Passfield Hall is an attractive Georgian building situated at Endsleigh Place in Bloomsbury, just south of Euston railway station. It accommodates 226 residents in 96 single, 40 twin, 14 triple, four single en suite and two twin en suite rooms. All rooms have wash basins.
For current availability for 2016/17, please visit: Current and upcoming vacancies
Full session (31 weeks), including evening meals Mon-Sat and brunch on Sunday.
Annual cost: £3,067.70 - £6,656.25 (31 week contract)
Single rooms £184.80 to £209.30 per week
Twin rooms (two sharers) £123.55 to £129.50 per week
Triple rooms (three sharers) £100.80 to £108.85 per week
Single en suite rooms £218.75 per week
Twin en suite rooms (two sharers) £142.10 per week
Common room fee £15 per term
Also see: Fees - how much you need to pay
Passfield Hall offers a 31 week contract which excludes the Christmas and Easter vacations. Subject to availability, you can make an additional booking to stay at your hall during Christmas or Easter.
You will not be able to stay in Passfield Hall 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 room sizes 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 rooms range from 6.2m2 to 15.3m2
Twin rooms range from 17.6m2 to 23m2
Triple rooms range from 19.8m2 to 31m2
The hall is situated about a mile north of LSE in a quiet area south of Euston station. It takes about 20 minutes to walk to and from campus.
Also visit: Life around Passfield Hall
Closest tube stations: Euston Square, Euston
How to get to Passfield Hall
Map of the local area
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Are meals included in the rent?
Yes. Passfield Hall is a catered hall with a wide range of hot and cold foods on offer. Vegetarian, halal and kosher alternatives are always available. Six evening meals are served within the dining room from Monday to Saturday and brunch is served on Sunday. Shared snack point kitchens with basic cooking facilities are available on each floor.
What is provided in the snack point kitchens?
The snack point kitchens on each floor are shared by a large number of residents. You have 24 hour access to prepare breakfast, snacks or light meals as and when you wish. Snack points are equipped with basic facilities that one would expect, for example, cookers, microwaves, toasters, kettles and fridges. Also see: What we provide in each hall [PDF]
Does Passfield Hall 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. For more information, see: What we provide in each hall [PDF]
What shared areas are there?
Passfield has a spacious dining hall which overlooks an attractive enclosed garden and a TV/common room with pool table and piano. A self-service laundry and irons and ironing boards are also available. For 2015/16, the price of a wash 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]
Do you really keep bees?
Passfield Hall is the only hall with its own bee hive. Situated on the first floor flat roof of the Taviton wing at Passfield Hall, the two beehives can only be accessed when accompanied by the beekeeper. Students with severe bee allergies should notify the hall reception. Also visit: LSE Beekeeping
Is there disabled access?
Disabled access to the building is generally good. However, due to its listed building status some rooms are only accessible via a staircase.
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?
The hall will provide duvets and pillows, but residents must supply their own bed linen and towels. Also see: What we provide in each hall [PDF]
'Passfield is certainly the greenest of all LSE Halls. I cross the hall’s large garden every day and I like to pay a visit to the green roof every week. Accompanying the bee keeper to check on the roof’s resident beehives is always a nice escape from London's concrete jungle.'