We recognise the importance of our students being able to make a home whilst studying at one of our campuses. Our Accommodation team is on hand to help students source accommodation that is right for them.

ACM London is based in Clapham, South London near Clapham Common Tube Station. Clapham Common is at its heart and a lively, sociable population that make it an attractive place to live. Neighbouring areas with good transport links include Tooting, Streatham, Brixton, Vauxhall, Stockwell, Wandsworth and Balham.

With our campus being just around the corner from Clapham Common tube station, you have access to the Northern Line and can be at Waterloo or London Bridge in just over 10 minutes. Our campus is also a 10 minute journey to Clapham Junction for further bus, national rail and overground facilities.

Freshers coming to London can choose from the following options

  1. Self catered student halls located in Tooting with our partners finddigs
  2. Other Private Halls of Residence Providers
  3. Private Rented Sector

NB: The accommodation options listed above are owned and operated by third party companies.  ACM is, in this way, making an introduction to these organisations in order to assist students in their accommodation needs.

Get in touch

Get in touch with our accommodation team by emailing accommodations@acm.ac.uk or calling us on +44 (0) 20 3319 5441

Accommodation Options

Managed self-catered student accommodation

Find Digs Furzedown Student Village and Cedars Hall

Find Digs Halls – Furzedown Student Village and Cedar Hall – offer standard and en-suite rooms with shared kitchens as well as studio apartments.

They have a mixture of rooms available from £182 per week. You can also get either a 39 or 42 week contract. Find Digs offer Furzedown Student Village and Cedars Hall, offering standard and en-suite rooms with shared kitchens as well as offering studio apartments.

There is a free shuttle bus which takes you to and from Tooting Broadway tube station which is only 3 stops from Clapham Common. Fast broadband and WiFi is included.

Furzedown Student Village gives you all you need to make your student experience as comfortable as possible, with on-site laundry, 24/7 staff and security on-site, games room and a communal lounge with a flat-screen TV.

Cedars Hall, next to Furzedown, offers a great place to live in a vibrant student community with a large communal area. Each room contains a fridge, plenty of storage as well as a TV point.

All residents in both halls have access to both sites communal areas and the gym.

To apply for this accommodation please email admin@finddigs.co.uk or call +44 (0) 2073816280.  Please note this is an Assured Shorthold tenancy – meaning you are liable for the full rent once you have accepted the terms and conditions.

Other private providers managed Halls of Residence

Please go to www.mystudenthalls.com where you can do a search for all available Halls of Residence rooms in the London area.

Glassyard Building offer ultra-chic supersized studios starting from 20sqm – perfect for student living! 

Each room comes with a comfy double bed, a dedicated study area and plenty of storage space. Plus, they also come with your own private mini-kitchen with a breakfast bar and a desirable en suite shower room! Perfect for couples to share for no extra charge.  Please go to freshstudentliving.co.uk for more info.

Fresh Student Living, Unite, Urbanest, Britannia Student Services

There are a number of other private providers in the London area, their accommodation is usually in the form of studio apartments, self-catered shared apartments/cluster flats and luxury single apartments. The prices can range depending on the provider.

It is easiest to go to their websites and search for properties they have in London. You would apply directly to the provider for the accommodation. Prices can range from £190 per week to £350 pw for a single en-suite bedroom.

For more information go to the following website




Please note these providers all issue Assured Shorthold tenancies meaning you are liable for the full rent once you have accepted the terms and conditions

Private Rented Sector

There is a wide and diverse private rented sector in London, although we do not have houses we rent out, we maintain a list of letting agents for Clapham and the surrounding areas. We also recommend websites like



We can also give you advice and guidance on renting including lots of hints and tips. For information on this please email accommodation@acm.ac.uk and our Accommodation Advisor will happily help you.

When searching for Private Rented Accommodation, please use the following link to check the Landlord/Agent before signing. https://www.london.gov.uk/rogue-landlord-checker

Student Pad

Student Pad advertises a wide range of student properties on their website offering a great choice of off-campus private accommodation. Live your best life in the coolest student properties by being able to access the right house for you. Please see the link below:


Register your preferences

Please contact hall provider for their policy on allocations. For any further information or advice, please contact the accommodation team on 01483 500841 or email accommodation@acm.ac.uk. Finally, liaise with other ACM applicants and students in our designated ACM London Accommodation Facebook Group!

Managed Housing Allocation Policy

Some of our students have characteristics that mean that living in private rented accommodation is more challenging for them.

As such, when considering applications for our managed housing, priority will be given to applicants who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Under 18s
  • Students relocating from outside the UK
  • Those with a diagnosed learning difficulty, disability or medical condition
  • Care leavers or those currently in care of social services