Contact Us


Royal Over-Seas League
Over-Seas House
Park Place, St James’s Street
Tel: +44 (0)20 7408 0214
Fax: +44 (0)20 7499 6738



 Roddy Porter 

Major General Roddy Porter

Director General

ext. 201 
 Arabella Beresford Mitchell

Arabella Beresford-Mitchell

Assistant to the Director General

ext. 201 
 Rachid Mellah

Rachid Mellah

Rooms Divisions Manager

ext. 207

Clementine Le Rest 

Head Receptionist

ext. 218

Mick McCall

Head Porter

 ext. 326
 Angela Farago

Angela Farago

Membership Secretary

ext. 214

Raymond Farago

Membership Clerk

ext. 216
 Roderick Lakin

Roderick Lakin

Director of ROSL ARTS

ext. 325
 George Harwood Smith

George Harwood Smith

ROSL ARTS Events Co-ordinator

ext. 219

Gemma Matthews

Director of Marketing


 Christine Wilde

Christine Wilde

Deputy Editor & Marketing Executive

ext. 205
 Sara Brouwer

Sara Brouwer

Events Coordinator & Marketing Executive

ext. 206



 Mark Porter

Guest Relations Officer



 ext. 215
 Margaret Adrian-Vallance  

Margaret Adrian-Vallance

Director of Education & Development Projects
 Shakil Tayub

Shakil Tayub

Director of Finance & Admin

ext. 209
 Dhiren Ghadia

Dhiren Gadhia

Accounts Manager

ext. 210
 Inga Bennett

Inga Bennett

Accounts Assistant

ext. 212
 Ansuya Patel

Ansuya Patel

Assistant Accountant

ext. 304
  Louise Leighton-Rees

Catering Operation Director  

ext. 331


Conference & Banqueting Office - Graysons Restaurants

Tel: +44 (0)20 7629 0406
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 9586


How to get to the London Clubhouse


By Tube:


ROSL's closest tube station is Green Park (Piccadilly, Jubilee or Victoria lines). Take exit marked Piccadilly (south side), walk past the Ritz Hotel, and turn right onto Arlington Street. At the end of Arlington Street there are some steps, go down these steps and turn right where you will find the entrance courtyard to Over-Seas House (approx. 7 minutes).


By Bus:


The following buses stop outside Green Park tube station on Piccadilly: numbers C2, 9, 14, 19, 22 and 38, running west to Hyde Park Corner, Victoria and Knightsbridge, and east to Piccadilly Circus and Holborn.


By Car:


Travelling west on the A4 (Piccadilly), turn left onto St James's Street and second right into Park Place cul-de-sac, Over-Seas House is at the end. 

If there is no space in the Over-Seas car park, alternative parking may be found in the NCP Car Park on Arlington Street off Piccadilly. 


For a map please click on the image to the left of this text




The London clubhouse is not currently accessible to wheelchair users due to a fault in access equipment. Contact Head Porter Mick McCall on +44 (0)20 7408 0214 ext 326 or for further information. Please check back to this webpage for updates on repair developments.


The London clubhouse has a Hearing Induction System on the Princess Alexandra Hall.