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Caton Court, Lancaster

Bulk Rd, Lancaster, LA1 1DN, United Kingdom
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0.6 mi from City Center
0.6 mi from City Center( 12m. 16m. 4m)
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city center | 0.5 mi
University of Cumbria | 0.9 mi
Lancaster University | 2.9 mi
Preston College | 18.8 mi
No Visa No Pay
Pay In Instalment
Cinema space
Cinema space
Quiet study space
Modern on-site gym
Modern on-site gym

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About the Property

Nestled at 5 Bulk Rd, Caton Court, Lancaster LA1 1DN, lies a premium Caton Court Lancaster student accommodation known for its exceptional living spaces. Students seeking a comfortable and convenient lifestyle will find Caton Court an ideal choice with a range of rooms, including a wide range of ensuite, studio, and non-ensuite options. Proximity to esteemed educational institutions such as the University of Cumbria, Lancaster University, Preston College, and the University of Central Lancashire ensures a short commute for students, making it a highly sought-after location for student accommodation in Lancaster.

Lancaster, a city in Lancashire, England, serves as the main cultural, economic, and commercial center of the City of Lancaster district, situated along the River Lune. With a rich history dating back centuries, Lancaster boasts attractions like Lancaster Castle, which has stood for over a thousand years, and a picturesque city center with historic architecture. Lancaster's vibrant cultural scene, diverse population, and academic institutions, including Lancaster University, enrich the city's character and contribute to its dynamic atmosphere

The historic city of Lancaster is not only a beacon of academic excellence but also a melting pot of culture and history. You are ideally situated to immerse yourself in the city’s storied past and vibrant present. Boasting a significant student population, Lancaster provides a supportive environment for study and leisure, with a ranking that adds to its prestige as an educational hub. From the serene Lancaster Canal to the majestic Lancaster Castle and the cultural hotspot of The Dukes Theatre, there's no shortage of attractions. This makes the Caton Court Lancaster accommodation not only a fabulous place to live but also a gateway to explore and enjoy the rich heritage and lively student scene Lancaster is celebrated for.


Lancaster Cater Court offers a variety of luxurious and fully furnished room types that cater to students' diverse needs. Caton Court Lancaster accommodations range from the cozy Bronze Ensuite to the lavish Premium Penthouse, with each room type providing functionalities that elevate the student living experience.

Residents can enjoy the convenience of in-room amenities, including a spacious wardrobe, a fully equipped private kitchen, stylish dining table and chair, desk and chair to study and private bathrooms. The Superior Silver Studio and Gold Studio are perfect for those who appreciate personal space combined with the comforts of a home-like environment. On the other hand, the social butterflies might opt for the shared living experience in the vibrant Gold Shared House or the Silver Ensuite rooms.

Beyond the personal spaces, Caton Court Lancaster boasts a plethora of common amenities that foster a vibrant community atmosphere. The 11th-floor sky lounge serves as a communal hub for relaxation and socialising, while the on-site cinema is perfect for movie nights with friends. Fitness enthusiasts will appreciate the fully equipped modern on-site gym, and for those requiring a quiet space for study, there's a serene quiet study space. With regular social events, residents can easily integrate into the student community and create lasting memories. Student accommodation in Lancaster has secure bike storage for student vehicles. Your rent will include water, electricity and wifi bills. Embrace the ultimate student lifestyle at Lancaster Cater Court student accommodation, where comfort seamlessly blends with a vibrant community life.

Location and What's Hot?

For students enrolled at the University of Cumbria, Lancaster University,  as well as those attending the University of Central Lancashire, the student housing Lancaster is a prime choice. The ease of commuting to these educational institutions, combined with the rich tapestry of local culture and convenience, makes Caton Court Lancaster a top selection for students seeking a balanced lifestyle.

With Caton Court Lancaster accommodation, students find themselves in the midst of a vibrant and convenient locale brimming with amenities and entertainment options. Imagine being a stone's throw away from the taste sensations offered by local eateries such as The Whaletail Café, fine dining at Quite Simply French, or enjoying a casual evening at The Borough - all just outside your door. For restaurants Half Moon Bay Chinese Takeaway, Pizza Hut Restaurants Kingsway Retail Park, Lancaster and Happy Dragon. For those who prefer home-cooked meals, Sainsbury's Local and Lancaster Market offer fresh ingredients for your culinary experiments.

The need for a tranquil escape amidst university chaos is effortlessly met with the proximity to tranquil greenspaces, including the serene Williamson Park and the picturesque Lancaster Canal, where one could wile away the hours. Should the need for medical attention arise, Royal Lancaster Infirmary is readily accessible to ensure your well-being is never compromised. Evenings and weekends can be spent exploring cultural gems like Lancaster Castle and Lancaster City Museum, all within easy reach from your home away from home. Caton Court Lancaster is more than just a roof over your head; it's a place where every student amenity is catered to, delivering an unrivalled living experience in the heart of Lancaster.


