Lillian Penson Hall

Lillian Penson Hall, University of London, 15 - 25 Talbot Square, London, W2 1TT

£195-250p/wk

Contract length: 40 or 50 weeks

Limited availability

Distance to campus: 3.9km

Room types

  • 29 Bed spaces in total
  • 1 Double
  • 2 Double en suite
  • 3 Single studio
  • 23 Single en suite

Facilities

  • 24-hour staff cover
  • Bicycle storage
  • Catered
  • Common room
  • Communal TV
  • Computer room
  • Extra bed for guests
  • Licensed bar
  • Lift access
  • Non-smoking
  • Quiet study space
  • Secure entrance
  • Self-catered
  • Self-service laundry
  • WiFi

Lillian Penson Hall is a University of London intercollegiate hall of residence close to London Paddington Station and Hyde Park.

Travel time to campus
On foot: 59 mins 
By bike: 24 mins
By public transport: 32 mins

Closest London Underground stations
Lancaster Gate, Paddington Station

Who can stay at Lillian Penson Hall?
Undergraduate and graduate students, but most of the LSE quota in this hall will be allocated to undergraduate students. You must be aged 18 or older to stay at this hall. 

Catering and kitchens
Lillian Penson Hall is a catered hall and offers some self-caterd contracts. Evening meals and breakfast (brunch at weekends) are included in your rent. For menus, meal times and more, see: Catering at intercollegiate halls.
There are small pantry kitchens on each floor with communal fridges, hob and microwave. For details of what's in the kitchen see What we provide in each hall [PDF]. 

Layout
Corridor-style with rooms along a corridor.

What's included in the rent?
Evening meals and breakfast (brunch at weekends), Wi-Fi, insurance and utility bills.

Cleaning
Rooms are fully cleaned once every two weeks and waste is collected daily (this does not include flats and studios). Communal areas are cleaned by the housekeeping team.

Planned refurbishment
To see if any works are scheduled for this hall see Planned refurbishment works in halls.

View images on the UoL website

  • Single en suite

    Private bathroom

    £206.78 p/wk

    Catered

    .

    Contract cost: £8,241.66
    Contract length: 40 weeks
    Size approx: 10m²

    Room contains single bed, bathroom with shower, sink and toilet, wardrobe, desk and chair, lamp and storage.
    Also see:
    What we provide in each hall [PDF]

  • Single studio

    Private bathroom

    £195.23 p/wk

    Self-catered

    .

    Contract cost: £9,733.61
    Contract length: 50 weeks
    Size approx: 10m²

    Room contains single bed, kitchenette with fridge, microwave and hob, bathroom with shower, sink and toilet, wardrobe, desk and chair, and storage.
    Also see:
    What we provide in each hall [PDF]

  • Double room

    Shared bathroom

    Separate kitchen

    £219.03 p/wk

    Self-catered

    .

    Contract cost: £10,920.21
    Contract length: 50 weeks
    Size approx: 25.3m²

    Room contains double bed, bathroom with shower, sink and toilet, wardrobe, desk and chair, lamp and storage.
    Also see:
    What we provide in each hall [PDF]

  • Double en suite room

    Private bathroom

    £250.88 p/wk

    Self-catered

    .

    Contract cost: £9,999.36 
    Contract length: 40 weeks
    Size approx: 16.6m²

    Room contains double bed, bathroom with shower, sink and toilet, wardrobe, desk and chair, lamp and storage.

    Also see:
    What we provide in each hall [PDF]

Additional costs

  • launderette facilities which use a charge card that you top up online - a wash costs £2.00 and a dry £1.20

What students say

"Lillian Penson Hall is close to Paddington Station and Lancaster Gate Station, so it's easy to get around. Close to Hyde Park."

"All rooms are en suite and there's a good mix of postgraduate and undergraduate students. The common room has a small bar and there's a quiet study room - so great ambience all round."

Visit Lillian Penson Hall

The Hall Management offers tours of the Halls on weekdays. Please note that during the academic year only communal spaces of the halls can be shown. Appointments must be made a week in advance and are subject to availability. Book a visit

Travel directions and contact details

Travel to Lillian Penson Hall

For travel options from where you are, visit: Lillian Penson Hall on Google Maps

Nearest Underground stations

Paddington (Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City and District lines)
Lancaster Gate (Central line)
Edgware Road (Bakerloo line, Circle, Hammersmith & City and District lines)
Queensway (Central line)

Nearest railway stations

Paddington

To Lillian Penson Hall by car

The address for your satnav is: 15 - 25 Talbot Square, London, W2 1TT 

Parking

Parking is very limited in Central London. There are NCP car parks at Edgware Road and Arthur Court. For more carparks and on-street parking, visit: Parkopedia

Congestion Charge and Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

Lillian Penson Hall is located just outside the London's Congestion Charge/Ultra Low Emission Zone area.

It's a charge you'll need to pay if you drive into Central London during the week (Mon-Fri). Visit: Congestion Charge

You also need to pay the ULEZ charge, if your car doesn’t meet ULEZ emissions standards. The ULEZ charge operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To check if your car meets the emission standards visit: ULEZ vehicle checker

Travel from here to LSE campus

 Directions from Lillian Penson Hall to LSE campus on Google Maps.

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)20 7087 3040
Email: info.halls@london.ac.uk

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