TORQUAY HOUSE:

Torquay House, designed by award-winning architects, represents the expansion of LHA London to provide affordable living in the heart of London. The brand-new building boasts a sky lounge, green roof spaces and provides state of the art studios and en-suite accommodation within walking distance of Central London. Residents can also take advantage of a modern on-site gym, fantastic views over London from selected rooms and secure bicycle storage.

Location: In Zone 2 North West London, the closest tube station is four minutes away at Royal Oak (Hammersmith & City, Circle line), with Paddington 15 minutes’ walk away. Bus routes are from the door take residents into central London in 20 minutes, with Kensington Palace Gardens 10 minutes’ walk away and Hyde Park 12 minutes away by bike (Barclay’s bike station nearby on Porchester Square).

Flexible: Singles and studio rooms are available for short term or long term bookings. We only ask for seven days’ notice before departure from our residents on long term bookings, making this an ideal home for students and young people working in the Westminster area.

Affordable: Our prices are the best in London including all bills, contents insurance and 50MB Wi-Fi across 7 devices for every guest at any one time.

Safe & Secure: There is 24 hour key card access and CCTV, whilst a porter is on duty throughout the night. Rooms and communal areas are serviced regularly.

Friendly: Our multi-lingual team have excellent local information helping you make Torquay House your home in the heart of London.


Included in the Price for Long Term residents

  • CCTV
  • Utility bills
  • Cleaning
  • Gym
  • 24 hour key card access
  • 20mb Wi-Fi throughout building
  • Contents Insurance including laptop cover

Zone 2 Central Studios and Single rooms

Address


1 Torquay Street
London
W2 5EJ

Tube
Royal Oak (Hammersmith & City, Circle Line)

Phone +44 (0)20 3553 7106

Fax 020 7229 2534

Email Torquay@lhalondon.com

Rooms

En-suite single rooms and studios are available for short-term and long-term lettings. Residents can also take advantage of a modern on-site gym, a communal sky lounge and secure bicycle storage.

Studio Room

The en-suite Studio is available as a single or shared twin, with writing desks, chairs and fully fitted kitchen.

Single Room

Completely private room, with quality bed, wardrobe, drawers and en-suite bathroom including shower, toilet and wash basin.

Facilities

Wifi

As well as a fixed data point as standard, we offer free high speed WiFi that can be accessed anywhere in the house. Each guest can access a massive 50MB used over 7 devices at any one time.

Bills

This includes council tax, all utilities, incoming data line, insurance fee, general cleaning and maintenance. This could be worth more than £50 a week in a private house!

CCTV

24 cloud based CCTV is in operation in common rooms, helping make LHA one of the safest places to stay in London.

Communal space

There are seated areas with sofa's, seats and tables on each floor as well as a sky lounger. A great place to relax and meet new people.

Bike storage

Bike racks are provided enabling you to use your own lock to secure your bike.

Laundry

Coin operated, state of the art washing and drying machines are available throughout the day and late into the night (typical wash price is £3.20) Washing powder is also on sale at reception.

Study Room

A quiet room with desks and data points is available for private study.

Gym

Choose from a variety of fitness activities with treadmills, rowers, weights sections and cable workout stations. Our modern gyms allow you the freedom to live your London life and stay healthy.

Local Guides

Little Venice

North of Paddington there is a picturesque narrow boat hangout known as Little Venice. The area is a popular tourist attraction mainly due to the canals with Narrow boat cruises travelling between Little Venice and Camden Lock. There are also some great places to eat seafood or spend afternoons in one of the riverside cafes.

Chelsea Football Club

Opened in 1877, the stadium was used by the London Athletic Club until 1905, when new owner Gus Mears founded Chelsea Football Club to occupy the ground; Chelsea have played their home games there ever since. Often referred to as simply The Bridge, it holds a capacity 41,798 people, making it the eighth largest ground in the Premier League.

Porchester Gardens

The stunning Porchester Gardens are free and open to the public, typically populated by dog walkers and joggers. The gardens offer a nice break from the urban areas further south and a good place for walks.

Paddington Library

This is a large and busy community and children’s library with an business information point. The library splits the adult library and children’s library into two separate buildings.

Lords Cricket Ground

Lord’s Cricket Ground, generally known as Lord’s, is a cricket venue in St John’s Wood, London. The famous ground established in 1814 is regarded as the traditional home of English cricket.

