The shared houses are popular and perfect if you are a full-time student looking for a single room and an alternative to traditional halls of residence.

Most of the houses for single students are located within a short walking distance to Lanchester Hall which has a reception which is open from Monday to Saturday.

  • Car parking is available and the sports hall and tennis courts are also situated nearby.
  • No smoking is permitted within the shared houses.

Our accommodation is managed in accordance with Universities UK Code of Practice for University Managed Accommodation.

Fees (2017-18 academic session)

  • Very Small rooms (up to 11m2): £82.51 per week (£11.79 per day)
  • Small rooms (up to 13m2): £91.23 per week (£13.03 per day)
  • Medium rooms (up to 20m2): £100.45 per week (£14.35 per day)
  • Large rooms (up to 25m2): £109.16 per week (£15.59 per day)
  • Very large rooms (25+m2): £124.28 per week (£17.75 per day).

These rates are for 2017-18 and all rates are subject to change for 2018-19.


Each single bedroom within the shared houses is fully furnished with the following:

  • wardrobe
  • drawers
  • single bed
  • bedside cabinet
  • desk and desk chair
  • notice board
  • study lamp
  • wastepaper bin
  • washbasin*
  • mirror
  • internet data point and wireless facilities

* washbasins are not available in all of the bedrooms.

There are a total of 139 rooms available between our shared houses.


The shared houses are self-catered residences and have kitchen facilities which are shared between the 5 to13 students who share each house. The larger houses have two kitchens.

The kitchens are equipped with the following:

  • fridge freezer
  • cooker
  • microwave
  • toaster and kettle
  • crockery, cooking and eating utensils


Bathrooms are shared between the 5 to 13 students in each house; usually there is at least one shower and toilet on each floor of the house.


We carry out weekly cleaning of the communal areas such as kitchens and corridors.

Heating and electricity

The heating is usually on from October to April.