Wilson House Virtual Tour

At a glance

  • 349 bed spaces
  • £119 - £242 per week
  • Located in Paddington, close to St. Mary's Campus

In 2013, Wilson House reopened its doors following an extensive 12-month refurbishment. It is comprised of 22 inter-connected Victorian period houses with a brand new, purpose built residential block to the rear. Close to St Mary's Campus in bustling Paddington, you'll have free access to the gym and pool there. It's also just a 30 minute walk to our South Kensington Campus across Hyde Park.

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

Wilson house in more detail

Room types and rents

Update 2021/22: In line with the measures we are putting in place to ensure your safety and comfort in light of COVID-19, we have made amendments to the bed spaces and rent details below. Learn more about these measures on our changes for 2021/22 pages.

Wilson House offers self-catered study accommodation for 361 undergraduate students. Rent includes utility bills, internet accessbasic contents insurancemaintenancecommunal cleaning and a contribution towards your halls activity fund.

The rents for 2021/22 are as follows:

Type of roomNumber of bed spacesWeekly rent per person
En-suite single 55 £220
Standard single 241 £133
Small standard single with study bed** 30 £119
En-suite twin* 5 £242
Standard twin* 18 £147
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*Although displayed as twin rooms, in order to support social distancing guidelines all twin rooms for 2021/22 will be let as single occupancy.

**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)

Visit Fees and Payment page for more information

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.

Study Bed Wilson House basement

Caption: Wilson House Basement Standard Single - Study Bed

To view more photos of Wilson House, visit the 360 tours page.