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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

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

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 2020 to 2021.


Undergraduates

A standard room in Carpenter House costs £117 a week.

This is £4,446 for the full 38 week contract.

Postgraduates

A standard bedroom in Carpenter House costs £117 a week.

This is £6,000.43 for the full 51 week and two day contract.

Explore in 360 degrees

View a bedroom and kitchen in Carpenter House in 360 degrees. Images show typical Carpenter House rooms for illustrative purposes; individual accommodation may vary.


Bedrooms

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

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.

Image gallery

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


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

ROOM NUMBERS

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.

ACCOMMODATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

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.

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.

The Student Living Ambassadors will 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 livingsupport@bath.ac.uk. Find out more here.

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

Apply to live in Carpenter House

Enquiries

Speak to our accommodation team.