University of London's Intercollegiate Halls | The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

University of London's Intercollegiate Halls

Central receives an annual allocation of rooms in the University of London’s Intercollegiate Halls in central London.

Central receives accommodation allocations in the University of London’s Intercollegiate Halls.

Central have been allocated rooms in the University of London’s Intercollegiate Halls in Lillian Penson Hall. This hall is located in Central London (near Paddington) and are an approximately 25 minute journey by London Underground to Central.

Intercollegiate Halls Allocation for 2019/20

Lillian Penson Hall

  • 4 x Small Single En Suite Catered Room
  • 11 x Single En Suite Catered Rooms
  • £176.05 – £203.00 per week
  • 40 week contract
  • £500.00 Deposit


Halls are catered (two meals per day are provided and included in the rent) and you are not permitted to cook your own food. Meals are served at the following times:

  • Breakfast: 8am-9:30am (Monday-Friday)
  • Brunch: 11am-12:30pm (Saturday-Sunday)
  • Dinner: 6pm-7:30pm (Monday-Sunday)

If students are going to miss dinner in order to attend evening rehearsals, they can request a Packed Dinner.

To register interest in applying for Intercollegiate Halls, please email the SAS

Applying: 2019/20

Applications will open from Wednesday 8th May 2019 at 12:00 (GMT) and will close on Friday 7th June 2019 at 17:00 (GMT). Late applications cannot be considered. Rooms will not be allocated until after the deadline.

Once you have completed the application form please email it as a PDF or Word document, along with scanned medical evidence (Group 1 only) to the Student Advice Service

We advise that you read both the Allocation Guide and Step by Step Guide before submitting your application.

If you require the form in a different format, please contact the SAS

We advise you take your time when completing the application form and contact us if you have any queries.

University of London Self-Catered Accommodation

Through the University of London's Property Management Services, all Second and Third Year Undergraduate and MA/MFA students can apply for single rooms in self-catering flats at Clandon House in North Finchley. Clandon House is approximately 30 minutes from Central by bus. Postgraduate students can apply for self-catered flats at Gower Street in Bloomsbury. Gower Street is approximately 30-40 minutes from Central by bus or London Underground. 

If you wish to apply for one of the self-catered apartments in Gower Street or a room in Clandon House please book a viewing by contacting the Property Management Unit (PMU). There is no formal application procedure and the accommodation is offered on a first-come first-served basis.


Student Advice Service

+44 (0)20 7559 3900