Chairs and a coffee table in Nelson and Drake House

Nelson and Drake House

Rupert Street, Bristol, BS1 2PZ

UWE Bristol is working with Unite, a leading provider of student accommodation, to provide first-class student residences in the centre of Bristol.

Nelson and Drake House is well located for students who are studying at either City Centre Campus or Frenchay Campus. The accommodation is in the city centre and just a few minutes' walk from Bristol's main shops, bars and restaurants. Nelson and Drake House have strong transport links, with a number of bus routes within a five-minute walk and Temple Meads train station only a 20-minute walk away.

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Applications to Nelson and Drake House are made through the University, who will handle the application process and allocate the flats in the same way as all other accommodation. Unite will then issue a tenancy agreement, arrange the rental collection and carry out the day-to-day management.

Nelson and Drake House accommodation features

  • Reception
  • Bike storage
  • Utilities included
  • CCTV
  • Laundry
  • Internet
  • Common room
  • Study room
  • Courtyard garden

Nelson and Drake House accommodation overview

Facilities details
No. of single study bedrooms

85 classic rooms (shared bathroom)
190 premium rooms (shared bathroom)
26 premium ensuite rooms
1 self contained flat

Annual rent 43 weeks (18/19)

£5,986.89 (classic rooms shared bathroom)
£6,118.47 (premium rooms shared bathroom) 
£6,513.21 (premium ensuite rooms)
£7,679.88 (flat)

Laundry Yes
Internet access Yes – StudentCom
TV point Yes in study bedroom – TV licensing information
Lift Yes
Parking No
Bike storage Yes
Resident assistant No
Smoking No – smoking is not permitted in this accommodation
Insurance Yes – Endsleigh

Nelson and Drake House enquiries

If you have received an offer of accommodation in Drake House or require further information, please contact UNITE directly by emailing

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