Brockington House


Mailing Address:

Brockington House, student room #

21 Collingwood Street
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3X3

Front Desk:
Watts Hall Front Desk
Phone: 613-533-3215
Open 24 hours a day


Located at the corner of King and Collingwood, Brockington House was built in 1964 and named for Leonard Brockington (Queen’s 10th and longest-serving rector). Brockington House is situated next to the shores of Lake Ontario and houses just over 225 students on six floors.

Want to see inside?

Please note: Gordon and Brocking houses are combined as one building.



  • mixed gender environment with mix of singles, doubles, triples and quads. 
  • Bedrooms range in size from 9.25 x 15 to 14.5 x 15 ft.
  • Beds require Twin-XL sized sheets

Please Note: Bedrooms vary considerably in terms of size and furnishings.


  • Volleyball court located at south end of building
  • Across from lake and city park
  • Indoor access to Leonard Dining Hall and Gord’s (retail food outlet in Gordon House)
  • Connected to Gordon House
  • A large common room on the main floor features a large screen television and access to a kitchen

  • Washrooms – three communal (but gender specific) washrooms/showers on each floor
  • Laundry – located on the lower level
  • Kitchens – a snack kitchen with sink, microwave and refrigerator is located on the ground floor
  • Wireless Internet – available in the main common room on the lower level
  • Vending Machines – located on the main level

Move-In Information:

Please note:

  • Please do not leave your vehicle unattended while dropping belongings. Cars left unattended will be towed to an outer campus parking lot.
  • There is a 3-hour parking limit for all surface lots

Gordon-Brockington Hall – PURPLE ZONE

  • From Highway 401, take exit #615 to Sir John A. MacDonald Boulevard
  • Continue south on Sir John A. MacDonald Boulevard to Union Street
  • Turn left on Union Street
  • Continue on Union Street to Collingwood Street
  • Turn right on Collingwood Street
  • Continue down Collingwood Street to Gordon-Brockington Hall
  • Stop, drop belongings/student for check-in
  • Continue down Collingwood Street to King Street W
  • Turn right onto King Street W, continue westbound down King Street W to Centre street.
  • Turn right onto Centre Street to Union Street, turn right onto Union and make an
    immediate left onto Macdonnell Street.
  • Continue down Macdonnell Street to Earl Street.
  • Turn right onto Earl Street.
  • Continue down Earl to Frontenac Street, turn right onto Frontenac.
  • Go southbound down Frontenac to Union Street, the Tindall parking lot will be straight
  • Park your vehicle (3 hours MAXIMUM).

WINDSHIELD ZONE CARD (Gord-Brock House) *Print and place in your windshield on Move-In Day