Located in Stoke Bishop, two miles from the main University campus, Badock Hall offers a comfortable environment for first year students in a diverse community where friendships can flourish and academic prowess can be stretched to full potential.
The daily Student Bus Service operates between Stoke Bishop and the Clifton campus area, term time only. The service for the Autumn Term will be in operation from Monday 22 September until Friday 19 December.. All residents are allocated a free personalised bus pass on arrival, however there is a small charge for any replacement.
The next University Open Day is Saturday 13 September 2014, book on line. If you cannot come to Bristol, we try to offer as much information as possible within this web site, including details of rooms and basic facilities in Hall, as well as a picture gallery. Do use the links from this page, you will find them invaluable. The hall can welcome visits on weekdays only. It is necessary to book any visit in advance - call 0117 903 2480.
When travelling to the Hall please do not use SatNav to locate us - it will be misleading. Take time to read the section below, headed How to get to Badock Hall.
Information New Students need to read, gives a rounded view of Hall Life. The Hall Handbook sets out regulations common to all residences and the Badock Guide offers a good reference point covering local arrangements specific to Badock Hall.
Badock Hall will celebrate its Golden Anniversary in 2014-15. Linked in with this historical milestone the hall will benefit from a range of improved facilities for new resident students. In the Main Building the Dining Hall is being upgraded to provide a larger service area with new flooring; the bar service area is being re-vamped and the Terrace Room is being converted to full student communal use with table games and TV facilities.
The Old Library Building is being converted to full student use allowing greater quiet study and communal space in the upper part of hall. In addition to the snooker room and music practice room we will offer an exercise room plus a large multi-purpose recreational space that can be adapted as necessary to offer many options including a theatre and meeting forum.
The University is also upgrading Units 9 and 10. These buildings will benefit from new double glazing. The hot water system in Unit 8 is being replaced. The cycle storage is to be reconfigured with new hoops installed.
Look out for news of the anniversary celebrations in Hall, to be announced before the start of term.