Goulston Street

Building code: GS

Named after Sir William Goulston, an active member of James II's Parliament and a prominent resident of Whitechapel, the Goulston Street building is situated between Aldgate East and Aldgate Underground stations and is easy to get to from all areas of London.

Situated in one of the most exciting parts of the city, it is here where you will meet one of London's most diverse communities. Our students enjoy the local area rich in history and culture and therefore benefit from neighbours such as the Whitechapel Gallery, Petticoat Lane, Spitalfields and Columbia Road markets.

Located minutes from Aldgate and Aldgate East tube stations, Goulston Street is served by the Circle, Metropolitan, District, and Hammersmith & City lines. Mainline train stations Liverpool Street and Fenchurch Street are a short walk away.

Please use the Old Castle Street entrance.


16 Goulston Street
London E1 7TP

Goulston Street is situated in the very heart of the buzzing East End of London.

Contact detail

+44 (0)20 7423 0000

+44 (0)20 7320 3547

Opening Hours

Term time:
Monday to Friday: 8am to 9pm
Saturday: 11 to 7pm

Outside term time:
Monday to Friday: 8am to 7pm

Visit the library's section of the website to view the opening hours for Calcutta House library.

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