The LSE Estate

 

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John Watkins Plaza, Christmas 2017

These pages provide a 'ready reference' on the buildings and facilities used by the school. It is intended to be a source of information about each LSE property, such as main occupiers, facilities, year of construction, size (gross internal area), building energy rating etc.

 

Campus Buildings

Aldwych House

Aldwych House 
Building code: ALD, 
71–91 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4HN

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size GIA: 3rd floor- 1218 m²
Year of Construction:1920
Main Occupiers: IMT
Facilities: Meeting Rooms

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95 Aldwych

95 Aldwych
Building code: 95A
95 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4JF

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size GIA: 1st Floor 358m² and 2nd Floor 327m²
Year of Construction: 1920
Main Occupiers: Summer School & Executive Programmes, Systemic Risk Centre, International Relations

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Clement House

Clement House 
Building code: CLM
99 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4JF

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 5,659 m²
Year of Construction: 1909-1911
Main Occupiers: International Relations, Management
Facilities: Hong Kong Theatre, Teaching Rooms

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Columbia House

Columbia House
Building code: COL
69 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4RR

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 3,483 m²
Year of Construction: 1928-1929
Main Occupiers: Directorate, Mathematics, Methodology, Statistics
Facilities: Garrick Restaurant

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Connaught House

Connaught House
Building code: CON
63–65 Aldwych, London WC2B 4EJ

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 4,517 m²
Year of Construction: 1924-1925
Main Occupiers: Government, International Development, Finance, Financial Markets Group,
Natwest Bank, Wright’s Bar
Facilities: Bank, Committee Rooms 

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Cowdray House

Cowdray House
Building code: COW
6 Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HJ

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 2,006 m²
Year of Construction: 1903
Main Occupiers: European Institute, LSE Health & Social Care, Hellenic Observatory

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Kings Chambers

King's Chambers
Building code: KGS
29–31 Portugal Street,London, WC2A 2HF

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 778 m²
Year of Construction: 1905
Main Occupiers: Anthropology, Economic History, Geography, LSE Enterprise, LSE India Observatory, Post Room, Santander

Facilities: Bank, Students’ Common Room, Teaching rooms

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1 Kingsway

1 Kingsway 
Building code: 1KW
1 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AN

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size GIA: 1,340 m²
Year of Construction: 1920
Main Occupiers: Estates Division, Secretary's Division, LSE Advancement, Planning
Facilities: Meeting Rooms

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20 Kingsway

20 Kingsway 
Building code: KSW
20 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6LH

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 2,142 m²
Year of Construction: 1910
Main Occupiers: Language Centre, LSE Entrepreneurship, CARR, LSE 100, Teaching & Learning Centre
Facilities: Teaching Rooms

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Lincoln Chambers

Lincoln Chambers
Building code: LCH
2–4 Portsmouth Street, London, WC2A 2ES

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 799 m²
Year of Construction: 1905
Main Occupiers: LSE Health & Social Care, Media & Communications, LSE Public Policy Group
Facilities: SU Shop

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32 Lincolns Inn Fields

32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Building code: 32L
32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PH

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 11,308 m²
Year of Construction: 1905 & 1913
Main Occupiers: CASE, CEP, Economics, IGC, Macro Economics, STICERD 
Facilities: Bean Counter Café, Committee Rooms, Computer Rooms, Postgraduate Common Room, Teaching Rooms

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44 Lincolns Inn FIelds

44 Lincoln's Inn Fields - next LSE redevelopment, to become The Marshall Building
Building code: MAR
44 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PF

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 17,500 m²
Year of Construction: 1963 and Extension 1973
Main Occupiers: Vacant April 2017 in advance of demolition.

50 Lincolns Inn Fields

50 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Building code: 50L
50 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PF

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size GIA: 305 m²
Year of Construction: N/A
Main Occupiers: Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit

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Lakatos Building

The Lakatos Building
Building code: LAK
7 Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HJ

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 945 m²
Year of Construction: 1903
Main Occupiers: Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, Philosophy Department.

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Lionel Robbins Building

Lionel Robbins Building
Building code: LRB
10 Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HD

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 19,704 m²
Year of Construction: 1913
Building Energy Rating: C - 72
Main Occupiers: HR Division, Library Services, Finance Division, INFORM, LSE LIFE.
Facilities: Computer Area, Library, Meeting Rooms, Study Area, Women’s Library.

