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Canterbury Hall, Preston
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Canterbury Hall, Preston

Garstang Rd, Preston, PR1 1AL, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Canterbury Hall Preston (PR1 1AL) provides pleasant student accommodation in Preston with a variety of room configurations and a tranquil living environment. Canterbury Hall student accommodation offers classic studios, standard studio plus rooms, ultimate+ rooms, and more. Each of these room types comes fully furnished with all the necessary amenities a student may need. Additionally, these options are located conveniently close to some of the most well-known universities, such as the University of Central Lancashire, Preston College, and Lancaster University.

Preston City serves as the administrative centre of Lancashire, England, and is among the oldest cities in the world, having existed for nearly two millennia. Preston is a beautiful city between the channels of the River Ribble, founded in the aftermath of the early mediaeval history of the nation. As the centre of England's transportation, cultural, and commercial activity, the city has a sizable economy and national importance. Moreover, Preston's proximity to several densely populated neighbouring areas, such as Bradford and Lancaster, contributes to the city's strong network of connections. Furthermore, Preston is said to have a blend of early 19th and 20th century characteristics due to its influence from both historical and modern economic and military past. Every year, hundreds of visitors flock to Preston's most popular historical attractions, which include the Ribble Steam Railway and Museum, Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, Astley Hall, and Haigh Woodland Park.

A substantial number of visitors who are international students are also welcomed by the city. With over 80,000 students annually, Preston is one of the most sought-after locations in England for international education. Preston is home to several state-of-the-art universities that never allow a student to settle for anything less than ideal, such as the University of Salford and Salford City College.


Canterbury Hall Preston boasts an array of luxurious amenities designed to elevate your living experience. Step into convenience with the attentive concierge desk, ready to assist with any inquiries or reservations, ensuring a seamless transition into your day. Enjoy breathtaking views and unwind in style on the rooftop terrace, a tranquil oasis amidst the urban landscape. For entertainment, indulge in cinematic experiences on the large TV screen, perfect for movie nights or catching up on your favourite shows. Rest easy knowing the 24/7 reception service is at your disposal, providing round-the-clock assistance for any urgent matters. Your safety and privacy are paramount, guaranteed by the security key fob access system, offering peace of mind at all hours. And for a touch of nature, escape to the serene garden courtyard, a lush retreat where you can reconnect with the outdoors without leaving the comfort of home.

Location and What's Hot?

One of the best parts about Canterbury Hall Preston is its location. It has a number of cafes, restaurants, and bars around it, making it easier for students to spend their time. Additionally, Canterbury Hall is also located close to many universities, such as the University of Central Lancashire, Preston College, Lancaster University, the University of Cumbria, and the University of Bolton. These universities offer a range of courses and programs to choose from, along with a bunch of extracurricular activities for students to explore!

When it comes to restaurants and eateries around Canterbury Hall Preston, there are a wide range of options to consider, which offer delicious food at reasonable prices. Some of the best options include Chesters, The Moorbrook, and Princess Alice, which are great places to spend time after a long, hard day at university. There are plenty of shops near this accommodation, including Wickes Preston, Emmaus Preston Megastore, Dreams Preston, and Tesco Express, where students can find whatever they need.  Also, American Golf - Preston, AUC School of Medicine UK Track, and PureGym are also located nearby.

Canterbury Hall student accommodation Preston also has a number of tourist spots and attractions for students to explore during their time. These tourist attractions offer a deep insight into the city’s beautiful culture and heritage, along with being some of the most scenic places to visit. The most popular tourist attractions in Preston include Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, Ribble Steam Railway, National Trust- Rufford Old Hall, Astley Hall, Brockholes, and Hoghton Tower. Thanks to all these different destinations and universities, Preston is one of the most preferred locations for students considering studying in the UK. So don't wait another minute and book your Canterbury Hall Preston today!


Canterbury Hall Preston boasts excellent travel accessibility, ensuring convenience for residents and visitors alike. Situated within close proximity to several bus stops, including Aqueduct Street, English Martyrs Pl, and Albert Road, commuting within the city is a breeze. Additionally, for those travelling further afield, both Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport are easily accessible from Canterbury Hall Preston, offering convenient options for air travel. Whether residents need to catch a flight or simply explore the city, the strategic location of Canterbury Hall ensures that transportation options are readily available.

What will you get

Common Amenities

Concierge Desk
Pool table
Large Tv Screen
Resident's Gym
Garden Courtyard
Rooftop Terrace

Cancellation Policies (6)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (2)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Guarantor Requirement
    Guarantor requirements and policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

What communal spaces are there to enjoy?

