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The Costume Store Reviews

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Where do I begin... Basically just don't live here; it's the closest UAL hall of residence to Lime Grove but Acton itself is not nice. The only positive is it's close proximity to the tube and Tesco. The management team are unresponsive to any messages or complaints; I had an issue with a bad draft from my window which they refused to even come and look at. You also have kitchen inspections once a month that are extremely picky: essentially you are expected to live in a museum and if you don't you get charged for a cleaner. Then there are the room inspections each term which are always on the week of deadlines which when you do an art course which requires for you to use your desk almost constantly is a major hassle. I have been failed for an inspection because I refused to move my Uni work from my desk. The rooms themselves are cheaply built and uncomfortable, I had to buy a separate topper for my mattress as it dug into me, and many of my flat mates had to do the same.

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By member911430
On 21st July 15

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Where do I begin... Basically just don't live here; it's the closest UAL hall of residence to Lime Grove but Acton itself is not nice. The only positive is it's close proximity to the tube and Tesco. The management team are unresponsive to any messages or complaints; I had an issue with a bad draft from my window which they refused to even come and look at. You also have kitchen inspections once a month that are extremely picky: essentially you are expected to live in a museum and if you don't you get charged for a cleaner. Then there are the room inspections each term which are always on the week of deadlines which when you do an art course which requires for you to use your desk almost constantly is a major hassle. I have been failed for an inspection because I refused to move my Uni work from my desk. The rooms themselves are cheaply built and uncomfortable, I had to buy a separate topper for my mattress as it dug into me, and many of my flat mates had to do the same.

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By member911430
On 21st July 15

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CampusNorth Acton
PostcodeW3 6UL
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms730
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 14th October 15

Bad manager but have big common really room,although the parties the hold are a little boring but not bad The environment is clean here but just has a small tesco close here not very convenient but has a tube station just in front of the hall.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 7th October 15

Very far from uni. In the middle of nowhere. Nothing to do in surrounding area.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 21st July 15

Where do I begin... Basically just don't live here; it's the closest UAL hall of residence to Lime Grove but Acton itself is not nice. The only positive is it's close proximity to the tube and Tesco. The management team are unresponsive to any messages or complaints; I had an issue with a bad draft from my window which they refused to even come and look at. You also have kitchen inspections once a month that are extremely picky: essentially you are expected to live in a museum and if you don't you get charged for a cleaner. Then there are the room inspections each term which are always on the week of deadlines which when you do an art course which requires for you to use your desk almost constantly is a major hassle. I have been failed for an inspection because I refused to move my Uni work from my desk. The rooms themselves are cheaply built and uncomfortable, I had to buy a separate topper for my mattress as it dug into me, and many of my flat mates had to do the same.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 25th March 15
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