Sheraton Park

Sheraton Park has been the home of Ustinov College since the 2017-18 academic year. The post code is DH1 4FL. The map below shows the footpaths from the entrance of Sheraton House (which contains the reception and bar/café) to the bus stops “Duke of Wellington” (inbound and outbound).

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Footpaths from the entrance of Sheraton House to the “Duke of Wellington” bus stops (yellow line).

The Sheraton Park site consists of two buildings.
Sheraton House contains:

Neville House contains:

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Sheraton House
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Neville House

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College reception in Sheraton House

College Reception & Porters’ Desk

Whether you are a livers-out requesting a door card or a livers-in collecting a parcels or reporting an issue with your room, the receptionists and porters can usually point you in the right direction.


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GCR Office

GCR Office

The entrance to the GCR office is right next to the reception desk. Click HERE to find out about everything we offer!


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Bar & Café area

Bar & Café

Opening times:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am – 4pm & 7.30pm – 11pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 2pm – 11pm

The bar & café area is equipped with comfortable sofas, as well as normal chairs and tables. It’s the perfect place to hang out with your friends, be it to grab a sandwich or a drink, to play games or just to chat. The GCR also regularly hosts parties and open mic events in here! Equipment in the bar & café area that is free to use (unless otherwise specified) for all Ustinovians includes:

  • Foosball table
  • 2 Pool tables
  • Darts board (ask the bartenders or in the GCR office for darts if none are there)
  • Projector screen (booking here)
  • Books
  • Board games
  • Games console in media cabinet (more information here)

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Seminar Room

Seminar Room

The seminar room is right next to the bar & café area. The rooms are divided by a mobile wall that can be folded to connect them. While the seminar room is sometimes used for talks and meetings, it also contains a projector screen, a small library of novels, and the GCR collection of board games that anyone can borrow to play in the bar.

If you want to book the seminar room for an event, please email ustinov.college@durham.ac.uk.


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Gym

Gym

The door to the gym is to your left, as you enter Sheraton House. Click HERE to find out more about how to get access!


Vending Machines

On the corridor of Sheraton House, near the entrance of the gym, you can find two vending machine. One is filled with snacks and managed by the GCR committee. The other one is filled with drinks and managed by Coke.


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Community Room, shared with Sheraton Park Residents Association.

Community Room

The community room is located on the ground floor in the right wing of Neville House. The photo below shows the entrance to the room, which is separate from the main entrance of Neville House. The room is shared with the Sheraton Park Residents Association. If you would like to book it for an event, please email ustinov.college@durham.ac.uk.

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Location of the entrance to the Community Room within Neville House.

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Sign pointing to College Staff offices in Neville House.

Offices of College Staff

If you need to talk to someone from college staff in person, you can find their offices in Neville House, to your left as you enter from the building entrance. Find out more about the staff on the college homepage.