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Canal Wharf student accommodation

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

Key features of Canal Wharf include:

Just a few of the benefits of living here.


About this accommodation

Canal Wharf is a 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 operations team.

New for September 2022 our student hub in the city, Green Park House is a 20 minute walk away.

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.

What students say about living in our city accommodation

"The studio is really nice, it has a pretty good space and a good kitchen. Also, the location is excellent, near the city centre and supermarkets, and it is a 25 minute walk from the University."

Accommodation Prices

Find out how much it costs to live in Canal Wharf and compare with our other postgraduate accommodation options.


Rooms in Canal Wharf cost between £145 and £240 per week. There are 22 rooms in Canal Wharf with 11 standard rooms priced at £145. Canal Wharf also has a limited number of studio rooms.

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.

Images show typical Canal Wharf rooms for illustrative purposes; individual accommodation may vary.

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.


  • Your post delivered to shared, passcode-protected mailboxes. Mail that requires your signature is held at The City
  • Accommodation Centre
  • Your parcels delivered to The City Accommodation Centre
  • Insurance cover to protect your belongings
  • High-speed Wi-Fi and ethernet, allowing you to be connected at all times
  • Gas, electric and water bills
  • Wellbeing Service
  • A security team who are available on-call 24 hours a day, including a dedicated accommodation security officer
  • Cleaning of some areas. You are responsible for keeping your rooms clean and tidy.

Student Living Ambassadors

Settling into your new home at University, building relationships, cooking meals and cleaning with your housemates can be daunting, but your Student Living Ambassadors are here to help.

The Student Living Ambassadors are friendly faces to help out with any queries or concerns you may have, as well as running social activities and making sure you're aware of the latest events and updates.

They regularly check-in with you and your flatmates via Microsoft Teams calls. If you need help or advice with life in halls, you can schedule a one-to-one call with a Student Living Ambassador at any time by contacting livingsupport@bath.ac.uk.

‘We got to meet other new people and make new friends, and have a good sense of community.’
Tabby, MSc Molecular Biosciences Watch a video about our postgraduate accommodation.

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

Apply to live in Canal Wharf

Enquiries

Speak to our Student Living team.