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Canal Bridge student accommodation

Canal Bridge is accommodation for postgraduate students located in the city centre. The building is managed by Hello Student.

About this accommodation

(As we adapt our service in line with the latest government guidance on COVID-19, this information is subject to change).

You can apply to live in Canal Bridge through the University's Student Accommodation team. You then speak to Hello Student, who privately manage the accommodation.

Canal Bridge has 20 rooms with single and mixed-sex flats available.

The bathrooms are communal, with showers and toilets.

Canal Bridge is located right next to the canal, just on the edge of Bath city centre.

It is a ten-minute walk from the city centre, close to the railway station. The accommodation is also next to the local shops on Widcombe Parade.

The accommodation is conveniently located just a few minutes' walk from the bus stop, so you can still get to campus quickly and easily.

To make you feel safe and at home, Canal Bridge has secure key access to buildings, flats and bedrooms. Secure bike storage is also available.

There are washing machines in the kitchens, so you don't have to go far to do your washing.

Each of our accommodation buildings are assigned with Student Living Ambassadors. These are returning students who have lived in University accommodation before, understand the challenges you might face and are able to support you.

Read more about how our Ambassadors can support you when you're settling into University life.


How much it costs to live in Canal Bridge from 2020 to 2021.

A standard bedroom in Canal Bridge costs £159 a week.

This is £8,109 for the full 51 week contract.

Explore in 360 degrees

View a bedroom in Canal Bridge in 360 degrees. Images show typical Canal Bridge rooms for illustrative purposes; individual accommodation may vary.


The bedrooms in Canal Bridge give you everything you need to work, rest and relax.

Bedrooms have:

  • a small double bed
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • high speed Wi-Fi so you can always be connected
  • plenty of storage for all of your belongings, including a wardrobe and bookshelves
  • television

Kitchens and dining

There are communal kitchens, perfect for cooking meals and socialising with your flatmates.

In the kitchen you will find everything you need for preparing meals:

  • four ring hob
  • fridge-freezer
  • microwave
  • oven
  • cupboards
  • large dining table and chairs
  • recycling facilities
  • washing machine
  • dishwasher

Accommodation for students with disabilities

There is no accessible accommodation for students with disabilities at Canal Bridge.

If you have a disability, diagnosed medical condition or additional needs, you can choose to live in one of the specially adapted bedrooms in our on-campus accommodation.

Find out if you're eligible to apply for this accommodation

Apply to live in Canal Bridge


Speak to our accommodation team.