Lillian Penson Hall

Lillian Penson Hall is owned by University of London and provides accommodation for full- time students at its constituent colleges. There is a mix of single and double en-suite rooms as well as large ats. It is named after Dame Lillian Margery Penson, DBE (18 July 1896–17 April 1963) who was a professor of modern history at the University of London, and the rst woman to serve as Vice-Chancellor of the university.

The Hall is centrally located with most of the major attractions, such as Hyde Park and Oxford Street, within walking distance or a short bus or tube ride away. For your convenience, we have included some useful advice about getting around the city.

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By Tube

The nearest Underground stations are Euston, Russell Square and King’s Cross.

By Rail

Euston, King’s Cross and St Pancras mainline stations are within walking distance.

Car Parking Facilities

There is little on-street parking in the area apart from a few metered parking spaces at the top of the square. The nearest car park is beneath the Royal National Hotel in Bedford Way. Note that the Hall is within the central London Congestion Charging zone. For details see or

Facilities and Amenities

  • 24/7 Reception
  • Common room
  • Laundrette
  • Wi-fi
  • Internet
  • Pantry
  • Tv room
  • Music room