Francis Drake Hall

Francis Drake


Francis Drake is conveniently situated in the middle of the vibrant University campus. The hall is only five minutes away from the city centre and seconds away from the Students’ Union, library and lecture theatres. It also has the very popular campus restaurant Drake’s Café right opposite, so if you fancy a break from cooking it is the ideal place.

Room types 

  • Sharing with up to ten people

En suite (including rooms within a three bedroom flat)

  • Floor size approximately 12m²
  • Single bed (can be 6’9” to 6’10” long) with under bed storage
  • Shelving, wardrobe, desk, chair and notice board
  • En suite bathroom with shower (wet room).
Large en suite

  • Floor size approximately 24m²
  • Metal framed double bed (no under bed storage)
  • Shelving, wardrobe, desk, chair and notice board
  • En suite bathroom with shower (wet room).

  • Floor size approximately 22m²
  • Double bed, shelving, wardrobe, desk, chair and notice board
  • Combi oven, hob and fridge
  • En suite bathroom with shower (wet room).


  • Kitchens include fridge/freezer,oven (combi oven in studio flats), hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and ironing board
  • Double facilities are provided in the flats of more than six people (two fridges and two ovens/hobs).

  • Located in the heart of campus
  • Comprised of three blocks
  • Lift access to all floors
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • WiFi
  • Utility bills included (water, gas and electric) apart from TV licence
  • Bike and watersports storage facilities available to rent.

*This floor plan is a representation of a typical flat. The drawing is not to scale and should not be relied upon when making decisions about your accommodation. Please note that the images above are examples and not all rooms and kitchens will look like this.

Sounds good! What else do I need to know?

  • For more detailed information on costing please see our price guide, and decide which halls are within your budget before applying.
  • Information about disability access to Francis Drake Hall is available with AccessAble.

Address: Francis Drake Hall of Residence, James Street, Plymouth, PL4 6AP.

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