London – LAL

£310.00

Cost of course: £310 per week
Available dates: Every Monday
Course Length: 1 to 52 weeks
Lessons per Week: 22.5 hours of lessons per week (intensive)
Class Size: Maximum 12
Age minimum: 16+ years old
Entry level: All levels

LAL London school of English is located in Twickenham, in the beautiful borough of Richmond upon Thames. The school operates in a modern building with comfortable facilities that create a stimulating learning environment.

The classrooms in our school of English in London are equipped with 50″ HD screens and Apple TVs to enhance the learning process. In our business classroom, we use an interactive whiteboard to encourage collaborative learning between students during the lessons. All of our facilities are designed to maximise your improvement as you study English in London!

Why LAL?

  • We focus on learning outcomes through personalised lessons, always thinking about our students’ needs.
  • We place an emphasis on practical communication.
  • We do regular progress testing to understand the next step in your learning process.
  • We have a wide range of real-life materials to practise with.
  • We enhance your learning through LAL Advantage, our online learning platform, which you can use before you arrive, during the course and for three months after you leave us, at no extra cost!*

FACILITIES

  • Free WiFi
  • Lounge Area
  • Bookshop and Library
  • Computer and Tablet Access
  • Restaurants Next Door
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wheelchair Access

LIVING COST (SAMPLE PRICES FOR ITEMS IN THIS CITY)

Bottle of water: £1

Coffee: £2

Can of coke: £1

Meal out for two: £20

Takeaway pizza: £7

Sandwich: £1-3

Local bus ticket: £2

Local train ticket: £4

Bike rental: £15/week
Cinema ticket: £7

HOMESTAY in London

Staying in an English host home is a great way to discover the English way of life and practice your English language.

Home Stay Details

  • Breakfast included
  • Dinner at extra charge
  • Private bathrooms available
  • WiFi access
  • Television in some rooms

Varied locations less than 45 minutes from school: Twickenham, Whitton, Teddington, Richmond, Hounslow, Brentford, St Margarets, Hounslow, Isleworth, Feltham, Hampton, Hanworth and other surrounding areas.


  • Distance to school – Average 30 minutes on foot or by local transport from LAL London.
  • Local Transport – An excellent network of local buses and trains connects the whole of London. A weekly ticket costs about £23.
  • 5-10 minutes away – Facilities immediately surrounding our host homes will vary depending on the location.
  • Age of students – 16 years and over. Younger students by arrangement.
  • Meals – Breakfast and half board available.
  • Rooms – Single or shared rooms available. Each room has a bed, desk, a chair and storage facilities. Shared accommodation is only offered when two people book together.
  • Bathrooms – Rooms have either shared bathrooms or, at an extra charge, private bathrooms.
  • Utilities – Electricity, heating and lighting are included in the price. Electricity is 230V, 50Hz AC.
  • Internet and phone – All hosts offer internet access. Use of telephones is by arrangement
  • Laundry – Bed linen and towels are provided by and washed weekly by the hosts. Hosts may not do the student’s laundry for the first two weeks of their stay but after that, the host will wash one load per week. Public launderettes are also available.
  • Security and keys – Keys to the house are issued to students aged 18 and older on arrival, but bedrooms do not normally have locks.
  • Bed linen, towels and cleaning – Bed linen and towels will be provided by the host and changed weekly. Rooms will be cleaned by the host weekly.
  • Deposit & Damage Charges – No deposit is required. Damages will be charged to students before departure.
  • Visitors – Visitors are allowed at each host’s discretion, and with their permission.
  • Noise and restrictions – Students should discuss any house rules or restrictions with their host. 16 and 17-year-olds will be required to comply with a curfew.
  • Availability – Available all year to students aged 16 and older.
  • Holding rooms – A fee will be charged to store luggage or keep possessions in a room if students take holidays away from the school.

STUDENT RESIDENCE

LAL Allied House Residence

The perfect option to enjoy everything that living in Twickenham offers, directly above the school.

Residence Details

Location

29-39 London Road, Twickenham, TW1 3SZ

  • Distance to school – The residence is located opposite the school.
  • Local Transport – Regular buses and regular trains. 20 – 25 minutes to London Waterloo station by South West Trains from Twickenham railway station. 30-40 minutes to Heathrow airport.
  • 5-10 minutes away – Twickenham railway station, bus stops, café, pubs and restaurants, pharmacy, shops, supermarkets and banks.

