The Garden Halls

The Garden Halls, University of London, 1 Cartwright Gardens, London, WC1H 9EB

£216-305p/wk

Contract length: 40 weeks

Limited availability

Distance to campus: 1.6km

Room types

  • 150 Bed spaces in total
  • 27 Single
  • 123 Single en suite

Facilities

  • 24-hour staff cover
  • Accessible rooms
  • Bicycle storage
  • Catered
  • Common room
  • Lift access
  • Non-smoking
  • Projector/Cinema room
  • Quiet study space
  • Secure entrance
  • Self-catered
  • Self-service laundry
  • WiFi

Availability update 26 August 2020

Room availability in University of London Halls is now limited for 2020/21. You can no longer book this hall via the LSE accommodation booking system. To book a place in this hall, please apply directly to the University of London.

The Garden Halls are a University of London intercollegiate hall of residence in historic Bloomsbury, in central London just a few minutes from King’s Cross/St. Pancras. The British Library, The British Museum, Senate House and many of the Colleges of the University of London are within a short walking distance as well as a variety of markets, restaurants, pubs and shops.

Travel time to campus
On foot: 25 mins 
By bike: 9 mins
By public transport: 16 mins

Closest London Underground stations
Euston Station, Euston Square, Russell Square

Who can stay at The Garden Halls?
Undergraduate and graduate students can book, 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
The Garden Halls offers catered and self-catered contracts. Catered contracts include evening meals and breakfast (brunch at weekends) 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 and flat-style with rooms grouped into flats (Townhouses and 3 bedroom apartments).

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

Cleaning
Communal areas are cleaned by the housekeeping team. You are responsible for cleaning your own room.

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

View images on UoL website

  • Single room

    Shared bathroom

    self-catered contract

    £216.23 p/wk

    Self-catered

    .

    Contract cost: £8,618.31
    Contract length: 40 weeks
    Size approx: 10m²

    Room contains single bed, toilet, wash basin, wardrobe, desk and chair, and storage.  Also see What we provide in each hall [PDF].

  • Single en suite room

    Private bathroom

    self-catered contract

    £255.43 p/wk

    Self-catered

    .

    Contract cost: £10,180.71
    Contract length: 40 weeks
    Size approx: 12.60m² to 15.50m²

    Room contains single bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, and storage. Also see: What we provide in each hall [PDF]

  • Single en suite room

    Private bathroom

    Catered contract

    £292.88 -
    £305.83 p/wk

    Catered

    .

    Contract cost: £11,673.36 to £12,189.51
    Contract length: 40 weeks
    Size approx: 13m² to 15m²

    Room contains single bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, and storage.

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

  • Single room (Townhouse)

    Shared bathroom

    Self-catered contract

    £242.83 p/wk

    Self-catered

    .

    Contract cost: £9,678.51
    Contract length: 40 weeks
    Size approx: 9.5m² 

    Room contains single bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, 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

"I really enjoyed staying in Garden Halls, so much so that I'm coming back next year! The area is great, the staff are extremely helpful and it's been a nice experience to mix with students from other universities."

 

Visit The Garden Halls

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 The Garden Halls

For travel options from where you are, visit: The Garden Halls on Google Maps

Taxi travel

For a fare estimate and to book with an eco-friendly taxi company, visit Green Tomato Cars.

Nearest Underground stations

Russell Square (Piccadilly line)
King's Cross and St Pancras (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines)
Euston (Northern and Victoria lines)

Nearest railway stations

Euston King's Cross St Pancras International

To The Garden Halls by car

The address for your satnav is: 1 Cartwright Gardens, London, WC1H 9EB

Parking

Parking is very limited in Central London. The nearest car park is located on Judd Street. For more car parks and on-street parking, visit: Parkopedia 

Congestion Charge and Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

The Garden Halls is located inside the London’s Congestion Charge/Ultra Low Emission Zone area.

If you drive to The Garden Halls on weekdays you need to pay the Congestion Charge. 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 The Garden Halls to LSE campus on Google Maps

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)333 241 3485
Email: info.halls@london.ac.uk