London School of Economics SafePod

SafePod Summary


Room 409,
4th floor of the LSE Library,
10 Portugal Street,





Opening Hours

10:00 - 16:00


The nearest tube stations are Holborn and Temple, which are approximately 5 minutes walk away from the library. The nearest railway stations are Charing Cross and Blackfriars which are a ten to fifteen minute walk to the library.

Fire Alarm Information

Please familiarise yourself with the library fire alarm evacuation procedures. The closest fire exit and escape staircase will be signposted to users at induction. If the fire alarm is activated please leave the SafePod and follow the evacuation procedures.

Contact Details

Hannah Boroudjou

Number of monitors


Data Centres available from this SafePod

SAIL Databank
Scottish Government
National Records of Scotland
UK Data Service
Health and Social Care Northern Ireland
Office for National Statistics

Access Policy

Mask wearing on campus is voluntary. Please be respectful of others' decisions on mask use in all situations.


There is step free access to both the library and the SafePod. Accessible toilets are available in the library on the same floor as the SafePod.

Lone Working Policy

There is no lone working policy. Use of the SafePod is unsupervised. In accordance with Health & Safety policy we will inform security staff at the library reception desk so that they are aware of the presence of researchers inside the SafePod.
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