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Esther Parkin residence accommodation

If you are a visiting academic, you can stay in Esther Parkin on a short term basis. The residence is located on the north side of our Claverton Down campus.

About this accommodation

If you are a visiting academic with a family, you can stay in one of the five self-contained residences in Esther Parkin on a short-term basis.

Esther Parkin is located close to the centre of campus, amongst some of the student accommodation. It is close to many of the main teaching spaces and campus amenities, like the cafes, shops and banks.

To make you feel safe and at home, Esther Parkin has a secure living environment, with secure key access to the building.

There is an open play area for children, who must be supervised.

To enquire about booking Esther Parkin accommodation please complete this enquiry form.

All of our University accommodation is smoke free.

Please note: The recently refurbished ground floor is used by our Student Union societies for meetings and social events. Any events will be finished by 10pm and the consumption of alcohol is prohibited.


There are two cottages, one at each end of the building. Cottages cost £352 a week.

A lounge and dining room

Cottages have:

  • three bedrooms, so there's plenty of space for a family
  • study/extra bedroom
  • large kitchen with your own washing machine
  • large lounge/dining room
  • upstairs bathroom with shower over the bath
  • downstairs toilet with sink


There are two flats, which cost £290 a week.

Flats have:

  • one double bedroom
  • one single bedroom
  • lounge/dining room
  • small kitchen
  • bathroom with shower over bath


There is one studio, which suits one person for a short visit. It costs £217 a week.

A kitchen

The studio has:

  • a study/bedroom
  • en-suite shower room
  • kitchenette

Accommodation for academics or family members with disabilities

There is no accessible accommodation in Esther Parkin Residence.

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 with your accommodation

The variety of benefits included in the price of your accommodation.

  • bed linen
  • council tax
  • TV licence
  • delivery of small post items. You can collect parcels from the Parcel Room.
  • high speed Wi-Fi and ethernet, allowing you to be connected at all times
  • gas, electric and water bills

You are responsible for keeping your accommodation clean and tidy.

You must arrange your own contents insurance cover.

Enquire about booking Esther Parkin residence accommodation

Complete this form

Contact Us

If you have any queries, please speak to our accommodation team.