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Make yourself at home

Marketgate is situated right in the heart of Bristol right next to one of the best shopping districts, Cabot Circus. The property is close to bus stops which can take you to the Univerisity of the West of England campuses and University of Bristol. All the live music, events, shopping, eating and drinking that Bristol has to offer is right on your doorstep!
Here you'll find everything you need to know about your new home and the surrounding area, as well as important information on check-in day, specific to your property.

What you will find in your flat


  • One oven with four hobs
  • At least one cupboard per person
  • At least one large fridge freezer (largest flats have additional fridge freezer)
  • Microwave
  • Rubbish bin
  • Sofa(s)
  • Breakfast bar 
  • Stools 
  • Ventilation system


  • Bed (three-quarter size beds and some singles)
  • Desk with drawers 
  • Chair 
  • Wardrobe
  • Chest of drawers
  • Two bookshelves
  • Coat hook
  • Mirror 
  • Shelving
  • Bedside table
  • Under bed storage
  • Noticeboard


  • Shower
  • Shower Screen
  • Washbasin
  • Bathroom mirror
  • Toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Shelf
  • Towel rail


  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Mop and bucket
  • Dustpan and brush
  • Iron and ironing board

Facilities at Marketgate

Our friendly reception will be open Monday to Sunday 8am – 8pm. Our friendly safety team will be on reception 8pm until 8am Monday to Sunday.
Common Room
The common room is newly refurbished and has a pool table, table tennis, wide screen TV, comfy sofas and vending machines. The perfect place to relax! There are also two large study areas.
Laundry Facilities
The laundry room is located on the ground floor by reception. Machines are operated through the MyUnite app.
There are a few spaces on-site, these are reserved for customers with access needs. Very near to the property there are a few large car parks, one of these is the Cabot Circus car park.
Bike Storage
Bike storage is available at Marketgate – if you are planning on bringing your bike then please remember to bring your own bike lock.
Recycling facilities are available at Marketgate. Please take care not to contaminate with different types of refuse.
Fire Test Day
Fire alarms are fitted throughout the property. Your fire alarm test day is Tuesday at 3:30pm. Your fire assembly point is located at the back of Marketgate building, in the concrete area outside the car park.
Key Type
You will receive a key and fob on arrival at the property, which you can use to access your room and communal areas.
Our Emergency Contact Centre is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just call 0300 303 1611 for assistance.

Important information for check-in day at Marketgate

Where do I collect my key?

You will need to go to Reception to check-in. Once you have checked in you will receive your key in the form of a key and fob.

Where can I park and unload my car?

Parking is located at the back of Marketgate as a drop off service with a 10 minute maximum stay. As parking is limited, customers are asked to unload and then move their car to Cabot Circus Car Park (Monday to Sunday 7am to 5pm: £2.30 for the first hour, then £1 per hour (for the following 6 hours). Over 7 hours £18 per day Monday to Sunday. Evening Tariff - 5pm to 7am: £2).

Where is Marketgate?

Bond Street South

When can I move into Marketgate?

You can move in at any point between the start of your tenancy and up to four weeks later. Got an Android or iOS phone? Tell us when you plan to arrive in the free MyUnite app.
Download the app, select Check-in day from the main menu, and choose your preferred date and time. Not sure when your tenancy starts? Your start date is displayed in the app as you go through this process.
Need to change your arrival date or time? Just go back to the app and edit your choices. And don't worry if you get delayed on moving day, we’ll get you settled whenever you arrive.

Getting online

Get online as soon as you arrive by registering for your Wi-Fi before you get there.

Checking in guide

You can find all the essential information you need for checking in here.

Download the app

From maintenance requests to laundry machines, there's plenty you can do with the MyUnite App.

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