Arriving to halls

Can family or friends help me move in?

Yes, your family and friends can help you move in. However, there will be a maximum of two people per family (including yourself) allowed in the hall. 

Will face coverings be required in halls of residence?

In order to protect one another, face coverings will be essential in all communal and public areas in halls of residence, including receptions, kitchens, social spaces and shared bathrooms. You won’t be required to wear a face covering in your own private bedroom. You can find out more about where else a face covering is essential on the Keeping You Safe webpages.  

Am I allowed guests in my halls of residence?

In order to ensure everyone is able to safely and comfortably adhere to social distancing, guests will not be allowed in any halls of residence, including Imperial students from another hall of residence. This policy will be regularly reviewed - we will only allow guests when it is safe to do so.

Car parking

If you are travelling by car, you must make your own parking arrangements. Most of our halls are located in busy areas with restricted parking. We encourage you to park locally whilst you are inside the halls and packing, then take your belongings outside your building and move the car only at the point of loading. We do not accept any responsibility for any parking infringements that may occur whilst you are at our halls.

Please see the arrival arrangements for your hall from the list below.

Halls arrival instructions

Beit Hall

The following welcome arrangments are in place for Beit Hall.

Address:

Beit Quad,
Prince Consort Road
London, SW7 2BB
View location on map (A1)

Arrival dates

  • The main arrival window for moving in is 09.00-17.00 between 14 – 18 December 2020 and 4 – 8 January 2021. We strongly encourage arrival at this time.  If you intend to arrive during one of these dates, please book your arrival to Beit Hall.  
  • If you cannot arrive within these dates or times you must email student.arrivals@ic.ac.uk .  We need to know of your travel plans at least 72 hours before you arrive so we can make the appropriate preparations.
  • You should try and arrange to arrive in halls between 09.00-17.00. Do not arrive to halls without informing us of your arrival plans beforehand. 

Arriving to Beit Hall  

During staffed hours, you should make your way directly to the hall supervisors office through the entrance on the left hand side of the Beit Quad archway.  

Outside of staffed hours, you should visit the Beit Hall Security office on the right-hand side of the Beit Quad archway.  

 Beit Hall staffed hours 
Hall staff will be available to assist you on the following dates and times. Outside of these hours you will need to make your way to Beit Hall Security office.   

  • Monday 14 – Friday 18 December: 08.00–18.00  
  • Monday 21 – Friday 24 December: 08.00–18.00  
  • Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 December: 08.00–18.00   
  • Monday-Friday 4 January 2021 onwards: 08.00–18.00

Access information

  • Only you and one other person will be provided access into the hall to help you move in
  • Please enter the building via the West common room and check-in with the Hall Supervisors. 

Car parking information

  • You may wait outside Beit Hall entrance for a maximum of 10 minutes for unloading only. The car cannot be left unattended.
  • You will then need to park nearby whilst in the hall
  • Parking close to Beit Hall is available:
    • on the street alongside parking metres

 

Eastside Hall

The following arrival arrangments are in place for Eastside Halls. 

Addresses:

Gabor Hall
Eastside Halls of Residence
Prince's Gardens
London, SW7 1AZ
View location on map (C2)

Linstead Hall
Eastside Halls of Residence
Prince's Gardens
London, SW7 1BU
View location on map (C2)

Wilkinson Hall
Eastside Halls of Residence
Prince's Gardens
London, SW7 1AW
View location on map (C2)



Arrival dates

  • The main arrival window for moving in is 09.00-17.00 between 14 – 18 December 2020 and 4 – 8 January 2021. We strongly encourage arrival at this time.  If you intend to arrive during one of these dates, please book your arrival to Eastside Halls.
  • If you cannot arrive within these dates or times you must email student.arrivals@ic.ac.uk .  We need to know of your travel plans at least 72 hours before you arrive so we can make the appropriate preparations.
  • You should try and arrange to arrive in halls between 09.00-17.00. Do not arrive to halls without informing us of your arrival plans beforehand. 

