Mary Newman Hall

If you're looking for en suite accommodation in the heart of campus, seconds away from the Students’ Union, library, gym and lecture theatres, all while being within minutes of the city centre, then Mary Newman is perfect for you. This hall is ideal for University of Plymouth undergraduates and international students.

Room types and prices

Standard en suite

  • Cost: £155 per week - total annual rent £6,355 (41-week license), £6,510 total annual rent (42-week license) or £7,905 (51-week licence).
  • Floor size: average 11.8m².
  • Bed size: single bed (can be 6’9” to 7’long) with under-bed storage.
  • Facilities: shelving, wardrobe, desk, chair and notice board, en-suite bathroom with shower (wet room).

Large en suite

  • Cost: £161 per week - total annual rent £6,601 (41-week license), £6,762 total annual rent (42-week license) or £8,211 (51-week licence ).
  • Floor Size: average 14.3 m².
  • Bed size: single bed (can be a long single or up to a ¾ double) with under bed storage.
  • Facilities: shelving, wardrobe, desk, chair and notice board, en suite bathroom with shower (wet room).

*Rooms may vary


Location

Mary Newman is conveniently situated in the middle of the vibrant University campus and has 157 rooms in total. The hall is only five minutes away from the city centre, and seconds away from the Students’ Union, library, gym and lecture theatres. Opposite the hall is Drake’s Reservoir with its own café and gardens to relax in, and there are other cafes in close proximity on the main campus and on North Hill.

Address: Mary Newman Hall of Residence, Portland Square, Plymouth, Devon PL4 6DH

Number of flatmates

Between five and ten students per flat.


Benefits and facilities 

  • Located in the heart of campus
  • Lift access to all floors
  • Laundry facilities situated on campus in the Francis Drake building
  • WiFi
  • 24-hour campus security
  • Residence life social programme
  • Hall volunteers
  • Utility bills included (water, gas, and electricity)*
  • Bike and water sports storage facilities available to rent
  • Spacious kitchens, including fridge/freezer, oven (combi oven in studio flats), hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and ironing board, Double facilities are provided in the flats with ten people (two fridges and two ovens/hobs).

*TV license not included


Once you've confirmed your booking, you'll be able to connect with your future Mary Newman flatmates by joining an exclusive Facebook group.

*This floor plan is a representation of a typical flat in Mary Newman 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.

Residence life: optimising your student experience 

Moving away from home can be daunting which is why our dedicated residence life team are there to provide you with the support and advice you need.  

To help you settle in the team arrange regular residence life events providing a fantastic way for you to meet new people, and have fun with friends you've already made. The events are hosted by our friendly team of hall volunteers, so be sure to keep an eye out throughout the year.