Garthdee Flats

Close proximity to all Faculties

Number of Residents

49 students

Room Types

Each bedroom has an ensuite shower and sink, with shared toilet facilities within each flat. Most flats are for five people sharing.

Site Layout

The Round Tower (7 storeys) and Square Tower (5 storeys) are either side of the Scott Sutherland School on campus, each with an additional shared communal area on the top floor. Car park access from Garthdee Road.


Car permits available from the University's Transport Manager (charge applies). Bike shelters near to the Towers are also available. Parking on campus is subject to restrictions.


The Towers are in the middle of the campus, with all teaching buildings within easy walking distance. Bus routes 1 and 2 from nearby Garthdee Road direct to city centre 25-30 minutes, or 55 minutes walking. Plan your route on Google Maps between the Garthdee Towers and the city centre.


Coin-operated washers and tumble dryers available in a shared area on-site.


Wired and wireless availability, with speeds up to 25 Mb/s. Ethernet connections available in bedrooms (resident supplies own CAT5 cable) with wireless throughout the flat. Multiple speed upgrades available from KeySurf for an additional charge.

Garthdee Towers Official Facebook Page

Information Sheet and FAQs: Woolmanhill and Garthdee Towers (PDF 376KB)

Conditions of Lease: Woolmanhill and Garthdee Towers (Session 2015/16) (PDF 77KB)

Garthdee Local Amenities

Garthdee Accommodation Virtual Tours

Image Gallery

  • Round Tower on campus
    Round Tower on campus
  • Communal area, Round Tower
    Communal area, Round Tower
  • Square Tower, and Garthdee House
    Square Tower, and Garthdee House
  • Communal area, Square Tower
    Communal area, Square Tower
  • Kitchen
  • Looking down the campus
    Looking down the campus



These options are valid from September 2015 to June 2016 and are subject to availability.

Please note that a rent advance of £250 is required to be paid at the time of accepting the accommodation. This is included within the total price.

Download the Accommodation Costs 2015/16 (pdf 479KB)

Garthdee Towers

Single ensuite room (Round Tower) * 40 weeks £107 £4280
Single ensuite room (Square Tower) * 40 weeks £109 £4360
* Bedrooms in the Garthdee Towers have an ensuite shower & sink, with communal toilets within the flat.


Contact Us

Garthdee Towers

Garthdee Self-Catering Flats
Garthdee Road
AB10 7QB

Get directions to the Garthdee Towers (Google Maps)

Contact Numbers

Garthdee House Annex FSO Site Office

RGU: ResLife Emergency Out-of-Hours

Monday-Friday: 7am-9pm
Saturday/Sunday: Closed (see number below for emergencies)

All other times

+44 (0) 1224 263770 (Monday to Friday)
+44 (0) 1224 263771 (Saturday/Sunday)

+44 (0) 7813 312029