may be possible for you to do so. But this cannot be guaranteed, as it is possible that your room will be unavailable. If you do want to extend your stay, please come and tell us as early as possible. If you ask less than six working days' before you are due to leave and we have to find you alternative accommodation, you will have to pay a supplementary placement fee of £50.00.
Cancelling your stay:
We accept cancellations made more than 6 working days' before the start of your accommodation arrival at no charge except for the accommodation placement fee which is non-refundable.
If you wish to cancel your stay with less than 6 working days' notice then you must pay 1 weeks rent as cancellation charge plus the accommodation placement fee which is non-refundable.
After arrival (Shortening your stay)
You may shorten your stay after you have arrived but you must give more than 6 working days' notice with no additional penalty charge.
If you give less than 6 working days' notice we will charge you one weeks rent as cancellation charge and the end of stay cleaning fee of £20.00.
How to get there
Travelling from the airport/station to Digs Ravenscourt:
Arriving at London Heathrow (LHR)
Take the National Express coach or Piccadilly line to Hammersmith. From here take the number 266 bus to Goldhawk Road (Stop ST). Cross the road at the roundabout and the residence will be in front of you. Total journey time approx. 40 - 50 minutes.
Arriving at London Stansted (STN)
Take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street. Then take the Central line to Shepherd's Bush. From here take a number 94 or 237 bus to Paddenswick Road (Stop SH). This bus stop is right outside the residence. Total journey time approx. 1hr 30 minutes.
Arriving at London Gatwick (LGW)
Take the Gatwick Express train to Victoria. Then take the District line to Ravenscourt Park. From here take the number 266 bus to Goldhawk Road (Stop ST). Cross the road at the roundabout and the residence will be in front of you. Total journey time approx. 1hr 10 minutes.
Arriving by Eurostar (St Pancras)
Take the Circle or Hammersmith & City line to Goldhawk Road. From here take a number 94 or 237 bus to Paddenswick Road (Stop SH). This bus stop is right outside the residence. Total journey time approx. 30 minutes
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