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Platt Hall

Share a flat with six other students in one of our largest halls

You’ll get your own room with an en-suite bathroom, and share the kitchen with your flatmates. Platt Hall is on the same site as Writtle House with a big shared area for studying, TV lounge, pool table and outdoor space. You’ll be twenty minutes’ walk from our campus and a short walk to StoneX Stadium, home of Saracens Rugby Club - so it’s a good choice if you’re studying sport and exercise science.

How to apply for Platt Hall

Key details

Accommodation 90 self-contained flats spread across three blocks of buildings

Rooms at Platt Hall cost £180.32 per week, with rent payable in advance. Find out how to book and apply online now. Further details on payment are provided if you are offered a room.

Rooms Average room size: 10m²
All flats comprise of six single bedrooms, complete with an en-suite shower room and toilet
Communal area

Shared kitchen/dining room for each flat
Communal TV lounge and study room in Writtle House (part of the same complex)

Security The hall team are available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday to help with your questions and fix maintenance issues. There are security guards on site during the night and at weekends and you’ll be given their contact details.

Cleaning service (kitchen and communal areas) once per week
Entry phone and electronic key cards for each bedroom 
On site laundry facilities (additional cost per use)
Basic contents insurance
Internet access 
Utility bills included (water, gas, and electric)

  • The essentials

    • Inventory


      • Single Bed
      • Bedside cabinet, wardrobe, bookshelf, desk and chair
      • Waste paper bin
      • Notice board
      • Internet access provided


      • Dustpan and brush
      • Mop and bucket
      • Kitchen table and chair
      • Kitchen bin
      • Cooker
      • Fridge and freezer
      • Food storage space
      • Kettle
      • Microwave
      • Toaster
      • Sink
    • What to bring


      • Duvet and covers (single bed size)
      • Pillow and covers
      • Sheets
      • Alarm clock (don’t miss a lecture)
      • Coat hangers
      • Laundry basket


      • Towels (one big and one small)
      • Washbag – including toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo and shower gel
      • Toilet cleaner, bleach and toilet brush
      • Toilet rolls
      • Plasters


      • Small cutlery set
      • Sharp knife
      • Scissors
      • Wok (can be used to fry, boil, scramble as well as stir fry)
      • Sauce pan and frying pan
      • Chopping board
      • Glass and mug
      • Plate and bowl
      • Flat baking tray
      • Bin bags, sandwich bags, foil, cling film and tea towels
      • Plastic storage containers (always good to cook for more than one day)


      • Laptop or computer
      • Mobile phone
      • Headphones
      • USB memory stick
      • Device chargers
      • Plug convertors if you’re coming from another country.


Local area

Within a 20-minute walk from the Hendon campus, Platt Hall is in easy reach of all local amenities and is close to shops and a nearby park. Brent Cross Shopping Centre, one of the largest malls in the UK, is also within easy reach of Platt Hall.

See Platt Hall's location on Google Maps.

Transportation Links

Buses for Brent Cross Shopping Centre and central London are a short walk away. Colindale Underground station (Northern Line) is a five-minute walk. The Northern line connects you to everything central London has to offer.

  • Walking distance to campus
  • Less than half an hour on the Northern Line to Central London's Leicester Square
  • 7 stops on the Northern Line to Camden

How to apply

See information about our application process and start your application online now.

How to apply for halls

Maintaining high standards

Platt Hall is managed by Optivo, a housing association that specialises in student accommodation. Middlesex 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, Optivo has also signed up to the ANUK code.

The Study4Success Award

Each year, Optivo sponsor an award for students who have made a difference to society. It helps students achieve their goals by covering the cost of their accommodation at one of our student halls for one 40-week academic year. For more information on this award, visit our Study4Success page.

Contact us

Our Accommodation team are here to give you advice on finding the right accommodation and help with contracts and financial matters relating to halls of residence.

Email the team accomm@mdx.ac.uk

Call us on +44 (0)20 8411 6121.

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