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Silk Mill, Lancaster

Chapel Ln, Lancaster, LA2 0PR, United Kingdom
0 mi from City Center
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About the Property

Silk Mill, Lancaster, is one of the most popular and lavish student accommodations in Lancaster, providing students with a truly exceptional experience. Silk Mill, LA2 0PR, near Chapel Ln, you will find a wide range of stunning studios and en-suites. Some room types Silk Mill, Lancaster offers are standard studios, premium studios, deluxe studios and ensuite rooms, from which students can freely choose the room that fits them best. Moreover, Silk Mill, Lancaster, is close to many top universities. Lancaster University is a short drive away, and the University of Cumbria is a few minutes drive away, which makes it a great student accommodation in Lancaster.

Nestled in northwest England's Lancashire County, Lancaster is a captivating historic city celebrated for its rich heritage, picturesque landscapes, and lively cultural atmosphere along the River Lune. The renowned Lancaster Castle, tracing back to Roman times, stands as a symbol of British history, with guided tours offering awe-inspiring views of the city and beyond. Lancaster University, esteemed for its academic brilliance and stunning campus, attracts a diverse global student community, enhancing the city's vibrancy. The city centre, adorned with charming cobblestone streets and historic buildings, hosts an array of shops, eateries, and cultural venues like The Dukes Theatre and The Storey. Williamson Park, featuring gardens and a butterfly house, provides a tranquil escape. The Lancaster Canal, meandering through the city, offers opportunities for leisurely strolls, cycling, and boat rides. Lancaster's strategic location serves as a gateway to explore the enchanting countryside of Lancashire, the Lake District, and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks. With its unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, Lancaster beckons as a delightful destination, inviting exploration and a taste of the best of England's northwest.


Silk Mill, Lancaster, is not only spacious but also perfect for University students. All utility bills are included in the rent. There is also a beautiful urban view. Along with amazing amenities included in the bills, the staff here is very accommodating and helpful. The 24*7 assistance gives you a comfortable student life. Security services and CCTV make your stay safe and secure. The peaceful surroundings and lively study room help you in your studies.

Silk Mill, Lancaster, offers a student living experience filled with perks to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Picture this – your bills are sorted, covering water, electricity, heating, and WiFi. Convenience is key, right? Let's talk about the common areas – a study room for those focused sessions, social events to meet fellow residents, and laundry facilities because clean clothes are a must. Need a place for your bike? There's storage for that. Feeling the need to break a sweat? Hit the fitness centre. Plus, there are communal areas for hanging out and chilling.

Now, onto your personal space – a cosy bed, a desk and chair for all your study needs, a bedside table, and even a kitchenette to whip up a snack. Entertainment? You've got a TV. Need to freshen up? Your room comes with a washbasin, shower, and sink. Safety first! Silk Mill, Lancaster, has 24-hour security to keep you secure, and resident services are available around the clock. So, whether you're hitting the books, enjoying social events, or simply relaxing in your space, Silk Mill, Lancaster, has you covered. It's not just a place to stay; it's a complete student living package in Lancaster.

Location and What's Hot?

Living near Silk Mill, Lancaster means not just having a place to stay but being in the heart of an exciting neighbourhood. Let's talk about food – whether you're craving delightful cakes from Cakesbyreena, a hearty meal from GALGATE VILLAGE KEBAB & PIZZA HOUSE, or some gourmet burgers at Wibbly Wobbly Burger Bar in Lancaster University, your taste buds are in for a treat. And don't forget about the unique experiences offered by the Sultan of Lancaster and Barkers.

When it comes to winding down, The New Inn and The Plough are the local hotspots for a night out. Now, let's explore the area – for some family-friendly fun, check out Oak Ave Playground and Ellel Village Hall Playground. If you're looking for a scenic escape, Galgate Waterside & Marina and Williams Park are just around the corner. And for a bit of culture and history, don't miss the Lancaster Treasure Hunt Trail and Lancaster City Museum.

Feeling like a movie night? Vue Lancaster is your nearby cinema. From parks and playgrounds to eateries and entertainment, Silk Mill's surroundings are buzzing with life and choices. It's not just accommodation; it's a community where every day brings new opportunities for fun, exploration, and enjoyment.


Furthermore, you can hop onto a train from Lancaster Central Train Station and visit nearby or catch a bus from Police Station Bus Stop, which is only a short walk away from the property. Lancaster City Taxi Service is also present near this student accommodation in Lancaster. In all, Silk Mill student accommodation provides the best accommodation experience to keep the right balance of study and social life.

