Music practice rooms

Current prices and how to book

Music practice room
Did you know that City Lit has practice rooms you can hire by the hour. The most affordable practice rooms in central London!


To anyone currently enrolled in a City Lit Music course

  • Monday–Wednesday 9:00–18:00
  • Thursday–Friday 9:00–20:00
  • Saturday & Sunday 9:30–16:00 (must be pre-booked & -paid)


  • Acoustic Piano
  • Piano stool
  • Music stands
  • Chairs

NB there are no amplifiers in practice rooms


  • Cost: £7 (full) / £4 (conc) per hour, effective 7 September 2016

You need to pay at the time of booking

How to book

Book at our student centre counter in person or over the phone: (020) 7831 7831

You may book up to 2 weeks in advance at the following times:

  • Mondays-Fridays:before 19:00
  • Saturdays: before 14:00

Please remember to collect your practice-room key from Reception, and do return it promptly at the end of your booking.


At least 24 hours’ notice required to cancel or reschedule your booking without cost

Conditions of use

  • No food or drink allowed
  • No guests allowed; the room is for the use only of the student(s) who make the booking
  • Students are working unsupervised, therefore accept personal liability in case of any accidents, damage to equipment or facilities, loss of the room key
  • These rooms are, in part, public funded. Therefore they must not be used for private teaching by staff or students

If there is an emergency evacuation, exit using the nearest stairs and fire exits on the ground floor, then assemble in Kean Street, on the other side of Kemble Street. Report to a City Lit staff member so that someone knows you are safe.


For more information, please watch our short video Safety at City Lit (Keeley Street)