Gordon Brockington House

Gordon Brockington House is home to approximately 425 students on six floors. It is situated across the street from Lake Ontario with an adjoined outdoor volleyball court and indoor access to Gord’s Fresh Cafe.

History of Gordon Brockington House

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 Leonard Brockington, Queen’s tenth and longest-serving rector.

Room Types Available:










Bathroom Type

Communal washrooms


Leonard Dining Hall and retail dining locations nearby.


Kingston waterfront, various residence buildings, and classrooms.



Community Type

Mixed gender


360 residents.

# of Dons


Flooring Type

Majority of rooms are carpet free.


Wired internet. Students are encouraged to purchase a router.


Stair access

Gordon-Brockington Hall on a sunny summer day.
Gordon-Brockington Hall on a sunny summer day.


  • Easy access to Leonard Dining Hall.
  • Close to many other residences and retail food locations.
  • Steps away from the beautiful Kingston waterfront.

Included Items

  • Adjustable bed (twin XL)
  • Desk and chair
  • Armoire or closet space and clothing drawers

Included Items

  • Curtains
  • Garbage and recycling bins
  • Laundry in building

Things to Pack

  • Bedding (Twin XL sheets)
  •  A small fridge (7cubic feet or smaller)
  • Wireless router and ethernet cable.

How to Find Gordon Brockington House:

Mailing Address:

Gordon Brockington House, Student room #
21 Collingwood St.
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3X3

Front Desk:

Victoria Hall
Open 24 hours

What does the front desk provide?

Please Note:

  • This building has a freight elevator but no passenger elevators.
  • Queen’s has 17 unique residence buildings built between 1925 – 2022. Each building varies in size, layout, and room furnishings. Design elements such as flooring type, window sizes and window coverings, and storage solutions change from room to room.
  • The photos and videos provided are a sample our room types. Please understand that your specific room may vary in size and appearance.
  • The fees listed above are subject to change. Any discrepancy between fee information listed above and in the Fee Schedule, the Fee Schedule will be deemed correct.
  • Beds require Twin-XL sized sheets. Please order linen packages 1A to 3B from Campus Linens.