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New Academic Building

New Academic Building
Building code: NAB
54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A  3LJ.

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 12,804 m²
Year of Construction: 1912-1915 (Redeveloped in 2008)
Main Occupiers: Law, Management Department, Management Research Groups.
Facilities: Café 54, Lecture Theatres, Meeting Rooms, Teaching Rooms.

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Old Building

Old Building
Building code: OLD
Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 14,196 m²
Year of Construction: 1920-1923
Main Occupiers: Accounting, Anthropology, Finance and Social Policy Departments
Facilities: Meeting Rooms, Old Theatre, Postroom, Reprographics, Restaurants, Senior Common Room, Shaw Library, Student Services Centre, Teaching Rooms 

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Parish Hall

Parish Hall
Building code: PAR
Sheffield Street, London, WC2A 2HA

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 481 m²
Year of Construction: 1897-1898
Main Occupiers: Teaching Rooms
Facilities: 3 x Teaching rooms 

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Peacock Theatre

Peacock Theatre 
Building code: PEA
Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HT

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size GIA: 4,183 m²
Year of Construction: 1960
Main Occupiers: Peacock Theatre
Facilities: Auditorium/ Lecture Theatre

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1 Portsmouth Street

1 Portsmouth Street
Building code: POR
1 Portsmouth Street, London, WC2A 2ES

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 151 m²
Year of Construction: c. 1870
Main Occupiers: Anthropology, LSE London, Alpha Books
Facilities: Book Shop

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Queens House

Queens House
Building code: QUE
55-56 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LJ

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size GIA: 3 rd Floor 616 m², 2nd Floor 222 m² and Ground Floor 564 m²
Main Occupiers: Psychological and Behavioural Science, LSE Enterprise, Communications Division.

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Sardinia House

Sardinia House
Building code: SAR
52 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LZ

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 2,796 m²
Year of Construction: c. 1910
Main Occupiers: International History, Economic History, Institute of Public Affairs
Facilities: Dental Surgery

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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Building code: SAW
1 Sheffield Street, London, WC2A 2AP

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 5,873 m²
Year of Construction: 2013
Main Occupiers: Accommodation Office, Chaplaincy, LSE Careers Service, Students’ Union
Facilities: Bar, Cafés, Careers Centre, Events Space, Exercise Studio, Gym, Media Suite, Faith Centre, Roof Terrace

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Sheffield St

Sheffield Street
Building code: SHF
9-10 Sheffield Street, London, WC2A 2EY

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 421 m²
Year of Construction: c. 1904
Main Occupiers: LSE Health, International Relations
Facilities: Meeting Rooms

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St Clement's

St Clement's
Building code: STC
Clare Market, London, WC2A 2AB

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 4,329m²
Year of Construction: Main building c. 1881, Extension 1970
Main Occupiers: Geography & Environment, Sociology
Facilities: Computer Rooms, Economists’ Bookshop

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Tower One

Tower One
Building code: TW1
1 Clement's Inn, London, WC2A 2AZ

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 5,108 m²
Year of Construction: 1971
Main Occupiers: Gender InstituteInstitute for Global Affairs, LSE Cities, Academic Registrars Division, Research Division
Facilities: Teaching Rooms, Video Conference Facility

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Tower Two

Tower Two
Building code: TW2
2 Clement's Inn, London, WC2A 2AZ

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 4,301 m²
Year of Construction: 1971
Main Occupiers: Institute for Global Affairs, Media and Communications, Canada Blanch, Grantham Institute
Facilities: Meeting Rooms, Teaching Rooms, PC Teaching Rooms 

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Tower Three

Tower Three
Building code: TW3
3 Clement's Inn, London, WC2A 2AZ

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 5,206 m²
Year of Construction: 1971
Main Occupiers: CATSCentre for Human RightsConfucius InstituteDisability and Well Being ServiceInstitute for Global Affairs, LSE Language Centre, Student Counselling Service.

Facilities: GP Surgery, LSE BOX, LSE Treatment Clinic, Media StudioDisability and Well Being Service.

