University of Bath

Using the laundry

How to use the laundry, locate your nearest launderette, pay and check machine availability if you are a student.

Washing machines
Washing machines in a laundrette

Laundry cards

You need a laundry card to use the washing machines and dryers. You will receive your card in your welcome pack when you collect your key from your accommodation centre.

Lost cards

You can buy a replacement laundry card for £2 from vending machines at:

Launderette locations

Our launderettes are operated by Circuit Laundry and can be found on campus and in city accommodation.

Launderettes are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week unless stated otherwise below.

Launderettes on campus

  • By the student parcel office
  • Marlborough Court
  • Norwood House level 4 (open 8am to midnight)
  • The Quads
  • Westwood, by the West Accommodation Centre
  • Woodland Court (open 8am to midnight)

Launderettes in the city

  • Carpenter House (open 8am to midnight)
  • Cleveland Buildings
  • James House
  • John Wood complex
  • Pulteney Court
  • Thornbank Gardens

Laundry costs

Your laundry card is pre-loaded with credit for one standard wash.

Washing powder is not supplied, you must bring your own.

You can top up your card online.

  • standard wash: £2.30
  • super cycle wash: £2.50
  • tumble dry: £1.10

Check machine availability

You can check the availability of washers and dryers in real-time using Laundry View, so you don't make a wasted trip to the launderette.

If you leave your laundry unattended in a machine for a long time it will be removed.

Report a fault

Troubleshooting and help can be found on the Circuit Laundry website.

All laundry services are managed by Circuit Laundry. Report a faulty machine on 0800 0924 068.

You will need to quote the location of the launderette and the machine number, which can be found on the front of the machine.

We are unable to issue any refunds on Circuit Laundry's behalf.