Northumberland House is located just south of Trafalgar Square and near Charing Cross station. It is home to 340 students in 158 single and 91 twin rooms. All rooms have private shower and toilet facilities. First year undergraduate students should expect to share a room.
For current availability for 2016/17, please visit: Current and upcoming vacancies
Full session (38 weeks), self catered
Annual cost: £4,703.75 - £10,414.50 (38 week contract)
Single en suite rooms £225.05 to £258.65 per week
Twin en suite rooms (two sharers) £124.25 to £137.55 per week
Double en suite rooms (per room) £275.10 per week
Common room fee £10 per term
Also see: Fees - how much you need to pay
Northumberland House offers a 38 week contract, which includes the 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.
Sizes are for guidance only, as rooms vary. The price of a room depends on 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 room size ranges from 11.6m2 to 17.1m2
Twin room size ranges from 17.1m2 to 17.5m2
Northumberland House is situated a ten minute walk from LSE on Northumberland Avenue, in sight of Trafalgar Square.
Also see: Life around Northumberland House
Closest tube stations: Charing Cross, Embankment
How to get to Northumberland House
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Are meals included in the rent?
No. 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]
Does Northumberland House have Wi-Fi?
Yes. All areas including bedrooms have Wi-Fi. Additionally, there is a high speed LAN socket in your room, that allows you to connect straight to the LSE network and the internet. 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 a coin-operated laundry and a common room, with comfy seats, bookshelves and a television. For 2015/16, the price of a wash in the laundry room is £2.70 and a dry is £1.30. Please note that prices are due to increase marginally in September 2016. Also see: What we provide in each hall [PDF]
Is there disabled access?
Yes. The building features good disabled access.
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]
'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 away.'