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Esther Parkin residence accommodation

Esther Parkin is located on the north side of our Claverton Down campus.

Esther Parkin is located close to the centre of campus, amongst some of the student accommodation. It is close to many of the main teaching spaces and campus amenities, like the cafes, shops and banks.

To make you feel safe and at home, Esther Parkin has a secure living environment, with secure key access to the building. There is an open play area for children, who must be supervised.

You can apply for an accommodation in Esther Parkin if you are:

  • a visiting Academic looking for short-term accommodation (6 months or less)
  • a David Parkin visiting professorship looking for family or individual accommodation
  • an overseas student looking for family accommodation for the duration of their course

Accommodation options

Room type Weekly price Description Includes
3 bedroom cottage £407 Suitable for families, there are two cottages each with three bedrooms, with additional study room / 4th bedroom large kitchen with your own washing machine, large lounge/dining room, upstairs bathroom with shower over the bath, downstairs toilet with sink
2 bedroom flat £335 Suitable for families, there are two flats each with one double and one single room lounge/dining room, small kitchen, bathroom with shower over bath
Studio £249 Suitable for Visiting Academic, this is a self contained studio, with private entrance a study/bedroom, en-suite shower room, kitchenette

We also have more studio apartments suitable for visiting academics available in The Lodge and Eveleigh Waterside accommodation in the city centre.

For non student bookings VAT will be charged on top of the room rate for the first 28 nights.

Included with your accommodation

Living in Esther Parkin gives you everything you need to work, rest and relax.

A lounge and dining room

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

  • bed linen
  • council tax
  • TV licence
  • delivery of small post items. You can collect parcels from the Parcel Room.
  • high speed Wi-Fi and ethernet, allowing you to be connected at all times
  • gas, electric and water bills

You are responsible for keeping your accommodation clean and tidy.

You must arrange your own contents insurance cover.

Booking Esther Parkin

Find how to book Esther Parkin accommodation.

To enquire about booking Esther Parkin accommodation please complete this enquiry form.

All of our University accommodation is smoke free.

Please note: The recently refurbished ground floor is used by our Student Union societies for meetings and social events. Any events will be finished by 10pm and the consumption of alcohol is prohibited.

Accommodation for academics or family members with a diagnosed medical condition or disability

There is no accessible accommodation in Esther Parkin Residence.

If you have a diagnosed medical condition or disability and would like to discuss your accommodation needs please contact the ResLife Team at

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Contact Us

If you have any queries, please speak to our accommodation team.