Mary Newman Hall

Mary Newman


Mary Newman 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 Student's Union, library, gym and lecture theatres. Nearby is the lovely Drake's Reservoir with its own café and gardens to relax in.

Room types

  • Five person or ten person flats

En suite 

  • Floor space average 11.8m²
  • Single bed (can be 6’9” to 7’ long) with under-bed storage
  • Shelving, wardrobe, desk and notice board
  • En suite bathroom with shower (wet room).

Large en suite

  • Floor space average 14.3m²
  • Larger room with single bed (can be a long single or up to a ¾ double)
  • Under-bed storage
  • Shelving, wardrobe, desk, chair and notice board
  • En suite bathroom with shower (wet room).

Extra large en suite

  • Floor space average 16.75m²
  • Larger room with ¾ double bed
  • Under-bed storage
  • Desk and chair
  • Shelving, notice boards and wardrobe
  • En suite bathroom with shower (wet room).


  • Spacious kitchens
  • Kitchens include 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).


  • Located in the heart of campus
  • Opposite University gym
  • Home to the Residence Life Office (ground floor)
  • Lift access to all floors
  • 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 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.

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 Mary Newman Hall is available with AccessAble.
Address: Mary Newman Hall of Residence, Portland Square, Plymouth, PL4 6DH.

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