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Seething Wells is right by the River Thames and is close to Surbiton town centre and railway station. There is plenty of green space close by, so you won't feel like you're in London at all! The hall is in a listed building located on an old water works site, full of history. It was transformed into student accommodation in the 1990s.
We are refurbishing Seething Wells and we think you will love the finished result! The spruced up halls of residence will offer modern, stylish rooms in an eco-friendly environment, with nearly 300 newly refurbished en-suite rooms by September 2021.
At Seething Wells hall you will find:
It is easy to get to lectures, the library and other campus facilities from Seething Wells hall. Many students walk to classes or hop on the free inter-site bus service. (The travel times listed below are approximate and can vary due to levels of traffic.)
20 minute walk
30 minute walk
30 minutes on KU inter-site bus
40 minutes on KU inter-site bus
Moving out for the first time was daunting, yet the team at Seething Wells made it a seamless transition. They offered events and opportunities from the minute I arrived so it was very easy to make university accommodation my new home.
Ben Maxted, BA (Hons) Human Geography
There are five room types at Seething Wells hall:
A micro en-suite is our smallest and most affordable room in Kingston University's housing stock. These rooms offers:
All of our micro rooms are newly refurbished to have a sleek and modern finish.
Please note: Due to the size of the micro en-suite rooms, we wouldn't recommend them for student's over 1.8 metres tall.
A budget en-suite is another affordable room type on our Seething Wells site. It offers:
The budget en-suite rooms have been newly refurbished, so are new and stylish.
The classic en-suite is a non-refurbished room. You will be upgraded into a newly refurbished room as soon as one becomes available and will receive a discount for each week spent in your pre-refurbished room. The classic rooms offers:
* A discounted rent will be applied.
A newly refurbished standard room offers:
A newly refurbished premium room offers:
We'll provide you with plenty of amenities to ensure your room is comfortable. You can expect:
Moving into your student room in halls is exciting – but what should you bring with you when you make your move to university?
Rooms in halls are well equipped so there is no need to pack absolutely everything.
A few things to note for Seething Wells specifically – our newly refurbished rooms have induction hobs, so make sure you bring pans that work! Some of the beds are small doubles (rather than singles) so please ensure you have the right your bedding too.
You can pre-order a Student Starter Kit Pack if you want to take the hassle out of buying and transporting bedding, kitchen and bathroom items to uni when it is time to move in – the pack will be delivered directly to your hall of residence.
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