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Want to have a traditional hall of residence experience at the heart of campus?

Look no further than St Albans. Located within minutes of all main campus facilities, St Albans is a traditional hall of residence with 51 bedrooms, shared bathroom and shower room facilities.

St Albans is part-catered, which gives you the best of both worlds - the opportunity to prepare snacks in the communal kitchens, as well as a £30 allowance each week to use in the Dining Room and on-campus cafés.

A student sat at his desk in a bedroom in St Albans Hall.

St Albans Hall bedroom

The shared kitchen space at St Albans Hall.

St Albans Hall shared kitchen space

St Albans Hall floorplan.

St Albans Hall bedroom floorplan

Each bedroom has a washbasin, single bed, fixed wardrobe, desk, desk chair, easy chair, reading lamp and bookshelves. Bathrooms and shower rooms are shared by six students and the communal kitchens on each floor are shared by around nine students.

  • £30pw catering credit
    Your accommodation contract includes a £30 per week food allowance. This will be loaded on to your student card, which you can use to pay for food in the Dining Room,​ only a few minutes' walk away.
  • Free WiFi
    Internet access is provided in every bedroom at no extra charge.
  • Launderette
    You'll have access to our on-campus launderette 24/7.
  • Security
    You'll be given a swipe card to enter through the front doors and security key to your study bedroom. There is 24-hour security on the campus and there are regular patrols throughout the night.​
  • Disabled access
    There are four adapted ground-floor rooms to meet the needs of residents with disabilities.
  • Prices
    All prices listed are for the 2021/22 academic year.

This hall is not available for two-year accelerated degree applicants. Please see Trinity CloseRipon Hall or Whitby Hall for more details. 

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The exterior of Ripon Halls accommodation. Self-catered

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The exterior of Whitby Halls accommodation. Self-catered

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