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Bristol SU Spaces Reopening

Tuesday 22-09-2020 - 16:17

Updated 11 January 2021.

SU services are running online so please try and contact us via email in the first instance. There are a number of changes in place to help make the spaces safe for students and staff. You can find further details below, alongside details of specific services. 

The Richmond Building is currently closed due to the national coronavirus lockdown (unless you have a coronavirus test booked in The Anson Rooms).

The SU reception desk is currently closed due to the national coronavirus lockdown. You can contact the reception team on

The music practice rooms and band practice rooms are currently closed.

Safety Measures 

If you are visiting The Anson Rooms for a coronavirus test, please be aware there is a one way system in place. Please follow this when moving around the building. Where possible doors have been left open to reduce contact points. 

You must wear a face covering whilst moving around the building. 

You should follow social distancing throughout the building. Room capacities will be reduced and are clearly labelled. 

There are regular hand sanitization points throughout the building. Please make use of these. 

You can view a tour of the Richmond Building on Instagram.

The building will be being cleaned regularly. You will also find cleaning products for your own use after using a study space or room. 

Balloon Bar 

The Balloon Bar is currently closed due to the national coronavirus lockdown.

The Basket 

Orders for The Basket should be placed online >>  

Click and Collect is currently unavailable due to the national coronavirus lockdown.

Bristol SU Lettings

The Bristol SU Lettings office is now closed. Only urgent appointments (eg key exchange) will be able to take place.

Bristol SU Living Room

The Bristol SU Living Room is currently closed due to the national coronavirus lockdown. Senate House will not re-open until the current lockdown ends.

Student Groups 

Student groups will able to run this year following government guidance. Student group leaders will continue to receive updates from Bristol SU on what is possible and how their group can continue to run. Further information can be found here.

During the national lockdown all student group activity should be online.


*Please note that all dates and plans are subject to change. We will endeavour to keep our website and social media channels up to date with the latest information.

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