Library Services


Bartlett Library

The Bartlett Library houses books, journals and DVDs covering all of the UCL Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment’s teaching and research interests.

Library essentials

Exterior of Central House, where the Bartlett Library is based


Space availability

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Opening hours

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Opening hours exception

The Bartlett Library opens at 10:00 on the first Thursday of each month.

Address and contact details

  • Address: Ground Floor, Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H 0NN.
  • Tel: 020 3108 9666 (internal: x 59666).
  • Email: library.bartlett@ucl.ac.uk.
  • Nearest Tube: Euston, Euston Square, King's Cross.

Subject coverage and guides

The Bartlett Library houses collections relating to the Built Environment. For more information see our Built Environment subject guide.


The Library is located on the ground floor of Central House. Central House itself is situated on Upper Woburn Place, close to the junction with Euston Road.

Floor plan

Download our floor plan


The UCL Library is committed to ensuring that students, staff and visitors are not disabled by our services or by the Library environment. You can find out more about accessibility in the Bartlett Library on our accessibility page. 


Self-guided tours

Users of the library can familiarise themselves to general library resources and collections and make the most of all our services and facilities, with our self guided tours.

Photocopying, printing and scanning

There are two multi-functional devices that can be used for photocopying, printing and scanning, both in black and white and colour, A3 and A4. UCL staff and students will need their ID cards to use the system. More information can be found on the ISD web pages.

Inter Library Loans

The Bartlett Library participates in the interlibrary loans service. Any item which is not held in UCL or nearby libraries can usually be obtained for you from another source, for a fee of £3 per item.

Green Impact at the Bartlett Library

The Bartlett Library participates in UCL’s Green Impact Award scheme and achieved Silver in 2023. We continue to assess how we might improve the environmental credentials of the library and aim to achieve Gold status in the future. See the UCL Green Impact Award webpages for more information.