  • Type of accommodation – Self-catering student residence.
  • Age of students – 18 years and over.
  • Check-in and check-out – Check-in: Sundays 14.00 – 23.00 (extra fee of £40 applies between 21.00 and 23.00). Check-out: Sundays by 10.00.
  • Meals – Self-catering.
  • Kitchen/cooking facilities – Fully-equipped shared kitchen for students’ use.
  • Rooms – Double and shared rooms available. All rooms have wireless internet access. Double and twin rooms can be booked for single occupancy. Each room contains single beds with storage, a bedside table and lamp, desk space and chair for each student and a rack for luggage and coats.
  • Bathrooms – One double/twin room has an en-suite bathroom. The other rooms share one bathroom.
  • Utilities- Utilities are included in the price. Electricity is 230V, 50Hz AC.
  • Internet and phone – Free wireless internet access.
  • Laundry – Washing machine and iron available free of charge.
  • Security and keys – Students are provided with a keys on arrival.
  • Bed linen, towels and cleaning – Bed linen is provided. Students must bring their own towels. Rooms are cleaned/serviced weekly. Bed linen is changed once a week.
  • Deposit & Damage Charges – A deposit of £50 per student is taken. The deposit will be taken at school on their first day and is refundable provided that students leave their room and communal areas in a clean and presentable condition. Costs related to any extra cleaning or the replacement of lost or damaged items will be deducted from the deposit. On departure the room must take no more than 45 minutes to clean, otherwise, a fee of £18 per hour applies thereafter.
  • Visitors – No visitors allowed after 22.00. No visitors allowed in the bedrooms.
  • Noise and restrictions – Noise must not be heard outside the bedrooms after 23.00. Students are requested to be considerate of other people in the building and keep noise to a level that does not disturb other members of the residence.
  • Availability – Available all year to students. There is no minimum number of weeks required.

Twickenham Residence

A shared house ideal for independent living, just 20 minutes from LAL London.

Residence Details

Location

274 Nelson Road, Twickenham, TW2 7BW

  • Distance to school -Total journey time to LAL London: 20 minutes by bus. Walk 5 minutes to Admiral Nelson Whitton (Stop Q). Bus numbers 281 and H22 travel frequently to London Road/Twickenham (Stop F), right outside the school.
  • Local Transport – Regular buses and trains. London Waterloo – 35 mins by train (South West Trains). Heathrow airport – 20 mins by taxi.
  • 5-10 minutes away – Railway station, bus stops, café, pubs and restaurants, pharmacy, shops, supermarkets and banks.

  • Type of accommodation – Self-catering student residence.
  • Age of students – 18 years and over.
  • Check-in and check-out – Check-in: Sundays 14:00 – 23.00 (extra fee of £40 applies between 21.00 and 23.00). Check-out: Sundays by 10:00.
  • Meals- Self-catering.
  • Kitchen/cooking facilities – Fully equipped shared kitchen.
  • Rooms – All rooms have wireless internet access. Double and twin rooms can be booked for single occupancy. Each room contains single/double beds, storage, a bedside table and lamp, desk space and chair for each student.
  • Bathrooms – 2 shared bathrooms. 2 en-suite bathrooms attached to shared rooms.
  • Utilities – All utilities are included in the price. Electricity is 230V, 50Hz AC.
  • Internet – Free wireless internet access.
  • Laundry – Washing machine and iron available free of charge.
  • Security and keys – Students are provided with keys on arrival.
  • Bed linen, towels and cleaning – Bed linen is provided. Students must bring their own towels. Rooms are cleaned/serviced weekly. Bed linen is changed once a week.
  • Deposit & Damage Charges – A deposit of £50 per student is taken at school on students’ first day and is refundable, provided that students leave their room and communal areas in a clean and presentable condition. Costs for the replacement of lost or damaged items will be deducted from the deposit. On departure the room must take no more than 45 minutes to clean, otherwise, a fee of£18 per hour applies thereafter.
  • Visitors – Visitors are allowed between midday and 22:30. No overnight stays allowed.
  • Noise and restrictions – Noise must not be heard outside the bedrooms after 22:00.
  • Availability – Available all year to students. There is no minimum number of weeks required.

Grosvenor Hall Residence

Grosvenor Hall is a low-cost student residence conveniently located just across the road from LAL London.

Residence Details

Location 

69-71 Grosvenor Rd, Twickenham TW1 4AD

  • Distance to school – The residence is located across the road from the school.
  • Local Transport – Regular buses and regular trains. 20 – 25 minutes to London Waterloo station by South West Trains from Twickenham Rail Station. 30-40 minutes to Heathrow airport by bus.
  • 5-10 minutes away – The school, Twickenham railway station, bus stops, café, pubs, restaurants, pharmacy, shops, supermarkets and banks.

