Bath Spa University's Newton Park Halls

Live at the heart of where it all happens. The Newton Park Campus, houses 868 students in single, shared and en-suite study bedrooms and students get to benefit from our great facilities, beautiful surroundings and busy social life. Living on campus means it is all within easy reach.

Living in Newton Park Campus, you're surrounded by beautiful countryside. You'll find lots of green areas that are perfect for sitting with friends or studying in the sun. Or if you're in search of inspiration, look out across Newton Park Lake or stroll round its banks to the stunning lakeside 'temple' building.

Newton Park has several places to get hot and cold food, coffee, drinks and groceries. These include The Refectory, which offer hot lunches, light meals, hot and cold drinks, sweet and savoury snacks.  You can get coffee and pastries at East Wing Coffee found in the Main House, and hot drinks with paninis and light snacks at the Commons Cafe in The Commons Building. 

The Students Union (SU) has a fully licenced bar and also serves hot meals with daily deals for students. The SU also has a shop where you can buy essential groceries along with University merchandise such as hoodies and t-shirts.


Bar in the Student's Union                                                   The Refectory                  

Getting to Bath city centre couldn't be easier. The First Bus 15 service runs regularly throughout the day, taking you to and from the sights, sounds, shopping and employment of Bath. If you have a bike, you'll find Newton Park Courts bicycle friendly too, with secure bike racks on campus. Bath Spa University have also parterned with nextbike which provide an economical rental bike service between campus and the city centre. To register for nextbike go to

Please note that Students living at Newton Park Campus are not permitted to bring a car on-site.

If you're a sociable soul that likes the company of  good friends, Newton  Park Campus is the place to  be. A range of facilities are right on your  doorstep,  including a launderette, refectory, Students' Union, gym, library  and theatre. 

  • Great on-site facilities including places to eat, access to the Student's Union and the gym
  • Beautiful natural surroundings including extensive parkland, lake, nature reserve and woods
  • Good transport links
  • Free wireless Internet
  • 24-hour security
  • Communal cleaning
  • Student possessions insurance, utilities and services bills included (excluding TV licence)

Commons Courts Accommodation 

Langton and Temple halls of residences are both set around small courtyards, creating a cosy community feel. Both halls of residences comprise of single rooms which includes a good-sized desk, single bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and wash basin. You'll also share bathroom and toilet facilities with no more than four other residents and a kitchen and communal area between 4 to 8 residents. The price for a single room in Commons Courts is noted as Newton Park single on the accommodation price list.

Commons Traditional Corridor Accommodation

Hiscocks, Harington and Pope halls of residence include both single and shared rooms, with residents sharing bathroom and toilet facilities between no more than five other students.  Kitchens are also communal so whether you're hot at the hob or a dab hand at TV dinners, you'll share a kitchen/dining area with eight to twelve fellow residents, which includes an oven/hob, microwave, fridge with freezer and a seating area.

Single rooms which includes a good-sized desk, single bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and wash basin is noted on the accommodation price list as a Newton Park single room.

We also have a limited number of twin rooms which have all the same facilities as a single room, however you share your room with another student so it works out as the cheapest halls accommodation option. The shared rooms in the Commons Traditional Accommodation is noted on the accommodation price list as a Newton Park shared room.

Commons En-suite 

We have a limited amount of en-suite rooms in the Commons Accommodation but Sydney halls of residence offers single rooms which includes a good-sized desk, single bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and has the addition of a modern fitted en-suite with shower, wash basin and toilet. Rooms in Sydney are noted on the accommodation price list as Newton Park ensuite single.

Commons Houses

We have a small number of rooms in shared houses on Newton Park campus which have both single and large single rooms. Both room types include a good-sized desk, single bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and wash basin and residents share both bathroom and toilet facilites and a kitchen between 3 to 5 other residents. Single rooms in Commons Houses are noted as Newton Park single on the accommodation price list and a large single room is notes as Newton Park large single on the accommodation price list.

Commons En-suite Studio 

Commons en-suite studio flat compirses of a large multifunctioning room with a single bed, desk and wardrobe and kitchen facilities and has a seperate bathroom/wet room. This is noted on the Newton Park price list as Commons en-suite studio.


Prices for 2015-2016, please note these maybe subject to change.

Students will be able to apply for housing from 1st May 2015, details of how to do this will be emailed to all eligible applicants.

Newton Park: The Commons
Cost per week  Total cost  Contract length  Spaces available

Newton Park, shared room

£99 £4356 44 12
Newton Park, single £120 £5280 44 238
Newton Park, large single £135 £5940 44 4
Newton Park, en-suite single £144 £6336 44 55
Newton Park, studio £165 £7260 44 1
Newton Park: The Gardens
Newton Park, en-suite
£148 £5772 39 339
Newton Park, ensuite £148 £6512 44 187
Newton Park, en-suite large single  £153 £6732 44 20
Newton Park, en-suite studio flat £170 £7480 44 14
Newton Park, 1 bedroom flat £175 £7700 44 1

For University Term Dates, please click here.

Accepting your Offer and Deposits

For information on Accepting your Offer, once you have been given an offer of accommodation after exam results in mid-August 2015, please click here

You will be required to pay a deposit of £250 to accept any accommodation offer.


Gardens En-suite 

These new student accommodation are situated at the very top of the Newton Park campus. All rooms in the Gardens have fitted beds measuring 124cm x 194cm. This is between a double and small double bed and we recommend bringing double bedding (with a non-fitted sheet). All blocks contain 10 study bed rooms with the exception of Lime G and F blocks which contain 8 study bed rooms. Each block has a communal kitchen.

All the study rooms in Gardens halls of residence have a modern fitted en-suite with shower, wash basin and toilet. The study rooms include a good-sized desk, small double bed, fitted wardrobe and drawers and underbed storage.

There are two options of room size in the Gardens accommodation and these are noted on the Newton Park Price list as Gardens ensuite (approximataly 13Sqm)and Gardens ensuite large single (approximately 15Sqm). 

For more information about what is in the rooms and what you should bring see:

What to bring to Bath Spa University Halls of Residence

Gardens Studios and Flat

In our Garden BSU Halls we also have 14 studios and 1 fully accessible flat with full kitchen facilities, work/study space and en-suite facilities including shower, wash basin and toilet.

The studios and self contained flat are located in Elm block in the Gardens halls of residence and are noted on the Newton Park price list as Gardens en-suite studio and Gardens 1 bedroom flat.