External courtyard at Kemp Porter

Kemp Porter Buildings, located just two minutes from North Acton underground station, opened in 2021 and is Imperial’s newest residential complex.

It boasts over 500 single and twin en-suite bedrooms in cluster style apartments. Each apartment has access to a communal kitchen and living area, along with a variety of shared outside spaces and common areas throughout the complex.

North Acton provides excellent transport links to Imperial’s White City and South Kensington campuses, whilst central London is just 20 minutes away via the Central Line.

Room types at Kemp Porter Buildings

Single bedroom at Kemp Porter

Single en-suite

Room with one single bed and en-suite bathroom.

Twin bedroom at Kemp Porter

Twin en-suite

Room with two single beds and en-suite bathroom.

Features and facilities

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Linen (sheets, pillow, blanket) and towels
  • Complimentary toiletries

Additional facilities

  • Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities in shared kitchens.
  • Kitchens equipped with microwave, toaster, kettle and fridge/freezer (ovens not available).
  • Common room/TV lounge.
  • Games room.
  • Wi-Fi in all public areas.
  • Non-smoking hall.
  • Secure entry system.
  • 24-hour front entrance CCTV.
  • Luggage storage (under the supervision of desk staff but not in a locked room).

Kemp Porter location

Kitchen and common area at Kemp Porter

Shared kitchen and living space.

En-suite shower room.

Communal area at Kemp Porter

Communal area and study space.