Filming at LSE

Looking for an academic style central London location? 

The London School of Economics main teaching campus is based right in the heart of central London. 

The LSE campus is comprised of a mixture of new and more traditional architecture, suitable for films set in any time period over the last 100 years.

32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Sir Arthur Lewis Building based on the historical Lincolns inn Fields

The Sir Arthur Lewis Building was originally constructed in 1905 and is a Grade II listed building. The Sir Arthur Lewis Building is one of LSE's more traditional buildings and has already been the location for filming of television period dramas.

The LSE is also known for it's continually developing campus, bringing in new, innovative and modern architecture.

New Academic Building
The Cheng Kin Ku Building based on the historical Lincolns inn Fields

The Cheng Kin Ku Building was intially constructed in 1912 but was redeveloped in 2008. Therefore whilst maintaing it's traditional exterior face, the building is completely modern on the inside with modern teaching spaces and central areas.

NAB Lobby area
The central lobby area of the Cheng Kin Ku Building 

The teaching spaces in the Cheng Kin Ku Building have also been the location for films requiring lecture theatre or University teaching space setting. 

The Sheikh Zayed Theatre
The Sheikh Zayed theatre in the Cheng Kin Ku Building, location for films requring a lecture theatre setting

The Cheng Kin Ku Building 8th floor roof terrace offers views across the London Skyline, which makes it an ideal location for filming interviews.

The New Academic Building Terrace
The roof terrace on the eighth floor of the Cheng Kin Ku Building 

 Even the iconic entrance of LSE's oldest building has been the feature of Hollywood action movies.

Old Building Main Reception
The entrance of the Old Building on Houghton street

As the LSE is a busy University campus, filming times would be limited to weekends and vacation times.

For more information or if you have a filming enquiry, please email or call 0207 955 7461.

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