Gilwell Hall



If you’re looking for value for money and a sociable atmosphere, then Gilwell Hall is ideal. It’s situated in the student quarter directly opposite the main University campus. It has a really strong community feel and it’s a great place to meet new people. With the city centre literally on your doorstep you’ll find everything you need within a few minutes’ walk.

Room types

  • Usually single-sex flats (of five or six)
  • Shared bathrooms - communal shower room (one shower per six people); communal WCs were renovated in 2015.


  • Floor space approximately 9m²
  • Top floor flats with apex roof
  • Velux window
  • Single bed
  • Shelving, wardrobe, desk and chair
  • Sink in room.
  • Floor space approximately 9m²
  • Single bed
  • Shelving, desk and chair
  • Sink in room.


  • Kitchens include fridge/freezer, oven, hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and ironing board
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar.


  • Located directly opposite the main campus
  • Laundry facilities nearby
  • WiFi
  • Utility bills included (water, gas and electric) apart from TV licence
  • Bike and watersports storage facilities available to rent nearby.

*This floor plan is a representation of a typical flat in Gilwell Hall. 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 cost please see our price guide, and decide which halls are within your budget before applying.
  • Information about disability access to Gilwell Hall is available with AccessAble.

Address: Gilwell Hall of Residence, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, PL4 8AP.

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