Northumberland House is situated a ten minute walk from LSE on Northumberland Avenue, in sight of Trafalgar Square.
Closest tube: Charing Cross, Embankment
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Does my rent include meals?
Northumberland House 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, electric kettle and toaster. Also see: What we provide in each hall [PDF]
What shared areas are there?
There is a computer suite with a number of workstations and a printer. Also available is an inexpensive, coin-operated laundry and a common room, with comfy seats, bookshelves and a television.
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. Kitchens must be kept tidy.
What bedding do I need to bring?
The hall will provide duvets and pillows but you must supply you own bed linen and towels. Also see: What we provide in each hall [PDF]
Northumberland House offers a 40 week contract, which runs throughout Christmas and Easter vacations.You will not be able to stay in Northumberland House during the summer vacation, but if you have a valid academic reason for remaining in London throughout the summer, you may be offered accommodation in another residence.
A limited number of couples are accommodated in double en suite rooms.
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 11.6m2 to 17.1m2
Twin rooms range from 17.1m2 to 17.5m2
Sizes are for guidance only, as room sizes vary.
Full Session (40 weeks) 2013-14 rents
Single en suite - £203.70 to £233.80 per week
Twin en suite (per person) - £120.40 to £133.35 per week
Couples room - £266.70 per week (per room)
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.
'It doesn’t take long to work out that Northumberland House is the centre of the universe. The bars, restaurants and cinemas of the West End are on your doorstep. St James's Park is just around the corner if you need some leafy space to study on a sunny day, or just fancy a walk along the river to chill out. Campus is only a ten minute walk.'