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The Royal College of Music’s new hall of residence, Prince Consort Village, provides high-quality accommodation for up to 400 students.



If you would like to find out more, visit the Prince Consort Village website or contact them directly to register your interest.

The new building, on Goldhawk Road in London, opened in spring 2016 and comprises:

  • 177 studio apartments
  • 170 en-suite rooms
  • 63 standard rooms


Prince Consort Village is fully equipped and specially designed for RCM students, with acoustically treated bedrooms allowing you to practise at home. Services include:

  • 23 dedicated practice rooms available 24/7
  • A film room
  • Open mic space
  • High speed Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Reception
  • Gym
  • Bicycle storage
  • Indoor and outdoor communal spaces

The accommodation is staffed 24 hours a day, and the in-house team and residence manager are dedicated to the pastoral care and wellbeing of residents.

Regular events are organised and the Reception team is on hand daily to make students’ lives as easy and comfortable as possible.


Located in leafy south-west London, Prince Consort Village is within easy travelling distance of the RCM; just 40 minutes door-to-door via London Underground from Ravenscourt Park to South Kensington.

The ideal location offers both the greenery of nearby Ravenscourt Park as well as the convenience of the many local shops, cafes and amenities.

Within easy reach of Prince Consort Village is Westfield Shepherd’s Bush which is home to leading fashion, home and lifestyle brands as well as cinemas and a fantastic selection of eateries. A short bus ride away is Notting Hill – famous for Notting Hill Carnival, Portobello Road and market. This part of London is arty and bohemian, with lots of restaurants, bars, shops and music venues.


There are several bus stops conveniently located outside Prince Consort Village providing connections to Hammersmith, Shepherd’s Bush and a range of other locations. The area is well served by trains too, with three stations nearby. Ravenscourt Park station on the London Underground's District line is a 10 minute walk away. Goldhawk Road station on the London Underground's Circle and Hammersmith & City lines is a 10 minute walk or a 5 minute bus ride away. Shepherd’s Bush station on the London Underground's Central line and the London Overground is a 20 minute walk or 10 minute bus ride away. 

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Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS. Tel: +44(0)20 7591 4300 Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS.
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