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Panns Bank

Panns Bank is situated on the River Wear, opposite the Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's. Accommodation is located over Hart Court and Douglas Court, and you can choose to opt for a river view. Panns Bank is 0.7 miles from both City Campus and the Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's. The nearest Metro station, Sunderland, is a ten-minute walk away.

Address: Panns Bank, Hart Court/Douglas Court, Sunderland, SR1 1XS

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The amount of rent you’ll pay will vary depending on the type of accommodation you choose. You can see a full breakdown of costs in the table below. The cost of rent covers your bills, so gas and electricity, water, internet, and personal possessions insurance are all included. You also won’t need to pay for council tax when you live in student accommodation.

Room type Price per week Total cost (40-week contract) Total cost (50-week contract)
Dormer height £85 £3,400 £4,250
Loft style £90 £3,600 £4,500
Standard room £93 £3,720 £4,650
Standard river view £96 £3,840 £4,800
Premium dormer height £88 £3,520 £4,400
Premium loft style £93 £3,720 £4,650
Premium standard £97.50 £3,900 £4,875
Premium standard river view £100 £4,000 £5,000
Premium ensuite – standard £125 £5,000 £6,250
Premium ensuite – large £130 £5,200 £6,500
Family house – standard (2 adults and 2 children) £166.50 £6,660 £8,325
Family house – premium (2 adults and 2 children) £180 £7,200 £9,000

What's included?

What's in my room?

All rooms are furnished with the following:

Inside your flat you will find:

What support is available?

We care about your safety and wellbeing, which is why we offer 24/7 security at our accommodation, as well as onsite student support from our dedicated Residential Assistants. When you arrive, our Residential Assistants and the Students’ Union Welcome Team will be there to help you between 9am and 6pm. They can escort you to your accommodation, show you around, and help you with your bags.

If you have any extra requirements or additional needs that you'd like us to know about before you arrive, please state these on your accommodation application. Examples of requirements include:

For further information about our accommodation, contact the team on 0191 515 2943 or accommodation@sunderland.ac.uk