 

Arriving to Eastside Halls

During staffed hours, you should make your way directly to the hall supervisors office in Gabor Hall 

Outside of staffed hours, you should visit Weeks Building Security office on the north side of Princes Gardens.

The Weeks Building
16-18 Prince’s Gardens
Imperial College London
South Kensington
London SW7 1NE
View location on map (C2)

Eastside staffed hours  

Hall staff will be available to assist you on the following dates and times. Outside of these hours you will need to make your way to Weeks Building Security office.   

  • Monday 14 – Friday 18 December: 08.00–18.00  
  • Monday 21 – Friday 24 December: 08.00–18.00  
  • Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 December: 08.00–18.00   
  • Monday-Friday 4 January 2021 onwards: 08.00–18.00 


Car parking information

  • You may park in Prince's Gardens outside Eastside halls for a maximum of 10 minutes for unloading only. The car cannot be left unattended.
  • You will then need to park nearby whilst in the hall
  • Parking close to Eastside Hall is available:
    • on the street alongside parking metres

 

Kemp Porter

Address

Kemp Porter Buildings
142 Wales Farm Road
London
W3 6EL

Kemp Porter Traffic Map (pdf)


Arrival dates

  • The main arrival window for moving in is 09.00-17.00 between 14 – 18 December 2020 and 4 – 8 January 2021. We strongly encourage arrival at this time.  If you intend to arrive during one of these dates, please book your arrival to Kemp Porter.
  • If you cannot arrive within these dates or times you must email student.arrivals@ic.ac.uk .  We need to know of your travel plans at least 72 hours before you arrive so we can make the appropriate preparations.
  • You should try and arrange to arrive in halls between 09.00-17.00. Do not arrive to halls without informing us of your arrival plans beforehand

 

Arriving to Kemp Porter

Please follow the check-in information relevant for the date and time you will be arriving to halls.

If you’re traveling from Heathrow or Gatwick airport you should allow for at least two to three hours after your flight lands to get through customs and complete your journey to halls.

Once you arrive you will need to make your way to the Hall main entrance.

Kemp Porter staffed hours

  • Monday 21 – Friday 24 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 December: 08.00–18.00

Outside of these hours you will be greeted by the concierge team.

 

Car parking information

  • There is limited parking is available at Kemp Porter - you may need to be prepared to find alternative on-street
  • parking.

Parsons House

The following arrival arrangments are in place for Parsons House.

Address:

Claybrook Road
London, W6 8NB
View location on map

Access information

  • You must arrive on the date and within the time frame of your arrival booking.
  • Only you and one other person will be provided access into the hall to help you move in.
  • Please enter the building via the main entrance and check-in with the Hall Supervisor. 

 Car parking information

  • You may wait outside Parsons House entrance for a maximum of 10 minutes for unloading only. The car cannot be left unattended.
  • Residents should park nearby whilst in the hall
  • Parking close to Parsons House is available at:
    • on the street alongside parking metres

Pembridge Gardens

The following arrival arrangments are in place for Pembridge Gardens.

Arrival dates

  • The main arrival window for moving in is 09.00-17.00 between 14 – 18 December 2020 and 4 – 8 January 2021. We strongly encourage arrival at this time.  If you intend to arrive during one of these dates, please book your arrival to Pembridge Gardens.
  • If you cannot arrive within these dates or times you must email student.arrivals@ic.ac.uk .  We need to know of your travel plans at least 72 hours before you arrive so we can make the appropriate preparations.
  • You should try and arrange to arrive in halls between 09.00-17.00. Do not arrive to halls without informing us of your arrival plans beforehand. 

 

Arriving to Pembridge Gardens

During staffed hours, you should make your way directly to reception in the main entrance.

Pembridge Gardens staffed hours

  • Monday 14 – Friday 18 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Monday 21 – Friday 24 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Monday-Friday 4 January 2021 onwards: 08.00–18.00

Outside of staffed hours, we can arrange for members of our Security team to meet you at the hall – however we must have advance notice of your arrival as they will be carrying out other duties.

