Carpenter House student accommodation

Carpenter House is accommodation for first year undergraduates and overseas postgraduates, conveniently located in Bath's city centre.

About this accommodation

Carpenter House is an accommodation complex in the city for 133 first year undergraduates and overseas postgraduates, 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.

Our student hub in the city centre, The Virgil Building, is a five 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 the secure bike storage at John Wood accommodation.

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

Carpenter House has communal bathrooms and toilets, shared by around five students.

All of our University accommodation is smoke free.

Accommodation prices

How much it costs to live in Carpenter House from 2019 to 2020.


A standard room in Carpenter House costs £135 a week.

This is £5,130 for the full 38 week contract.


A standard bedroom in Carpenter House costs £135 a week.

This is £6,923.57 for the full 51 week and two day contract.

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View a bedroom and kitchen in Carpenter House in 360 degrees.


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
  • 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

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

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

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Carpenter House

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 on-campus 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. You can buy extra cleaning services for your bedroom, bathroom and kitchen.

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

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