Live opposite Cabot Circus for easy access to city centre shopping and close to Castle Park and Old Market.


If you are after city centre living and studying at City Campus or Frenchay Campus, Marketgate is the place to be. It's our largest accommodation in the city centre and has over 500 rooms available. You'll have your own en-suite room or studio managed by our partners Unite Students.

Right in the heart of Bristol within easy reach of shopping, nightlife and transport links. You'll be opposite Cabot Circus and less than five minutes walk to the buzz of Old Market, the calm of Castle Park or the charm of the Old City.

Marketgate student accommodation in Bristol city centre


  • En-suite or studio
  • Lift access
  • 42 week contract
  • Central location
  • MyUnite app

What's included

Your room

  • All rooms include: 
    • wardrobe
    • bedside cabinet
    • desk and chair
    • under bed storage
    • TV point available – don't forget your TV licence.
  • Classic en-suite single: All of the above with a single bed and your own en-suite.
  • Premium en-suite small double: All of the above with a small double bed and your own en-suite.
  • Studio: Various bed sizes with an en-suite and a kitchenette for cooking.

    Shared facilities

    • Well-equipped kitchen with oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, breakfast bar and stools, ironing board and vacuum cleaner.
    • Common room with pool table, two study rooms, TV and sofa area and vending machines.
    • Laundry facilities and bike storage.
    • Wi-Fi (provided by ASK4), contents insurance and bills included in your rent.
    • Handy MyUnite app to log maintenance requests.
    • Secure access into the building with CCTV, 24/7 staff on site and at our call centre.

    Take a look inside Marketgate


    Marketgate, Bond Street South, Bristol, BS1 3PG

    1. Marketgate, Bond Street South, Bristol, BS1 3PG

    Marketgate is near to everything you could need as a student. Transport links are a five minute walk away, Cabot Circus with over 120 shops and restaurants is just over the road, and Bristol’s nightlife venues are close by. Get directions

    2. Transport links

    You can catch a bus from the city centre to all our campuses. The Metro Bus will get you up to Frenchay campus is less than 20 minutes. Get directions

    3. Supermarkets and shopping

    Being so close to the city centre means there are lots of shops around. You can find a Tesco and Lidl supermarket as well as lots of other places to grab food. Get directions

    4. Green spaces

    Bristol is a green place to live. There are parks of all sizes, even in the heart of the city centre. A great location for a picnic in the warmer months and a brisk walk when winter arrives. Get directions


    Room type Number of rooms Annual rent Cost per week

    Classic en-suite single




    Premium en-suite small double







    • Contract length: Accommodation costs are for 42 weeks.
    • Bills included: All utility bills are included in the rent (Endsleigh insurance).
    • Tenancy agreement: You apply to Marketgate through the University and we allocate the rooms. Unite Students then issues your tenancy agreement and manages the residence.
    • Guarantor: You may require a guarantor to complete the booking of this property. A guarantor must be based in the UK, aged over 18, working and a homeowner. Find out more about contracts and negotiations.

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