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The Tramshed, Preston

Corporation St, Preston, PR1 2UQ, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from City Center
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University of Central Lancashir... | 0.3 mi
Preston College | 1.8 mi
No Visa No Pay
Pay In Instalment
Study Room
Pool Table

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About the Property

Have you been on the hunt for the perfect student accommodation in Preston? The Tramshed Preston, located on Corporation St, Preston, PR1 2UQ, UK, offers the perfect blend of convenience and comfort. With a range of ensuites and studios, Tramshed Preston student accommodation stands out in the crowd. The property is conveniently located within walking distance of the University of Central Lancashire, Preston College, and Edge Hill University, making it the perfect choice for those who wish to live near their universities. Preston offers a vibrant student living experience, and The Tramshed accommodation ensures the best environment for students coming from any part of the world.

Preston, nestled in Lancashire, England, is a vibrant city known for its rich history and bustling urban life. It attracts students for its renowned educational institutions, offering diverse academic programs and vibrant campus life. The city's cultural diversity and affordable living make it an ideal hub for learning and exploration. The Tramshed Preston stands out as an excellent choice for student accommodation. Located in the heart of the city, it offers convenient access to universities, transportation, and amenities. The accommodation's strategic location also allows students to immerse themselves in Preston's vibrant cultural scene. From art galleries to music venues, there's always something happening just steps away from The Tramshed. Additionally, the city's parks and green spaces offer opportunities for relaxation and outdoor activities. Living at The Tramshed fosters a sense of community, with regular events and activities organised to encourage interaction among residents. Whether it's a movie night or a barbeque on the rooftop terrace, there's always an opportunity to connect with fellow students and make lasting friendships. Overall, The Tramshed Preston offers not just a place to stay but a dynamic and supportive environment for students to thrive academically, socially, and personally during their time in Preston.


For students searching for a prime living experience in Preston, The Tramshed student accommodation delivers a wide range of room configurations. You can find an array of ensuites and studios that cater to your lifestyle and budget at the same time. In the ensuites, you can enjoy the privacy of your own with a private room and private bathroom; however, there is a shared kitchen. For studios, you get the whole place to yourself. While moving to another place is cumbersome, The Tramshed Preston ensures a seamless experience by placing a bed in every room regardless of the configuration. In select rooms, you can find a desk area so that you can finish your homework without leaving your room.

The rent for The Tramshed Preston includes the costs of 200Mbps* WiFi, utilities, water, gas, etc. You can enjoy a sun-soaked day with a book in hand at the courtyard, grab your daily dose of caffeine at the on-site cafe, or hang out with your friends in the communal lounge. Considering your health, The Tramshed Preston student accommodation has a gym. Also, you never have to worry about how to drive away your boredom because the property features a communal kitchen, garden, pool table, and table football. Plus, onsite maintenance is available in case you face any problems.

Location and What's Hot?

Near The Tramshed Preston, students have access to several universities, including the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), renowned for its diverse academic offerings and vibrant campus life. Furthermore, Edge Hill University, located a short distance away, is known for its strong focus on teaching excellence and student satisfaction. Additionally, Lancaster University, recognised globally for its research-intensive programs, offers another option for students seeking academic excellence near The Tramshed Preston. The University of Cumbria and the University of Bolton offer a range of programs, providing further opportunities for academic growth. With these institutions nearby, students at The Tramshed Preston have convenient access to quality education and a dynamic learning environment.

Near The Tramshed Preston, students have easy access to a variety of amenities. For cafes and restaurants, options include popular spots like Starbucks, Costa Coffee, and Subway, offering a range of beverages and quick bites. Additionally, local favourites such as Jaffa, Fino Tapas Preston, Coco’s Soul Food, Ham and Jam Coffee Shop and The Northern Way Cafe provide cosy atmospheres for studying or socialising over coffee and snacks. ATM facilities are conveniently located near The Tramshed Preston, with major banks like Barclays and HSBC within walking distance. For groceries, students can visit Tesco Express and Sainsbury's Local for their daily essentials, while Morrison's Supermarket offers a wider selection just a short distance away. Retail therapy is also within reach, with the St. George's Shopping Centre housing a variety of stores ranging from fashion to electronics. Nearby hospitals include Royal Preston Hospital and Fulwood Hall Hospital, ensuring medical care is readily available near The Tramshed Preston. For cultural enrichment, the Harris Museum and Art Gallery offers exhibitions and events showcasing local and international art and history. Additionally, the Lancashire Infantry Museum provides insight into the military history of the region, offering educational opportunities for students interested in heritage and warfare. With these amenities in close proximity to The Tramshed Preston, students can enjoy a comfortable and convenient living experience while pursuing their academic goals.


