About this accommodation

  • Advertised weekly rent inclusive of all bills, contents insurance, an annual bus pass and your ResLifeBU programme
  • A large common room with a pool table, TV and a separate multi-use room
  • Outdoor courtyard and bike shelter
  • Chesil House team member on-site 24 hours a day to provide any help you might need 
  • Small Co-op supermarket situated below the accommodation
  • Bus stop directly outside Chesil House, taking you to Talbot Campus (10-minute bus journey)
  • Lansdowne Campus, Bournemouth train station, the town centre and beaches are all within walking distance.

How to book Book your place

Types of room

A bedroom in Chesil House

Standard ensuite rooms

Available to undergraduate and postgraduate students

All standard rooms in Chesil House are single occupancy and come with a bed, study desk, desk chair, storage and your very own ensuite bathroom and shower. All ensuite rooms are within a shared cluster flat of between 5 and 6 bedrooms. Undergraduates and postgraduates do not share the same cluster flat.

Each flat has an open-plan, shared kitchen and living area equipped with sofas, stools, tables, storage cupboards and all the appliances (cooker, fridge, freezer and microwave) you’ll need.

Ensuite rooms vary in size, shape and layout but are approx 12 square metres.

A studio flat in Chesil House


Reserved for postgraduate students

All studio flats come with a bed, study desk, desk chair, storage, your very own ensuite bathroom and shower, as well as a fitted kitchen area with everything you require for self-catering.

Postgraduate studio flats are located in a separate block. Studio flats vary in size, shape and layout but are approx 20 square metres.

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Price lists 

September starters

Standard room (undergraduate, 42-week tenancy)£164.04

Standard room (postgraduate, 50-week tenancy)£162.92

Studio flat (postgraduate, 50-week tenancy)£192.03

Please note: prices shown are for the 2024/25 academic year. For full details, download our accommodation price guide 2024/5 (pdf 188kb)

January starters

Standard room (postgraduate, 50-week tenancy)£155.47

Studio flat (postgraduate, 50-week tenancy)£183.22

Please note: prices shown are for the January 2023/24 academic year and will be updated annually. Download the January accommodation price guide 2024 (pdf 34kb).

Chesil House contract dates

Academic year 2024/25

42-week tenancy: 21 September 2024 to 12 July 2025

50-week tenancy: 21 September 2024 to 6 September 2025

Further information