The Housekeeping Department has a range of responsibilities with the main purpose being to ensure the cleanliness of the College on both Main Site and Outside Properties.

Housekeeping can also assist students with

  • providing kettles
  • providing futon mattresses for guests
  • picture hooks
  • storage padlocks

The department is managed by the Head of Housekeeping, Helen Heath, assisted by Fiona Simm.


The housekeeping office is at the bottom of CC staircase in Cripps' Court in room CC4, on the new side of college. Walk out of the Porter's lodge and down the cloister with the Mathematical Bridge on your right. This takes you through to Cripps Court and CC staircase is on the far right corner.

Contact and opening times

Housekeeping can be contacted by e-mail ( or by phone (01223 335585).  The main site office is open Monday to Friday 0800hrs to 1600hrs and the Owlstone office is open Monday to Friday 0800hrs to 1500hrs.