Life around Passfield Hall

Please note that these listings do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by the School.

Supermarkets, shops and markets

Waitrose Local - supermarket
The Brunswick,
Bloomsbury,
London, WC1N 1AF

Sainsbury’s Local - supermarket
145 Tottenham Court Road,
London, W1T 7NE

Other shopping

Oxford Street is one of the main shopping areas in London and home to most high street names. Selfridges is located at the very end of Oxford Street and houses both designer and high street brands. For more information, visit: Oxford Street

Camden Market is perhaps the most famous London market and has retained many of the elements that people have loved for decades. You can browse clothes and jewellery or relax around one of the many bars.

Selfridges is located at the very end of Oxford Street and houses both designer and high street brands. For more information, visit: Camden Market is perhaps the most famous London market and has retained many of the elements that people have loved for decades. You can browse clothes and jewellery or relax around one of the many bars.

For more, visit: Camden Market - Wikipedia

Pharmacy

Boots Pharmacy - Bloomsbury
40 Brunswick Square,
London, WC1N 1AE
Visit: Boots Pharmacy - Bloomsbury

Post Office

The closest Post Office is on Marchmont Street. To find alternatives, use postcode WC1H 0PW in the Post Office branch finder.

Marchmont Street Post Office
33 Marchmont Street,
London, WC1N 1AP

Police station

Holborn Police Station
10 Lambs Conduit Street,
London, WC1N 3NR
Visit: Holborn Police Station - Metropolitan Police Service

Cash machines

The closest free cash machines are listed below. Alternatively, enter our postcode WC1H 0PW into the Link ATM locator.

Travelex,
County Hotel,
Upper Woburn Place,
London, WC1H 0JW

HSBC
UCL, Ground Floor Bloomsbury Theatre,
Gower Street,
London, WC1E 6BT

Parks and green spaces

Regent’s Park, one of the largest parks in London and home to London Zoo is within a ten minute walk away along Euston Road.
Visit: Regent's Park - The Royal Parks

Russell Square, a large garden square, is within a five minute walk on the way southwards to LSE campus. Visit: Camden Council - Parks and Open Spaces

Storage

Limited storage available for residents over the Christmas and Easter vacations. Local companies include:

Safestore Self Storage
16 Paddington Green
London W2 1LG
Tel: 020 7723 8616
Web: www.safestore.co.uk

Access Self Storage
Belgrove House
Belgrove St
London WC1H 8AA
Tel: 0800 122522
Web: www.accessstorage.com

Places to eat

There are several restaurants around the area within walking distance. Charlotte Street is particularly known for its wide choice of places to eat. Here is a small selection of favourites. For more ideas, visit: Time Out London

Pizza - ICCo
46 Goodge Street,
London, W1T 4LU
Visit: ICCo

Fish and chips - Gigs Fish and Chips
12 Tottenham St,
London, W1T 4RE
Visit: Gigs Fish and Chips

Seafood - The North Sea Fish Restaurant
7-8 Leigh St,
London, WC1H 9EW
Visit: The North Sea Fish Restaurant

Japanese - Hare and Tortoise Bloomsbury
11-13 Brunswick Square,
London, WC1N 1AF
Visit: Hare and Tortoise - Bloomsbury 

Theatres

Travel south toward Covent Garden and you reach London’s 'Theatreland'. For listings, visit: Time Out London

Museums and galleries

The British Museum and the National Portrait Gallery are all within walking distance.

Passfield Hall is close to the Wellcome Trust Collection at Euston. This is an excellent museum and gallery, merging art and culture with the sciences. For more information, visit: Wellcome Collection

For more museums and galleries, visit: Time Out London

Nightlife

Travel south to reach Soho. Soho is home to a range of options for late night entertainment. 

Also nearby is Angel in Islington, one of London’s busiest nightlife centres. This is teeming with bars and only a short journey by bus or tube.

For more nightlife ideas, visit: Time Out London - Nightlife

Gyms and leisure activities

Get Active London lists sport activities and clubs in the local area. Visit: Visit Active London

Camden Council offers various sports facilities in the area.  To find out more visit: Camden council sport and physical activity

Here are the three closest commercial gyms:

Bannatyne’s Health Club
32 Woburn Place,
Russell Square,
London, WC1H 0JR
Visit: Bannatyne's Health Club Russel Square

Bloomsbury Fitness & Wellbeing Gym
Mecklenburgh Place
Bloomsbury,
London, WC1N 2AY
Visit: Bloomsbury Fitness

Profile Health and Fitness
Hilton London Euston Hotel,
Upper Woburn Place,
London, WC1H 0HT
Visit: Profile Health and Fitness

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