Near The Tramshed Preston, students benefit from convenient transportation options. The nearby bus stops include the popular Corporation Street, Ring Way, Corporation Street (Stand CS3), and Moor Lane, providing easy access to various destinations within the city and beyond. For railway connections, Preston Railway Station serves as a major hub, offering frequent trains to destinations across the UK, including Manchester, Liverpool, and London. With reliable bus services and an extensive railway network, students at The Tramshed Preston enjoy seamless connectivity for commuting to university, exploring the city, or embarking on weekend getaways.

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Common Amenities
Up To 200Mbps* Internet
Pool Table
Study Room
Communal Lounge

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)

  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Pay In Instalment
    This property offers 1, 3 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply for dual occupancy?

Dual occupancy is available on most rooms over 23sqm. Both occupants would need to apply and mention in their application that they are applying for dual occupancy so that the price can be amended. The price would be the total rent plus an additional £50 and then divided by two for each occupant’s weekly cost unless otherwise stated.

What do I do if I'm a first year student and I'm still waiting for my exam results?

If you’re still waiting for your exam results and you’re not sure whether your place at university is confirmed, don’t worry, you can still apply. If you are a prospective first year Undergraduate or Postgraduate student and your offer of a place at your preferred University or Higher Education Institute is withdrawn by the University or Higher Education Institute because you do not achieve the required entry grades, you may be eligible to be released from this agreement. You must provide written evidencefrom the University that you do not have a place within3 days ofyour results being published (and no later than 28th August, whichever date is sooner) and They will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid. You may also be eligible to be released from this agreement if you are a prospective first year Undergraduate student and you choose to go to a different University because you have exceeded your expected grades. To apply to be released from this agreement in the circumstances referred to above, you will need to supply us with a copy of: a written or email confirmation that you wish to cancel your reservation, stating full name and full details of the property booked; a written rejection letter from your chosen university/college or UCAS, a screen shot of your UCAS status which confirms that the required results were not achieved, or a copy of the proof of acceptance of your new university by UCAS adjustment. These document(s) must be received by us within 3 calendar days from the date your results are published. On receipt of the required documentation it will be verified and, provided They are satisfied, They will cancel your agreement and refund your deposit in full.

Do I have to pay a booking fee?

Accommodation do not charge a booking fee. When you accept your room offer, you’ll be asked to pay a deposit to secure your room which is secured with a deposit protection service and refunded at the end of your tenancy.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

If you turn 18 in the first semester of university, They can accept your booking with no restrictions other than an adult over the age of 18 must be a co-signatory on your tenancy agreement and must accept the terms of it. They can accept under 18s in some of our properties subject to our Policy for Students under the Age of 18.

Can I live at accommodation?

You must be a full-time student to live with us. You can book with us whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. However, please be aware of our cancellation policy prior to booking should your place at university not yet be confirmed.

Does my rental price include room cleaning?

Room cleaning services are available at some properties for an additional charge, unless stated as being included with the rent.

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted at accommodation, except registered assistance dogs.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow our ‘create application’ link online, list the friends that you would like to live with and They will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your Guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, our summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you don’t need to move out during academic breaks.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some properties which will be specified in your tenancy agreement.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide us with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

Can I pay in instalments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you don’t have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?

When you accept your room offer, you’ll be given two options: To pay your rent in full, To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year, You can choose whichever is most convenient for you.

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi (a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information.) is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level (The internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property) included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy.

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I don't have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, They recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must: * Be resident in the UK for a minimum of 1 year * Be over 21 years of age * Be a homeowner or in full-time employment) * Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving license or ID badge * Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone. Your bank may charge you a fee to make an international payment so please make sure you check their terms and conditions first.

What can I do if my student loan hasn't arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of £50 will be charged and payable with the initial 2 weeks rent payment and this £50 admin fee will not deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

Do I need a guarantor if I am a sponsored student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however accommodation offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

Can I book a room without a viewing?

Yes, you can.

How long does a viewing take?

A viewing usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes, however you can spend as long as you wish viewing the property.

What will I be shown on my viewing?

The property team will guide you around the building and show you the social areas, outdoor spaces and on-site facilities as well as the rooms you would like to see (dependent upon availability). Please be aware that some rooms and apartments that you view may be occupied by our current residents.

I'm in a different country, how do I view a property?

They offer a Online viewings for those who cannot view in person. Just click 'Arrange a Viewing' and from there you can choose the Online option and organise a time and date that suits you. A member of the team will skype call you at your arranged time.

Is there car parking facilities for when I move in?

Some properties have car parking facilities available for a small charge, please speak to your property team directly if you would like to reserve car parking.

