Carpenter House student accommodation
Carpenter House is self-catered accommodation for undergraduates and pre-sessional English students in the summer, in the city centre.
About this accommodation
Carpenter House is a self-catered accommodation complex in the city for 133 undergraduates, with shared flats for seven to ten students. Pre-sessional English students can also stay here during the summer.
It is in the city centre, just a five-minute walk from the railway station and the Roman Baths.
Carpenter House has:
The bedrooms in Carpenter House give you personal space to work and relax.
Each room has:
- standard 91cm x 183cm single bed
- wash basin
- desk, chair and drawers
- high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet
Kitchens and dining
Each flat has a communal kitchen with:
- electric hob
- plenty of cupboard storage space
- dining table and chairs
- recycling facilities
There is a communal lounge on the ground floor with:
- TV with Freeview
- games console
- small dining tables and chairs
- coffee tables
- student mailboxes
Accommodation for students with disabilities
There is no accessible accommodation for students with disabilities in Carpenter House.
If you have a disability or additional needs, you can choose to live in one of the specially adapted bedrooms in our on-campus accommodation.
Included in the accommodation package
There are some items and services that come as part of the price of your accommodation.
As part of your accommodation agreement we clean communal areas such as kitchens and social spaces weekly.
Extra cleaning services
You can buy extra cleaning services for your bedroom, bathroom and kitchen.
The University postal service delivers your post to shared, passcode-protected mailboxes located in the social spaces. These are allocated by kitchen group and you get your mailbox passcode when you move in.
Mail that requires your signature will be held at The Virgil Building.
You can collect your parcels from The Virgil Building.
You could also pick up parcels from:
- click and collect services
- Amazon lockers
- the parcel room on campus
You get insurance cover for your belongings as part of your accommodation package.