Newly refurbished for 2019, Marris House is in a great location on campus, next to the Sports Centre.
Please note the photos shown above do not yet reflect the refurbishment work undertaken for 2019, and as such the furniture and colour schemes might differ.
Our facilities include:
- communal TV (including licence)
- shared common room
- washer-dryers in every flat
- bike storage
- limited car parking (additional charge)
Take a look at our Accommodation Overview (PDF: 64KB) to see how this residence compares to others.
Freshly refurbished for 2019, Marris House has 192 self-catered washbasin rooms with 4-foot beds.
Each flat is shared by six students, and has two shower rooms and toilets. There's an attractive open-plan living area where you can relax with your flatmates after a hard day of study.
Marris House is ideally located by the Sports Centre and close to the Medical School, and a short walk to the main University campus. Everything the city centre has to offer is just a 15 minute walk away.
Building work will be ongoing throughout the academic year on a site adjacent to Marris House, which may cause some noise and disturbance - please consider this if you're thinking of applying to stay here.
Access and Safety
This accommodation is spread over two to four floors with no lift and an entry phone system is in operation. We take the safety of our students very seriously and Estates Security Officers patrol our accommodation to ensure your peace of mind.
A Residences Manager is responsible for Residential Services as well as welfare and discipline and a Customer Services Manager is responsible for Reception Services.
Residences Manager: Dianne Wilson
Supported by: Michelle Ridley and Alec Hughes
Marris House is located on campus close to the vibrant city centre
Marris House is next to the University Sports Centre and close to local convenience shops and the University’s Medical and Dental School. The main campus and city centre with excellent shops and vibrant nightlife are just a 15-minute walk away.
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Public transport informationPublic transport information
Bus companies operate a service to Marris House from the city centre.
For up-to-date information on public transport please use the journey planner. You will need to enter your arrival point in Newcastle in the Travel From field and enter 'Richardson Road (Spital Tongues)' in the Travel To field. You will be given details of which services operate.
For bus times and fares refer to Nexus Travel Line at www.nexus.org.uk or contact them by telephone on 0871 200 2233.
Calls to this number will cost 10 pence a minute from a landline and considerably more from a mobile.
From Newcastle Central Station you can take the Metro (rapid transit system) to the Haymarket Metro station.
The Metro runs every five minutes during the day and Marris House Reception is 15 minutes’ walk from the Haymarket.
Taxis are also available from both the Central Station and Haymarket.
Newcastle International Airport is about seven miles northwest of Newcastle University.
A taxi from the Airport will take about 15 minutes, costing approximately £15.
You can also travel by Metro to the Haymarket which will take about 25 minutes; Marris House Reception is 15 minutes’ walk from the Haymarket.
Taxis are also available from Haymarket.
Find out how much it costs to stay with us
Marris House is University-Managed accommodation.
The contract is a fixed term period of 40 weeks (22 September 2019 to 28 June 2020) and covers the duration of the academic year. Rents are charged per day, so if your contract differs to the standard dates above (ie earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges at the relevant daily rate.
All utility bills are included, WiFi is free and we also provide Personal Possessions Insurance.
Find out more about how to pay your rent.
|Type of Room||Weekly Rate (2019/20)||Annual Rate (40 weeks)|
|192 single self-catered with washbasin||£103.95||
Our accommodation is accessible to all and we support students who have particular needs or disabilities
We have two flats specifically adapted for students with impaired hearing.
There is an induction loop in the communal lounge linked to the TV. One of the study-bedroom's in each flat is fitted with vibrating pillow and strobe warning light. This will notify you if the fire alarm stystem is activated within your flat or block.
For further information on our accessible accommodation, see our Access for All Leaflet (PDF: 85KB).
Take a virtual tour of our accommodation.
Please note the tour shows Marris House prior to the refurbishment work undertaken for 2019, and as such the furniture, colours etc. might be different.
The virtual tours of our accommodation give you a view of a small sample of our bedrooms and communal areas. Please note the tour sample does not reflect the recent refurbishment.
We have a large variety of room types, so can't show you every single variation. The room you're allocated may look different to the ones shown in the virtual tours.
Find out about getting in touch with your reception.
This accommodation uses the reception at Park View Student Village at the following address:
Park View Student Village
Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8445
Customer Services Manager: Sian Crossey and Elizabeth Moore
Customer Services Assistant Manager: Amy Watson
Customer Services Team Leader: James Croydon
Reception opening times
The reception is open Monday to Friday, 08.00-18.00.
Outside of opening hours
If you require assistance outside of reception opening hours, please contact Estate Security Service on +44 (0) 191 208 6817.