At a glance

  • 689 bed spaces
  • £136 - £204 per week
  • Located in North Acton

Prices shown are for 2024-25 academic year.

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Woodward Buildings is one of our newest halls of residence, offering modern, spacious accommodation in cluster flats of 6-10 residents, as well as a range of purpose-built communal spaces. Rising to 19 storeys, Woodward forms part of the bustling student community in North Acton, which also includes Kemp Porter Buildings and a variety of other London university halls of residence. 

Please note that some of the rooms and kitchens in Woodward Buildings overlook the Acton Cemetery. 

Lift repair work will be taking place in block D throughout 2024/25. One lift will remain operational throughout.

Woodward Buildings Exterior

Welcome to Woodward Buildings

BBQ area

Common room

Common room

Entrance and reception area


Music room

Pocket park

Roof terrace

Single ensuite

Study room

Twin room

Twin room

Woodward hall in more detail

Room types and rents

Woodward Buildings offers self-catered study accommodation for 682 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
Premium en-suite single 17 £204
En-suite single 570 £177
En-suite twin 102 £136
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All beds in Woodward are 4' x 6'6" (1.22m x 1.98m). Fire policies in Woodward and Kemp Porter are different from our other halls - you should review the fire safety information pages before arrival. 

Visit Fees and Payment page for more information

Features and facilities

Hall features and facilities:

  • All rooms are en-suite
  • Bedrooms are arranged in cluster flats
  • Each bedroom has individual internet and telephone access
  • Mattress covers, laundry basket, fan, desk lamp, waste paper bin, bathroom bin and toilet brush and holder all included
Kitchen and common areas
  • Large common room with communal and pod seating areas, table top games and TV
  • Open plan kitchen and living area with a dining table, a sofa and a relaxing lounge with a flat screen TV
  • Many kitchens and living spaces offer panoramic views of central London
  • Free wifi access in all communal areas
  • Communal study areas
  • Vacuum, mop, mop bucket, dustpan and brush, kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge/freezers all included
Other features and facilities
  • Non-smoking hall
  • On-site two storey gym and studio
  • Pocket park
  • Music rehearsal rooms
  • Study rooms
  • Games room
  • Multi-faith spaces
  • Secure entry system
  • Secure bicycle storage
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24 hour front entrance CCTV
  • 24 hour Concierge
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Woodward Buildings
No. 1 Victoria Road
London, W3 6FA
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Woodward Buildings is located in North Acton, is part of a vibrant community of over 1,600 science and arts students and is just a few minutes away from Kemp Porter Buildings.

Due to its location, you will likely be required to take public transport in order to get to the South Kensington campus. Alternatively, you will also be able to cycle to South Kensington, which takes between 35-50 minutes. 

Woodward benefits from excellent transport links: it's just a short two minute walk to North Acton tube station which will take you to the South Kensington campus in 40 minutes, Notting Hill (11 minutes) and Oxford Circus (19 minutes). Five major bus routes are within walking distance, including the 95 bus to Park Royale leisure park's cinema and bowling alley (11 minutes). Students can purchase a monthly travelcard, giving unlimited travel across central London (transport zones 1 & 2).

Tesco Express, Sainsburys Local, Costa Coffee, Chicken, and Indian takeaways are all within a two minute walk, with Lebanese and American cuisine just around the corner. For bigger shopping trips, the famous Westfield Shopping Centre is only a short distance away by tube and an Asda superstore is a 9 minute bus ride or 15 minute walk away.