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A Student Guide to Wembley, Barnard Point

Posted in Community by nido team on June 3, 2020

The thought of moving to London can sometimes be a little daunting, however, with Wembley’s local community atmosphere there is never a dull moment. With endless coffee shops, places to eat and drink, and fun activities such as Axe throwing in BOXPARK or a Yoga class at The Yellow, there are tons of opportunities to meet new people and explore this lively area.

Barnard Point is situated only a 3 minutes’ walk from Wembley Park tube station making it easy for you to get to your uni of choice. If public transport isn’t your style, then Nido’s Bike storage will come in handy if you fancy a cycle into uni.

 

Things to do

 

The Yellow

The Yellow is a community hub for everyone who lives, works and studies in Wembley Park. Whether you’re into yoga, street dance, jewellery making or even an open mic night, there are plenty of events for everyone.

Address: 1 Humphry Repton Lane, Wembley Park, HA9 0GL

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Wembley Park

London’s newest creative district and home to many stores, restaurants, bars and coffee shops – Wembley Park is full of great experiences and a place to make new memories with new friends and family.

Address: Unit 5 Exhibition Way, Wembley, HA9 0FA

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Restaurants and Cafes

 

The Athenian

Only a 4 minute walk from Nido, The Athenian offers freshly made Greek souvlaki – A quick and healthier alternative to fast food to keep you going during that hard day at uni.

Address: Unit Gr12 Boxpark, 18 Olympic Way, HA9 0JT

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Black Sheep Coffee

Based in a cool urban setting with deep house beats and custom graffiti, this is the perfect spot to get that caffeine fix – Whether its your traditional latte or of an iced tea, they really have it all.

Address: 2 Olympic Way, London, HA9 0GU

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Bars & Clubs

BOXPARK Wembley

BOXPARK Wembley has a vibrant mix of bars and eateries with a central seating area in the day and a dancefloor at night. The Club Room Beatbox hosts a range of events from Hits & Giggles to Karaoke.

Address: 18 Olympic Way, Wembley Park, HA9 0JT

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The Liquor Station

A Mediterranean inspired menu with a cocktail list that isn’t too shabby – This is the perfect place to spend your night out, especially since all London students get 20% off!

Address: 397A High Road, Wembley, HA9 6AA

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Shopping and Grooming

London Designer Outlet

Let’s just say, if you visit here, you may need a hand getting your bags home. With major brands such as Adidas, Guess, Levi’s and Gap offering up to 70% dis-counts all year round, what’s not to like.

Address: Wembley Park Blvd, Wembley, HA9 0FD

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Butlers

Just a 4-minute walk from Nido, Butlers has all the essentials you need and is open until 11pm for you to get that evening snack or energy fix to pull an all nighter.

Address: 9 Olympic Way, Wembley Park, HA9 0NP

 

Travelling to your Local Universities

Barnard Point is located in North West London, Wembley (Zone 4) , and travelling from here could not be easier. Here are some travel times to let you know how easy it is to travel in to some of the London uni’s:

UCFB Wembley:

9 Minute Walk

3 Min Cycle

 

University of Westminster Main Campus:

30 Min Tube Journey

 

University of Westminster Harrow Campus:

20 Min Tube Journey

20 Min Cycle

 

University of London:

35 Min Tube Journey

45 Min Cycle

 

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