Car parking information

  • You may wait outside Pembridge Gardens entrance for a maximum of 10 minutes for unloading only. The car cannot be left unattended.
  • Residents should park nearby whilst in the hall
  • Parking close to Pembridge Gardens is available at:
    • on the street alongside parking metres

Silwood Park

The following arrival arrangments are in place for Silwood Park.

Arrival dates

  • The main arrival window for moving in is 09.00-17.00 between 14 – 18 December 2020 and 4 – 8 January 2021. We strongly encourage arrival at this time.  If you intend to arrive during one of these dates, please book your arrival to Silwood Park.
  • If you cannot arrive within these dates or times you must email student.arrivals@ic.ac.uk .  We need to know of your travel plans at least 72 hours before you arrive so we can make the appropriate preparations.
  • You should try and arrange to arrive in halls between 09.00-17.00. Do not arrive to halls without informing us of your arrival plans beforehand. 

 

Arriving to Silwood Park

During staffed hours, you should make your way directly to the Campus Services Coordinator’s office in the Hamilton Building.

Outside of staffed hours, you should visit the Security Office in the Campus Reception building, near the main entrance to Silwood Park.

Silwood Park staffed hours

Hall staff will be available to assist you on the following dates and times. Outside of these hours you will need to make your way to the Security office.

  • Monday 14 – Friday 18 December: 09.00–17.00
  • Monday 21 – Friday 24 December: 09.00–17.00
  • Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 December: 09.00–17.00
  • Monday-Friday 4 January 2021 onwards: 09.00–17.00

 

Car parking information

  • There is ample parking at Silwood Park. Please follow local notices.

Southside Hall

The following arrival arrangments are in place for Southside Halls.

Address:

Falmouth Hall
Southside Halls of Residence
Prince's Gardens
London, SW7 1BA
View location on map (C3)
Keogh Hall
Southside Halls of Residence
Prince's Gardens
London, SW7 1BE
View location on map (C3)
Selkirk Hall
Southside Halls of Residence
Prince's Gardens
London, SW7 1BF
View location on map (C3)
Tizard Hall
Southside Halls of Residence
Prince's Gardens
London, SW7 1BJ
View location on map (C3)

 

Arrival dates

  • The main arrival window for moving in is 09.00-17.00 between 14 – 18 December 2020 and 4 – 8 January 2021. We strongly encourage arrival at this time.  If you intend to arrive during one of these dates, please book your arrival to Southside Halls.
  • If you cannot arrive within these dates or times you must email student.arrivals@ic.ac.uk .  We need to know of your travel plans at least 72 hours before you arrive so we can make the appropriate preparations.
  • You should try and arrange to arrive in halls between 09.00-17.00. Do not arrive to halls without informing us of your arrival plans beforehand. 

 

Arriving to Southside Halls

During staffed hours, you should make your way directly to the hall supervisors office in Falmouth Hall 

 Outside of staffed hours, you should visit Weeks Building Security office on the north side of Princes Gardens.

The Weeks Building
16-18 Prince’s Gardens
Imperial College London
South Kensington
London SW7 1NE
View location on map (C2)

Southside staffed hours  

Hall staff will be available to assist you on the following dates and times. Outside of these hours you will need to make your way to Weeks Building Security office.   

  • Monday 14 – Friday 18 December: 08.00–18.00  
  • Monday 21 – Friday 24 December: 08.00–18.00  
  • Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 December: 08.00–18.00   
  • Monday-Friday 4 January 2021 onwards: 08.00–18.00 

Car parking information

  • You may park in Prince's Gardens outside Southside halls for a maximum of 10 minutes for unloading only. The car cannot be left unattended.
  • Residents should park nearby whilst in the hall
  • Parking close to Southside Hall is available:
    • on the street alongside parking metres

Wilson House

The following arrangements are in place for Wilson House.

