The Research House London

Welcome to Central London

London is the world’s largest financial centre and a world cultural capital. The city has a diverse range of people and cultures, and more than 300 languages are spoken. Our Central London facility is ideally located in the heart of The West End, for consumers, business people, and physicians. The facility provides easy access to our suburban facility in Wimbledon and to major airports, rail links, and motorways across the UK. At The Research House we help you reach the important markets of the UK.  We look forward to welcoming you.

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 The Research House is ISO Certified.

124 Wigmore Street
London W1U 3RY. United Kingdom

+44 (0) 207 935 4979

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Our World-Class Central London Facility

The Research House was the first viewing facility in the UK and we have continued to set the benchmark ever since. Just a few steps from Selfridges and Oxford Street, our classically designed period building boasts 5 contemporary studios offering a mix of formal and informal room styles. Our in-house chef is one of many features of our service that sets us apart.

The Research House London – Directions

A Schlesinger Group Company
124 Wigmore Street
London W1U, UK
+44 (0) 207 935 4979


Finding us From London Underground

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Turn left out of the station and walk along Oxford Street towards Selfridges. Take the second street on the right into Orchard Street. The first cross street is Wigmore Street and you will find us on the north side of the road at number 124.

Turn left out of the station onto Oxford Street.  Cross the road towards Selfridges and take the second right turning into Duke Street.  The first street is Wigmore Street.  Turn left into Wigmore Street and you will find us on the north side of the road at number 124.

Finding Us By Car

Entering London from the West on the A40 turn right into Baker Street after the Marylebone flyover and continue down to Portman Square where there is an NCP carpark or turn left into Wigmore Street.

From Hyde Park Corner turn onto Park Lane and continue up to Marble Arch and onto Oxford Street. Turn left into Portman Street and then right onto Portman Square which in turn becomes Wigmore Street.

From High Holborn continue west and straight ahead onto Tottenham Court Road. Turn left onto Goodge Street then turn left again onto Great Titchfield Street. Continue straight ahead onto Cavendish Square and continue onto Henrietta Place.  Turn right onto Wimpole Street and finally left onto Wigmore Street.

Travelling By Taxi

For your safety, only take a ‘black cab’.  Inform your driver that we are located at the Portman Square end of Wigmore Street, just behind Selfridges.

Finding Us From Heathrow Airport

By Taxi. Allow  30- 40 minutes
By Underground. Piccadilly Line. Allow 1 hour.  (Easiest route is to alight at Hyde Park Corner station and take a taxi to Wigmore Street)
By Car. Follow signs for the M4 to Central London, continue on the A4 and follow direction as above from Hyde Park Corner
By Heathrow Express Train to Paddington Station.  By taxi from Paddington, allow 10 minutes.


Our nearest 24-hour NCP car park is on the corner of Portman Square and Gloucester Place and is a 3-minute walk away.  A congestion charge quick payment machine is also available there.  There are also NCP car parks on Marylebone Lane and on Edward Mews at the back of Selfridges.

Limited metered parking is available on the south side of Wigmore Street or in the surrounding side streets.  Maximum stay time is normally 2 hours and restrictions are lifted after 6.30pm.  Please note that spaces immediately outside 124 Wigmore Street are for resident permit holders only at all times.

Hotels Near The Research House London Facility

(5 Star) – 3 minute walk
30 Portman Square London, W1A 4ZX
+44 20 7299 2087 / +44 20 7486 5800

(6 minutes walk)
47 Welbeck Street, London W1G 8DN
+44 (0) 207 486 6600
Recommended by The Research House – newly refurbished – boutique style excellent service – a few mins walk from our facility. 

(5 Star) – 7 minutes by taxi
140 Park Lane London W1K 7AA
+44 20 7647 5604

(5 Star) – 7 minutes by taxi
Address:  22 Park Lane London, W1K 7AA
+44 20 7208 4040

(4 Star) – 5 minutes by taxi
3 Kingdon Street, Sheldon Square, London W2 6BD
+44 20 7266 6000

(5 Star) – 7 minutes by taxi
Ablemarle Street, London W1S 4BP
+44 20 7493 6020

London Facility Rates

For your convenience, our facility only rates are provided below. If you have questions, or are working within a specific budget, please connect with

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We look forward to speaking with you about your upcoming study.

Single Groups
1 x 1.5 hour      £780
1 x 2 hour         £790
1 x 2.5 hour      £825
1 x 3 hour         £865

Consecutive Groups
2 x 1.5 hours     £880
2 x 2 hours        £920
2 x 2.5 hours     £1,000
2 x 3 hours        £1,120

All day and evening groups   £1,600

In depth interviews
Daytime rate (09:00-17:00, one hour before and after)           £900
Evening rate (17:00-23:00, one hour before and after)            £880
All day and evening   £1,500

Hourly rate outside of booked times (complimentary hour before and after)            £160


UK Value Added Tax

Our facility hire rates are exclusive of UK VAT at the rate of 20%.

I am based in the USA. Does VAT apply to my booking?

Yes.  VAT is payable on facility hire by clients based in the UK, USA and all other countries outside the European Union. This is because facility hire in itself is not an exportable service and not classified by the Inland Revenue as market research.

However, VAT is exempt for the USA or other countries outside the European Union if your booking includes research recruitment or research project management services provided by ourselves, at which point our totality of services can be classified as ‘market research’ and therefore considered exportable and exempt.

The Research House London is Ideally Located for…

  • Heathrow Airport - 40 mins taxi (15 mins on Paddington Express)
  • London City Airport - 45 minutes by taxi
  • Paddington Station (Heathrow Express) - 10 minutes by taxi
  • Underground: Bond Street - 5 minutes Underground: Marble Arch - 6 minutes
  • NASA/ Johnson Space Center - 45 minutes
  • Selfridges & Oxford Street - 1 minute walk
  • Marylebone High Street - 3 minute walk
  • Buckingham Palace - 15 minutes by taxi
  • Hyde Park - 10 minute walk

The Research House London Facility Floor Plans

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The Research House London Facility Specifications

Each of our five spacious studios feature: natural daylight, air-conditioning, plasma screen presentation with full playback services and video relay. Video streaming services are available through FocusVision.

In-House Chef

Carolina Catala-Fortuny
Head Chef, The Research House

The Research House has the only facilities in the UK with our own in-house chef.   And you can taste the difference.

Carolina gained her Diplome in Cuisine and Patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu in London and her experience in food has been fast-paced and diverse. from pastry chef to head Chef and teacher in many leading establishments.

Carolina has chosen a collection of inspiring casual dining, seasonal menus made from market bought produce with an emphasis on health and freshness.  Carolina will select a daily-changing menu for your visit, although she  is always happy to accommodate special dietary requirements or special requests with notice.

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