What will you get

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Common Amenities

Study room
Social events
Bike Storage
Fitness Center
Communal areas

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 (5)

  • Booking deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Security deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Payment instalment plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I report a maintenance issue?

Within 7 days of your arrival you will be sent an inventory form to complete, any issues that you may find can be reported on this to the property staff they can then look into getting these issues rectified for you. Maintenance issues will be completed; Priority One Emergency repairs are completed, and or made safe, within 24 hours of a report of a defect Priority Two Urgent Repairs are completed within five working days of report of the defect Priority Three Non-Urgent Repairs are completed within 28 days of a report of a defect.

how do I have my post delivered?

You will need to ensure that your post is labelled correctly; YOUR NAME, YOUR ROOM ACCOMMODATION NAME 1ST LINE OF ADDRESS CITY POSTCODE This information is available from your tenancy agreement, or in your welcome pack

What happens if I left something in my room after I have checked out?

Once you have left your room and checked out you should have taken all of your items with you, therefore all the items left behind are disposed of without liability.  You must ensure that all of your items are taken with you.

When will I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you within 30 days of the end of your tenancy, if there are any deductions then you will be alerted to this. You will be contacted by the DPS to arrange the return.

What happens after I have checked out?

Following your departure the onsite team will conduct an inspection of your room and communal areas, they will check this against the check in inspection (and inventory form completed).  If there are any issues or damages then they will then contact you with information on damages and charges.

Can you store my luggage for me once I have left?

No.  they are not able to store any items following your departure so you will need to take them all with you, or organize for a storage company to assist.

Can I leave my items in my room if I have rebooked for next year?

If you have rebooked for next year however your current tenancy ends before the beginning of your next tenancy, then you will need to speak to the onsite team to have a summer short stay tenancy to fill in this gap.

I forgot to add something onto my inventory form, will I be charged?

Yes most likely you will be, the inventory form is sent out so that you can add any issues when you move in.  The onsite team also do a full inspection of the rooms prior to your arrival. Please do speak to your onsite team if you have any questions.

An item in the kitchen has been broken, will I be charged for it?

They do not charge for damages in the rooms and communal areas.  In the kitchen this is a shared space with shared responsibilities and unless one person takes full responsibility (and therefore the full charge), then this will be split between all people in the cluster.

What do I need to do to check out?

You will need to ensure that your room (and kitchen) is left clean, tidy and free of waste.  All of your items need to be removed, with the room left in the same condition that you found it You simply then will need to sign at Reception to say that you have left.

What is the latest time for my check out?

You will need to check with the onsite team in advance of your checkout, usually the check out time is 14:00.

When am I due to check out?

Your latest check out date is the end date of your tenancy.  You are able to leave prior to your tenancy end date, you will just need to sign at Reception to inform the onsite property team that you have left and do not intend on returning.

When will the onsite team need access to my room / kitchen?

When access is required the onsite property team will give you prior notice. Regular maintenance and health and safety checks are required throughout the building, if regular access is required to your communal areas then you will be informed either in your welcome pack or on the noticeboard in your kitchen.

When are the room inspections?

As a part of your tenancy you will have inspections 3 / 4 times a year, these are organised by the onsite team who will give you prior notice.

My room does not look exactly like the website can I move?

All of the images on our website show the representation of the rooms and room types in the accommodation, and are for marketing purposes only.  Your room will have the same fixtures, fittings and equipment although it may be in a slightly different set up or layout.

Can I have friends stay over with me overnight?

With us you truly are home, therefore your guests are more than welcome to stay over with you.  they would ask that you let both the onsite team know, and also take into consideration your flatmates. You are solely responsible for your guests, and you would be liable if they cause any complaints or damage.

Do I have to be there when my post is delivered?

Our team are more than happy to assist you with this, you will need to agree to us signing for your post when arriving.  they will take in your parcels, store them safely and let you know when you have an item to collect when collecting you will need to make sure that you have your ID with you! they can only hold your parcels for 14 days before they must return them, as they have very limited space to store items.

Can you store my luggage before I arrive?

They are not able to store any items prior to your arrival as they will be in the process of getting your room ready for you! you can always organize a store service who can store and deliver any items to the property on your behalf.

What is included in my room?

They provide all the basic furniture that you will need for your stay with us, including bed, desk, wardrobe etc.  they do not provide bedding, linen or kitchen items.

Can I pay by bank transfer?

