Finding Accommodation

So many people want to live here and, as a result, finding a place to call home can be a bit of a challenge. But don’t panic, that’s why we’re here.

London is simply an assortment of small villages and communities pieced together like a puzzle, each of these have their own vibe and culture, collectively making them the city you’re about to call home.

If you’re looking for a room in a shared house, or if you have a spare room going, visit You’ll find thousands of rooms and people looking for rooms in London and the rest of the UK. What's more, use the code BRITBOUND and you could receive 10% off any early bird upgrade offer!

Accommodation in London: Some interesting stats and facts

As many as 12 people can be competing for every room in London
The average rent for a room in London is £756 (March 2015)
Swanky South Kensington and Knightsbridge are the most expensive areas, with monthly rents averaging £1092.
Abbey Wood is London’s cheapest area for room rents, at an average of £498 per month
Where would we recommend flatsharing in London?We suggest keeping your search broad. For example, if Clapham is your ideal location, consider the surrounding areas like Stockwell, Brixton and Streatham too. Rent in Clapham is around £737 per month but Stockwell comes in at £693 and Streatham at £624. Living in Stockwell would save you £528 per year and you’d save £1,356 by living in Streatham, just a short bus ride from Clapham.

For more specific advice, check out our Guidebook articles on West London, South London, North London, and East London.

Interested in meeting potential new flatmates face-to-face?Why not head along to one of's SpeedFlatmating events, held across the city in the evenings and over the weekend, to chat to potential housemates over a beer or a coffee!