Seven to a room in Kings Cross

The Kings Cross rental market never ceases to amaze.  Here’s the latest on spareroom.co.uk – 13 people in three rooms, one a dorm room of seven (also on Gumtree).

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Not quite sure where it is – but the map pin suggests above a run-down row of shops just before the Poor School.  Islington is indeed the UK’s most densely populated borough, but these densities are reminiscent of C19th tenement slums.  Thanks to @jonfoster on Twitter for spotting.

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The ad says>
‘I have 2 beds available in a roomshare, in a house which consists of 13 young and amazing people. Dont get scared off as many times there is no one home, we all work and have lives outside of the house. The house consist of 3 Rooms:

Room 1: for 2 people but already full

Room 2: For 4 people. The room at the moment consist of three girls so they would love another girl to join them. The bed costs £390 a month but requires signing a minimum 4 month contract.

Room 3: (also my room) this room is a 7-bed room and has one bed available for the right person. Its a mixed room , so we dont mind a boy or girl. The rent is £390 a month but requires no signing of any contract. The minimum stay is just one month, but trust me some of us have been here for more than a year.

Guys, dont be scared of sharing a room , it could be a great way to save money, and a good way to start when just arriving to London. We have a shared kitchen , bathroom, washing machine, dryer and wifi….all bills are also included. So Living in Kings CRoss, zone one for this price! Feel free to contact me on Wassap or Viber to arrange a viewing.

Romina’

About William Perrin

Active in Kings Cross London and South Oxfordshire, founder of Talk About Local, helping people find a voice online and a trustee of The Indigo Trust and Tinder Foundation.
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5 Responses to Seven to a room in Kings Cross

  1. Lynne S says:

    I became aware of this yesterday, from another source. Islington Council will be investigating.

  2. Seems totally fine. Wish this website would stop attempting to impose it’s own agenda.

  3. I know the building in question because I live opposite! We have a similar issue almost next door, the council has done nothing about it even though we have complained.

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