Bankside has its own Bar, a tv room and study area. The social opportunities in this accommodation are excellent and gives a good space for students to unwind on the weekends. There are also snooker tables in the bar area. The study area is quite nice too. Although, it is a bit distracting to have it placed right beside the tv room. The thin walls don't help either, but it's nothing a pair of earphones can't fix. The facilities in my room are bearable. They work just fine, albeit a bit old looking. My only complaint would be there needs to be a bigger shower, as I often bump into the shower knob while showering. Also, there aren't full length mirrors provided in our rooms, which is really quite inconvenient. The location of the hall is about a half an hour walk to the LSE campus. 23 mins if you brisk walk. The pathway is quite nice when the weather's good, so it could be a good time to enjoy the view whilst walking back.