Description of 199 Westminster Bridge Road
199 Westminster Bridge Road is a building on Westminster Bridge Road in London SE1.
The building is a Westminster Bridge Urbanest student accommodation after reconstruction completed in 2015.
Designed by AHMM, the scheme will deliver 1,093 student bedrooms, a 65,000 sq ft school and 4,000 sq ft of flexible, affordable work space for small local and start-up companies - alongside a gym, swimming pool, café and landscaped gardens.
The site is located on Westminster Bridge Road next to County Hall, walking distance from Waterloo Station and the South Bank, with views across the river to the Houses of Parliament.
A variety of new and innovative room types for the student accommodation and a broad range of price points will be coupled with tailor made communal study areas and a one-off common room that will have views, from the top floor, of Parliament, The River Thames and the London Eye.
urbanest has also teamed up with educational provider Alpha Plus Group who will establish and operate the school (DLD College London) which will have the capacity for up to 700 pupils with state of the art educational facilities, providing specialist teaching in science, IT, art, music and drama.
Former site of York House (1964).