Caton Court Lancaster is a breeze, thanks to the proximity of various public transport stops. For bus commuters, the nearby Skerton Bridge bus stop, Bulk Road bus stop and Ridge Lane bus stop serve as a hub for various routes, facilitating effortless commutes to local and regional destinations. Those who favor the rails can take advantage of Lancaster Railway Station, offering seamless connections for longer journeys. Students can go to nearby metro stations like Skerton Bridge station or Sainsbury's Layby station for unparalleled ease of access to all corners of the city.  And for a unique local experience, there are several tram stops within reach, connecting you to charming city corners.

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Common Amenities
11th floor Sky Lounge
Short commute to uni
Cinema space
Regular social events
Secure bike storage
Modern on-site gym

Cancellation Policies (5)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
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    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
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    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (4)

  • Pay In Instalment
    This property offers 1, 4 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
  • Guarantor Requirement
    Guarantor requirements and policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be a student to live here?

Yes, you must be a student, enrolled in a college/university and be 17 years or older at check-in.

Do I need to have a guarantor?

Yes, but only if you have requested to pay in instalments. Without a guarantor, you’ll be required to pay your rent in full in July.

Can I extend my stay?

If there are rooms available, you should be able to extend your stay after you have moved in. Please speak to the accommodation team while in the building to arrange an extension.

What do I do if something isn’t working in my apartment/flat?

If you have any maintenance issues, you can simply log into the portal and select the "maintenance" option at the top. Once you've done that, then log in your issue and give as much detail as possible.

Can I speak with someone from property if I have a personal problem?

Their friendly team are always happy to lend an ear. Before talking to them, they’d advise you contact your university support team first, since they may be able to offer you advice. If you would like to speak with the Accommodation Manager, you’re welcome to book an appointment and they’ll be happy to meet with you.

Can I receive post?

Absolutely, you’ll have your own post box in reception and will be given a key to check your post at any time of the day/night. Parcels can be delivered to reception for property to look after, just bring your ID when coming to collect them. However, please be aware of their postal policy when using this service.

Can I park my car?

There’s no parking on site. Please contact the local council regarding local permits and restrictions.

Is there somewhere to keep my bike?

There is! You’ll find plenty of secure bike storage available for you to use throughout your time.

Will I be sharing a room?

All their non studio accommodation with the exception of twin rooms are only for single occupancy. They are happy to accept Dual occupancy requests for selected studios

Who is responsible for cleaning my studio?

That’s down to you – you can bring your rubbish/recycling to the bin store, and all collections are included in your rent.

Who cleans the communal areas?

The property team will take care of that, but please respect these living areas, as they’re proud of what they’ve done with them.

Where can I smoke?

Their buildings and grounds are strictly non-smoking but you’re welcome to smoke outside of the building at least 5 metres away from doors and windows.

Can I arrange to live with my friends?

Yep, they want you to be as comfortable as possible when you’re with property. Just let them know you wish to live on the same floor when making your booking. If you don’t know anyone else moving to the residence, don’t worry – most students come on their own and soon make friends once they’re here.

Can I choose what floor I live on?

Yes, you’ll be able to let them know your preference at the time of booking.

Can family and friends visit?

Please refer to local COVID-19 advice. Generally your guests are welcome to come and see you throughout your studies. You can have one guest stay in your room with you 3 nights a week, but you must be present the entire time and sign them in on arrival.

Who is responsible for a guest while they’re on the premises?

You are responsible for your guest. They must be signed in/out and follow all property regulations while on the property.

What is the payments schedule and will I need to pay a deposit?

As Summer stays are limited to 10 weeks, you will need to make a full payment up front, before you arrive at the residence. Your booking is not complete until payment is made and until payment is made the room is not secured. Summer stays do not require a deposit payment.

What time can I arrive, and what time is check-out?

You can check into the room at 16:00 on the day of your check-in. On the day of your check-out you will have to vacate the room by 10:00. If you do arrive early for your check in, you may be able to get your keys early if the room is ready, if not you can relax in one of our communal areas until it is clean.

Will anyone be at reception to meet me?

Their receptions are staffed 24 hours a day. However, if you are planning to arrive at the weekend or out of office hours 9AM – 5PM. It is best to either phone ahead or email first. If the reception is closed when you arrive it is most likely as the team member is helping another resident. In this case you should press the buzzer and call the security number for assistance.

Can I leave early?

Yes, you are free to leave when you like, however you will not be liable for a refund unless another student takes over your booking. Please let their team’s know when you are planning on checking out.

Do I have to be a student to rent a room?

You will need to be a student in full time education. If you have finished University and are completing an internship of work programme you can stay in our residence if you have not yet graduated from your course.