Arrival dates

  • The main arrival window for moving in is 09.00-17.00 between 14 – 18 December 2020 and 4 – 8 January 2021. We strongly encourage arrival at this time.  If you intend to arrive during one of these dates, please book your arrival to Wilson House.
  • If you cannot arrive within these dates or times you must email student.arrivals@ic.ac.uk .  We need to know of your travel plans at least 72 hours before you arrive so we can make the appropriate preparations.
  • You should try and arrange to arrive in halls between 09.00-17.00. Do not arrive to halls without informing us of your arrival plans beforehand. 

 

Arriving to Wilson House

During staffed hours, you should make your way directly to reception in the main entrance.

Wilson House staffed hours

  • Monday 14 – Friday 18 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Monday 21 – Friday 24 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Monday-Friday 4 January 2021 onwards: 08.00–18.00

Outside of staffed hours, we can arrange for members of our Security team to meet you at the hall – however we must have advance notice of your arrival as they will be carrying out other duties.

Car parking information

  • You may park in the driveway in front of Wilson House for a short time to unload.
  • Parking at Wilson House is limited, so please move your your car once you have finished unloading so other vehicles can make use of the driveway. 
  • We advise you not to leave the car unattended or unlocked whilst unloading your items. We cannot be held responsible for any criminal action that takes place on site.  
  • Parking close to Wilson House is available:
    • on the street alongside parking metres

Woodward Buildings

The following arrangments are in place for Woodward Buildings.

To get to Woodward Car Park, use postcode: W3 6XD

Woodward Traffic Flow Map (pdf)

Arrival dates

  • The main arrival window for moving in is 09.00-17.00 between 14 – 18 December 2020 and 4 – 8 January 2021. We strongly encourage arrival at this time.  If you intend to arrive during one of these dates, please book your arrival to Woodward Buildings.
  • If you cannot arrive within these dates or times you must email student.arrivals@ic.ac.uk .  We need to know of your travel plans at least 72 hours before you arrive so we can make the appropriate preparations.
  • You should try and arrange to arrive in halls between 09.00-17.00. Do not arrive to halls without informing us of your arrival plans beforehand

 

Arriving to Woodward Buildings

Please follow the check-in information relevant for the date and time you will be arriving to halls.

If you’re traveling from Heathrow or Gatwick airport you should allow for at least two to three hours after your flight lands to get through customs and complete your journey to halls.

Once you arrive you will need to make your way to the Hall main entrance.

Woodward Buildings staffed hours

  • Monday 21 – Friday 24 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 December: 08.00–18.00

Outside of these hours you will be greeted by the concierge team.

 Car parking information

  • You may park in the basement car park at the rear of Woodward for a limited time if there's space available.
  • If the car park is only available for drop off only, then there is on-street parking nearby

Xenia

The following arrival arrangments are in place for Xenia.

Arrival dates

  • The main arrival window for moving in is 09.00-17.00 between 14 – 18 December 2020 and 4 – 8 January 2021. We strongly encourage arrival at this time.  If you intend to arrive during one of these dates, please book your arrival to Xenia..
  • If you cannot arrive within these dates or times you must email student.arrivals@ic.ac.uk .  We need to know of your travel plans at least 72 hours before you arrive so we can make the appropriate preparations.
  • You should try and arrange to arrive in halls between 09.00-17.00. Do not arrive to halls without informing us of your arrival plans beforehand. 

 

Arriving to Xenia

During staffed hours, you should make your way directly to reception in the main entrance.

Xenia staffed hours

  • Monday 14 – Friday 18 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Monday 21 – Friday 24 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Tuesday 29 – Thursday 31 December: 08.00–18.00
  • Monday-Friday 4 January 2021 onwards: 08.00–18.00

Outside of staffed hours, we can arrange for members of our Security team to meet you at the hall – however we must have advance notice of your arrival as they will be carrying out other duties.

Car parking information

  • You can park outside Xenia to unload for 10 minutes, however the car cannot be left unattended during this time.
  • Residents should park nearby whilst in the hall
  • Parking close to Xenia Hall is available at:
    • on the street alongside parking metres