While it’s great to retreat to the comfort of your private studio, it’s also really important to us that you have lots of comfortable spaces to enjoy with friends. they offer a variety of great communal spaces where you can relax and get to know your neighbors and make new friends. Check out the individual property pages for full information, but you can expect to enjoy fully-fitted communal kitchens, gyms, cinema rooms, and games rooms, allowing you to enjoy a balance between studying, work, health, and fun. You’ll also be able to enjoy a fully inclusive and free-of-charge social calendar – you can view the upcoming events here and sign up through your online student portal at any time.

Are overnight guests allowed to stay?

Overnight guests are permitted at the property. they ask that you respect our rule of welcoming guests for no more than three consecutive days. Please note that you are responsible for any guests, including liability for any charges as a result of damages to the building caused by your guest.

Are my bills included in the rent?

Yes, all bills are included in the cost of your weekly rent so you don’t have to worry about budgeting for those. These include: 

  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Contents insurance
  • High-speed broadband
  • Onsite gym membership
  • Bike Store
  • 24/7 reception service

Can I swap/change my room?

If they have availability, then it may be possible to change the room you have selected to another available one. If they are fully booked, it may still be possible if someone drops out or wants to swap with you. Please speak to a member of the property team or email and they will always be willing to try and help. Please note: if you would like to change your room once you have already checked in, there is a small admin charge.

What if I have a disability or special requirements?

Property’s top priority is making sure you have a comfortable and safe stay with us – please share any medical information or disabilities with us on your booking application. they have a selection of accessible rooms available, so please ensure you request this room type (DDA) and let us know of any further requirements so they can ensure your studio is suitable.

Can I have a dual occupancy tenancy?

A dual occupancy is one tenancy for two people, living in one studio. This means that two occupants are sharing one studio and splitting the cost of the rent. This is an option on the majority of our studios – look out for the dual occupancy logo. From September 2023, there is an additional charge for a room with dual occupants; this is to cover the cost of the increased services used within the building during your stay.

When is my booking secure?

Once you have signed the Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement your booking is secure with Management. Please note: If you are paying by instalments and require a guarantor, they must also sign the Guarantor Agreement to secure and complete the booking before it is secure.

How does my guarantor sign the agreement?

Once you have accepted the terms and conditions and confirmed your booking, your guarantor must do the same to secure and complete the booking. Please note, if you are paying your rent annually, you are not required to assign a guarantor and do not need to complete this step to secure and complete your booking.

  • Ask your guarantor to check their inbox – there will be an email from us with a link to their guarantor agreement
  • Your guarantor must read through the terms and conditions of the agreement and sign it
  • Once they have received the above, your booking is now complete.

How do I cancel my booking before August 1st?

Once you have entered into the tenancy agreement with Management, you are liable for the contractual obligations set out within it and may only cancel under certain circumstances. If you wish to cancel your booking before August 1st and you have not already collected your studio keys, you can do so at any time during the 7 days after they send your booking confirmation email.

How do I cancel my booking after August 1st?

Once you have entered into the tenancy agreement with Management, you are liable for the contractual obligations set out within it and may only cancel under certain circumstances. If you wish to cancel your booking after August 1st and you have not already collected your studio keys, you can do so at any time in the 24 hours after they send your booking confirmation email.

Can I cancel my booking after the cooling off period has passed?

Once you have entered into the tenancy agreement with Management, you are liable for the contractual obligations set out within it and may only cancel under certain circumstances.

Can I have an overseas Guarantor?

Unfortunately, they cannot accept an overseas guarantor. If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor. Property only accepts UK guarantors and does not accept overseas guarantors. If you do not have a UK guarantor, you must pay your rent in one instalment at the start of your tenancy agreement. Alternatively, they can recommend a third-party company that can source a UK guarantor on your behalf. Should you wish to use a third-party company, please note that they are in no way affiliated with Management.

Can I sublet (tenancy takeover) to/or from a friend?

You are not permitted to sublet any part of your accommodation, as per your accepted tenancy agreement. However, if you need to move out early due to extenuating circumstances, you should contact the Nurtur team to discuss the option of a tenancy takeover and the process of doing so – including any associated admin fees. Please note that tenancy takeovers are at the sole discretion of the management team and should not be assumed as automatically granted. Any decision made by the management team is final.

How do I make a rent payment?

Making rent payments online is really easy and is our preferred method of payment.

What happens if my student loan does not arrive before my rent payment is due?

