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LSBU Hub: Home

The Perry Library has moved from it's current site on Southwark Bridge Road to the new LSBU Hub between the London Road and Keyworth Street.

This newly renovated space on London Road has been transformed into a state-of-the-art hub for collaborative learning and engagement for everyone in the LSBU community.

Monday 6th June onwards

Expect some disruption around the Perry Library as the move begins.

- Group rooms closed

- Click and collect service for books

- Some study areas closed

Sunday 19th June

Perry Library will finally close

Monday 20th June

New library opens in the LSBU Hub

(old London Road building)

All dates are subject to change

Moving is rarely smooth, we appreciate your patience

So What's New for Library and Learning Resources in the LSBU Hub?


  • 17 Group Study Rooms 
  • 4 new Assistive Technology Rooms
  • 4 Training Rooms 
  • State-of-the-art Digital Skills Centre
  • New Skills Hub room for one-to-ones and group appointments
  • University Archives Centre and Reading Room
  • Spaces for student-led outreach groups, exhibitions and events


Student Facilities in the Hub

You spoke we listened

We have seen all your feedback requesting a student kitchen and we hear you!

In the Hub there will be two student kitchens with access to hot & cold water and microwaves available for your convenience.

There will also be a dedicated student lounge so you can take a break from your studies when you need to.

The Hub will also contain lockers, including charging lockers, to keep your personal belongings safe.

What's New for...

Support from Information Skills Librarians

There will be 4 brand new classrooms for Information Skills training, with high quality equipment and new laptops for hands-on lessons.

They will continue to run their lunchtime drop in sessions so you can get your quick questions answered. You will also still be able to book a one-to-one appointment with a librarian on MyAccount.

Services to look forward to from Information Skills and Digital Skills

  • From July 2022, a new series of summer transition sessions as part of LSBU’s Summer of Learning and Festival of Success initiatives
  • From September 2022, an exciting orientation event to help you find your way around the London Road Hub

  • From October 2022, a new series of bookable workshops and sessions planned across Information Skills, Digital Skills Centre and Skills for Learning making best use of flexible teaching and learning spaces

  • From October 2022, extension of drop-in and appointments services

  • From October 2022, re-launching of all-in-one (Information, Digital and Academic Skills) assignment surgery sessions


The LSBU Hub will be home to a number of new facilities including:

  • The new and improved library 
  • Social spaces
  • Updated gym and sports facilities
  • Food and drink outlets
  • New teaching and lecture spaces
  • Lockers to keep your personal belongings safe including charging lockers for your devices


What's New for...

LSBU Archives Centre

The Hub will be home to the new LSBU Archives Centre, including a new Reading Room for consulting the archives.

The LSBU Archives Centre is responsible for the historic records of LSBU, including institutions such as Battersea College of Education, Brixton School of Building, City of Westminster College and more. The Archives Centre will also have the library Special Collections available for consultation.


What's New for...

Digital Skills Centre

The Digital Skills Centre is currently based in the Business School. The Hub will be home to a new state-of-the-art Digital Skills Centre with specialist classrooms and high spec PCs, as well as a number of other training areas. 

The Digital Skills Centre provides support and training opportunities to students, staff and external visitors from the local community and further afield to enhance their digital skills. The Centre is also an authorised testing centre for Certiport offering access to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Adobe Certified Professional certifications.



Tell us your thoughts

Let us know what you're excited about in the LSBU Hub and tell us which services you want to see continue! 


Your Voice Matters