Vincent House was preceeded by two earlier residences, Hopkinson House and Brabazon House, which were founded around 1900 by the Hopkinson family with the aim of providing affordable central London accommodation for
those seeking a career in the capital. Their ideal of offering a comfortable and good value club style residence for professionals and academics was continued when Vincent House was opened in 1940 in a spcially designed and
striking art deco building. In 1965 Vincent House became a Housing Association and registered as a friendly Society to
protect its aims in perpetuity.
Vincent House is conveniently located just a few minutes walk from Notting Hill Gate underground station with connections to the West End and City. There is also an extensive range of bus routes nearby, including the Airport bus. Notting Hill Gate is an ideal starting point for many of London's popular tourist attractions and also offers wide range of local facilities. There are many banks, shops, cinemas and a variety of restaurants and bars. The world famous Portobello Road antiques market and two of the city's most beautiful Royal parks, Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, as well as Holland Park, are within walking
Breakfast and a three course dinner (lunch on Sundays) is served daily in the residents', dining room. There is a choice of hot dishes at both meals and a cold buffet selection complements the dinner menu, which ranges
from traditional English cooking to tasty continental cuisine. Guests may join residents for dinner by prior arrangement.
Vincent House can accommodate up to 140 residents in centrally heated single bedrooms with bathrooms*. Each room has a telephone, is serviced daily and is comfortably furnished. A few double bedrooms are available for occasional guests and a recent introduction is the option of some suites offering a separate sitting room/study. Set on seven floors, Vincent House has two central lifts, a main staircase and easily accessible fire escapes. It also meets all current fire and environmental regulations.
Your accommodation in Vincent House
Single rooms, each with their own private bathroom.
Each room has :
A single bed
A desk and chair
An easy chair
Broadband access (at an additional charge, payable to Vincent House)
The bathroom has a bath with a shower facility, a wash basin and a toilet.
Meals are served in the Residents’ dining room.
Weekdays Saturdays Sundays
Breakfast 07.00 – 09.00 07.30 –09.30 08.00 – 10.00
Lunch n/a n/a 13.00 – 14.30
Dinner 19.00 – 21.00 19.00 – 21.00 n/a
Your room will be cleaned every day.
Bed linen and towels are provided and laundered once a week.
A restaurant where breakfast and dinner are served. (Lunch on Sundays)
A residents’ bar
A residents’ lounge
A private residents’ garden
An iron and ironing board can be loaned for short periods on payment of a refundable £10 deposit.
There is a telephone in your room for internal and external calls. You are responsible for payment of all telephone calls made from your room during your stay. You will be presented with an invoice by the reception and should pay Vincent House directly.
Radios and Televisions
Vincent House does not provide radios or televisions. Residents may use their own providing there is no annoyance caused to other residents. It is a legal requirement to obtain a television licence.
Personal electrical appliances.
An electric kettle is provided in each room, but no other appliances for cooking or heating are allowed. Residents’ personal equipment must be correctly installed/connected and overload of the electrical circuits avoided.
Trunks and heavy suitcases cannot be stored in bedrooms. A numbered rack in the baggage room is allocated to each resident and access can be obtained at any time. No baggage can be stored after your departure.
Breakage and damage
Residents are liable for any breakages and damage to Vincent House property.
Smoking is not allowed in public areas but is permitted inside the individual bedrooms. Great care must be taken.
Guests of residents should present themselves at Reception on arrival. No visitors will be admitted between 12 midnight and 6.00am unless previously advised to Reception and guests of residents may not stay overnight. The Management reserves the right to require residents’ visitors to leave if a noise nuisance is being caused.
Anyone found in possession of, dealing in or using illegal substances (including all Class A and Class B drugs) anywhere on the premises will be deemed to have contravened the conditions of residence and as a result will have their residency terminated forthwith and be asked to leave Vincent House immediately. No refund will be made.