If you are an international student and unable to pay via Direct Debit or card then they are able to offer the option of a bank transfer.  Please note that many banks charge a transfer fee, and you will need to ensure that the money sent will need to cover both the fee and the full rental payment. If you are wishing to pay via bank transfer you will need to contact our team for bank details.

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Student Accomodations in Lancaster

Student Accommodation Lancaster

Lancaster is one of England’s heritage cities. Situated on the River Lune and surrounded by magnificent natural beauty on the east, Lancaster is known for its rich history, beautiful architecture, and vibrant cultural scene. This beautiful city houses students from across the globe who come to pursue their education at Lancaster’s renowned colleges and universities here.

Lancaster offers a range of student accommodations, including studios, en-suites, suites, shared apartments, and shared flats equipped with top-class amenities, ample space, and other facilities. You can easily find good, convenient accommodations near major universities such as Lancaster University, University of Cumbria, The County College and, Lancaster University.

Times when student accommodation in the universities gets filled, students can choose from the plethora of accommodation options in the city. Amber helps students to find the perfect accommodation in Lancaster. With amber, you will get over 5000 student accommodation options to choose from; that too in prime locations near major universities. Shifting with a friend? Amber got you covered with its range of shared rooms and apartments.

About Lancaster

Home to around 52,000 people, the county town of Lancashire, Lancaster, is a historic city in England, United Kingdom. The city’s history spans centuries, dating back to the Roman Times. Lancaster grew on the site of a Roman station, and traces of the Roman fortification wall still remain. Lancaster Castle, a medieval fortress, stands as a prominent landmark, speaking of the city’s turbulent past and giving stunning views of the city. Besides Lancaster Castle, the city also features other major attractions as well, which include the Trough of Bowland, Williamson Park, Lancaster City Museum, The Grand Theatre, and the Lancaster Cathedral. Lancaster has good connectivity with major transportation systems, making it easier for students to get around the city.

Lancaster is a great place for students with its varied historical spots, lively cultural scene, and scenic beauty. If you’re an art or film buff, you can explore Lancaster City Museum, The Grand Theatre, the Cottage Museum, The Elles Gallery, and Lancaster Arts. Enjoy a happening nightlife at The White Cross, The Pub, Wagon & Horse, Accidental Brewery and Micropub, and Tipple Cocktails. Braeden Pony Trekking, Black Knights Parachute Centre, Open Road Open Skies Cycling Adventures, and Virgin Balloon Flights will keep the adventurers satisfied. Talking about education, many students from around the world come to study at Lancaster University, a renowned university in Lancaster, England. In Lancaster, you will surely experience amazing entertainment, leisure, and nightlife.

Best Student Accommodation in Lancaster

Getting good, safe accommodation is essential to a student’s journey as its importance extends beyond being a mere place to stay. It also affects several aspects of your life, including personal growth, social connections, and academic journey.

There are some amazing student accommodations in Lancaster, with easy accessibility to eateries, grocery stores, medical centres, transportation systems, and educational institutions. The student accommodations in Lancaster are stylish, safe, and budget-friendly. From shared apartments and flats to studios and ensuites, you will find the ideal student accommodation in Lancaster that caters to your specific needs. With amber, your accommodation hunting will become a piece of cake. Amber offers students 5000+ accommodation options, making the whole house-hunting process smooth. Check out these student accommodations in Lancaster.

1. Damside
2. 65 Blades Street
3. 100 Dale Street
4. 1 Parkfield Drive
5. 64 Dorrington Road
6. Caton Court
7. 32 Blades Street
8. 20 Newsham Road
9. City Block Penny Street
10. City Block Gillows

Cost of Living in Lancaster

Several factors come into play when it comes to the cost of living in Lancaster. University fees, accommodation preferences, lifestyle choices, and personal expenses are all of these factors that significantly influence the cost of living. If you’re a student, managing your finances might be a bit difficult as Lancaster is a bit on the expensive side. But don’t worry, Amber helps students eliminate any extra bills and charges on rent.

If you’re planning to move to Lancaster, we have laid down the cost for your daily needs.

1. Food and beverages: £90 - £130 per month
2. Travel: £80 - £140 per month
3. Gas and electricity: £40 - £60 per week
4. Laundry: £20 - £40 per week
5. Gas and electricity: £40 - £65 per week
6. Mobile bills: £25 - £45 per week
7. Course books and Stationery: £20 - £30 per week

Student Travel in Lancaster

Lancaster has a seamless transport network. You can travel via bus, train, cycle, or taxi. The following are the most economical and preferred mediums of travel for students.

