TELEPHONE/FAX: +44 (0)20 8675 3840
here for an Accommodation Request Application Form
| We provide
clean Single or Twin Bed Self-Contained, Self-Catering accommodation for
Single Students from Countries Overseas. We aim to offer reasonable priced,
clean furnished accommodation here in South London all Rooms have a Cooker,
Refridgerator, Sink, Built-in Wardrobes, Dining Table & Chairs &
a Desk. The Hostel has been recently decorated and furbished, and provides
freedom with responsibility with Christian values of tolerance, understanding
and respect for ones neighbours. You supply your own bed-linen, crockery
and cooking utensils. You usually share toilets and bathrooms with 2 -
3 others. We have payable on site Washing and Drying Machines, a Cycle
Shelter, a small Snooker hut and a large Garden for the use of all
who are staying at "Blain House".
We are just five minutes
walk away from Balham British Rail Main Line and Underground Stations
(ZONE 3), also Bus Routes including a Night Bus Service which provide
a regular service to and from the Centre of London's West End and the
City. Travel is easily made to most Colleges. We have nearby corner shops,
we are only five minutes walk to the local Shopping Centre, Supermarkets,
Street Markets, Banks also The Balham Library, which is available to all
who wish to use it. Within a few minutes walk we have Balham Leisure Centre,
Tooting Bec, Clapham and Wandsworth Commons. The "Commons" are areas
of Public Parkland where anyone may go for rest and recreation.
We welcome all enquiries
- Residents may be from any Country and of any colour or creed. The main
criteria is that the applicant is to be a full time Student at any recognised
University, Polytechnic or College and that he/she can show ability to
maintain him/her-self financially throughout their stay at "Blain House".
The Community welcomes
responsible Students and provides a caring environment with a Resident
Manager. Each individual being responsible for the cleanliness of their
own room and equipment, and helping towards cleanliness and the upkeep
of the common parts of the Hostel maintains high standards. All Residents
have independence with their own Front Door Key but all are requested
to help in the cultivation of a communal spirit within the Hostel.
Prices for you Own Self
Contained Room varies from £75.00 to £85.00 per Week, depending on the
Room size. Two sharing a Room from £64.00 to £70.00 Per Week-Per
person depending on Room size. Constant Hot Water and Central Heating
is provided throughout the Hostel, although you should allow a further
£1.50 (Approx.) per Week for the electricity power in the Room.
On our receipt of your completed Application Form and you have received a written confirmed offer of Accommodation from us, a deposit of £200.00 is required (*£100.00 in advance to Book a Room (made payable to W.S.H.A.) and a further £100.00 on Arrival) The total amount of £200.00 is fully refundable on vacating, providing that the Room and its Equipment is left clean and the keys are returned back to The Office. (*Non refundable, if you cancel the booking once confirmed by us).
Office Hours - Arrival & Departure Days:
Monday 10am - 8pm. Tuesday to Friday 10am - 5.30pm.
Departure: Date of vacating with all of your possessions by 12am.