Boathouse Virtual Tour

At a glance

  • 6 bed spaces
  • Standard single
  • £159 per week
  • Located at Embankment, Putney

The Imperial College Boathouse is located on the Putney Embankment overlooking the River Thames. It has been home to the Imperial College Rowing Club since 1938. The accommodation at the Boathouse is specifically for elite Imperial rowing athletes.

The convenience of its riverside location makes it easy to fit rowing practice around your studies, while on-site gym, physiotherapy and massage services help you stay in top shape.

Please note: students are chosen to live at the Putney Boathouse based on their rowing ability. The accommodation at the boathouse is specifically for elite Imperial rowing athletes and will be reviewed termly. The College does not accept applications for this residence.

Boathouse in more detail

Room types and rents

Update 2021/22: In line with the measures we are putting in place to ensure your safety and comfort in light of COVID-19, we have made amendments to the bed spaces and rent details below. Learn more about these measures on our changes for 2021/22 pages.

The Putney Boathouse offers self-catered single study room accommodation for 6 students. Rent includes utility bills, internet accessbasic contents insurancemaintenancecommunal cleaning and a contribution towards your halls activity fund.

The rents for 2021/22 are as follows:

Type of roomNumber of bed spacesWeekly rents per person
Standard single 6 £159

All beds in Putney Boathouse are 3' x 6'6" (0.91m x 1.98m)

Visit Fees and Payment page for more information

Features and facilities

Hall features and facilities:

  • Telephone and wired internet access in all study bedrooms
  • Wifi in communal areas
  • Shared bathroom and toilet facilities
Kitchen and common areas
  • Shared kitchen with communal fridges and freezers and individual storage cupboards
  • Lounge/TV area
Other features and facilities
  • Non-smoking hall
  • Fully equipped laundry facilities on-site
  • On site gym and training room
  • Physiotherapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Secure swipe card access



15 Embankment
London, SW15 1LB
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The Putney Boathouse is located on the south side of Putney Bridge, with spectacular views overlooking the River Thames.

The Boathouse is a 30 minute bike ride to the main South Kensington campus or a 40 minute tube journey from Putney Bridge station.

Putney town centre is home to a myriad of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars.