Student Accommodation in Preston

We have a great selection of student accommodation right in the heart of Preston, ideally located just a few minutes’ walk from both the UCLan campus and the city centre. Whether you are looking for a budget option leaving you with more money to enjoy yourself or something a little more luxurious, we have the perfect student room for you.

All our rooms come complete with a comfy bed as well as a study area and plenty of storage space.

By choosing to live with us, you’re guaranteed to find a welcoming, friendly team, great facilities and a jam-packed events calendar so you can make friends and settle in quickly.

Take a look at our affordable student housing in Preston from £72p/w.

Secure your room today for only £1*.

Moor Lane Halls
All inclusive bills
Common room with Sky TV
Free 50MB Wi-Fi
On-site laundry
Free contents insurance
On-site security and CCTV
Double beds available
24-hour maintenance

140-142 Moor Lane, Preston, PR1 1JW

By choosing Moor Lane Halls student accommodation in Preston, you are right in the centre with everything you need on your doorstep including the UCLan university campus, just a few minutes’ walk away.

Our student rooms are fully furnished and weekly rent includes your bills, contents insurance and free WiFi so you don’t have to worry about additional costs. Moor Lane Halls offer a free on-site gym, 24 hour security and maintenance support should you need it.

We have a great selection of rooms to suit all budgets, so secure your room today for just £1*

Walker Street
All inclusive bills
Free 50MB Wi-Fi
On-site laundry
Bike storage
Security patrols and CCTV
En-suite double bedrooms
24-hour maintenance

12-16 Walker Street, Preston, PR1 2RN

Walker Street offers purpose-built student accommodation in Preston. Our student flats are furnished to a very high standard, with double en-suite rooms throughout. Walker Street is adjacent to the UCLan university campus and just around the corner from Sanctuary Students' Moor Lane Halls, where you will have free access to the on-site gym. All bills are included in the weekly rent and free 50MB Wi-Fi is available in every room.

Discover the full range of room types and book your room.


Student life in Preston

Preston is a great location to make the most of your time as a student, from nightlife to shopping and fun days out, Preston has it all. Here are a few tips to help get you started.

Preston is home to the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) which is conveniently located less than a 10-minute walk from our two student properties. That means extra time in bed before lectures!

It’s easy to get around Preston with an extensive bus network running regularly throughout the city. If you are wanting to travel further afield the train station at Fishergate is well connected to the rest of the UK and is only a 15-minute walk from us.

There’s plenty of options when it comes to eating out in Preston including Chinese, Indian, Hungarian and Mediterranean. Angels Restaurant is known for its creative gourmet food and friendly staff in a relaxed environment. If you’re looking for something more exotic Tinos Restaurant, a contemporary family-run place, caters for those who love their Italian food.

Preston is a student-orientated city which is reflected in its exciting and varied nightlife. Whether you are looking for nightclubs, live music or relaxed pubs, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

With St George’s Shopping Centre nearby and home to 80 shops over two floors, as well as Fishergate Shopping Centre and Deepdale Shopping Park a little further away, you can shop to your heart's content.

If you’re looking for something different, the Harris Museum & Art Gallery will provide a unique and cultured experience, it’s also renowned for its innovative and elegant sights.

Another popular option if you enjoy spending time outdoors is Bowland Wild Boar Animal Park where you can see plenty of wildlife including wild boar, longhorn cows, deer, llamas and goats.

Preston is the perfect place to enjoy all that student life has to offer with everything you need in close proximity. It was also named as the cheapest student city in the UK, in 2015.

You can find out even more in our handy Preston City Guide.



Living with Sanctuary Students

Sanctuary Students gives you extra help and support, whether that’s by giving you money in your pocket through our exclusive discount website with or providing confidential care through our Student advice line with Health Assured. 

You can find out more on our More than just a room page.

With Sanctuary Students you’re guaranteed to find a friendly, welcoming team, well-maintained facilities and a great range of social opportunities to help you make friends and settle in quickly.

Just so you know, our Preston student properties come with 50MB Wi-Fi, contents Insurance, on-site laundry, security and maintenance as standard. The weekly rent covers all bills and students staying at either of our Preston properties can make use of the free on-site gym at Moor Lane Halls.


Building-wide Wi-Fi and Ethernet broadband service are included in your rent and offer you a reliable and secure internet connection suitable for all your academic and personal needs, including browsing the internet, sending emails, downloading and streaming.

The broadband service is provided by Glide, a leading provider of managed internet services to student accommodation.


There are 35,000 students studying at UCLan and more than 650 of them live with Sanctuary Students. Join the huge student community in Preston at one of our properties:

  • Moor Lane Halls offers accommodation for up to 496 students in standard, double and en-suite bedrooms, all of which are fully furnished
  • Walker Street offers 175 en-suite student rooms with double beds, providing real student luxury

Check out these student properties by clicking on their names above and see which one suits you the most. Each page will tell you exactly what’s available, where the property is and how much it costs.

*£1 is advance rent and will be deducted from your total rent amount.