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.

  • Location

    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
    • Duvet
    • Pillow protectors
    • Mattress protector
  • Facilities in kitchens

    • Electric cooker
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Kettle
    • Toaster
    • Individual storage cabinets
    • Limited supply of crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils

2019/20 charges

£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.

Other information

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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