The Lyra in London takes urban student living and transforms it into your home away from home. Conveniently located next to North Acton Tube Station, this student accommodation is at the heart of the action, whilst still offering enough seclusion for you to study in peace and quiet. Our competitive prices give you some of the best student flats inside zones 1 and 2. Choose a studio apartment in The Lyra and enjoy the space to relax and study within modern, well-maintained and secure surroundings. Each studio has been purposely designed to offer everything you need, and when you want to unwind you can spend time with friends in The Lounge or draw inspiration from the London skyline on the roof top terrace.
Student apartments have never looked so good – enjoy all of the benefits of London in a secure and safe building. The Lyra is your space to study, chill and live within easy distance from London’s abundance of cultural and historical highlights. Soak up the city and study the thing you love at the same time.
Downing Students; changing the standard in student accommodation across London. If you are moving to London for a work placement opportunity, internship or a sandwich course, the Lyra offers you the perfect choice of accommodation.
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Platinum studio bathroom
Platinum studio kitchen
Bronze Studio Kitchen
Studio Shower Room
Games Room and Lounge
Roof top terrace
Roof top lounge
Whats it like
No unexpected costs – rent covers water, light and heat.
Relax in front of your own personal Smart TV with Bluetooth technology.
Insurance on your belongings comes included with your rent.
Secure entry systems, CCTV and a well trained team offering support 24/7.
Spend time with friends while enjoying great views across London.
Keep your bike safe and secure with our onsite storage facility.
Find the day-to-day facilities you need housed within the building.
Free 200Mb WiFi
Get 200Mb internet connection speeds throughout the building.
Enjoy a good night’s sleep in a large, comfortable bed.
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.
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Frequently asked questions
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