If, for any reason, your student loan does not arrive in time to make your rent payment, please do not worry – they can amend the dates for you without any hassle or extra charges. To do this, they just need to see proof from the Student Loans Company (or similar) that this is the case. they expect this usually to be in the form of an official letter or email communications from the Student Loans Company (or similar).

I am payment my rent in instalments, what are the instalment dates?

The due dates of your rent installments can be viewed at any time on your portal under Tenancy > Accounts.

How do I book an arrival time?

So they can prepare for your arrival and help you move in to your new studio as soon as possible, it’s important that you let us know your desired date and time of arrival. This can be done via your portal two weeks before your tenancy begins with us. There will also be a link in your arrival email which you will receive closer to the time of your tenancy begin date.

What should I bring with me to check-in and pickup my studio key?

Provided you have completed all of the steps outlined in the ‘What do I need to do to prepare for moving in?’ tab above, all you need to bring with you to collect your new studio key is: A copy of the first page of your tenancy agreement Photo ID (e.g., a passport or driving license).

Can I check into my studio outside of PMG office hours (09:00 - 17:00)?

Yes, of course. they understand that you might need to check in at any time of the day – that’s why they have 24/7 service over the check-in period. However, it is essential that you notify us of your arrival if you plan to arrive outside of these hours. Please refer to the ‘How do I book and arrival time?’ tab above for further information.

Do you supply items such as pans, bedding and cutlery?

Although they don’t directly supply these items in your studio, they have a great deal on packs with UniKitOut. The packs include the majority of items you could want to move in with a 10% discount, including induction pans that you will need for your new Nurtur studio. Remember that all of our rooms have double beds, too. These can be delivered right to your studio door ready for when you arrive.

How do I make a rent payment from overseas?

Making rent payments from overseas is completed via the same process as outlined in the ‘How do I make a rent payment?’.

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Student Accomodations in Preston

Preston Student Accommodation

Moving to Preston for your higher studies? Even though it can be time-consuming, finding suitable student accommodation in Preston, UK is not difficult at all. Amber offers many affordable options for comfortable student accommodation in Preston that are priced reasonably. In addition to drawing a sizable influx of students from neighbouring cities, student housing in Preston is close to several internationally renowned universities, including the University of Central Lancashire, Preston College, University of Bolton, Lancaster University, and the University of Cumbria.

The city of Preston has everything, from luxurious private studios near Broughton to affordable student housing in Fulwood. All of the student housing in Preston is designed with the students’ supreme comfort in mind. Private halls of residence, public halls of living, and private housing are the three main categories of student accommodation in Preston.

Private student accommodation Preston includes studios, communal apartments, and comfortable, elegant, yet cost-effective ensuites that include all utilities. Students in Preston who are seeking short-term rentals have housing alternatives as well. Compared to other English cities, students will find it significantly simpler to reserve short-term accommodation in Preston.

About Preston

One of the oldest cities in the world with a history spanning almost two millennia, Preston City is the administrative hub of Lancashire, England. Preston is a stunning metropolitan region established following the country's early medieval history and is situated between the River Ribble's channels. The city has an important economic sector and great significance in the nation because it is the hub of England's commercial, transportation, and cultural trade.

Furthermore, Preston is a strongly connected city because it borders several surrounding populated areas, including Lancaster, Ormskirk, and Bradford. Additionally, Preston is claimed to be affected by both historical and contemporary economic and military history, giving the city a blend of the early 19th and 20th centuries. Some of the most well-known historical sites in Preston, including the Ribble Steam Railway and Museum, Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, Astley Hall, and Haigh Woodland Park, draw thousands of tourists each year.

The city also welcomes a sizable influx of visitors who are international students. Preston is one of the most popular locations in England for international education since it accepts more than 80,000 students each year. Preston is home to many cutting-edge institutions which never permit a student to settle for anything less than perfect.

Best Student Accommodation in Preston

Finding the best student accommodation in Preston is a very important part of every student's university journey. Situated in the heart of Lancashire, Preston is a vibrant and welcoming city that offers a productive environment for students. As the home of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and other renowned educational institutions, Preston attracts students from diverse backgrounds, making the search for comfortable and suitable student housing in Preston a top priority. As the demand for quality student housing grows, Preston continues to develop a diverse range of student apartments in Preston options that cater to the needs and aspirations of its vibrant student population. Amber has a number of student accommodations for students in Preston that are close to the universities in the city and fully furnished with student-friendly and chic furnishings. Some of the best student accommodation in Preston include:

