Short Term & Summer Lets

We currently have short term and summer lets available in an number of locations


If you’re thinking about staying in London and want contemporary accommodation for a great price, Downing’s value for money short-term lets could be the answer.

Whether you’re an international student attending a pre-sessional language course before term starts, a current student taking part in an internship in the city or you simply want to stay and study, take a look at short-term lets at The Lyra.

Our studios offer stylish self-contained living space and free wireless internet within our modern and secure purpose-built student property in North Acton. Located next to North Acton tube station on the Central Line, you’ll be just 20 minutes from Oxford Circus and all that the city has to offer, with plenty of local amenities on hand too.

Short term tenancies are available from £249 per week:

Rent per week (£) Total Rent (£) Term (weeks)
October – January 249 3486 14
January – July 249 6474 16
January – August 249 8217 33

Short term bookings can be made online or if you would like to discuss your requirements please contact us via the booking enquiry form.


Short term tenancies are available at The Railyard for a minimum of 14 weeks at £216 per week.


Studios are available at The View for short term lets (minimum 14 weeks) for £155 per week.


The Arch in Liverpool perfectly combines the old with the new. The stunning 19th Century façade houses our brand new, purpose built student accommodation. Student flats in Liverpool needn’t be uniform and The Arch proves this in spades. Inside Downing’s student housing in Liverpool you’ll find a combination of shared student flats from four to seven residents, as well as a number of studio apartments. All student rooms and studios are en-suite, stylishly decorated with top of the range furnishings and are protected by a secure entry system. Ideal for overseas and UK students alike.

Short term tenancies are available at The Arch up to 14.01.17.


Bronze studios are available at The Kingfisher for short term lets from:


Rent per week (£) Total Rent (£) Term(weeks)
15th January -  15th July 210 5460 26
7th January – 2nd September 199 6766 34
15th January – 2nd September 199 6567 33