Canal Wharf student accommodation

Located in a peaceful setting by the canal and a short walk to the city centre, Canal Wharf is self-catered accommodation for postgraduate students.

About this accommodation

Canal Wharf is a self-catered complex of 21 single, double and studio flats for postgraduate students.

Some bedrooms overlook the scenic Kennet and Avon Canal, which flows just behind the accommodation.

Living in a University managed building means your accommodation is looked after by our experienced house keeping team.

It is a ten-minute walk from the city centre. Out student hub in the city centre, The Virgil Building, is a 15 minute walk from Canal Wharf.

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

To make you feel safe and at home, Canal Wharf has a secure living environment, with swipe card access to the buildings and flats. Secure bike storage is available too.

Single and double bedrooms have access to communal bathrooms and kitchens.

All of our University accommodation is smoke free.

Prices

How much it costs to live in Canal Wharf from 2018 to 2019.


Standard room

A standard room in Canal Wharf costs between £120 and £130 a week.

This is between £6154.29 and £6667.14 for the full 51 week and two days contract.

Studio

A studio in Canal Wharf costs £155 a week.

This is £7949.28 for the full 51 week and two days contract.

Couples and family prices

A double bedroom costs £155 a week.

A double flat costs £210 a week.

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Bedrooms

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


A bedroom in Canal Wharf

Single rooms have:

  • standard 91cm x 183cm single bed
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet so you can always be connected
  • plenty of storage for all of your belongings, including a wardrobe and bookshelves

Double rooms have:

  • standard 140cm x 183cm double bed
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet so you can always be connected
  • plenty of storage for all of your belongings, including a wardrobe and bookshelves

Double rooms are for couples only.

Studio flats have:

  • standard 91cm x 183cm single bed
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet so you can always be connected
  • plenty of storage for all of your belongings, including a wardrobe and bookshelves
  • your own en-suite shower, toilet and wash basin
  • kitchenette with hob, microwave, fridge-freezer and sink

The self contained one-bedroom flat has:

  • standard 140cm x 183cm double bed
  • desk, chair and drawers
  • your own en-suite shower, toilet and wash basin
  • kitchen with everything you need to prepare meals
  • high-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet so you can always be connected
  • plenty of storage for all of your belongings, including a wardrobe and bookshelves

Self contained flats are for couples only.

Kitchens and dining

Each flat has a communal kitchen, perfect for cooking meals and socialising with your flatmates.


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

  • electric hob
  • oven
  • grill
  • fridge-freezer
  • microwave oven
  • plenty of cupboard storage space
  • dining table and chairs
  • recycling facilities

Accommodation for students with disabilities

There is no accessible accommodation for students with disabilities in Canal Wharf.


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

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


Cleaning

We will clean some areas of your accommodation for you, but you are responsible for keeping your rooms clean and tidy.

Security

We have a 24 hour security team, to keep you safe around the clock. This includes a dedicated accommodation security officer.

Post

The University postal service delivers your post to shared, passcode-protected mailboxes located in the Clevelands Building communal lounge. 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 can collect your parcels from The Virgil Building.

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, to protect your belongings.

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Enquiries

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