Margery Fry House
Commonly known as Margery Fry, the building is the centre of the graduate community, and is a smaller version (with bigger rooms) of the undergraduate building, Vaughan.
It has 24 graduate rooms, and also includes the Middle Common Room (MCR). The building is named after Margery Fry, Principal 1927-30 and Elizabeth Nuffield, the wife of Lord Nuffield who provided the funds to enable the completion of the building.
Located within College grounds
Number of floors
Four floors with accommodation over three floors
Number of bedrooms
24 single rooms with eight on each floor
Number of bathrooms
One bathroom and five shower rooms
Number of kitchens
Three kitchens with one on each floor
Facilities in bedrooms
- Enclosed washbasin with hot and cold running water
- Magnolia-coloured walls
- Coloured curtains
- Fitted carpet
- Adequate cupboard space
- 3ft wide bed
- Easy chair
- Desk chair
- Desk with reasonable book space
- Central lighting
- Desk lamp
- Two pillows
- Pillow protectors
- Mattress protector
Facilities in kitchens
- Electric cooker
- Individual storage cabinets
- Limited supply of crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils
£21.50 per night. Residence charges cover light, hot water, background heating, and cooking facilities.
2019/20 rental period
Graduates on MSc in Financial Economics course: Saturday 14 September 2019 to Saturday 20 June 2020
Graduates on Master of Public Policy course: Friday 27 September 2019 to Saturday 20 June 2020
Graduates on other courses: Friday 4 October 2019 to Saturday 20 June 2020
Heating and electricity
All rooms have background heating at a minimum temperature of 70°F/21°C, when the central heating is on in College (1st October – 30th April). Each room has a number of 13-amp twin sockets. The local voltage is 230/240v A.C.
Sheets, duvet covers, pillowcases and towels are not provided. There are mobile telephone masts on the roof of the building. The level of radiation is low and the operators are required to maintain the appliances in accordance with the guidelines of the International Commission for Non-Ionising Radiation Protection.
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