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Platt Hall

Our largest student hall close to state-of-the-art sports facilities, with TV lounge and study space

Platt Hall and Writtle House share the communal TV lounge and study rooms located at Writtle House, and all the private green space around the buildings too.

How to apply for Platt Hall

Key details

Accommodation 540 ensuite rooms in flats of six.

Ensuite rooms at Platt Hall cost £192.71 per week. Rent is paid in two termly instalments.

DurationContracts run for 40 weeks, from the 11th of September 2023 until the 17th of June 2024.
Rooms Each ensuite room is furnished with a single bed, a spacious study desk, a wardrobe, wall storage for personal belongings, and an individual ensuite bathroom.
Communal areas

Designated kitchens are shared between flat residents.
Communal areas include TV lounge and study room.

Security The hall team is available at reception from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, to assist with queries and maintenance issues. There are security guards on site 5pm to 9am weekdays and 24/7 during weekends.

Utility bills included (water, gas, and electric)
Basic contents insurance
Internet access
On-site laundry facilities (additional cost per use)
Weekly cleaning service of shared spaces (kitchens, TV lounge, and study room)

  • The essentials

    • Inventory


      • Single bed
      • Bedside cabinet
      • Wardrobe
      • Bookshelf
      • Wastepaper bin
      • Notice board
      • Desk and an adjustable chair
      • Internet access (included in the price)


      • Sink
      • Cooker
      • Toaster
      • Kettle
      • Microwave
      • Kitchen bin
      • Vacuum cleaner
      • Dustpan and brush
      • Mop and bucket
      • Kitchen table and chairs
      • Fridge and freezer
      • Chopping board
      • Cupboard storage space
    • What to bring


      • Duvet
      • Pillow
      • Covers
      • Sheets
      • Alarm clock
      • Coat hangers
      • Laundry basket


      • Sharp knife
      • Scissors
      • Glass and mug
      • Plate and bowl
      • Flat baking tray
      • Small cutlery set
      • Chopping board
      • Bin bags, sandwich bags, foil, cling film, and tea towels
      • Saucepan, wok or frying pan
      • Plastic storage containers


      • Towels
      • Washbag and toiletries
      • Toilet cleaner, bleach, toilet brush
      • Toilet rolls
      • Plasters


      • Laptop or computer
      • Mobile phone
      • Headphones
      • USB memory stick
      • Device chargers
      • Plug convertors


Local area

The proximity to local parks and the StoneX Stadium, home to the local rugby team Saracens, means that residents will have the opportunity to attend and engage in sports events organised by the RAs.

See Platt Hall's location on Google Maps.

Transportation Links

Platt Hall is based in Colindale, only a 20-minute walk away from our Hendon campus. Just a 5-minute walk way from the Colindale tube station, residents can get to central in under 30 minutes on the Northern line.

How to apply

Ready to apply for Platt Hall? Follow the link below to learn about the application process and to make an accommodation application.

How to apply for halls

Maintaining high standards

Platt Hall is managed by Southern Housing, a housing association that specialises in student accommodation. Middlesex University is committed to providing a friendly, safe, student-focused environment, and we’ve signed up to national codes of standards for accommodation to ensure this. For Platt Hall, Southern Housing has also signed up to the ANUK code.

Contact us

We're here to help you find accommodation whilst you study with us, either in halls or in the private rented sector. If you are not sure where to start, get in contact with us.

Call +44 (0)20 8411 6121.

Email accomm@mdx.ac.uk

The Study4Success Award

Southern Housing has partnered with Middlesex University to offer one successful applicant who has made a difference to society, the opportunity to have their accommodation fees paid for one academic year (40 weeks) in Platt Hall, Writtle House, or Usher Hall. For more information, visit the Study4Success page.

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