Marris House

September 2021 applicants

The information below is subject to change due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. This page will be updated accordingly as circumstances change.

Marris House


Just a 15 minute walk from the buzz of the city centre, campus, shops, and nightlife, Marris House is beside the beautifully leafy Leazes Park and the University Sports Centre. In 2019 the site underwent a complete refurbishment, complete with a stylish new social space and study zone.

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Front view of Marris House

Architecture impression of single bedroom

Shared kitchen/lounge

Shared kitchen/lounge

Shared kitchen/lounge

Single self-catered washbasin bedroom

Single self-catered washbasin bedroom

Single self-catered washbasin bedroom


Our facilities include:

  • WiFi
  • communal TV (including licence)
  • shared common room with areas for various types of study, as well as a comfy chill out area
  • washer-dryers in every flat
  • bike storage


Marris House re-opened in September 2019 following a £4 million refurbishment to provide bright, cosy and modern accommodation in a prime location next to the new sports facilities. It’s also located by the Medical School, within a short walk to campus and about 15 minutes’ walk away from everything the city centre has to offer.

There are 32 flats, each accommodating six bedrooms with a communal kitchen living area. A social and study space is available for all students to enjoy.

The accommodation has a contemporary feel with wood effect flooring throughout and is furnished in neutral tones with shades of grey and natural wood to create a warm, relaxing feel. Bedrooms have neutral white walls, and you can accessorise your room to your liking. Your room comes equipped with comfy, on-trend desk and chair, a 4-foot bed, plenty of storage as well as sockets with USB points, so that you can charge all of your devices as needed. You will also have your own vanity unit with a sink and modern LED mirror, a towel rail and storage for all of your toiletries. You will be sharing a shower and toilet with 2 other students, meaning no long queues!

Your kitchen communal area is bright and modern, with a grey, mustard and white colour scheme. A 43” TV, comfy sofa for lounging, poseur table and high stools with copper pendant lighting make a great place to chill out and socialise. The kitchen provides plenty of storage and cooking facilities with two fridge freezers and a washer dryer – which means no trips to the laundrette!

If you decide to venture out of your flat, you will be able to make the most of the social and study space which is located on the ground floor of one building. It offers a variety of ways to hang out, including a quiet study space with six individual desks, a group study area with wing-backed sofas, a breakout area for play or revision, and a dedicated snug room where you can forget all about work and relax with your pals in a more luxurious space.

Access and Safety

Marris House is spread over two to four floors accessible by stairs; unfortunately there is no lift available. An entry phone system is also in operation. We're very serious about the safety of our students, and Estates Security Officers patrol our accommodation to ensure your peace of mind.

Your Residences Manager is responsible for Residential Services as well as welfare and discipline, and a Customer Services Manager is responsible for your local reception. 

Residences Manager: Helen Davis
Supported by: Grant Jackson



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. 


Marris House
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Find out how much it costs to stay with us

Your contract

Marris House is University-owned accommodation.

2021-2022 residents

The contract is a fixed term period of 40 weeks 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 RoomWeekly Rate (2021/22)Annual Rate (40 weeks)
192 Single self-catered with washbasin £109.41




Accessible Rooms

Our accommodation is accessible to all and we support students who have particular needs or disabilities

Information about accessible rooms is available on request. For further details please visit Accessible Accommodation

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Find out about getting in touch with your reception.

Contact information 

This accommodation uses the reception at Park View at the following address:

Park View
Richardson Road 
Newcastle upon Tyne 

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8445

Customer Services Manager: Sian Crossey (Mon-Wed), Louise Small (Thur-Fri)

Assistant Customer Services Manager: James Croydon

Customer Services Team Leader: Robbie Carruthers

Reception opening times

From Monday 20 September Reception will be operating the following hours:

Reception doors are open Monday to Friday, 08.30 – 17.45 and the Customer Services team can also be contacted by telephone and email from 08.00 – 18.00.

Please consider how you get in touch with us, where possible please use telephone or email to contact us.

Please note that due to the ongoing Covid 19 situation, our normal reception opening hours are subject to change.  Any changes from the hours stated here will be communicated to our residents and signage showing the new opening hours will be displayed by the reception entrance.

Outside of opening hours

If you require assistance outside of reception opening hours, please contact Estate Security Service on +44 (0) 191 208 6817.


Arrival Procedures Marris House

Please make your way in your allocated time slot to: 

Park View
Park View Student Village
Richardson Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

Please enter Park View/Marris House from Richardson Road.

Please click here to download our Campus Map.

Here you will be greeted by a friendly face who will signpost where you need to go.

Once you have reached the designated area please remain in your car. Make sure you have your photgraphic ID and key release form ready to show to a member of our team.

A member of the Customer Service team will come to your car. Please show them your photographic ID and key release form.

The team member will provide your key pack, you will then be guided to your drop off point, where help will be on hand to unload your vehicle in your 5 minute drop off slot. In your key pack you will have a copy of a map to nearby parking facilities.

Please remember that you must have vacated the drop off point by the end of your 5 minute drop off slot to allow others to arrive on site.


Reception opening times

If you need to get in touch either before you arrive or once you are on site, please use the following contact information:

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8445

The Customer Services team will be available to help with queries from 0800 – 1900 on Saturday 11, 0800 – 1800 Friday 17, 0800 – 1900 Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 .

The Customer Service team will also be available from 0900 – 1300 on Sunday 12 September, to support with queries if you arrived on 11 September.

Reception will revert to normal opening hours of 0800 – 1800 Monday to Friday (Doors open 0830 – 1745) from Monday 20 September

Out of hours key collection 

If you expect to arrive outside of opening hours and need to collect your key on arrival, you'll need to contact our Estates Security Office on +44 (0) 191 208 6817. Security Officers will arrange to meet and give you your key and you will be asked to show a copy of your Accommodation Acceptance with details of your room allocation. 

If you’re staying at one of our managed partnership sites, you’ll need to contact your accommodation directly in advance; contact details for your residence and the out-of-hours team is available within the location section of your residence webpage.