What do I need to bring?

Their rooms are not like a traditional hotel, and do not come with bedding, towels, bathroom supplies or cooking equipment, so we advise you to either bring your own or purchase in advance.

How do I book a viewing?

They’d love to show you around! Please book a viewing slot on their website.

How long does it take to view the accommodation?

Usually about 30 minutes.

What if I need to re-arrange or cancel my viewing?

No problem, just give them a call and let them know.

Will my property have Wi-Fi?

Indeed, it will. With their standard package, you will get free high-speed WiFi connection throughout the property, including bedrooms that have a wired connection. You can connect up to 3 devices, so it's perfect for browsing Instagram, watching your favourite Netflix series and studying of course!.

The Internet is provided, they give you the option to upgrade your package for a small fee if you need extra speed for those gaming nights.

Please speak to your residence team for further information.

Is a TV provided?

Yep, you’ll find a TV in all their rooms as well as in the communal lounge, but you’ll be responsible for paying the TV Licence before you binge on that new BBC series.

How do the laundry facilities work?

The laundry service is super easy to use! Download the Circuit Laundry app and head down to the Laundry Room. All the instructions you need will be there to fully utilise the service.

Can I personalise my room?

Absolutely! they want you to be as comfortable as possible, so turn your room into a space you love to live in. Just make sure its returned to them the way you found it upon checkout. If not, damage charges will apply.

Can I pay my rent monthly?

They prefer to receive rent in four instalments throughout the year. Their instalment dates are aligned with the University term if you are receiving student loan support or a scholarship.

Can I move in before my tenancy/licence starts?

Please contact property to check availability.

Can I change my tenancy/licence dates to work around my university start and end dates?

Their tenancy/licence dates are set and can’t be changed once they’re in place.

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Student Accomodations in Lancaster

Student Accommodation Lancaster

Finding ideal student accommodation in Lancaster can be a breeze, thanks to amber, a dedicated platform simplifying the search for your perfect Lancaster accommodation for students. For those studying in this historic city, home to reputable institutions like Lancaster University and the University of Cumbria, opting for off-campus student housing in Lancaster offers the freedom to choose.

The variety of student rentals in Lancaster ensure that all needs are accommodated. All these options for Lancaster student accommodation come with a range of amenities designed to support both study and relaxation without the need to disclose prices in the overview.

Within the heartbeat of the city and close to academic hubs, choices for student accommodation Lancaster, like St Leonard's House, Caton Court, and Damside stand out as prime examples. With a straightforward booking process, amber makes securing your next home away from home almost effortless.

About Lancaster

Lancaster, a captivating city steeped in history, is found in the heart of Lancashire, England. Known for its medieval Lancaster Castle, the city blends historical grandeur with a dynamic modern lifestyle. Infused with a rich historic essence, Lancaster has been a pivotal hub since its Roman founding, with its well-preserved architecture providing narratives of bygone eras. The city's past as a significant port during the 18th century amplifies its historical prestige, showcasing a diverse heritage that attracts people from all walks of life. Today, Lancaster is recognised for its vibrant student community, emanating from the esteemed universities that call it home. At the forefront are renowned universities, such as Preston College, University of Central Lancashire, and University of Bolton, among many others. The range of institutions ensures that student accommodation in Lancaster is plentiful, offering options that cater to diverse preferences and lifestyles.

Those seeking accommodation in Lancaster benefit from the city's compactness and friendly community spirit. Not only this, living in a private student accommodation Lancashire, you are also close to important cities and areas, such as Preston, Ormskirk, Bolton, and Everton. It's a locale that effortlessly balances the demands of academic life with the need for safe, convenient, and conducive living spaces for its student population.

Whether it's for the world-class education or the charming urban experience, student accommodation in Lancaster is designed to provide comfort and convenience. Amber's listings provide a resourceful guide for students navigating the range of options for student houses Lancaster.

Best Student Accommodation in Lancaster

Finding the ideal student accommodation in Lancaster is essential for individuals embarking on their study journey in this vibrant city. Opting for off-campus housing options offers myriad advantages like greater independence, often more affordable living costs compared to on-campus dormitories, and the chance to immerse oneself in the local community. Amber provides a diverse range of off-campus student housing in Lancaster in close proximity to educational institutions. Additionally, student accommodation in Lancaster is typically affordable, making it a budget-friendly option for students. Many Lancaster accommodation choices are conveniently located near popular tourist attractions, allowing students to explore the rich cultural and historical sites of the city. These Lancaster student accommodation options often include amenities such as Wi-Fi, study areas, and social spaces, ensuring a comfortable and conducive living environment.