1. Ladywell Halls

2. Leighton Hall

3. The Warehouse Apartments

4. Jubilee Court

5. Trinity Student Village

6. Foundry Court

7. Oxheys Court

8. iQ Kopa

9. Bowran House

10. The Tramshed

Cost of Living in Preston

The cost of living in Preston is a balance between affordability and quality of life. As with any urban area, the cost of living in Preston can vary depending on individual preferences and lifestyle choices. Living in Preston is not too expensive. The cost of living depends on the location of your student accommodation in Preston, UK, and what you like to do. Renting a place to stay is generally cheaper compared to big cities. Getting around is also affordable because there are good buses and trains. It's a nice place to live for students, professionals, and families who want a good lifestyle without high expenses. Preston is one of those cities which offer luxurious student accommodation starting at 85£ per week. Apart from accommodation, there are many expenses that students have to bear, like:

1. Groceries: £15 to £20 per week
2. Travel: £5 to £10 per week
3. Restaurants: £10 to £20 per week
4. Shopping: £30 to £40 per month
5. Stationary: £15 to £25 per month
6. Leisure activities: £10 to £20 per week

Student Travel in Preston:

Student travel in Preston offers a convenient and accessible experience for those studying in this vibrant city. Student accommodation in Preston is well-connected with various transportation options that cater to student's needs, making it easy to navigate and explore the area. Preston is approximately a 142 km city, which makes travel easy and convenient. We have listed Preston's main transportation options and their typical fares as a service to you. Students must know that these prices can change depending on the day. Some of the public transport modes are:

1. Ferries: The Port of Preston connects Preston with several adjacent communities, notably Kendal in Cumbria. As a result, Preston is among the cities with the best infrastructure for travel at reasonable prices.

2. Bus: Preston's bus network has more than 100 buses that travel up and down the City every hour of the day. From the central bus station near the city centre, students can ride buses that connect to all of England's national highways. Every part of the city is home to hundreds of local bus stops that are intended to serve both local and international travellers. In Preston, the daily bus ticket ranges between GBP 1 and 1.20. A Preston PlusBus bus pass is another option that significantly lowers the cost of local transportation. A few bus stops you can take include Bus Station (Stand 8) bus stop, Queen Street bus stop, and Preston bus station.

3. Cycling: Cycling is a great way to see the city's smaller neighbourhoods. You can visit Preston's upscale riding destinations, such as the city's well-known Avenham Park.

Student Living & Lifestyle in Preston

Preston is one of the busiest cities in the world. As a result, it piqued students' curiosity as they walked into this welcoming environment. The University of Central Lancashire offers students access to various cultural experiences, a rich history, lively and exciting nightlife, museums and galleries, sports facilities, theatres, and music halls.

The entire city is covered with vegetation. Preston City is home to some of England's most beautiful parks, including Moor Park, close to the university campus and the perfect spot to relax and breathe fresh air after your classes. Getting around Preston is a breeze. The city has an excellent bus network that connects all the essential areas, including the university campuses and student houses to rent in Preston. You can get discounted travel passes, making it affordable to explore the city.

If you want to eat at a bar or restaurant but are on a limited budget, you should think about heading to Deli Licious Restaurant and Palucas Restaurant Preston. Both establishments serve delicious food at affordable prices, like pizza burritos and other Italian and continental dishes. Do you want to check out Preston's nightlife? For the newest music and an exciting musical experience from the most well-known DJs and performers in the area, check out The Wellington Inn Pub and The Warehouse Nightclub. For those who enjoy sports and fitness, Preston has sports clubs, fitness centres, and parks for various activities. Avenham and Miller Parks are lovely places to relax and enjoy nature.

Preston Tourist Attractions

Preston is a cathedral city with many tourist attractions which attract people of all ages. Students and tourists alike can explore the city and the many popular spots it has to offer. No matter what you like, art, history, shopping, fine dining, outdoor activities, or nature, you will find it all in this city and near student accommodation in Preston, UK. Seeing them one by one or all together on a day trip is your choice. The following are some of the popular tourist attractions.

  1. Harris Museum
  2. Art Gallery & Library
  3. Ribble Steam Railway
  4. National Trust- Rufford Old Hall
  5. Astley Hall, Brockholes
  6. Hoghton Tower

Universities in Preston

Preston is a lively city with lots to offer for students from all walks of life. It's home to the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and other great schools. Preston provides excellent facilities and libraries for your studies. The university campuses have many events, societies, and academic support services to help you make the most of your time here. Preston is an educational hub with reputed universities, namely:

  1. University of Central Lancashire
  2. Preston College
  3. Myerscough College
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