University of Bath

Thornbank Gardens student accommodation

Thornbank Gardens is self-catered accommodation for postgraduate students and exchange students, located in the city centre.

A bedroom in Thornbank Gardens
A bedroom in Thornbank Gardens

About this accommodation

Thornbank Gardens is self-catered accommodation in the city for 221 postgraduates and exchange students. There are four blocks of flats, each shared by eight to ten students.

It is between Oldfield Park and Bath Spa railway stations and is a ten-minute walk from the shops and culture of the city centre.

Thornbank Gardens has:

  • single-sex and mixed flats
  • secure swipe card access to buildings and flats
  • launderette

Bedrooms

The bedrooms in Thornbank Gardens give you personal space to work and relax.

En-suite rooms

En-suite rooms have:

  • standard 91cm x 183cm single bed
  • en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet
  • wardrobe
  • bookshelf

Studio flats

Studio flats have:

  • standard 91cm x 183cm single bed
  • en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin
  • small kitchenette with hob, microwave, fridge-freezer and sink
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet
  • wardrobe
  • bookshelf

Kitchens and dining

Each flat has a large bright communal kitchen with:

  • electric hob
  • oven
  • grill
  • fridge-freezer
  • microwave oven
  • toaster
  • cupboards
  • dining table and chairs
  • recycling facilities

Social spaces

There is a communal area on the ground floor at Thornbank Gardens where students can socialise. It has:

  • tables and chairs
  • TV
  • games console
  • student mailboxes

Accommodation for students with disabilities

If you have a disability, unfortunately there is no accommodation suitable for you at Thornbank Gardens.

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.

Post

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.

Parcels

You must address your parcels to The Virgil Building and collect them from here.

You could also pick up parcels from:

  • click and collect services
  • the Amazon lockers on campus

Insurance

You get insurance cover for your belongings as part of your accommodation package.

Prices

See our prices for:

Smoking

There is no smoking in any of our University accommodation.

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