UCL Summer Residences


James Lighthill House (not available in 2020)

Situated in a central location, a short distance from Kings Cross and St. Pancras International stations (WC1X 9EN), James Lighthill House is comprised of two buildings; the main building, with 189 single rooms and the Lodge, with 20 single rooms.

Accommodation is offered in single en-suite rooms. In the main building up to eight people share a kitchen in each flat.  In the Lodge up to seven people share a kitchen on each floor. 

Islington, with the Business Design Centre, and many bars, cafes, restaurants and independent shops and Sadler's Wells - a venue dedicated to international dance, are all easily accessible on foot from James Lighthill House.  Accessing other London attractions (for example the West End and the museums of South Kensington) can be done using conveniently located public transport.   

King's Cross and St Pancras International (with the Eurostar terminal) stations are about a five to ten minute walk away.

Additional Information

  • Check in time is 3pm and check out is 10am
  • Complimentary WiFi access via The Cloud
  • Up to 209 single bedrooms with private bathroom
  • Common room (TV room)
  • Lift to all floors

Nearest underground stations

  • Kings Cross St Pancras (Northern, Victoria, Piccadilly, Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith & City Lines)
  • Angel (Northern Line)

Contact us

James Lighthill House, 3 Penton Rise, London, WC1X 9EN
Phone: 020 7837 6704 Fax: 020 7837 5728

Booking Enquiries:
Email: guest-bookings@ucl.ac.uk
Phone: 020 7529 8975