Are there any rules?
Yes, we have house rules. Click here to find out more.
Do I have to share a room?
No, rooms aren’t shared. If you book a Study room, then you will share a separate toilet and shower room with one other person. En-suite rooms with their own shower and toilet are also available.
How long can I stay?
We have three licence lengths: 39, 44 and 50 Week licences are available depending on what course you are studying. Feel free to get in touch to find out more.
Do I have to pay bills?
All bills (including electricity, gas, and water) and WIFI are included in the rent. You will need to purchase your own TV licence if you want to watch live TV or use BBC iPlayer in your room.
What activities can I do at the Bridge?
At the bridge we aim to create a vibrant student community. We have an activity room with a variety of games usually available, including pool and table tennis, as well as a Cinema room where you can relax and watch movies with your friends. This is dependent on COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing guidelines.
Can you cater for my dietary needs?
The Bridge Kitchen is a fully equipped commercial kitchen staffed by professional chefs. The Catering Manager holds regular meetings with residents to discuss requirements. We can cater for most dietary needs, but we would advise contacting us before booking to make sure.
Can I cook my own food?
Each corridor of rooms has access to a kitchenette with a shared fridge, kettle and microwave oven. We do not provide any additional cooking facilities, and cooking within bedrooms is prohibited.
Are there places I can study/work in the building?
There are several areas in the building available for studying. We have the Bridge Kitchen, the residents’ lounge, lots of sofas, depending on restrictions at the time and picnic benches overlooking the river as well as the ACM library (open Monday to Saturday during term time) which is located within the building.
Where can I do laundry?
We have laundry facilities onsite for an additional charge.
I am a musician; is there anywhere I can practice?
From September 2021 we will have a dedicated music practice room which residents will be able to book out for up to 90 minutes / day.
Where can I store my bike?
We have a covered bike store which can store up to 14 bikes.
Do I need a UK guarantor?
UK guarantors are preferred. However, alternative arrangements can be made with prior agreement. Please contact us to discuss this further.
Do I need to pay a deposit?
Yes. Our rooms require a flat-rate deposit of £250.