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 2020/21: 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 2021/21 pages.
The Putney Boathouse offers self-catered single study room accommodation for 6 students. Rent includes utility bills, internet access, basic contents insurance, maintenance, communal cleaning and a contribution towards your halls activity fund.
The rents for 2020/21 are as follows:
|Type of room||Number of bed spaces||Weekly rents per person|
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
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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.