UCL Summer Residences


Frances Gardner House

Situated just off the Grays Inn Road, behind St. Andrew's Gardens, Frances Gardner House provides budget summer accommodation for groups and individuals.

Summer accommodation at Frances Gardner House is offered in single en-suite rooms. Kitchens are shared with up to seven other guests.

Reception facilities including check-in, are located at Langton Close, which is at the same location.  All guests staying at Frances Gardner House can use the facilities at Langton Close.

Within walking distance are a number of museums including The British Museum, Dickens House Museum, the Foundling Museum and Sir John Soane's Museum.  The Brunswick Centre and Exmouth Market are both conveniently located within walking distance, providing shopping and dining opportunities.  The West End is easily accessible by bus and underground, as are the Royal Courts of Justice, St Paul's Cathedral and the City of London.

King's Cross and St Pancras International (with the Eurostar terminal) stations are about a 10-15 minute walk away.


Frances Gardner House does NOT have lift access to all floors. Please do let us know if you require lift access when booking (in the additional information text box).

Construction work on the Eastman Dental site adjacent to Frances Gardner House will take place from July 2020 until July 2024, with working hours of Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm and Saturday 8am-1pm. This site may be noisy during the day.

Additional Information

  • Check in time is 3pm and check out is 10am
  • Complimentary WiFi access via The Cloud
  • 215 single en-suite bedrooms
  • Reception and the common room are located at Langton Close
  • Restricted lift access