Visiting the Library


The Library is in Bloomsbury, Central London – a short walk from London Underground and national railway stations.

We are on the 4th floor of Senate House. Lifts are available on the ground floor (opposite the University of London reception desk, South Block). The Collections, study spaces and reading rooms are on the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th floors – access is via the 4th floor. View the floorplans. Map and transport information.

Opening hours


Our address

Senate House Library, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

Public transport

Closest bus stops

Tottenham Court Road or Russell Square (Numbers 7, 24, 29, 68, X68, 73, 91, 134, 168 and 188).

Closest London Underground stations

  • Russell Square
  • Goodge Street
  • Tottenham Court Road
  • Euston Square

Closest railway stations

  • Euston
  • Kings Cross

Find out more travel information from Transport for London and National Rail. [/grey_box]


The Library is committed to ensuring that all users are able to take full advantage of our facilities and services. Learn about accessibility.

Once you have your Library card, just place it on the glass window of a security gate to access the Library.