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Carpenter House student accommodation

Carpenter House is accommodation for students, conveniently located in Bath's city centre.

Key features of Carpenter House

Some of the benefits of living here include:

About this accommodation

Carpenter House is an accommodation complex in the city for 133 students, with shared flats for seven to ten students.

It is in the city centre, just a few minutes' walk from the railway and bus stations. The main shops, restaurants, bars and cafes are all conveniently located within a short walk.

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

The accommodation is located 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, Carpenter House has a secure living environment, with swipe card access to the building. You also have access to secure bike storage.

There is a launderette in the building, so you don't have to go far to do your washing.

All of our University accommodation is smoke free.

Accommodation prices

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

Rooms in Carpenter House cost between £130 and £200 per week. There are 135 rooms in Carpenter House with 133 standard rooms priced at £130. Carpenter House also has a limited number of studio rooms.


The bedrooms in Carpenter House give you everything you need to work, rest and relax.

A bedroom in Carpenter House

Bedrooms have:

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

Images show typical Carpenter House rooms for illustrative purposes; individual accommodation may vary.

Kitchens and dining

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

A kitchen in Carpenter House

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

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

Images show typical Carpenter House rooms for illustrative purposes; individual accommodation may vary.

Social space

There is a large communal lounge on the ground floor, where you can relax and socialise with your housemates.

The communal lounge in Carpenter House

The lounge has:

  • a games console
  • sofas
  • small dining tables and chairs
  • coffee tables
  • student mailboxes

Images show typical Carpenter House rooms for illustrative purposes; individual accommodation may vary.

Floor plan

A typical bedroom floor plan for Carpenter House. This is an example, not all bedrooms are exactly the same.

Carpenter House bedroom floorplan


Carpenter House is one building with six floors. Each floor has four flats with eight bedrooms.

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

For example, the room number CH5.3 means you are located in Carpenter House, fifth floor, room three.


There is no accessible accommodation for students with disabilities in Carpenter House.

If you have a disability or additional needs, you can choose to live in one of the specially adapted bedrooms in our accommodation.

Included in the accommodation package

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

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. However, 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

The view from Carpenter House.
‘I have really enjoyed my time living in the city. In fact, not having as much time on campus this year meant that being close to all the shops was a real benefit.’
Alessandro Leoni A Natural Sciences student

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