1. Bus: Lancaster’s bus station is located in the city centre. The nearby bus stops near the Lancaster bus station include Chapel Street, Sainsbury’s Layby, and Queen’s Square. Students studying at Lancaster University have access to the Lancaster bus service, which is available from campus to both the local area and destinations across the UK. One big benefit of travelling by bus is that students can avail of some discounts. The Lancaster UniRider pass provides students unlimited bus travel on all Stagecoach services in the Bay Megarider zone. They can get the pass on the Stagecoach website. For all ages, a return between campus and the city is £3.40. Students under 19 can get a U19 DayRider on the bus for £3.10. Students can also use the NoWcard smart card for Cumbria, Lancashire, and Blackburn.

2. Train: If you want to travel to neighbouring cities, train is your best option. There is a good travel network that serves all parts of the city as well as other cities, making travelling effortless for students. The two major train stations in Lancaster include the Bare Lane Railway Station and the Lancaster Train Station.

3. Cycling: Cycling is another wonderful and convenient travelling option for students. Lancaster has a well-developed network of cycling routes that links the city with Morecambe on the coast and the surrounding countryside. For easy travel within the city, students can take The River Lune Millennium Park, which stretches along the southern bank of the River Lune. The route provides traffic-free commuting into the town from north to south. Thanks to the Lancaster-Morecambe Greenway, a three-mile-long traffic-free path, students can easily commute by bike to other towns.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Lancaster

Picturesque residential areas, chill hangout spots, gyms, sports clubs, serene parks, and shopping centres - Lancaster is a blend of everything, making it a great place for students. Enjoy some amazing delicacies at Cafe Dolce, The Whale Tail, The Old Bell, Buccelli’s, The Music Room, The Courtyard Cafe, and Vincenzo’s Coffee House. Party hard at Lancaster Escape, The Crypt, Tipple Cocktails, Mint Cafe Bar, Runner Duck, Dram and Barrel, Cornerhouse, and Gallico Lounge.

Check out the Marketgate Shopping Centre, Sainbury’s, Maje Stores, and King’s Arcade for all your shopping needs. Sports fans can explore the Lancaster Bulldogs Wheelchair Basketball Club, Lancaster City Swimming and Waterpolo Club, Carnforth and District Otters Amateur Swimming Club, the City of Lancaster Triathlon Club (COLT), Lancaster Cycling Club, and Lancaster and Morecambe Athletics Club.

Students looking to spend time with friends in a natural setting can visit Williamson Park, Ryelands Park, Greaves Park Woodland, RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve, Happy Mount Park, Leighton Hall, Lancaster Canal, Morecambe Bay, and Warton Crag. Love beaches? Do visit Morecambe, which is 20 minutes away from Lancaster city centre by train. It’ beautiful beaches that make it a perfect spot for summer trips with your friends.

Also, make sure not to miss the festivals celebrated in Lancaster. The Lancaster Music Festival, Lancaster Art Fair, and Lancaster Food and Drink Festival are some of the festivals that are sure to give you some unforgettable memories. All-in-all, Lancaster is a lovely city for students with its lively culture, scenic beauty, homely residences, and seamless transport connectivity.

Lancaster Tourist Attractions

From major historical sites and art galleries to museums and natural attractions, Lancaster has a delightful array of tourist attractions. One of the most iconic landmarks is Lancaster Castle, a medieval fortress with a rich history and captivating architecture. For history enthusiasts, Lancaster City Museum provides a fascinating journey through the city’s past. The Lancaster Priory and Parish Church displays spectacular architecture with its Viking ornaments and crusader’s coffins. Nature lovers can explore Williamson Park, featuring lush greenery and enjoy the panoramic views from the Ashton Memorial.

Some of the other popular tourist attractions in Lancaster that you must visit include.

1. Trough of Bowland
2. Lancaster City Museum
3. Sunderland Point
4. Lancaster Cathedral
5. Forrest Hills
6. Salt Ayre Leisure Centre
7. Assembly Rooms Emporium
8. Halton Mill
9. Giggles Play and Adventure
10. Lancaster Grand Theatre

Universities in Lancaster

The city of Lancaster is home to some of the reputed and popular universities that attract students from across the world. Some of these universities include.

1. Lancaster University
2. Lancaster University Management School
3. University of Cumbria
4. The County College
5. Lancaster and Morecambe College

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