Bainfield

A 15-minute walk from downtown and close to cinemas, bars, and restaurants, Bainfield is also walking distance from Merchiston and well served by public transport.

Bainfield

Opened in September 2013, this development features a single occupancy room with a 3/4 double bed and private en suite shower room/toilet and a small number of private studios. Suitable for undergraduate students under 20 years old with limited places for students staying for one trimester only.

  • 39-week tenancy from 4 September 2020 to 4 June 2021
  • Standard en suite £153.50 per week, total rent £6,008.82
    Standard en suite flats are based on 5-9 students sharing the kitchen/living area but students would have their own lockable study bedroom with en suite shower room/toilet.
  • Studio flat £169 per week, total rent £6,617.10
    Studio flats are based on one student having sole use of a bedroom/kitchen/living area with en suite shower room/toilet.
    All communal lounges include 40" wall-mounted smart TV (TV licence not included)
  • Mixed- and single-gender accommodation available
  • 117 flats housing 778 students
  • Communal social space with TV screens and meeting rooms
  • 15-minute walk to city centre

What's included?

All flats have shared, fully fitted and furnished kitchen and living areas with Wi-Fi and 40" wall-mounted smart TVs. There is also a secure bike storage area on each site.

We provide:

  • Smart TVs (TV licence not included)
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Standard cleaning equipment
  • 3/4 size double bed
  • Desk
  • Study chair
  • Wardrobe
  • Bookshelves

Some of the things you'll need to bring include bedding (duvet, blankets, sheets, mattress protector, pillows and pillowcases), crockery, cutlery pots and pans, kitchen utensils, towels and toilet roll.

Download our full checklist to help you plan what to bring! You may order a bedding pack online (duvet, pillow, flat sheet, duvet cover and pillow case) when you apply for accommodation. They cost £33, and you pay for this on application along with your £500 advance rent payment.

Laundry

All sites have central laundry rooms, which incur an additional charge for usage. Costs are approximately £3.10 per wash and £1.60 per dry, but prices are subject to change.

Our laundry contractor is Circuit Laundry. On their website, you can top up your credit and also view which washers and dryers are in use and which are free.

Heating

Heating times during the colder months are generally 7am-10am and 4pm-10pm (Monday to Friday) and 8am-10am and 12noon-10pm (Saturday and Sunday). These may change throughout the year.

WiFi

We provide free WiFi throughout all our accommodation sites. Our WiFi provider is Optify.

Other information

Our student portal, myNapier, has full details of what to expect when you're living in Student Accommodation. Visit our During Your Tenancy pages for information on reception hours, flat inspections, maintenance, heating times, lock-outs and lost keys and more. You'll also be able to download a digital flat manual for your site, which offers an in-depth look at facilities and procedures and explains how to use the oven and hob, shower and other equipment.

All accommodation is non-smoking in the flats and stairwells - this includes e-cigarettes and vapes. 

A dedicated Helpdesk team are available to report all maintenance and repairs during your stay. Repairs can be logged electronically by emailing FacilitiesServiceDesk@napier.ac.uk or by telephone 0131 455 5000. There is also an out of hours response service for urgent repairs.

Support

The flats are managed by a dedicated team of accommodation staff including Accommodation Officers and Resident Assistants. Staff are trained to handle all aspects of tenancy management and provide support and guidance to students throughout the year.

Contact details of your Accommodation Officer and Resident Assistants will be displayed on the noticeboard of your flat and at all accommodation site receptions.

Security

We have a 24-hour security service. They can be contacted by phone on 0131 455 6119.

CCTV is installed at all sites and security patrols are carried out regularly 24 hours a day. Security will often be found at the accommodation sites during the evenings and weekends. 

Have a look

Take a virtual look inside our Bainfield accommodation.

Bainfield

6 Bainfield Drive, Edinburgh EH11 1AR

0131 455 3483