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Purpose-built premium residence

Kings Charminster Residence
4 St Leonard’s Road

Centre Manager: TBC
Transfers Emergency Number: +44 (0)7495 155 889

  • Exclusively for Kings students, Charminster Residence is just 20 minutes walk from Kings Bournemouth
  • The residence offers 41 bedrooms, all with en suite shower rooms and furnished to a high standard
  • The residence is half-board with breakfast and dinner freshly prepared by our chefs
  • Students are supervised by the full time residence warden
  • Situated just 5 minutes' walk from Charminster, the vibrant and trendy heart of student life in Bournemouth

Key Facts

Room type

  • Single (En suite) 
  • Twin (En suite)

Age range:

  • 14+ 
  • There are rules in place to provide extra care for our younger students
  • Charminster is an alcohol-free residence


  • 21.30 for under 16s
  • 22.30 for 16-18 year olds

Residence facilities

  • WiFi (included in price)
  • Student lounge with DVD player, TV and Wii
  • Laundry: on-site, included in price
  • Secure bike storage
  • Cleaning: Communal areas twice per week, bedrooms and bathrooms weekly
  • Tea/coffee making facilities in the dining room
  • Live-in wardens and 24-hour security
  • Heating included in price

Room facilities

  • WiFi (included in price) 
  • Duvet, bedsheets and pillow provided
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Ensuite shower room (students should bring own towels)
  • Bath mat
  • Luggage storage
  • Desk and lamp
  • Wardrobe

Within walking distance

  • Supermarkets: 5 minutes 
  • Cafes/Restaurants: 5 minutes 
  • Town centre: 25 minutes
  • Shops: 5 minutes
  • Other: 30 minutes walk to the beach

Journey to college

  • 20-minute walk to Braidley Road campus

Arrival and departure

  • Check in day: Sunday only
  • Check in time: 3pm - 6pm
  • Check out day: Sunday
  • Check out time: Before 10am
  • For arrivals after 6pm, contact the Residence Team in advance to tell them your arrival time and request a later check-in


  • Secure keys and/or codes are provided for buildings and bedrooms
  • The residence also benefits from CCTV


  • 16 June – 18 August 2024

Under 18s policy

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The Kings Admissions Team