Bankside House is the largest residence of the London School of Economics. It is located just south of the river Thames, next to the London Eye, the Tate Modern Art and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
Other attractions such as Covent Garden, the West End, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral are all just 10 minutes away on foot.
At Bankside we run the London Explorer Programme which includes, each week: 15 hours of English lessons, one full-day excursion (by coach), 5 sightseeing tours around London (on foot or by tube), 3 evening activities and weekly travelcards.
12–18 years (groups only)
01 Jul - 29 Jul
Central London location
Common room with sofas and pool tables
1 full-day excursion per week
5 sightseeing tours per week
3 evening activities per week
to main London attractions: Covent Garden, West End, Tower of London, Tower Bridge and St Paul's
from Heathrow Airport
walk to Southwark - nearest tube station
walk to Cannon Street or Waterloo train station
Sample full-day excursions (1 per week): Brighton, Oxford, Canterbury
Sightseeing tours: 5 sightseeing tours around London per week (with our staff)
Optional full-day excursions: Windsor, Bath, Oxford, Thorpe Park, various attractions in London
Hotel-style accommodation of a high standard
· Residential, with en-suite accommodation in 2, 3 or 4-bed rooms, each with a shower and WC
· Group leaders are accommodated in single rooms with a shared bathroom (1 bathroom per 2 group leaders).
· Other facilities include a games room and a bar area. A coin-operated laundry facility is also available.