Below is a list of companies that provide services such as student bedding packs, house finding services or guarantor services for students searching for or moving into private accommodation.

Other service providers

Cerca London

Cerca London Cerca London logo
3 Adam and Eve Mews, 
W8 6UG

With a boutique office in Kensington, CERCA handpicks the right apartments on your behalf, and takes you on chauffeured tours. We represent you every step of the way, from negotiating the rent to dealing with utility bills.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7046 6263
Whatsapp: +44 (0) 77 346 946 46

Doctor in the House

Doctor in the House

Doctor in the House have been providing comfortable apartments and homestays, for clinicians and academics for over 30 years.

Doctor in the House logo

We personally visit and handpick our Apartments and Homestays with friendly and welcoming hosts.

Our team carefully select accommodation tailored to your needs, finding you the ideal place for you to call home. 

Flexible accommodation from one night to a year, no hidden costs, just a great service.

Tel: 0208 870 5949


Fort Box Storage

Fort Box Self Strorage                                                                        

Fort Box St John's                                                                                                                                                                                     
6 Hall Road

Tel: +44 (0)207 148 7000

Fort Box Chelsea 
58a Tregunter Road
SW10 9HJ

Tel: +44 (0)207 373 1000

Need a place to store your belongings? Fort Box offers flexible storage for students. You can either share a storage room or have our own locker or room. Minimum stay is just 7 days and we offer your first month free, including free van pick up from central locations. With our storage you can come and go, add or take away without charge and complete flexibility.


Homie Homie

“Try our home finding service free of charge as an Imperial Student.

 How it works:

  • We search across the market to find great homes matching your criteria.
  • Once you've chosen your favourites, we organise viewings at times to suit you. 
  • We'll pick you up in a cab and drive you door to door, giving you advice and guidance en route.
  • The service is unlimited, so we will keep looking until you are 100% happy*

*.... although it currently only takes us around three days to find your new home!”

Phone: +44 (0) 207 368 3335

Housing Hand

Housing Hand 

7 Henrietta Street, 
Covent Garden,

Tel: +44 (0)207 205 2625

Housing Hand provides a Rent Guarantor Service for UK and international students.


  • Secure the property of your choice – majority of landlords and letting agents will require a Guarantor to secure the property.
  • Pay your rent monthly or instalments instead of having to pay 6-12 months in advance if you do not have a qualifying UK based Guarantor.
  • Protect yourself from the risks associated with paying such a large amount upfront.
  • Have your paperwork and legal documents checked.
  • Free access to our House Finder Service.
  • Pay our Housing Hand fee upfront or in monthly instalments. 

Space Station PLC

Space Station PLC 

149 St Paul's Avenue,

Tel: +44 (0)20 8847 0077

Whether you need temporary storage space for just a week between houses, somewhere to keep your things over the summer, or even if you're off to explore the world for a while, our rooms provide you with a clean, dry space to keep hold of your possessions.  All our student units are individually alarmed with CCTV and pin-code entry and only you hold the key to your room! logo
7 St Martins Place
WC2N 4JH is the world’s leading marketplace for student accommodation. We help international students book their perfect room, in over 400 cities worldwide. With over 30,000 rooms available in London, you can compare your options and choose the best home for you. 

Tel: +44 (0) 203 817 0050


UniKitOut     UniKitOut logo

UniKitOut are the one stop shop for student essentials, selling student bed packs, student kitchen packs, student bathroom and towel packs, student combo packs, electricals, accessories and much more. They even deliver direct to your halls so everything is waiting for you upon your arrival! Imperial students receive a discount by quoting IMP17 at the checkout.