Latymer Upper School, Hammersmith and Emmanuel College Cambridge.
He was the 2004 recipient of the Guthrie Medal and Prize. Hall was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy in 1957 from Emmanuel College, Cambridge with thesis title The rotation of liquid helium World War II He worked at the University of Manchester from 1958 to 1995, when he retired. He died on 4 December 2015.
Married Patricia A. Broadbent in 1962.