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Welcome to Hackney Wick London

Novel Student’s London based property is located within Hackney-Wick, an exciting and ever-evolving neighbourhood in East London, home to a number of creatives, artists and musicians. Living in our private student accommodation in London you’ll never be short of interesting places to visit and explore, with the area being famous for its creative arts venues and some of London’s best street art. 

Hackney Wick is one of the most popular spots to study, with the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park providing an incredible campus base for some of the UK’s most sought-after Universities.

Student apartments available in London

It’s hard to find student housing in London, if you’re really looking for somewhere to call home however, then look no further.

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Novel’s brand-new student accommodation in London’s Wick Park is the perfect home away from home. Not only will you be ideally located within the Olympic Park’s reach, but our student flats in London are also connected by excellent transport links so that you can quickly travel to a number of Universities across London with ease.

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Student life in London

Home to the highest concentration of art studio spaces in the world, with 600 individual venues, Hackney Wick is a vibrant and inspiring place to spend your student years.

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Our Hackney Wick private student accommodation in London is a superb choice, as you’ll have everything you need on your doorstep. Entertainment is easy to find, with the area’s famous canal walks showcasing a variety of waterfront bars and restaurants, as well as unique studio spaces and shops of all kinds. Our particular favourite spot from this area close to Novel’s student flats in London is the Library of Things: a social enterprise encouraging borrowing over buying, where you can borrow just about anything you may need at a day rate. 

If shopping’s your thing, then you’ll be pleased to know that some of the UK’s biggest brands can be found at the hugely popular Westfield Stratford City shopping centre, just a 15 minute walk away from our Hackney Wick student housing in London. So you’ll be able to fill your boots with goodies from the 250 shops, before showing off to your flatmates what you’ve managed to hunt down!

Looking to travel further afield? The good news is that our Hackney Wick student housing in London is just a stone’s throw from train connections, with Wick Park train station 10 minutes away on foot, and Stratford International a 22 minute walk away.

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Universities in London

Our Hackney Wick student accommodation in London serves students from a variety of prestigious universities in the capital.

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University College London (UCL), forming part of Here East, is the second-largest university in the UK. It’s also consistently ranked as one of the top ten universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2010-2022) and is a favoured choice alongside LMA, Loughborough University and Staffordshire University London. They all offer excellent university courses over a wide range of disciplines including Performing Arts, Cyber Security and Digital Marketing.

In September 2023, the University Arts of London will also be moving its world famous London College of Fashion to the Olympic Park, as part of the East Bank development. The UAL is renowned globally, and in 2022 ranked second for Art and Design education for the fourth consecutive year in the QS University World Rankings by Subject.

As you can see, when you choose to stay with us at our Novel Hackney Wick student housing in London, you’ll be surrounded by the creme-de-la-creme of up and coming talent!

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There are plenty of entertainment options to be had at Hackney Wick, with an almost overwhelming variety of bars and restaurants. Barge East, Howling Hops Brewery and Pearl Hackney Wick are just a few that sit along the lovely waterfront.

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The neighbouring Westfield Stratford, not far from our student accommodation in London, also offers more than just shopping. The landmark destination hosts a whopping 70 places to eat, a 17- screen Vue cinema, and a Luxury bowling alley. So whatever you fancy doing at the weekend, you’ll never be short of a plan!

The purpose-built sporting complex ‘The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’ is unmissable and dominates the landscape of Hackney Wick. It provides a base for several university campuses, as well as being home to West Ham United football team. If you’re into sports then you’ll be living the dream, as not only can you take advantage of the sports facilities on offer, but there are also a number of sporting events held throughout the year in this phenomenal venue. 

The Olympic Park also hosts live music events, and while you’re there you can ascend the iconic ArcelorMittal Obit for incredible panoramic views of the city of London!

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