Gordon Brockington House


Mailing Address:

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


Built in 1964 Gordon Brockington House was named for Donald Gordon (a former president of the Canadian National Railway and a trustee of Queen’s) and for Leonard Brockington (Queen’s 10th and longest-serving rector). Gordon Brockington House is home to approximately 425 students.

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  • mixed gender environment with mix of single, double, triple and quad rooms
  • Bedrooms range in size from 9.25 x 15 to 14.5 x 15- please note that bedrooms vary considerably in terms of size and furnishings
  • Beds require Twin-XL sized sheets


  • Gord’s (retail food outlet and lounge) located within building
  • Indoor access to Leonard Dining Hall
  • A music room is located on the lower level
  • Volleyball court located at south end of building
  • Across from lake and city park
  • 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 and at Gord’s
  • Vending Machines – located on the main level

Move-In Information 2017:

*please check back in the summer for 2018 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