SOAS University of London

SOAS Library

Where to find us

The Library is located in the main SOAS site (College Buildings/Philips Building) at Thornhaugh Street which is just off Russell Square:

Russell Square Map - Campus Details


To visit the Library enter the College building and you will find the Library located towards the back of the building.

Getting to SOAS Library by Tube/Train

The following stations are all within walking distance:

  • Russell Square (Piccadilly Line)
  • Goodge Street (Northern Line)
  • Tottenham Court Road (Central and Northern Lines)
  • Euston (Victoria and Northern Lines, London Overground & Mainline trains)
  • Euston Square (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan)
  • Kings Cross / St Pancras International (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Piccadilly, Victoria lines & domestic and Eurostar trains)
  • Warren Street (Victoria and Northern lines).

Getting to SOAS Library by Bus

The following buses serve the local area: 

Getting to SOAS Library by Bicycle

SOAS has ample bicycle parking outside the main SOAS entrance; and also has TFL cycle hire/parking nearby

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