Dent Halls

Exterior view of Dent Halls on Anglia Ruskin University's Writtle campus

Right at the centre of our main campus, Dent Halls has 41 single-bed rooms situated on two floors, each with its own washbasin. There are shared toilet, shower and kitchen facilities, and two common rooms.

  • On campus
  • Utilities included
  • Wireless internet access
  • Meals during term time (excludes Christmas and Easter holidays)
  • Cleaning in communal areas
  • Coin-operated laundry on campus
  • Two shared kitchens/common rooms
  • Cycle storage on campus
  • Car parking

Your accommodation fees include a meal allowance to be taken in the Garden Room restaurant and other outlets on campus during term-time. See our Fees page for more details.

Car parking is available to students living in halls. Vehicles must be registered, display a permit and use designated student parking spaces (disabled parking bays are available). You can register and obtain a permit when you enrol as a student at Writtle. Currently there is no charge for parking on campus.

  • Bed and mattress (please note that bedding is not provided)
  • Wardrobe
  • Drawers
  • Wash basin
  • Desk and chair
  • Shelving
  • Curtains
  • Carpet
  • Free wireless internet access
  • A safe

Not all rooms in halls have TV aerial sockets, and the signal may not always be strong. You may wish move in before deciding whether to bring a TV. Many of our students prefer to watch programmes online, and free internet access is available in all our halls. You do not need a TV licence to watch streaming services such as Netflix. You will need one if you want to watch TV in your room, download or record live programmes or watch BBC iPlayer on any device. Find out more about TV licences.

Two kitchens/common rooms

  • Hob
  • Microwave and combi microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Kettle

Shared bathrooms

  • Showers and toilet facilities on each floor

Before you move in

We'll ask you to pay a refundable damage deposit of £250 when we make you an offer of a room.


You'll pay rent in three termly instalments. See our accommodation fees for the 2023-24 academic year.

If you'd like to book a room in Dent Halls, apply online.