Frequently asked questions

What is Build-to-Rent and who is the landlord?

Build-to-Rent means the building is managed by a single landlord, it was designed and built from the ground up for residents, putting you first is woven into the fabric of the building. It’s a new way or renting with a guarantee of professional management from the onsite Castle Park View team and perks like high quality finishes and amazing community amenities.

Are you the tallest building in Bristol?

Yes, we are. Twenty-six gorgeous floors high.

How much are your apartments?

Our studio apartments start from £1,325pcm

Our 1-bed apartments start from £1,525pcm

Our 2-bed apartments start from £1,875pcm

Would I qualify to rent one of your apartments?

Ours is an inclusive community, so both professionals and families are welcome. In order to qualify to rent one of our apartments, you (and your flatmates, if applicable) need to be earning altogether, before tax and not including bonuses or commissions, 30 times the monthly rent.

What documents do I need to provide to put forward an offer?

You will need:

  1. A completed and signed application form (which the onsite team will provide you with when you advise them that you would like to make an offer).
  2. Photo ID for every tenant, permitted occupier and guarantor. ID should take the form of an valid passport, driver’s license or a BRP card if you are not a UK citizen. Please note that whilst photocopies are acceptable to proceed with your offer, the original documents will need to be brought to site and provided to the site team at check in to verify your ‘Right to Rent’ in the UK.
  3. Proof of address, dated within the last three months, for every tenant, permitted occupier and guarantor.

Are you pet friendly?

We are very pet friendly; we love all things waggy and furry. There are a few limits on size of the pet and apartment suitability, if you speak to the Castle Park View team we will be happy to discuss and explain it to you.

Can I rent a car parking space?

Being in a city centre location there are excellent public transport connections and ample storage for bicycles, at Castle Park View we are trying to be more environmentally conscious so although we have all the bike parking you could dream of our car parking spaces are on the limited side. We have a few spaces available, and if you book with us early you might be able to snag one. Speak to the Castle Park View team for more details.

Do I have to pay extra for the Gym?

Absolutely not, the gym along with all the other fantastic amenity space including the Residents’ Lounge, Workspaces, Rooftop Terrace, Courtyard, Private Dining and much more… including free unlimited sustainably sourced, UTZ certified coffee and hot drinks all part of the community experience when you live with us at Castle Park View.

Can I use the Climbing Wall anytime?

At Castle Park View we put your safety and well-being first, due to this we can’t let our residents use the Climbing Wall without a qualified instructor available to give a helping hand. Talk to you Castle Park View team to find out when the next rock climbing session will be.

Do I arrange and pay my own utility bills?

This has all been simplified for you as one monthly bill in partnership with Community Utilities, if you have any questions feel free to ask the Castle Park View team.

What’s the internet speed?

From superfast to hyperfast depending on what you pick. You choose your internet provided yourself, either using BT’s Openreach connection or Hyperoptic. Speeds of up to 1gbps (that’s 1000mbps!) are available. That’s enough to stream 40 HD shows from Netflix at once, though we don’t know how or why you would do that!

Can I store my bike?

Yes we have several cycle storage areas at Castle Park View. They are all nice and secure within the building with controlled access and CCTV coverage. You do still need to bring a bike lock though no two residents are the same, but two bikes? We don’t want someone accidentally mistaking your bike for their own.

What amenities & benefits are there at Castle Park View?

Show stopping ones. There is a large modern gym, with a 5-storey climbing wall, which we think this is the tallest in Bristol. On the 26th floor, the tallest point in Bristol, there is a Resident’s Lounge and Private Dining with breath-taking views across the city. There is also a Wellbeing Studio, Workspaces, Private Meeting Room and a 24hr Concierge Service. There is Rooftop Terrace overlooking Castle Park (the park not us!), and a communal central Courtyard with a river of lights tracing the path of an underground river.

Can I book the dining rooms and other amenity spaces?

Yes you can, these fantastic spaces are available for booking for private use. This is free of charge for residents but there are a few limitations on frequency and timings etc, speak to your residence team for more details.

Will you take parcels in for me?

Yes we will. taking that stress about being in for Asos away. Most parcels will come to us at reception, and you can collect them from us.

Is there staff around at night?

We provide a 24-hour service. There will be a friendly face at reception who can help with a whole host of queries.

Will there be community events?

Absolutely, we are all about community at Castle Park View. There will be an array of events throughout the year and some very special ones for residents to meet each other as part of our grand opening.

What is nearby?

Everything, we are after all in the heart of the city. For public transport we are a 10-minute walk to Temple Meads train station. We are surrounded by bus stops that can take you to anywhere in Bristol and beyond. Cabot Circus is a mere three minutes’ walk away. There are a host of coffee bars, restaurants, bars, venues and a brief walk away, speak to the team at reception for recommendations or details of any discounts and offers we have sorted for you.

Am I allowed to smoke in my new apartment?

No, you can’t smoke in your new apartment or any of the internal or external communal areas, this includes the Rooftop Terrace.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

Yes you do, you have to pay one weeks rent to reserve the apartment during the application process, this then becomes part of your 1st rent payment. You also have to pay a deposit equal to five weeks rent that is placed into a deposit protection scheme to secure against damage during your tenancy.

How do I apply?

There are some forms to fill in, some documents we will need copies of and references that will need to be completed. If you send an email to or call us on 07890 306 181 we will send you an application form for the apartment you are reserving as well as information on the process we follow and the documents we will need. Don’t worry it’s all very simple!