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Accommodation: Doris Birdsall Hall

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Stay in Doris Birdsall Hall, our main housing for Bradford College students.

With 59 rooms, Doris Birdsall Hall is small and friendly.

It’s next to the College’s Trinity Green campus, five minutes’ walk to the David Hockney Building.

To enquire, please email j.macnaughton@unipol.org.uk or call 07850462892.

 Amazing experience living at Doris Birdsall these last three years. Warm, friendly and pleasant atmosphere really made me feel more at home.

Your room

You get your own study bedroom with a private ensuite bathroom for £90 per week, including utilities, internet and contents insurance.

Each bedroom has:

  • wardrobe
  • desk
  • bedside cabinet
  • desk chair
  • easy chair
  • small double bed
  • lamp
  • waste bin
  • bookcase
  • wifi
  • notice board

Each bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom with a toilet, washbasin, and shower.

Your flat

Each flat of four to five rooms has a living area, including a kitchen with enough cupboard space for all students. It has:

  • cooker
  • fridge freezer
  • microwave
  • ironing board
  • vacuum cleaner
  • washer and dryer
  • seating area with a television
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Security

There are student Residence Assistants who live on-site during term time and can help with repairs and other queries.

Doris Birdsall is set within its own secure grounds with a garden and bicycle storage for residents.

CCTV covers the entrances and communal staircases.

Rent

£90 per week

The rent includes all utility bills, internet and contents insurance.

It also covers the TV licence for the kitchen television, but if you bring your own TV for your bedrooms you will need to buy your own licence.

For 2020-21, tenancies start on 7 September 2020 and end 30 June 2021. 

All rooms are single occupancy. 

 A++. Have recommended to multiple friends and plan to stay here for the next year at least.

More details

Address

The full postal address is:

Doris Birdsall Hall
Easby Road
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD7 1QX
(For sat nav please use BD7 1BL)

Items to bring with you

You will need to bring the following:

  • bedding
    • pillows
    • pillowcases
    • double duvet
    • duvet cover
    • bed sheet
  • towels
  • kitchen items
    • crockery (plate, bowl, mug)
    • cutlery
    • cooking pans
    • washing-up sponge or cloth
    • tea towel

Most of the kitchen items you need can be bought in Bradford when you arrive. You might want to share the cost of buying these items with your flatmates.

Your welfare

We have a Tenancy Support Officer who is available to help if you have any special requirements or issues in your accommodation.

You can contact your Tenancy Support and Wellbeing Coordinator, Jan Hardy, at j.hardy@unipol.org.uk or 0113 205 3420.

Welcome meal

Every September or October there is a welcome meal for students staying at Doris Birdsall Hall to help you get to know each other. 

Cleaning

You will be responsible for keeping your bedroom and en-suite bathroom clean and tidy. You are also responsible for keeping the kitchen clean and doing your own washing up. The communal staircases and entrances are cleaned weekly.

Communal spaces

As some areas in hall are held communally, such as shared kitchens and hallways, you are responsible for caring for these areas and not causing damage.

Can I go in/out of the Halls whenever I want?

You are free to go out and socialise when you wish, but we do ask you to remember that you are part of a community when living in halls and that you should enter/leave halls quietly, especially at night.

Can I live with friends?

If you would like to share with a friend, please mention their name when you apply and we will try to accommodate your request. It helps if you apply at the same time.

The management of Doris Birdsall Halls

Unipol Student Homes run Doris Birdsall Halls. For more information about Unipol visit their website.

National Code assured acommodation

The National Code

Doris Birdsall Hall is covered by the National Code for Larger Developments.

This means it meets high standards of safety and management.

Last updated: 04 September 2020

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