How to contact us
LSE Carr-Saunders Hall

18-24 Fitzroy Street


Tel: +44 (0)20 7107 5888
Fax: +44 (0)20 7580 3044


Who's who at Carr-Saunders Hall

How to get to Carr-Saunders

The residence is situated at the junction of Fitzroy and Maple Streets, near the Telecom Tower and just off Tottenham Court Road, approximately a 25 minute walk from the School.

The information below should help you get here regardless of where you're coming from or how you are travelling.


From Heathrow

By rail and tube

London Underground (the Tube) connects Heathrow directly with central London. This is the cheapest convenient method of transport as long as you don't have too much luggage.

For Carr-Saunders take the Piccadilly line to Hammersmith and change to the Hammersmith and City line eastbound to  Great Portland Street  (approx 1 hour 15 minutes).

A faster but more expensive option is the Heathrow Express. This  runs every 15 minutes to Paddington Station. The journey takes about 15 minutes. From Paddington take the Tube to  Great Portland Street, on the Circle or Hammersmith and City line.

By bus

National Express run bus services between the terminals and central London. Most go to Victoria from where you can catch the Victoria line to  Warren Street. The trip to Victoria can take up to 1 hour 15 minutes and the another 10 minutes by tube.

From Gatwick

By rail

We'd recommend the Gatwick Express service which runs trains every 15 minutes to Victoria. Alternatively, use the Thameslink Railway service to London Bridge. All trains leave from the South Terminal, but there is a free inter-terminal transit.

By bus

Gatwick Airport is well connected by National Express coach services to the rest of the UK. Speedlink links Gatwick and Heathrow. The Airbus A5 runs to Victoria. from the South Terminal. A transit train runs between the 2 terminals.

From Victoria

Use the Tube, Victoria line to  Warren Street  station. Carr-Saunders is within a five minute walk.

From Paddington

Tube, Circle or Hammersmith and City lines to  Great Portland Street.

From Waterloo

Use the Tube, Northern line to either  Warren Street  or  Goodge Street.

From Kings Cross

Take the Victoria Line southbound to  Warren Street  station.

From Liverpool Street

You can take the Circle, Hammersmith and City or Metropolitan lines westbound to Great Portland Street.

By Taxi

If you've got too much luggage to carry easily on and off trains or buses then you might consider a taxi from wherever you are. We recommend using a black cab. For Carr-Saunders ask for 'Fitzroy Street, at the corner of Maple Street'.



We recommend using a route planner such as  AA route planner, the  RAC route planner  Green Flag route planner or any other.


Use the postcode W1T 4BN as your destination. Carr-Saunders is on the corner of Maple Street with the entrance on Fitzroy Street.



Walking to the School

Estimate time of 20 to 25 minutes

  • As you leave Carr-Saunders turn left onto Fitzroy Street
  • Take the first turn to the left along Howland Street to Tottenham Court road.
  • Turn right onto Tottenham Court Road and cross at the next crossing. Keep going in the same direction, passing  Goodge Street  station until you come to the Dominion Theatre. This is next to an entrance to Tottenham Court Road station.
  • Turn left onto New Oxford Street (the opposite direction is Oxford Street).
  • New Oxford Street is split by Bloomsbury Way. You will need to cross and keep following New Oxford Street until you reach High Holborn.
  • Continue along High Holborn until you cross Kingsway / Southampton Row by Holborn tube station.
  • Turn right onto the Kingsway and walk to the bottom.
  • Here turn left onto the Aldwych.
  • The next left, after the Nat West bank, is Houghton Street, home of the School.
  • At the main entrance you can get a map showing the School buildings and the links between them.

Bus and Tube

It is quicker to walk to Carr-Saunders than to use either the bus or tube.


For an interactive map, please see this  map of the local area.