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Apartment available in London

Date Submitted: 19-Nov-2003
From: Bill Palmer
Subject: Apartment available in London
Contact Email: click here to access email
Institution/Organization: University of Leeds

Notice: Great 1 bedroom apartment available in secure complex in central London from mid December until late January. Very reasonable rates. Very central location - short walk to University (UCL, SOAS etc), Covent Garden, Soho, all major sights, and Euston, Kings Cross and St Pancras stations. Short walk to direct trains to airports. Email Bill Palmer at b.palmer@leeds.ac.uk.