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Rootes 2023

Bedroom with bed, desk and chair, wall storage and window

Bedroom with bed, desh and chair, wall storage and window

Example bedroom with washbasin and bed

Bathroom showing bath with overhead shower

Kitchen with two ovens, sink and plentiful cupboard space

Halls buildings in front of grass and paved areas

2023/2024 fees

  • Utility bills included
  • Contents insurance included


Standard Room
let length per week per year
40 weeks £119 £4,760.00
35 weeks £119 £4,165.00
Non-Standard Room
let length per week per year
40 weeks £116 £4,640.00

Let start date

  • Saturday 23 September 2023

About the hall

  • 927 single occupancy rooms in corridor style living
  • 16 areas allowing us to create various corridor communities including those who prefer a quieter environment
  • First year and returning undergraduates
  • Students allocated to our 35 week lets need to vacate and remove belongings for 5 weeks during the Easter vacation period
  • Décor, furnishings and layout may vary

One of the main positives of a first-year in Rootes is that it is fantastically close to most campus buildings." Harry, Modern Languages

It was an amazing experience, with people I got on well with and I have some of the best memories made in First Year because of my time in Rootes." Melissa, Modern Languages


  • Average size 11.2m²
  • Standard single bed (190cm x 91cm) with mattress protector
  • Wardrobe and bookshelf
  • Desk, desk lamp, chair and wastepaper bin
  • Washbasin
  • Network port
  • Bed linen, duvet and pillow is not provided

Shared bathroom

  • Toilet
  • Washbasin
  • Bath with overhead shower and/or shower
  • Bathroom shared between 6 students on average in 40 week let areas
  • Bathroom shared between 9 students on average in 35 week let areas


  • Cooker, fridge and freezer
  • Microwave, toaster and kettle
  • Ironing board
  • Cupboard space
  • Shared with up to 18 students*
  • *Please note: one kitchen in a 40 week let area is shared with up to 23 students and one kitchen in a 35 week let area is shared with up to 19 students, however facilities are comparable to the number of students sharing


  • Located on central campus
  • Close to the Students' Union


    • Please be advised that some contracts start on a Sunday, but to ease comparison of the fees across halls, we have rounded up all the weekly let lengths to the nearest week.
    • All images used are for illustrative purposes only. Images are indicative of the quality and style of the specification and may not wholly represent the actual fittings and furnishings in a particular hall or room.
    • We will do all that we reasonably can to provide services and facilities as described on our website and in our marketing materials. However, please be advised that some services may be affected due to regulatory/legal changes or due to reasons beyond our reasonable control. We will endeavour to inform of you of any changes, where possible.
    • The specifications of halls/rooms is correct at the date of publication but may be subject to change as necessary. During the year there will be building works across campus. This may affect some halls but we will do all that we reasonably can to keep noise, disruption and inconvenience to a minimum. It may also mean that some facilities are unavailable.
    • The Residential Life Team is being renamed to the Residential Community Team. There may be instances where you notice either of these being referred to on our website, however please note that they are the same team.