UCL Summer Residences


James Lighthill House

Situated in a central location, a short distance from Kings Cross and St. Pancras International stations, James Lighthill House is comprised of two buildings; the main building and the Lodge.

Accommodation at James Lighthill House is offered in single en-suite rooms. In the main building, there are 189 single rooms and up to eight people share a kitchen in each flat. In the Lodge, there are 20 single rooms and 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 10-minute walk away.

Additional Information

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