Conveniently situated within the College Campus, our Halls of Residence combines
catered accommodation with easy access. Dr Winterbottom Hall is located quite centrally, with Metro access within walking distance, and regular bus services available to Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham and other local attractions.

Comprising of 204 single study bedrooms, accommodation is predominantly for those under 18 years of age, for Phase 1 Cadets and Pre-Cadets.  Subject to room availability, we are also pleased to welcome Senior Marine students and those attending short courses at the College.

Security & Staffing

A member of Staff & Management are available 24 hours a day to assist students and provide support where required. The Halls Manager and the Duty Supervisors live on the campus.

Dr Winterbottom Hall Facilities

Common Room

At the main Building we have a designated Recreational Common area for all residents. The Common Room contains a Pool Table, Dart Board, Smart TV, Netflix, Kindles and an X-Box. We organise a monthly quiz night and pool tournaments.  

Studios & Activities

We have two designated studios on the Residential Campus that offer Table Tennis and fitness classes throughout the week.

1861 Lifestyle Centre  

100 Steps from the reception area at Dr Winterbottom Hall we have a newly refurbished dedicated Gymnasium.  Halls residents will have free gym membership.  Please contact the 1861 Gym direct to arrange an induction.  

Computer Suite

We supply a computer suite that students can access 24/7 located at the main reception area.


Our recently refurbished F block offers catered and self-catering rooms with en-suite bathrooms. Bookings Subject to availability. All residents will have a free gym membership for our newly refurbished 1861 Lifestyle Centre

Ensuite Accommodation Fees

60 ensuite rooms available. 

Ensuite Catered £686 per 28 day month  (includes a daily meal allowance of £7.90)

Ensuite Self-Catered £462 per 28 day month

A deposit of £250 is required for stays of 4 weeks or more.

Standard rooms


144 rooms available which all offer clean, basic accommodation. 

£539 per 28 day month (includes a daily meal allowance of £7.90) 

All rooms are centrally heated and equipped with wash hand basins. Showers and toilets are located on each floor.

General facilities include common rooms (with TV, fridge, microwave and kettle), a communal television lounge and after hours study rooms (with whiteboard, large desks and computers).  We also have a computer suite (with 24 hour access).

Students are required to provide their own duvets, pillows, bed linen, towels and toiletries. 
Bedding packs are available to purchase at the Halls.

Wireless network with internet access is available for those with internet enabled devices.

Our laundry room is equipped with coin operated washing and drying facilities.

Meals are taken in the College Refectory 'Eat', either of two Costa outlets or our Cstore  with a wide variety being catered for. Halal and Vegetarian meals are always available.

Fees include the cost of the accommodation, breakfast and dinner (brunch and dinner on weekends) and a weekly cleaning service.

How to Book Halls Accommodation:

To book accommodation please complete the attached Booking Form and return to as soon as possible.  We will then confirm your booking with a reference number.  

For more information please download the latest Dr Winterbottom Halls of Residence Halls Handbook 2015/16

Click here to download Booking Form 

For all additional documents, please see below:

Terms and Conditions of Residence

 - Halls of Residence Fees

 - General Joining Instructions

 - Halls Safeguarding Principles & Practice

 - Under 18 Statement of Principles & Practice

 - Induction for the Parents of U18's

 - Guest Directory

- DWH Welcome Information 

T: +44 (0) 191 427 3666
Address: Dr. Winterbottom Halls of Residence
Grosvenor Road
South Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE33 3EN

Download our guide to Accommodation - Advice & Guidance for students, for information and advice on private rented accommodation.

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For an independent accommodation service, the following link to Free Student Housing Service can be used for short and long term accommodation in the South Shields area.

For further accommodation services, the following link to can be used for medium and longer term accommodation in the South Shields area