The student accommodation Lancaster bridges the gap for students to find their perfect abode. Types of accommodation in Lancaster vary from ensuite rooms, where you have your privacy, to Lancaster student halls and studio apartments that combine living and study spaces efficiently. Here’s a curated list of the top accommodations available through Amber in Lancaster, each one designed to suit different needs and preferences: 

1. St Leonard's House

2. Caton Court

3. Damside

4. City Block Gillows Lancaster

5. City Block Marton Street

6. City Block Penny Street

7. Yugo Cable Street

8. Silk Mill Lancaster

9. Foundry Studios Lancaster

Cost of Living in Lancaster

Grasping the overall cost of living in Lancaster is a critical step for students who plan to call this thriving academic city their home. Financial preparedness is key to enjoying the diverse experiences Lancaster has to offer. On average, students can anticipate a monthly cost ranging from £700 to £1,000, which encompasses their basic expenses. However, the cost of student houses Lancaster are excluded from the estimated living costs. Lancaster student accommodation is a significant portion that can define one's budget, highlighting the importance of finding the right balance between affordability and comfort in the Lancaster accommodation landscape.

1. Food & Groceries: £150 - £200 monthly

2. Transportation: £40 - £55 monthly

3. Utilities (including internet): £40 - £60 monthly

4. Clothing: £25 - £50 monthly

5. Sports & Leisure: £20 - £40 monthly

Student Travel in Lancaster

When it comes to student travel near Lancaster, the city offers a variety of accessible and affordable public transportation options, ensuring that students can navigate the area with ease while studying at local institutions. From buses and trains to cycling routes, Lancaster provides students with a range of travel methods to suit different preferences and schedules.

1. Buses: Buses such as the 'Underpass' service offer convenient access to the main campus areas, making them a popular choice for students. Travel fares start at around £1.50, with various day and week passes available, such as the 'Unirider' bus pass offered by Stagecoach, which is perfect for budget-conscious students.

2. Trains: The Lancaster railway station is well-connected, with regular trains running to various destinations. Ticket prices vary, but students can benefit from railcards like the 16-25 Railcard, which offers up to a 1/3 discount on train fares throughout the UK.

3. Cycling: For those who prefer an eco-friendly mode of transport, Lancaster is also cyclist-friendly, with many dedicated cycle lanes and paths. It's an affordable and healthy way to get around, particularly given the city's compact size. Students can take advantage of the Lancaster University's secure cycle storage facilities if they choose to ride their bicycles.

4. Walking: Given Lancaster's compact and pedestrian-friendly nature, walking is a viable option for students who live close to their campus or the city center. Not only is it cost-effective, but it's also a great way to stay active and explore the historic sights of Lancaster at your own pace.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Lancaster

Immersing oneself in Lancaster's student life guarantees an experience brimming with cultural richness and a friendly atmosphere. Lancaster, steeped in history and is not just about scenic beauty. It's a cradle for academia where the youthful energy from the prestigious universities. Eateries, such as Bella Italia and Wagon & Horses flaunting diverse cuisines attracts the food enthusiasts, while bars, like The Borough offer a vibrant nightlife with their unique blend of live music and social interaction. If you want Caffine fixes, you can head to The Whale Tale or the Vincenzo's Coffee House. Recreational pursuits find a home in Lancaster's green spaces, including the Lancaster Council City Park where students kick back or engage in lively sports activities, essential for a balanced lifestyle. Amidst the cobblestone streets and modern amenities, Lancaster's calendar buzzes with music festivals and cultural events, such as Almost Full, Parrot Fest, and Lancaster Hot Air Baloon Festival & Fair that showcase its dynamic spirit. These occasions serve as perfect opportunities for students to mingle, celebrate and enrich their social experiences, contributing to Lancaster's reputation as a vibrant university town. Opting for Lancaster student accommodation ensures that students can soak in the local culture and enjoy easy access to these attractions. 

Lancaster Tourist Attractions

Exploring Lancaster, a historic city with a rich cultural heritage, is a must for anyone residing or studying in the area. From the iconic Lancaster Castle, with its long and engaging history, to the natural beauty of Williamson Park, visitors can capture the essence of English history and charm. The combination of educational pursuits and tourist exploration is seamless, especially given the proximity of prime Lancaster student accommodation options that ensure a comfortable stay.

1. Lancaster Castle

2. Williamson Park

3. Lancaster City Museum

4. Lancaster Maritime Museum

5. Trough of Bowland

6. Lune Aqueduct

7. Lancaster Priory Church

8. Ruskin Library and Research Centre

9. St George’s Quay

10. Lancaster University Art Collection

Universities in Lancaster

Lancaster, a cultural hub and home to a vibrant student community, boasts prestigious universities that attract scholars from across the globe. The city takes pride in offering exceptional higher education and Lancaster student accommodation to meet every student's needs.

1. Lancaster University

2. University of Cumbria

3. Preston College

4. University of Central Lancashire

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