The residence is situated about a 30 minute walk of the School on the northern edge of the City of London. It is close to the vibrant Spitalfields Market and Liverpool Street Station.
Closest tube: Liverpool Street, Shoreditch High Street
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Does my rent include meals?
Lilian Knowles is a self catered hall. Well equipped kitchens are provided.
What is provided in the kitchens?
The hall is divided into groups of rooms around communal kitchens. Each kitchen contains an oven, stove with grill and fridge/freezer. There is also a microwave. To see what else is provided, download: What we provide in each hall [PDF]
What shared areas are there?
The lower ground floor houses a student common room, TV room and a computer suite with a number of workstations and a printer. Also available is an inexpensive, coin-operated laundry.
Is there disabled access?
The building features good disabled access.
Do I get a telephone and internet?
Each bedroom has a data link to the School network and internet. For more information, visit: Using your own computer
You have access to your own telephone and voice mail. For further information visit: Student halls telecoms
Are the halls cleaned?
The communal areas of the hall are cleaned daily but you are responsible for cleaning your own room.
What bedding do I need to bring?
Residents will have to supply and launder their own bed linen and towels. To see what else is provided, download: What we provide in each hall [PDF]
Lilian Knowles offers a 50 week contract, which runs throughout Christmas, Easter and the summer vacation as well.
The price of a room depends on a number of factors such as location within the building, available natural light, or how close it is to shared facilities. That means that a more expensive room is not necessarily larger, or a smaller room cheaper.
Single rooms range from 8m2 to 14m2
Studios range from 12 m2 to 22m2
One bed flats are on average 21-27m2
For more details on room sizes, visit: Lilian Knowles House [at Sanctuary Management Services]
*These are for guidance only, as room sizes vary
Full session (50 weeks) 2013/14 rents
Single en suite £138.67 - £169.82
Studio flats £169.82 - £217.07
One bed flat £237.37
Common room fee - £10 per term
Also see: LSE accommodation fees 2013-14 [PDF]
* Accommodation prices stated on these pages are valid for the current academic year 2013-14. We will publish our 2014-15 rates as soon as they have been set. In the meantime, please expect an average increase of approximately 3 per cent.
For more details on fees, visit: Lilian Knowles House [at Sanctuary Management Services]
'Strolling on Columbia Road where you can buy freshly cut flowers each Sunday, trying vintage clothes and eating food from all parts of the world on Brick Lane, going out in trendy bars in Shoreditch, passing by St Paul's Cathedral to go to LSE: Lilian Knowles is undoubtedly in the coolest area of London!'