Local Accomodation, Services and Travel


The Art Academy is located in the heart of Central London’s Bankside Quarter.

Mermaid Court
165A Borough High Street
London SE1 1HR

Nearest Tube/ Rail: London Bridge or Borough (5 minute walk)


Local Accommodation

St Christopher’s Inn

Located right next to The Art Academy, St Christopher’s Inn Hostel is a friendly, convenient and cheap place to stay.

St Christopher’s Inn
121 Borough High Street

020 7407 1856

Premier Inn, London, Southwark

New hotel opened May 2012 a short walk from Tate Modern and Shakespeare’s Globe.

Premier Inn, Southwark
15A Great Suffolk Street

0871 527 8676

More Options for Accommodation

Please visit the SE1 website who keep a very good up to date record of local hotels and hostels.

Student Living

Spring Mews Student accommodation:

Based in Vauxhall zone 1 we are just 15 minutes on the Underground from Borough/London Bridge Station.

A fantastic range of student services, including an onsite swimming pool, gym, cinema, two study rooms and a large contemporary common room, and with a zone 1 location.

Local Services


Borough Market

The famous Borough Market is a stones throw away from The Art Academy.
“we have a reputation as the country’s most renowned food market. It’s a place where people to come to discover the tastes, aromas, textures and colours that only fresh, seasonal food can offer.”

Open for Lunch
Mon – Wed / 10am- 3pm

Full Market
Thursdays / 11am – 5pm
Fridays / 12pm – 6pm
Saturdays / 8am – 5pm

Getting to The Art Academy, London


Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted Airports are all within easy reach of Central London. For a full lists of destinations served from these airports please visit the airport websites.
Traveling from Airport

Rail /
Gatwick /
Approx 30mins, Direct Services to London Bridge Railway Station

Heathrow /
Approx 60mins, Tube from Airport Terminal, 1 Change to London Bridge Underground

Stansted /
Approx 1hr 20mins, Train from Airport to London Liverpool Street Station, Tube to London Bridge Underground

Bus /
Check and which together service all Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted.

Contact The Art Academy

Mermaid Court
165A Borough High Street
London SE1 1HR

tel: +44 (0) 207407 6969

Office opening hours:
Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm

Nearest Tube/ Rail: London Bridge or Borough (5 minute walk)