The Bridge House

Riverside pub serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

The Westbourne

Gastro pub with terrace serving traditional ales and lagers, Belgian beers, fine wines, cocktails as well as fresh food that changes daily

London Business School

London Business School

Imperial College London

Imperial College London

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

City University London

City University London

King’s College London

King’s College London

Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

GCU London

GCU London

Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

Sun in Splendour

Cute pub with hidden garden, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Sun in Splendour

Cute pub with hidden garden, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

19 Numara Bos Cirrik I

Hipsters’ ocakbası of choice, a grill based restaurant with an open fire pit in the middle

19 Numara Bos Cirrik I

Hipsters’ ocakbası of choice, a grill based restaurant with an open fire pit in the middle

Bull

Gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Bull

Gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Island Queen

Gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Island Queen

Gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

The Champion

Having changed orientation a few years back, the champion is a lively pub with open front to the street and hidden garden to the rear.

The Champion

Having changed orientation a few years back, the champion is a lively pub with open front to the street and hidden garden to the rear.

Bridge House

Water side gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Bridge House

Water side gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Pacha

Ibiza comes to Victoria

Pacha

Ibiza comes to Victoria

Borough Market

London’s oldest market – dating back to the thirteenth century – is also the busiest, and the most popular for gourmet goodies.

Borough Market

London’s oldest market – dating back to the thirteenth century – is also the busiest, and the most popular for gourmet goodies.

Ministry of Sound

The original and best, teaming full of South Bank uni students

Ministry of Sound

The original and best, teaming full of South Bank uni students

Southwark Tavern

Gastro pub, originally a debtors jail, on the edge of Borough Market.

Southwark Tavern

Gastro pub, originally a debtors jail, on the edge of Borough Market.

Notting Hill Arts Club

Funky alternative club that is a smash with the locals.

Notting Hill Arts Club

Funky alternative club that is a smash with the locals.

Drayton Arms

Historic gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Drayton Arms

Historic gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Queens Arms

Hidden gem of a gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Queens Arms

Hidden gem of a gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Builders Arms

Up market pub with good wine range and decent food.

Builders Arms

Up market pub with good wine range and decent food.

Washington

Gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Washington

Gastro pub, serving great ales and fresh food at reasonable prices.

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is nestled in Kensington Gardens, a lush park in London.  You can wonder around the strickingly beautiful grounds, see the Sunken garden, the King and Queen’s State Apartments…

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace is nestled in Kensington Gardens, a lush park in London.  You can wonder around the strickingly beautiful grounds, see the Sunken garden, the King and Queen’s State Apartments…

Science Museum

Interactive galleries bringing science to life.  There are over 15,000 objects on display including objects from Apollo 10.  You can experience 3D and 4D simulators of an Apollo space mission or fly with the Red Arrows.

Science Museum

Interactive galleries bringing science to life.  There are over 15,000 objects on display including objects from Apollo 10.  You can experience 3D and 4D simulators of an Apollo space mission or fly with the Red Arrows.

The London Eye

The EDF Energy London Eye is an prominent feature of London’s skyline. With 32 capsule holding up to 25 people you can see some of the best views in London.

The London Eye

The EDF Energy London Eye is an prominent feature of London’s skyline. With 32 capsule holding up to 25 people you can see some of the best views in London.

The Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, best known for holding the annual summer Proms concerts since 1941.

The Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, best known for holding the annual summer Proms concerts since 1941.

Madam Tussauds

You’ll come face-to-face with some of the world’s most famous faces. From David Beckham to Shakespeare.  Meeting influential figures from showbiz, sport, politics and even royalty. Strike a pose with Usain Bolt, get close to One Direction or receive a once-in-a-lifetime audience with Her Majesty the Queen.

Madam Tussauds

You’ll come face-to-face with some of the world’s most famous faces. From David Beckham to Shakespeare.  Meeting influential figures from showbiz, sport, politics and even royalty. Strike a pose with Usain Bolt, get close to One Direction or receive a once-in-a-lifetime audience with Her Majesty the Queen.

Big Ben

Big Ben is the nickname of the clock tower at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, named after the great bell within the clock. The tower is officially known as the Elizabeth Tower to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II.

Big Ben

Big Ben is the nickname of the clock tower at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, named after the great bell within the clock. The tower is officially known as the Elizabeth Tower to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II.

Palace Of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Palace Of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Resident Reviews

At LHA we really appreciate that you stayed with us and would love to know what you think of the place. Please remember that the guest book is open for all to see, so please stay constructive as offensive blogs will have to be removed.

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Common Room

High standards of cleanliness are provided as rooms are serviced daily and the kitchen has been awarded 5 out of 5 stars for hygiene. Onsite laundry and snack vending facilities are there for guest’s convenience.