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.

Parking charge was £142 for Sept-June in 2013/14, but is currently being reviewed.

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. By foot, the city centre is 40-55 minutes walk.

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

Wired and wireless availability, with speeds up to 16 Mb/s (up to 24 Mb/s from September 2014). 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.

Lease Length
40 weeks

Costs for 2014/15
Round Tower - £103 per week, £4120 in total
Square Tower - £105 per week, £4200 in total

Garthdee Self-Catering Flats
Garthdee Road
AB10 7QB

Contact Numbers
Scott Sutherland FSO Office (8am-6:30pm Mon-Fri, 9:30am-6pm Sat/Sun): 01224 263770
Emergency Out-of-Hours (all other times): 07813 312029

Information and FAQ Sheet: Woolmanhill and Garthdee Towers (pdf 140KB)

Conditions of Lease: Woolmanhill and Garthdee Towers (Session 2014/15) (pdf 80KB)

Local amenities

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