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Scala student accommodation

Scala is our newest development completed in 2023 in the heart of popular student area in Oldfield Park.

Welcome to Scala

Split into two blocks you will find Scala Building accommodation for 16 students located above the local Coop shop, and Scala Court adjacent to the Coop which is accommodation for 72 students.

Scala is located in the popular student area of Oldfield Park. Home to postgraduate students, each household has five to ten ensuite bedrooms sharing kitchen facilities. There are also a small number of studio rooms, with your own kitchenette and bathroom located in Scala Building.

You are a short 20 minute walk to the city centre. Along with the small supermarket next to your accommodation and Shaftesbury Road Memorial Garden is across the road this vibrant area of Oldfield Park has plenty of small shops and eateries along Moorland Road.

Claverton Down campus is a 20-minute bus journey. To make you feel safe and at home, Scala has a secure living environment, with swipe card access to the buildings and flats and a dedicated operations team.

Scala Bedroom

Key features of Scala include:

Just a few of the benefits of living here.

Accommodation Prices

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

Scala has 81 ensuite rooms that cost between £218 and £245 per week. There is a small number of studios that cost £277 per week.

Getting to know your accommodation

Scala gives you everything you need to work, rest and relax.

Bedroom in Scala

Ensuite rooms have:

  • standard 91cm x 183cm single bed
  • your own ensuite shower, toilet and washbasin
  • a large communal kitchen shared with your flatmates
  • washing machine in kitchen

Studio flats have:

  • small 122cm x 190cm double bed
  • your own ensuite shower, toilet and washbasin
  • small kitchenette with an induction hob, microwave, fridge-freezer and sink

Shared kitchens have an induction hob, microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine and sink.

If you have a TV in your bedroom, you will need a TV licence. You do not need a TV licence for shared or communal areas.

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

Floor plan

A typical floor plan for an ensuite bedroom in Scala.

An example of a typical floorplan for a room in Scala accommodation.

This is an example, not all bedrooms are exactly the same.

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