• Dorset House

    • Dorset House 1
    • Dorset House 2
  • Overview

    Dorset House is one of our partnership halls for continuing students located on London Road, just a few minutes walk from Headington Campus and the local shops. It is managed by Unite.

    It provides self-catered accommodation for 260 students in cluster flats of 4, 5 or 6 bedrooms, sharing a kitchen/communal space. There are also just over 50 studio flats if you require a little more privacy.


    Academic year 2018/19

    • Ensuite single study bedrooms: £183.64 per week for a 42 week contract (longer contracts also available)
    • Studio flats: £217.21 per week for a 51 week contract

    What's included?

    The price includes all of your utility bills, basic contents insurance and free travel on our BROOKESbus network


    Instead of a deposit, you will need to pay a confirmation fee of £250 when you make your booking. This amount will be deducted from your first rent payment. Bookings are made directly with Unite Students, and payment plans are available. Please contact them directly for more information.

    Pros and Cons


    • Good bus links to Oxford campuses, city centre and London
    • Very close to Headington Campus
    • Own bathroom
    • Close to central Headington and in easy reach of Cowley Road and the city centre
    • A modern hall, very popular with continuing students
    • Only continuing students live in this hall


    • You need to clean your ensuite bathroom
    • One of our more expensive halls


    Dorset House is very close to Headington Campus and is served by the BROOKESbus routes to the Wheatley and Harcourt Hill campuses. You can also cycle from this hall to lectures on all the Oxford campuses. It is close to stops serving the Oxford Tube/X90 route into London.
    Central Headington with its range of shops, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants is a few minutes' walk away, and Cowley Road is a 20 minute walk. 

    Address: London Road, Headington, OX3 7FT

    Telephone: 01865 308480

    Email: salesenquiry@unitestudents.com

    In detail

    Your room

    Bedrooms are furnished with a bed-base and mattress, mattress protector, desk and desk chair, reading lamp, wardrobe and curtains, pinboards for posters and an en suite shower room.

    Studio flats have a bed, desk and chair, armchair, wardrobe, bedside cabinet, kitchenette and en suite shower room.

    Your contract

    Contracts for the 2018/19 academic year run for 42 weeks (or 51 weeks for studio flats) from Monday 3rd September 2018.

    There is no provision made for student parking at the Unite Student sites in Oxford with the exception of disabled spaces. As a result of this no motor bike or car belonging to a tenant at Beech House or their visitors is permitted on site nor should tenants bring any car to the city.

    The hall

    On-site facilities include a common room and an on-site launderette. The Hall Office is available as a source of advice and information.