  • Type of accommodation – Self-catering student residence.
  • Age of students – 18 years and over.
  • Check-in and check-out – Check-in: Sundays 14.00 – 23.00 (extra fee of £40 applies between 21.00 and 23.00).
    Check-out: Sundays by 10.00.
  • Meals – Self-catering.
  • Kitchen/cooking facilities – Fully-equipped shared kitchen.
  • Rooms – Single rooms. All rooms have wireless internet access. Each room contains single beds, storage, a bedside table and lamp, desk space, a chair and a washbasin.
  • Bathrooms – Shared bathrooms. There is a washbasin in each room.
  • Utilities – Electricity, heating and lighting are included in the price. Electricity is 230V, 50Hz AC.
  • Internet – Free wireless internet access.
  • Laundry – Coin-operated laundry facilities on site 7.00 – 22.00.
    Washing £2.90 per load
    Drying £1.50 per load
  • Security and keys – Students are issued with keys on arrival.
  • Bed linen, towels and cleaning – Bed linen is provided. Students must bring their own towels. Rooms are cleaned/serviced weekly. Bed linen is changed once a week.
  • Deposit & Damage Charges – A deposit of £50 per student is required. The deposit will be taken at school on the first day and is refundable provided that students leave their room and communal areas in a clean and presentable condition. Costs related to any extra cleaning or the replacement of lost or damaged items will be deducted from the deposit. On departure the room must take no more than 45 minutes to clean, otherwise, a fee of £18 per hour applies thereafter.
  • Visitors – Visitors must leave the residence by 22.00.
  • Noise and restrictions – Noise must not be heard outside the bedrooms after 23.00.
  • Availability – Available all year to students aged 18 and older.

HOTEL RESIDENCE

Alexander Pope Hotel

The character and hospitality of a traditional pub with all modern comforts. Single, twin or double rooms with optional breakfast. Evening meals are available in the pub.

Hotel Details

Location

Cross Deep, Twickenham, TW1 4RB

  • Distance to school – 10 minutes on foot or 5 minutes by bus.
  • Local Transport – Local buses cover all London. A weekly ticket costs about £23. The hotel is 10 minutes’ walk from Twickenham railway station.
  • 5-10 minutes away – School, bus stops, railway station, cafés, pubs, restaurants, pharmacy, shops, supermarkets, banks, post office, gallery, Thames river, gym, sports and leisure facilities and parks.

  • Type of accommodation – Hotel.
  • Age of students – 18 years and over.
  • Check-in and check-out – Check in from 14:00 on Sundays. Check out by 11:00 on Sunday. Other days – by arrangement. Luggage storage available in case of a late departure / early arrival.
  • Meals – Breakfast and evening meals available.
  • Kitchen/cooking facilities – No kitchen facilities for students’ use.
  • Rooms – 32 rooms with one double or two single beds. Each room also has a wardrobe, a TV, air-conditioning, desk, chair, armchairs and a table, hair-dryer, iron and an ironing board, direct dial telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.
  • Bathrooms – Each room has a private shower, basin and WC.
  • Utilities – Electricity, heating and lighting are included in the price. Electricity is 230V, 50Hz AC.
  • Internet and phone – There are a free wireless internet connection and a telephone in each room.
  • Laundry – Available at an extra charge through the hotel. Public launderette nearby.
  • Security and keys – Students are provided with keys to their rooms on arrival day.
  • Bed linen, towels and cleaning – Bed linen and towels are provided. Rooms are cleaned daily.
  • Deposit & Damage Charges – No deposit is required.
  • Visitors – Visitors are allowed within normal hours.
  • Noise and restrictions – Noise must not be heard outside the bedrooms after 23.00.
  • Availability – Only available to students aged 18 and over unless accompanied by an adult.

Address:
LAL Language School London
29 – 39 London Rd Allied House
Twickenham TW1 3SZ, United Kingdom

 

Get to central London in only 20 minutes!

Additional information

Registration fee

Enrolment Fee (Mandatory) GBP 70

Materials GBP 28

Accommodation Placement Fee (Mandatory) GBP 35

Student Residence (18 years +)

Residence: Allied House (Single Room, En suite, No Meals)
GBP 285 per week

Residence: Allied House (Single Room, Shared bathroom, No Meals)
GBP 250 per week

Residence: Allied House (Shared Room, Shared bathroom, No Meals)
GBP 180 per week

Residence: Allied House (Shared Room, En suite, No Meals)
GBP 145 per week

Residence: Twickenham (Single Room, En suite, No Meals)
GBP 170 per week

Residence: Twickenham (Shared Room, Shared bathroom, No Meals)
GBP 170 per week

Residence: Grosvenor Hall (Single Room, Shared bathroom, No Meals)
GBP 240 per week

Homestay (live with host family)

SINGLE Room + SINGLE Bathroom
GBP 185 per week

SINGLE Room + SHARED Bathroom
GBP 160 per week

SHARED Room + SINGLE Bathroom
GBP 165 per week

SHARED Room + SHARED Bathroom
GBP 140 per week

*Evening Meal GBP 35

Hotel

St Giles Hotel (Single Room, En-suite)
GBP 355 per week

St Giles Hotel (Shared Room, En-suite)
GBP 200 per week

Alexander Pope Hotel (Single Room, En-suite)
GBP 880 per week

Alexander Pope Hotel (Shared Room, En-suite)
GBP 490 per week

*Evening meal GBP 105 per week

Taxi transport (Round trip)

Transfer Service Heathrow
GBP 125.00

Transfer Service Gatwick
GBP 190.00

Transfer Service Luton
GBP 280

Transfer Service Stansted
GBP 300

St Pancras Eurostar Terminus
GBP 140

Insurance

Travel Insurance GBP 4 per week