Best Student Accommodation in Preston

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Best Student Accommodation in Preston
Published on: 5 Feb 2024
Preston student accommodation

Are you studying at the University of Central Lancashire? Planning to study at UCLan in the near future? Looking for the best student accommodation in Preston for your second and third year?

If you answered yes to any of those questions, you’ve come to the right place.

Sanctuary Students are trusted student accommodation providers with two modern buildings in Preston. Both are within a short distance of UCLan and the town centre and deliver everything you need to live and study in comfort.

All student accommodation in Preston is designed to give you the space, comfort and security you need to make the most of your time as a student. Buildings deliver the high standards of accommodation you deserve, and the rent is fully inclusive so there are no hidden fees or extra bills to pay!

Moor Lane Halls and Walker Street student accommodation

Sanctuary Students has two buildings dedicated to students in Preston: Moor Lane Halls and Walker Street. Both are purpose-built student flats in the heart of Preston for students studying at UCLan.

They are located a stone’s throw away from the University of Central Lancashire and a short walk to the town centre, transport links and all amenities… Close enough to be able to walk there and back in less than 10 minutes!

Moor Lane Halls and Walker Street student accommodation offer spacious rooms fully furnished with a bed, desk, chair, storage, wardrobe and all of life’s essentials.

Both buildings also have common rooms where you can hang out, watch TV, use the kitchen or laundry room, and take advantage of the fast (and free) Wi-Fi.

Moor Lane Halls and Walker Street student accommodation both have secure lockable doors, 24-hour maintenance, onsite CCTV and security to keep everyone safe.

All Sanctuary Students’ student accommodation in Preston is well-maintained. We have a reporting system and dedicated maintenance team on call for all your needs.

We’re confident that both buildings offer the best student accommodation in Preston for the price!

Moor Lane Halls student accommodation

Moor Lane Halls has all the modern amenities you would expect from great student accommodation in Preston. 

The building has space for 493 students, a common room with Sky TV, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, communal kitchen and living space, as well as a free onsite gym. There’s 250 Mb/s Wi-Fi available in every room, and the common rooms offer more than just a TV. You and your friends can relax on the sofas and watch movies on a large flat-screen TV with Sky, or have a go on the pool table or football table for some entertainment together.


Student rooms at Moor Lane Halls are a mixture of standard rooms with shared bathrooms or en-suite double rooms and large en-suite doubles. En-suite rooms will have their own private bathroom with shower while standard rooms have shared facilities.

All rooms are light, airy and spacious with a window, lockable door and plenty of storage. The furniture includes a comfy double bed, desk and chair, shelving, wardrobe and generous amounts of living space considering how inexpensive they are!

Double en-suites and large double en-suites have their own bathroom and more living space and a little extra storage than the standard student rooms. 

All you’ll need to bring with you is your personal belongings!


Moor Lane Halls is just off Adelphi Street in Preston, opposite the University of Central Lancashire. The building is minutes from Friargate and the town centre and everything that’s happening there.

You have lectures across the road, the town centre down the street, bus stops outside, a supermarket just a few minutes away and takeaways and other amenities all close by.

Head west towards the Marina and you have the Odeon and some well-known shops to browse at your leisure.

Preston is home to St George's Shopping Centre, Fishergate Shopping Centre, The Adelphi, Roper Hall, Harris Museum, Level Preston, Preston Guild Wheel, PrestonWall Climbing Centre, Ribble Steam Railway and Museum, lots of independent stores, bars, pubs, restaurants and plenty of places to hang out and spend time. No wonder it’s so popular!

Walker Street student accommodation

Walker Street student accommodation from Sanctuary Students is in an equally fantastic location, just across the road from the University of Central Lancashire campus.

It’s also a minutes’ walk to Moor Lane and you’ll be able to access the free onsite gym and common room should you wish to.

Walker Street is another well-designed student accommodation in Preston that looks the part and delivers a warm, comfortable place to live.

The building has 175 en-suite bedrooms with double beds. The flats all have onsite laundry facilities, communal kitchen and dining areas, fast Wi-Fi throughout, lockable entrance and room doors, plus onsite security and CCTV.


We think Walker Street and Moor Lane Halls provide the best student accommodation in Preston. They’re both great value for money and offer a wealth of amenities to make the most of your time as a student in Preston.

Student flats on Walker Street are furnished to high standards with a choice of spacious double en-suites, large double en-suites and even studio apartments for you to enjoy while studying in Preston.

Double en-suites include a private bathroom with shower, double bed, desk, chair, wardrobe, storage and everything you need to live comfortably. Large double en-suite rooms have similar features but with more living space. 

Studios are self-contained apartments with a double bed, kitchenette, private bathroom with toilet and shower, study area with a desk and chair, plus plenty of storage and living space.

All student rooms and studios are fully furnished and equipped so all you need to bring are your personal belongings and anything that would make your time with us more enjoyable.


Walker Street is literally just around the corner from Moor Lane Halls and even closer to Friargate and the town centre.

The student accommodation here is adjacent to UCLan, and near to Preston train station, UCLan Sports Arena, Sir Tom Finney and Deepdale Football Stadium.

Preston is also a great spot for travelling to Blackpool, Blackburn, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield. Each can be accessed with ease from the train station or by car.

Student accommodation in Preston from Sanctuary Students

If you’re studying, or planning to study, at the University of Central Lancashire, we firmly believe Sanctuary Students delivers the best student accommodation in Preston.

Both buildings are designed for students and provide all the amenities you need to live and study safely and comfortably. All rooms are fully furnished and equipped, with quality communal areas and living space to hang out and make new friends. Students also benefit from the onsite CCTV and security, lockable doors and 24-hour maintenance to keep everyone safe and secure.

Factor in all-inclusive rent, fast Wi-Fi, and the convenient location, we think you have everything you need to make the most of student life in Preston.

If you agree, book your student accommodation in Preston with Sanctuary Students today!