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Bridges Hall – University of Reading

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Bridges Hall

Bridges Hall was opened for the 2014-15 academic year and features 649 quality student rooms. There is a mix of room types of and all are self-catered.

Bridges Hall is located on Whiteknights Campus, next to the existing Wessex Hall, and just a short walk to the centre of campus. At Wessex Hall there is a brand new bar called Ice House, which includes a mini cinema! Bridges Hall residents have access to the bar and cinema.

Premium en-suite rooms

There are 63 premium en-suite rooms and these are arranged in 8 bedroomed flats each with a shared kitchen/dining room. The kitchens are spacious and well-equipped and include a large dining table and sofas which make it a great area to socialise with flatmates.

Premium rooms with shared bathrooms

The 394 premium rooms with shared bathrooms are a new room type at Reading. Each flat of 10 bedrooms share 3 bathrooms and a light spacious kitchen with dining table and sofas.


There are 192 rooms across the 16 townhouses at Bridges Hall. The townhouse bedrooms are arranged over three floors with a modern, spacious kitchen/dining and lounge area on the ground floor. The four bedrooms on each floor share two bathrooms.

In addition to the accommodation and the new bar at Wessex Hall, the communal facilities include:

  • Reception and post room
  • Junior Common Room
  • Laundry
  • Covered bicycle stores

Both 40 and 51 week residency periods are available at Bridges Hall.


Room Types at Bridges Hall


Weekly Rent 2016-17

Premium en-suite room £161.70 per week
Townhouse room £148.61 per week
Premium room with shared bathroom  £132.16 per week
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