Accommodation

What to bring – Canterbury Campus

Tyler Court arrival

Arrivals weekend is a pretty exciting time and as well as personal belongings to help you get settled into your room, below is a short checklist of some of the other useful items to bring:

  • Bedding: duvet, duvet covers and sheets*
  • Towels and tea towels
  • Laptop, memory sticks
  • Music/MP3 player, headphones
  • Alarm clock, or use your phone
  • Hairdryer
  • Clothes airer/coat hangers
  • Pots and pans, mugs, glasses, food storage containers**

 

*Please refer to the specific bedding information for mattress sizes below.
**Please refer to the items provided to those in self-catered and non-self-catered accommodation below.

Room contents

All rooms are provided with the following items

  • Bed with mattress, mattress protector and one pillow (no pillow in Woolf College rooms)
  • Bedside cabinet
  • Wardrobe
  • Chest of drawers
  • Desk with drawers and desk chair
  • Noticeboard and bookshelves
  • Fitted carpets and curtains

Rooms containing a wash basin are located at

  • All rooms in Eliot and Rutherford Colleges
  • Purchas Court at Park Wood

En-suite rooms include

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Basin
  • Mirror

Please note, some rooms contain non-standard size bed/mattress. The mattress sizes are indicated in the table below.
Please do not bring extra furniture with you.

Kitchen contents and information

Items provided in self-catered accommodation kitchens

  • Cooker with oven, hob abd four burners
  • Sink with drainer
  • Fridge freezer/s
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Microwave oven
  • Kettle
  • Limited amount of crockery and cutlery
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Rubbish bin
  • Mop and bucket
  • Broom, dustpan and brush

Please note that kitchens in Woolf College are not provided with crockery or cutlery.

Items provided in Rutherford, Eliot and Keynes Colleges (non self-catered accommodation)

  • Sink with drainer
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Microwave

Please note that the kitchenette areas can be used to prepare hot drinks and light snacks, but are NOT suitable for preparation of full meals.

 

Bedding sizes and information

You can bring your own bedding, or purchase a bedding pack and other items for your accommodation from our online store. Please note the specific mattress sizes for your room in the list below.

Bedding required by accommodation area (below sizes are for the bedroom mattress)
Location Rooms (if none detailed, size applies to all rooms) Standard single
(6' 3" length
3' width)
Extra long single
(7' length
3' width)
Standard double
(6' 3" length
4' 6" width)
Extra long double*
(7' length
4' 6" width)
Becket Court Specific standard rooms - no's 8,  27, 101, 109, 130, 210 and 232 x      
All other standard rooms   x    
Large rooms     x  
Darwin College   x      
Darwin Houses   x      
Eliot College   x      
Keynes College
(Bed & Bistro)
  x      
Keynes Flats Standard rooms (Blocks P, Q, R, S)   x    
Extra-large rooms (Blocks P, Q, R, S)       x
Keynes Houses Rooms T1 to T5   x    
Rooms T6 to T10     x  
Rutherford College Specific rooms - E1E9, E1S9, S1S9, S3W-1B, S2W-1B     x  
All other rooms x      
Turing College - Houses Standard rooms   x    
Turing College - Flats Large rooms       x
Extra-large rooms       x
Tyler Court, A   x      
Tyler Court, B & C       x  
Park Wood Flats:
Bossenden, Kemsdale, Nickle   x      
Stock     x    
Park Wood Houses:
Bishopden Room E, all houses x      
Rooms A-D, all houses   x    
Clowes     x    
Denstead Specific rooms - no's 4A, 4D, 4E, 5B, 5D, 5E, 9A, 9D, 9E, 10B, 10E x      
Specific rooms - no's 4B, 4C, 4F, 5A, 5C, 5F, 9B, 9C, 9F, 10A, 10C, 10F   x    
All rooms in houses 1-3, 6-8, 11, 12   x    
Ellenden Specific rooms - no's 5A, 5D, 5E, 6B, 6D, 6E, 9A, 9D, 9E, 10B, 10D, 10E x      
Specific rooms - no's 5B, 5C, 5F, 6A, 6C, 6F, 9B, 9C, 9F, 10A, 10C, 10F   x    
All rooms in houses 1-4, 7, 8, 11-16   x    
Farthings Room E, all houses x      
Rooms A-D, all houses   x    
Grimshill   x      
Homestall Room E, all houses x      
Rooms A-D, all houses   x    
Lypeatt Specific rooms - A, D & E in houses 3, 4, 15, 16, 19, 20, 26, 27, 31 & 32 x      
Specific rooms - B, C & F in houses 3, 4, 15, 16, 19, 20, 26, 27, 31 & 32   x    
All rooms in houses 9, 12, 23, 29 x      
All rooms in houses 1, 2, 5-8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 21, 22, 24, 25, 28, 30 & 33   x    
Marley Room E, all houses x      
Rooms A-D, all houses   x    
Purchas   x      
Thornden     x    
Tudor Room E, all houses x      
Rooms A-D, all houses   x    
Willows Room E, all houses x      
Rooms A-D, all houses   x    
*Please note: a king size flat sheet will fit an extra long double mattress

 

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Last Updated: 04/07/2016