The hall is situated about a mile north of LSE in a quiet area south of Euston station. It is just a 20 minute walk from the School.
Closest tube: Euston Square, Euston
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Does my rent include meals?
Passfield Hall is a catered hall with a wide range of hot and cold foods. Vegetarian, halal and kosher alternatives are always available. Six evening meals are served within the dining room between Sunday and Friday and brunch is served on Saturday. These meals are inclusive within the rent. Shared snack point kitchens are available with limited facilities on each floor.
What is provided in the snack point kitchens?
There are snack points on each floor, shared by a large number of residents. You have 24 hour access to these and can 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. To see a table of facilities that are included in all halls, download: What we provide in each hall [PDF]
What shared areas are there?
Passfield has a spacious dining hall which overlooks an attractive enclosed garden, a TV/Common Room and Bar. There is a pool table and piano available in the Common Room. There is also an inexpensive coin-operated laundry and irons and ironing boards available.
Do you really keep bees?
Passfield Hall is the only hall with its own bee hive. Situated on the first floor flat roof of Taviton 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 by staircase.
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 more 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?
The hall will provide duvets and pillows but residents must supply their own bed linen and towels. To see a table of facilities that are included in all halls, download: What we provide in each hall [PDF]
Passfield Hall offers a 31 week contract covering term-time only. This does not run through the Christmas or Easter vacations.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.
We reserve the right to offer 40 week contracts at Carr-Saunders, depending on demand. Please state your preference in your application.
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 6.2m2 to 15.3m2
Twin rooms range from 17.6m2 to 23m2
Triple rooms range from 19.8m2 to 31m2
Sizes are for guidance only, as room sizes vary.
Full Session (31 weeks) 2013/14 rents, including evening meals Mon-Sat and brunch on Sundays.
Single - £165.90 to £198.10 per week
Twin - £126.70 to £139.90 per week
Triple - £98.47 to £106.40 per week
Common room fee - £15
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.
'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."