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Canterbury Hall

NOTE: Canterbury, Commonwealth and Hughes Parry Halls are scheduled to close for refurbishment during the two academic years 2014/15 and 2015/16. They will re-open in September 2016.

No other University of London halls are affected.

Accommodation is available for 229 male and female students. There are 202 single study bedrooms. The majority of students share a bathroom with one other student only, 27 rooms have an en-suite bathroom. These are normally offered to postgraduate or final year students.

Built in 1938, the hall was acquired by the University of London in 1946. It looks across gardens and tennis courts to the graceful curve of a crescent of characteristic late 18th century Bloomsbury houses.


The hall is situated between Commonwealth Hall and Hughes Parry Hall and is within easy walking distance of  LSE as well as the University of London, British Museum and Senate House.

Meals and facilities

For information about catering provision and facilities at this hall, please visit: Garden Halls| [at University of London]

Contract length

Residents at Canterbury Hall have a 40-week contract covering the Christmas and Easter vacations. 


For information about fees at this hall, visit: Garden Halls fees| [at University of London]