Elvet Studios, Durham

Green Ln, Durham, DH1, United Kingdom
per week
1.0 mi from City Center
( 25m. 25m. 6m)
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Durham University | 0.9 mi
New College Durham | 2.0 mi
No Visa No Pay
Pay In Instalment
Common Area
Bike Storage
Vending machine

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About the Property

Are you looking for a home away from home in Durham? Located at Green Ln, Durham, DH1, United Kingdom, Elvet Studios Durham is the preferred choice for student accommodation in this vibrant city. Students will find a variety of studios tailored to their needs and equipped with modern amenities that ensure the ultimate living experience for anyone. The student accommodation in Durham is strategically located near the local hotspots so that students are never away from what the city has to offer. Moreover, Elvet Studios Durham is positioned near Durham University, New College Durham, and the University of Sunderland.

Durham, located in the northeast of England, is a historic city renowned for its picturesque landscapes and prestigious university. Nestled along the banks of the River Wear, Durham boasts a rich cultural heritage, with its iconic cathedral and castle dominating the skyline. The city's charm lies in its blend of ancient architecture and modern amenities, creating a vibrant atmosphere that attracts students from across the globe. Elvet Studios Durham offers an ideal accommodation choice for students seeking a comfortable and convenient living experience. Situated in the heart of the city, it provides easy access to the university, transportation links, and a wide range of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Moreover, Elvet Studios Durham fosters a sense of community among residents through organised events and activities, encouraging social interaction and networking opportunities. Whether it's a movie night, a BBQ, or a study group session, there's always something happening to bring students together. Choosing Elvet Studios Durham means embracing a lifestyle tailored to meet the diverse needs of students, providing not just a place to stay but a home where they can thrive academically, socially, and personally amidst the vibrant backdrop of Durham's historic cityscape. So, why not drop a visit and experience the student living experience by yourself?


Elvet Studios Durham offers modern student accommodation near prestigious universities. This Durham student accommodation includes a range of studios, from premium range 4 studio to classic studio, equipped with a private bathroom, kitchen, and bedroom. In the room, you can find an under-bed storage and wardrobe to make sure space is never an issue. There is a desk chair to help you concentrate on your assignments and a mirror to keep you covered with essentials.

The rent for Elvet Studios Durham includes the costs of WiFi, management’s app, and utilities. The student accommodation prioritises your safety and security by installing secure access, CCTV, 24/7 assistance, a fire system, and an onsite service team. The on-site laundry facility makes everyday tasks effortless, while the vending machine is always at hand for a quick snack or refreshment. Secure parking is also available for students with cars, providing peace of mind. To support academic success, the property features a designated communal study space, well-equipped and designed to foster learning and creativity. There is a bike storage to secure your bike.

Location and What's Hot?

Elvet Studios Durham is a super cosy and modern student accommodation that provides students with the comfort of living and all the possible amenities to help them live a stress-free life. With university distance being the highest of concerns while choosing accommodation, Elvet Studios Durham is very close to some of the city’s educational heritages, like Newcastle College, INTO Newcastle University, and Newcastle University. Elvet Studios Durham is a place that will not make students miss the comfort and sense of belonging they did back home. So, if you are an incoming student in any of the universities mentioned above, you should keep this property on your list.

Near Elvet Studios Durham, students can explore a diverse array of amenities within easy reach. There are many things to do in Durham concerning entertainment and attractions around the city. It may not come as a surprise, but Durham is recognised as a culinary destination because it has a good food culture. For cafes and restaurants, options like Vennels Café, Flat White Kitchen, and Zen provide delicious meals and cosy atmospheres. Several ATMs are conveniently located near Elvet Studios Durham, including those belonging to major banks like Barclays and HSBC. For groceries, residents living in Elvet Studios student accommodation can shop at Tesco Express or Sainsbury's Local, both offering a range of essential items. Retail therapy awaits at Prince Bishops Shopping Centre and Durham Indoor Market, where residents at Elvet Studios Durham can find clothing, electronics, and more. In terms of healthcare, the University Hospital of North Durham and Belmont Medical Centre offer medical services near Elvet Studios student accommodation. For cultural enrichment, students can visit Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as well as the Durham University Oriental Museum and Durham Museum and Heritage Centre. Overall, the location of Elvet Studios Durham ensures students have access to essential amenities, cultural attractions, and transportation options for a fulfilling living experience in Durham.


