Kings Cross

Your neighbourhood guide

Welcome to Kings Cross

London , United Kingdom

Kings Cross isn't just a place for Harry Potter to get the train to a mythical Scottish wizarding school, or for tourists to pretend to do the same thing. The area is a highly diverse and well connected part of central London. Previously a bustling urban area, Kings Cross is really reinventing itself.

The price of a room in Kings Cross is getting more expensive. The area's location is simply too good to pass up for investors. Rooms typically rent from £180-£300 a week and are usually in a combination of studio flats, new build apartments or old small townhouse style properties.

Kings Cross is incredibly well connection to the rest of London as well as the rest of The UK. It's also a perfect location for studying at all of London's centrally based universities: in fact you're able to walk to Westminster University, The University of London or most of UCL's campuses. From Kings Cross Station you can be in most parts of the northern UK within three hours, and even in Edinburgh in five. Likewise Euston Station is only a short walk away. Or St. Pancras can get you to Europe in just an afternoon. This is one of the best connected areas of the capital.

The neighbours

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You'll fall in love with

Being able to get anywhere! Kings Cross is the perfect place to live if you need to escape the city. You can easily go for lunch in Paris or a night out in Newcastle.

Interesting points

The British Library is very close to the station. As it's the largest library in the world by number of volumes stored, at 17million, it's a perfect place to undertake some proper university research.

The lifestyle

Busy, practical and convenient, Kings Cross is the perfect urban environment. Diverse and up-and-coming, if you can find reasonable rent here it's an incredible place to spend your Erasmus year.

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