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Residences

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Bankside House
24 Sumner Street, London, SE1 9JA

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size (No. of Beds): 617
Year of Construction: c. 1952/3
Main Occupiers: 1st year Undergraduate, General Course and Postgraduate students
Facilities: Student bar and games room, quiet study, table tennis and TV rooms, laundry and ironing room

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Butlers Wharf Residence 
11 Gainsford Street, London, SE1 2NE

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size (No. of Beds): 280
Year of Construction: c. 1975
Main Occupiers: Postgraduate students
Facilities: Computer room, common room with TV, bicycle storage area,laundry room

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Carr–Saunders Hall
18–24 Fitzroy Street, London, W1T 4BN

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size (No. of Beds): 156
Year of Construction: c. 1965
Main Occupiers: 1 st year Undergraduate and General Course students
Facilities: Common/TV room, computer room, laundry room, bar

Clink Wharf

Clink Street Residence
Clink Street, SE1 9DG

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size GIA: 297m2
Year of Construction: c. 1860
Main Occupier: Privately let until June 2017

 

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Grosvenor House
141–143 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5TB

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size (No. of Beds): 220
Year of Construction: 1896 (Wild Street section: 1907-1915)
Main Occupiers: Postgraduate students
Facilities: Communal TV room, computer room, laundry room, mini kitchen in each room, LSE Nursery

 

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High Holborn Residence
178 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7AA

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size (No. of Beds): 448
Year of Construction: 1995
Main Occupiers: 1 st year Undergraduate, General Course and Postgraduate students
Facilities: Computer room, laundry room, two TV rooms, large communal lounge

Kings Cross Building, urbanest

urbanest King's Cross
Canal Reach, London, N1C 4BD

Property Tenure: Nomination Agreement
Size (No. of Beds): 338
Year of Construction: 2013
Main Occupiers: 1 st year Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students
Facilities: Communal room, lounge and TV room, study rooms, kitchen access, computer room, laundry room, bicycle storage

Lilian Knowles Halls

Lilian Knowles House
50 Crispin Street, London, E1 6HQ

Property Tenure: Nomination Agreement
Size (No. of Beds): 360
Year of Construction: 1868
Main Occupiers: Postgraduate students
Facilities: Common room and TV room, computer room, laundry room

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Northumberland House
Edward VII Rooms, 8a Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BY

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size (No. of Beds): 370
Year of Construction: 1883-1887
Main Occupiers: 1st year Undergraduate and Postgraduate students
Facilities: Computer room, laundry room

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Passfield Hall
1–7 Endsleigh Place, London, WC1H 0PW

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size (No. of Beds): 227
Year of Construction: c. 1830
Main Occupiers: 1st year Undergraduate and General Course students
Facilities: Dining hall, enclosed garden, TV/common room, bar, laundry room

Rosebery Hall

Rosebery Hall
90 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TY

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size (No. of Beds): 316
Year of Construction: 1975
Main Occupiers: 1 st year Undergraduate, General Course, Postgraduate students
Facilities: Communal area, computer room, laundry, bar

 

Sidney Webb

Sidney Webb House
159 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4WW

Property Tenure: Leasehold
Size (No. of Beds): 450
Year of Construction: 1998
Main Occupiers: Postgraduate students
Facilities: Communal TV room, computer room, laundry room

urbanest Westminster Bridge
203 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7FR

Property Tenure: Nominations Agreement
Size (No. of Beds): 484
Year of Construction: 2015
Main Occupiers: Postgraduate/Undergraduate students
Facilities: Communal TV rooms, computer room, laundry room, swimming pool, gym, café, roof terrace

Social Facilities

Sportsground

Berrylands Sports Ground
LSE Sportsground, Windsor Avenue, New Malden Surrey, KT3 5HB

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 23 acres
Main Occupiers: Surrey County Cricket Club, Fulham Football Club, Ground Staff Accommodation
Facilities: All weather sports area, garage, grass pitches, pavilion, residential bungalow 

George

George IV pub
28 Portugal Street, London, WC2A 2HF

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: 434.81 m²
Year of Construction: c.1900
Main Occupiers: Residential and Catering Services
Facilities: Pub on ground and 1st floors, Three staff flats on 2nd - 4th floors

White Horse

Ye Olde White Horse
2 St Clements Lane, London, WC2 2HA

Property Tenure: Freehold
Size GIA: N/A
Year of Construction: c. 1800
Main Occupiers: Commercial tenant
Facilities: Pub