In all honesty, living in London doesn’t have to be as expensive as it seems. Well over 360,000 students are currently residing in London, and seem to be making ends meet, and many surveys have proven that the students in the capital city love living there and don’t want to leave! So, what’s the secret? Our corporate accounts give us the opportunity to keep rental prices for students as low as they are, and allow us to include all of your utility bills, maintenance and guidance included in one affordable price, so that the stress of costly accommodation in London can be lifted from your shoulders.
Many of clients would agree that once you move here, you will find your feet quickly and become city-savvy. Things such as finding the best-priced supermarket, discovering free museums and events, and meeting people who can introduce you to the best happy hours, cheap pubs and nightclub student nights all contribute towards bringing down your weekly cost of living, and essentially giving you the best experience possible while you’re here.
As a London-based company, we know the struggle of cost-related stress whilst living in London, so the least we can do is offer our experienced words of advice for everything from public transport and getting around, to local events and the best clubs for students.
After almost 6 years working together with Polar choice I have to say that I didn't have any problems or inconveniences. From twin rooms to studio flats Polar Choice always addressed my needs as a tenant with a human approach caring for every single aspect involved.
I had a wonderful experience recently renting from Polar Choice and was recommend them to family and friends, they are easy approachable and keen to help with things getting fixed in the property without delay.
I was so happy with the help that Paula gave me, being from Colombia I was concerned about accommodation in London but Paula who is also from Colombia helped me throughout.
Always helpful and available! Thanks
Service is easy to use and office staff are friendly.
Everything is handled professionally and personally. I like having a cleaner coming to the house. In addition to that the overall quality of the property was good.
Lets take a look at some fun facts about London.
Within the city of London borders there is only one road, Goswell Road. There are many lanes, streets and ways but since a boundary change Goswell Road is the only road within the square mile.
London Heathrow is the worlds busiest airport.
A flock of birds once landed on the minute hand of Big Ben and set the time back by 5 minutes.
Unusual street names in London include Ha Ha Road in Greenwich, Hooker’s Road in Walthamstow, Quaggy Walk in Blackheath, and Cyclops Mews and Uamvar Street in Limehouse.
Your not allowed to die in the houses of parliament in fact its illegal.
Big ben is not the name of the clock but actually the name of the bell inside.
The bank of England was the first privately owned national bank in any country, it was founded in 1964.
Tea was first introduced to London by Thomas Garraway in in 1658.
London was the first city to reach a population of more than one million people.
The exact centre of London is marked by a plaque in the Church of St Martin's-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square.
London was actually voted the most cost-effective city in the UK for students.
London is huge! At an impressive 620 square miles, we’re sure you’ll never be done exploring this great city.
The average student rent in London is £150 per week, much more than the price of our average rooms available in the city.
In addition to rent, the Government estimates that students need approximately £104 per week for living costs in London, depending on how much you socialize.