Unlike big metropolitan cities like London, Durham is a city that is very easily navigable and accessible to different parts of the city. The area surrounding Elvet Studios Durham is majorly swarmed with buses, which conveys that buses are the main mode of transport, which allows them to roam anywhere around the city. Transport will be much easier and more efficient if you decide to live at the Elvet Studios Durham, as some major bus stations, like New Elvet - Three Turns, Hild-Bede College, St Oswalds Church, and The Chains - Woodman are a short drive away. Moreover, if you want to explore nearby cities, Durham (DHM) and Chester-le-Street are not far away.

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Ultrafast Broadband & Wi-Fi*
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Common Amenities
Vending Machine
Bike Storage
Common Area
Communal Study Space

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • 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 (4)

  • Pay In Instalment
    This property offers 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.
  • Guarantor Requirement
    Guarantor requirements and policy.

Frequently Asked Questions

What bills do I need to pay?

Most bills, including electricity, water, heating and Wi-Fi, are included in your rent.
If you choose to watch live or on demand television you will need to pay for a TV license.

Do students have to pay for a TV license?

If you are bringing a Television and planning to watch live or on demand TV, the Television Licensing Authority requires that you buy a license.

Do I need to buy contents insurance for my room?

When you book with them the personal items inside your room are automatically insured against fire, flood, theft and accidental damage by our partners Endsleigh.
More information on your cover, including your full policy documents.

Can I share a studio room with someone else?

They have a small number of dual occupancy rooms in some of their properties. However, outside of these rooms, we do not allow more than one person to live in their rooms, nor can they accommodate under 16's living in any of their rooms with a parent or guardian.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Yes, if the same room that you are currently in is available they are happy to extend your stay. Your property team will be happy to arrange this for you.

Can I choose who I live with?

When you book with them, your room will be allocated at random. If you have a preference on who you'll be living with for example same sex flatmates or postgraduate flatmates please Contact and they will see what the options are for you.
They will try to meet your preferences where they can, but they can't guarantee this as it is dependent on availability.

Can I book a flat with friends?

Yes, you can book the room with friends.

Is there parking available at my property and how much does it cost?

Some of the properties have parking available which students can reserve on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the parking space is dependent on the property.

What happens if I can't make a payment?

Your installment due dates are outlined in your tenancy agreement and by accepting the terms and conditions of your contract, both customer and guarantor are accepting responsibility for payment on the dates provided. If you are unable to make payment for your rent, please speak to your property team. They will be able to discuss with you your payment options and advise you of any future implications depending on how late the payment will be.

Can I view the property and room before booking?

Looking to view first? They've created virtual tours for most of our properties but if you would like to see the property in person, you can book this online for your chosen property.
If you would like to see the property and view the available rooms in person, connect with your amber agent to arrange a viewing.

What should I do if I am going to be arriving late at night or early in the morning?

If you are arriving late at night or early in the morning, simply call them and they’ll arrange for someone to come out and let you in.

What will happen when I arrive?

Their team will be ready and waiting to check you in when you arrive, and give you the keys to your new room. If you have been asked to book a time slot for arrival, please make sure you stick to this.
You will receive information on your new home and city and they'll let you know what to do if you need any help or support while settling in.

Can you store my luggage if I have it delivered ahead of my arrival?

They will be preparing your room for your arrival, and will not be able to store any luggage for you before you arrive.
LOVESPACE provides storage and packing solutions for all residents at properties without the hassle. You book online, they collect for free, store your stuff and deliver back to any UK address.

Will I get my advance rent back?

If you paid advance rent at the start of your tenancy, they put this towards your first rent installment. It wasn’t a deposit, so they won’t return it to you when you check-out.

Can I check-out before the end of my tenancy?

Yes. You can leave any time before your contract ends, and they will process your check-out early. You’ll need to return your keys and check-out in the Management’s App, or tell a member of staff you’re leaving early.
If you do decide to check-out early and surrender your tenancy, you won’t be entitled to any rent refund.

Is cleaning provided?

It’s your responsibility to clean both your room and the shared areas of your flat.
Find guidance on keeping your room and flat clean and tidy on the Common Room.

