Downsview House

For new to the area staff, the Trust offers excellent short term, affordable accommodation at Downsview House, the residence block on the Great Western Hospital site. It comprises a total of 143 units made up of single en-suite rooms in cluster flats, studio flats and one bedroom flats (for couples, no children allowed).  Many of the rooms have disabled access and facilities. Secure parking is available for residents at a charge of £1 per weekday.


Accommodation is let on a flexible basis for as little as one night or up to a year or more depending on availability and in line with the Trust Prioritisation Policy.  Downsview House offers the following facilities:

  • A member of staff on duty 24 hours a day seven days a week.
  • All single rooms are in clusters of four or five with a shared kitchen/living area.
  • All rooms have en-suite facilities.
  • Kitchens are fully equipped and there is a TV in each living area.
  • Bed linen, towels, duvets and pillows are supplied and there is a regular cleaning service and weekly linen change.
  • There is a laundry room on the ground floor with coin-operated machines.
  • There is a large common room with TV (Freeview) and vending machines. 
  • There is an up to date security system including 24 hour CCTV surveillance.
  • Broadband access is supplied to all rooms for which charges apply.

Who can apply?

We welcome applications from all staff and authorised visitors. If you are visiting the site for a short period of time to attend a course, seminar, or interview, the Trust has facilities whereby the room can be let on a nightly basis.


To apply for accommodation or if you have any queries, please contact the Accommodation Officer by telephoning 01793 605749 from 9.00am-4.00pm, Monday-Friday.



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