How much are deposits?

Deposits vary by property and your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms. The deposit you pay when making the application cannot be used towards a rent instalment as this is secured with a deposit protection scheme for the duration of your tenancy.

What happens to my deposit?

Your deposit is placed into a deposit protection scheme, where it is held safely throughout the academic year and will be returned to you at the end of your contract subject to the contract terms. Deposit Protection Service (England and Wales) Letting Protection Service (Scotland).

When do I get my deposit back?

Your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement has ended and your room has been inspected. The amount returned to you will depend on any outstanding charges and any damage found in your room or the communal areas of your apartment. Please see your tenancy agreement for more information. The deposit can take up to 30 working days to be credited at the end of your tenancy period. All deposits are secured with a deposit protection scheme, such as the Deposit Protection Service or Letting Protection Scotland. You will be contacted by the deposit protection scheme and asked to authorise the refund and submit your bank details to them. For this you will require your deposit repayment ID, which will have been sent to you via email at the time of registering your deposit.
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Student Accomodations in Preston

Preston Student Accommodation

When studying in Preston, securing the perfect student accommodation is essential. Choosing the right Preston student accommodation offers numerous benefits over on-campus alternatives, including greater independence, a variety of amenities, and often a chance to live in more mature environments. In this welcoming city, home to esteemed institutions such as the University of Central Lancashire, Lancaster University, and Preston College, students can find an array of off-campus housing options through amber's seamless service. Amber is dedicated to simplifying your search for student housing in Preston. 

With a range of room types, from single en-suite rooms to studios and shared apartments, students can find their ideal living space that caters to their personal and academic needs. All accommodations for students in Preston are situated in convenient locations with easy access to university campuses, local shops, and public transport, ensuring students can enjoy both study and leisure without hassle. The accommodations offered come with a host of amenities designed for student comfort and convenience, such as high-speed internet, laundry facilities, and common areas for socialising. Properties like The Warehouse Apartments and Leighton Hall are just a couple of examples where students can enjoy a comfortable and community-focused living experience.

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 mediaeval 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. Houses

2. Leighton Hall

3. The Warehouse Apartments

4. Ladywell Halls

5. Jubilee Court

6. Trinity Student Village

7. Foundry Court

8. Oxheys Court

9. iQ Kopa

10. Bowran House

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. Preston is one of those cities which offer luxurious student accommodation starting at £85 to £115 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:

For students looking to balance their studies with seamless connectivity, Preston student accommodation provides an ideal hub. Nestled in the vibrant city of Preston, these living spaces are not only comfortable but also conveniently located for ease of travel within the city. Students can effortlessly access various public transportation options in Preston, which are both affordable and accessible, ensuring that travelling to and from their Preston student accommodation is a breeze. Preston's compact city centre also encourages walking, a perfect choice for short distances, saving money, and staying fit. The city’s well-established transport network caters to the needs of student residents, with specific modes to suit diverse preferences, making exploring Preston and reaching academic institutions as simple as stepping out the door. Here are some of the most common modes of transport accessible from the Preston student housing:

1. Buses: Preston's comprehensive bus network offers frequent services covering the entire city. Students can hop on to Stagecoach or Preston Bus services, with a flat fare of around £1.50 - £2.00 per journey. Day tickets and weekly passes are also available, making it a cost-effective option for daily commutes.

2. Trains: Preston Railway Station is a major stop on the West Coast Mainline, providing fast and regular services to major cities. Students can enjoy reduced fares with a £16-£25 railcard, saving 1/3 on train tickets.

3. Cycling: For those who prefer a healthy and eco-friendly way to travel, Preston offers dedicated cycle lanes and bike storage facilities. The Preston Guild Wheel route provides a scenic 21-mile circular cycle path around the city. Bikes are available for hire, and some accommodation in Preston may offer their own bike-sharing schemes.

4. Taxis: Taxis in Preston are a convenient but more expensive travel option, ideal for late-night travel or when in a hurry. Fares start from a base rate of around £3.00, with additional charges per mile.

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

Experience the historic charm and natural beauty of Preston, a quintessential stop in Lancashire, brimming with cultural landmarks and picturesque spaces. From lush parks to engaging museums, the city captures visitors' imagination. It's an idyllic locale for students seeking Preston student accommodation, offering a vibrant backdrop to their educational journey.

  1. Avenham and Miller Parks
  2. Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library
  3. Brockholes Nature Reserve
  4. Preston Guild Wheel
  5. British Commercial Vehicle Museum
  6. St. Walburge's Church
  7. Preston Market
  8. Deepdale Stadium
  9. Lancashire Infantry Museum

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
4. University of Bolton
5. Lancaster University

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