How much does it cost to use the laundry facilities at my property?

The cost to use the laundry facilities in your building may differ slightly. Pricing information will be available once you've checked into your property.

Do you provide bedding or do I need to bring my own?

Bedding is not provided in their properties. You will need to bring your own bedding to use when you arrive.
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

How do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from reception when you arrive. Remember, if you have been asked to do so, make sure you have booked a check-in slot. At your allotted time, just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and the team will have your keys ready and waiting for you.

Can someone else pick my key up for me?

No. For security reasons, they can only give your room key directly to you.

Can I move in early?

Their standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However, if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy and you will be charged for any additional nights. Check availability for your property.

I'm going to be late - do I need to let you know?

If you are running late on your arrival day, don’t worry - They will still be able to check you in.
As you will have missed your check-in slot you may have to wait to move in later on in the day though, when they can welcome you to the property safely.

Can my family or friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

All customers should follow their property’s rules on having guests. Please speak to your property team if you don’t know what these are.

Is there anything I can't bring with me when I move in?

Please leave anything illegal out of your new home. Candles and other hazardous items are not allowed either.
Unfortunately you'll need to leave any pets at home too. If you need a guide dog or working dog to assist you, please get in touch to discuss your options.
Fridges are another no-no. However, they do make some exceptions, for example if you’ve got a medical reason to have one. You'll need to check this with your property team before you move in.

Are things like pots, pans and cutlery provided in the kitchen?

You’ll need to bring your own pots, pans and other kitchen items
They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

Can I bring my pet with me?

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No, subletting your room is not allowed. If you do wish to leave your contract early you will need to find a replacement tenant and provide them with their details so that they can release you from your contract and create a new tenancy agreement for them.

How do I accept my tenancy agreement?

Once you have booked your room with them you will receive an email, titled 'Booking Offer Confirmation' and Acceptance. In that email, you will find a link to 'View' your agreement.

Do I need to read the tenancy document?

Yes, it's really important you understand what you're agreeing to. If there's any terms or conditions which are unclear, or if you're still unsure, they recommend you get in touch with them. Once you've accepted your tenancy agreement, you have entered into a contract. If you want to change or cancel your tenancy at a later date, you'll need to check the cancellation policy.

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Durham Student Accommodation

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Durham is a quintessential university city that epitomises the intersection of storied history and academic excellence. Located south of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. Renowned for its student population, Durham is a city that pulses with youthful energy, partly due to the presence of the University of Durham, which contributes significantly to the landscape of Durham student accommodation. Durham’s reputation as a student-friendly environment is indisputable, with an array of amenities catering to the needs of its student residents.

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Within Durham, it's hard not to be inspired by the educational atmosphere that radiates from the University of Durham. With its strong emphasis on innovation and research, the university is at the heart of Durham's educational scene, enhancing the city's standing as a sought-after destination for domestic and international students alike.

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1. Houghhall Court

2. Elvet Studios
3. Chapel Heights
4. Millfield House
5. Park Lane House
6. Norfolk Street
7. Dunn House

8. Garth Heads

9. Manor Bank

10. St. Mary's Hall

Cost of Living in Durham

Understanding the average anticipated cost of living in Durham is a critical element of planning for students aspiring to study and live there. With its collegial atmosphere and academic bent, Durham offers a unique living experience, but one that comes with its own set of expenses. On average, students can expect to spend around £1,200-£1,500 per month. Grasping the nuances of Durham's living costs is pivotal when managing budgets, enabling informed decisions pivotal to a student’s finances and lifestyle choices outside of their Durham student accommodation.

1. Food & Groceries - £200 - £280/month
2. Transportation - £50 - £80/month
3. Utilities (including internet) - £100 - £250/month
4. Clothing - £50 - £100/month
5. Sports & Leisure - £50 - £100.month

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4. Duke University Chapel
5. Epping Forest
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6. Beamish Museum
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8. Finchale Priory
9. Durham Heritage Coast

Universities in Durham

Durham student accommodation is perfect because it places you in the midst of great academic institutions that will help you complete your ambitions. Some of the best are:

1. Durham University
2. New College Durham

3. University of Sunderland

4. Newcastle College

5. INTO Newcastle University

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