Residential, Sport & Trading Services Division

Shops, facilities and retail outlets

John Smith Bookshop

The Library

Core texts and general interest books, cards, stationery, computer consumables and other related products. The bookshop also offers a full range of additional book-related services, including reading list information, second-hand textbooks, book ordering, mail order service and National Book Tokens.

Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:30


Freshers' Week 2018: Saturday 15th - Friday 28th September 2018

10:00 - 16:00 on Saturdays and Sundays

08:00 - 18:00 on Mondays to Fridays


Christmas / New Year 2018: Closed between 27th December 2018 - 1st January 2019 inclusive.


Telephone: 01273 (67)8333


Web Page:

Entrance to John Smith's Bookshop


Park Village Social Centre

Washers and dryers, wide screen TV, WiFi zone, vending machines and seating area.

Self-Service Washes: Open every day (including weekends and bank holidays) - 08:00 - midnight.

Service Washes: Monday - Friday - 08:00 - 14:00.

Washing machines and laundry systems are operated by Circuit Laundry, an integrated system that allows the easy payment and operation of washing machines. Simply sign up and download the app, available on all Apple and Android smart phones. Circuit allows you to pay for laundry either by PayPal on the app, by card through the app or via a physical reader on the machines themselves. Cash payments are also accepted as the machines.

Freshers' Week 2018: The launderette will be open as usual (see above).

Christmas/New Years' 2018-19: The launderette will be open 08:00 - midnight, for self-service washes.

Park Village Laundrette

The Co-operative Food

Bramber House

A comprehensive fresh food and top-up grocery store featuring Fairtrade and World foods, with in-store bakery, off-licence, newsagents and Post Office. Extensive range includes sandwiches, bagels and wraps, fresh fruit and veg, meat poultry and dairy, chilled and frozen meals, household and personal care essentials. Customer services include discounted bus tickets, photocopying, electronic bill payment, mobile phone top-up and cashback.

NUS card holders receive a 10% discount.

Monday - Sunday: 07:00 - 23:00

Telephone: 01273 624764

Entrance to Co-Operative shop

Post Office

Bramber House - Located within the Co-Operative store.

Postage, Drop & Go, licences, vehicle tax, travel insurance, National Express tickets, foreign currency (euros and US dollars only - student rate available).

Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 17:30

Telephone: 01273 602935


Falmer House

Various stalls - books, clothes, fresh fruit and veg, street food, baked goods, plants, posters and artwork, etc.

Term time only
10:00 - 16:00

Market Stalls in the Falmer Quad

Union Shop

Falmer House

Hot and cold drinks, Real Patisserie pastries and artisan breads, sandwiches/bagels, confectionery, snacks, frozen foods, off-licence (from 5pm), stationery, greetings cards, Sussex souvenirs, Sussex branded clothing, computer accessories, household cupboard essentials and discounted bus tickets.

Term time
Monday - Friday:
08:00 - 23:00

Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00

Sunday12:00 - 17:00

Freshers' Weekend 2018: 10:00 - 22:00 on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September 2018

Christmas / New Year 2018: Closed between 24th December 2018 - 1st January 2019 inclusive.

Telephone: 01273 (67)8147

Students' Union Shop


Health Centre

Dental Care Falmer

Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:00  (Closed between 13:00 - 14:00)

Times vary during Summer Vacation

Telephone: 01273 605555

Entrance to Dentist Surgery

Chemist (Pharmacy)

Health Centre

Prescriptions, medicines, cosmetics and toiletries.

Term Time: Monday - Friday: 09:00 - 17:30

Non-Term Time: Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 16:30

Telephone: 01273 699883