At a glance

  • 382 bed spaces
  • £154 - £248 per week
  • Located in Paddington, close to St. Mary's Campus

Prices shown are for 2024-25 academic year.

Take a 360 tour of Wilson House

Set across 22 interconnected Victorian period houses with a new, purpose built residential block to the rear, Wilson House is your home in the heart of London. It is situated just a few minutes away from Paddington station, the restaurants and bars of Paddington Basin, as well as a quick walk to Hyde Park. You're within a few minutes of our St Mary's campus and around 15-25 minutes from South Kensington. 

Wilson House is named after Charles Wilson, 1st Baron Moran, who was the Dean of St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School (now part of the College). Charles Wilson was also famous for being Sir Winston Churchill’s personal physician.

Welcome to Wilson House

Annexe kitchen

Annexe kitchen

Basement room with study bed

Common room


Ensuite single

Games room

Wilson House kitchen

Music room

Standard single

Wilson house in more detail

Room types and rents

Wilson House offers self-catered study accommodation for 382 undergraduate students. Rent includes utility bills, internet accessbasic contents insurancemaintenancecommunal cleaning and a contribution to the halls activity fund.

The rents for 2024-25 are:

Type of room Number of bed spaces Weekly rent per person
En-suite single 64 £248
Standard single 244 £211
Small standard single with study bed* 30 £197
En-suite twin 8 £168
Standard twin 36 £154
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*The small standard single rooms located in the basement of Wilson House are smaller and enjoy less natural light than the other rooms, with this being reflected in the reduced price. The beds in these rooms measure 3' x 6'3" (0.91m x 1.91m) and are Study Beds. Please view our short video on how a Study Bed works

With the exception of the Study Beds rooms, all other beds are are 3' x 6'6" (0.91m x 1.98m)

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Features and facilities

Hall features and facilities:

  • Telephone and wired internet access in all study bedrooms
  • Shared bathrooms and shower rooms located on each floor which are generally shared between 3-4 students (for standard rooms)
Kitchen and common areas  
  • Shared kitchens
  • Large multi-purpose social space
  • TV and table-top games lounge
  • Communal study spaces
Other features and facilities  
  • Non-smoking hall
  • Fully equipped laundry facilities on-site
  • Secure external bike storage area
  • Nearby sports facilities at St. Mary’s campus
  • Secure swipe card access
  • 24-hour front entrance CCTV
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Wilson House
38-76 Sussex Gardens
London, W2 1UF
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Wilson House is located in Paddington, a bustling and vibrant community, close to St. Mary’s medical campus.  Paddington is home to a diverse population and as such there are many international restaurants and cafés nearby.

Wilson House is a short walk from the tube which takes you to the main South Kensington campus in 25 minutes. Alternatively, it is a pleasant 30 minute walk through Hyde Park or a 15 minute bike ride. The area is also served by frequent bus services.