University of Bath

Norwood House student accommodation

Norwood House is self-catered accommodation for first year undergraduate students and pre-sessional English students in the summer, in the centre of campus.

A bedroom in Norwood House
A bedroom in Norwood House

About this accommodation

Norwood House is a multi-storey complex for 143 first year undergraduate students in flats of seven to 11.

It is in the centre of our campus, a one-minute walk to the Library. The Students' Union, with a range of eateries, bars and clubs, are beneath Norwood House, making it a vibrant place to live.

Norwood House has:

  • secure swipe card access to buildings and flats
  • communal toilets and bathrooms, shared by around four students
  • launderette
  • secure bike storage

Norwood House featured in the 2017 top 50 student accommodation halls in the UK by Times Higher Education.


The bedrooms in Norwood House give you personal space to work and relax.

Each room has:

  • standard 91cm x 183cm single bed with reading light
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • wash basin
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet
  • wardrobe
  • bookshelves

Kitchens and dining

Each flat has a large bright communal kitchen with:

  • electric hobs
  • oven
  • grill
  • fridge-freezers
  • microwave oven
  • kettle
  • toaster
  • cupboard storage space
  • table and chairs
  • recycling facilities

Social space

There is a large communal lounge for all residents on the fourth floor. It has:

  • large TV with Freeview
  • soft seating
  • coffee tables

Accommodation for students with disabilities

There is no accessible accommodation for students with disabilities in Norwood 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.

Room numbers

Norwood House is one building with five floors that have around 29 rooms each.

Your room details contain your building, floor and room number.

For example, the room number N5.01 means you are located in Norwood House, fifth floor, room one.

Included in the accommodation package

These items and services come as part of the price of your accommodation:

You are responsible for keeping your rooms and communal areas clean and tidy.

Hall Representatives

At the start of the academic year you can elect a Hall Representative.

The Students’ Union supports Hall Representatives to organise social and community-building events.

Hall Representatives collect student feedback about living in the accommodation. They discuss this with the University and the Students’ Union to make sure your voices are heard.


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There is no smoking in any of our University accommodation.

Blog post

Read a blog post about living in Norwood House by Laura, a first year psychology student.

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