Every room in the Lyra offers residents comfort and luxury that is perfect for every student’s needs. Wake up in your big, comfortable bed and enjoy your free WiFi and smart TV. If you fancy a change of scenery, you can use any of our study spaces that are perfect for getting your work done.
From a roof terrace to cycle storage, if you’re staying in or heading out, every resident in the Lyra has access to luxuries to make student life in London even better. Contents insurance, CCTV security and 24 hour on-site support means you can enjoy the Lyra with peace of mind.
Take advantage of the Lyra’s fantastic location. You’ll never go without thanks to the nearby supermarkets, corner shops and takeaways. The Zone 2 destination also makes the Lyra perfect for residents who love being a stone’s throw away from all the best attractions, public transport and university buildings.
The Lyra is conveniently located next to North Acton Tube Station, 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.
The Lyra is located on Portal Way in North Acton. It’s a great location for getting around London with North Acton Tube Station a short two minutes-walk away. You can be in central London within 20 minutes or Westfield Shopping Centre in 13 minutes. There are plenty of food stores nearby including Tesco Express, Sainburys and Shepherd’s Bush is only 2 stops away on the tube.
Living and studying in South London is an experience like no other and Downing Students range of student accommodation in Zone One and Zone Two offers a convenient central base to explore this cosmopolitan capital city.
Create content for Downing Students’ social media channels and get rewarded. We’re always looking for students to showcase life at university across our social channels. This could be anything from room tours, capturing events on site or exploring your city and showing us what’s around your accommodation. Message us on Instagram @downing_students if you would like to become a content creator.
We pride ourselves in offering great service to our residents, from ensuring our buildings are safe, taking delivery of parcels or just being a friendly face to talk to. There is always a member of our team available to help.
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
Our site teams arrange amazing events from DJs and quiz nights to skill workshops, games nights and well-being sessions to ensure there is something for everyone. We believe it is a great opportunity to get to know other residents.