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Elmstead Place – Colchester

48 Elmstead Road, Colchester, CO4 3GD

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Stylish student accommodation in Colchester

  • All–inclusive utility bills
  • Free Wi–Fi and broadband throughout
  • Secure bike storage
  • 5 minutes walk from the main campus
  • Exclusive landscaped courtyard
  • Open place social space
  • Townhouse living – Perfect solution to shared housing

Welcome to Elmstead Place, in Colchester. With the town centre a short bus ride away, you’ll be able to make the most of living and studying in this historic town.


Getting to university couldn’t be easier, and those early mornings will be a breeze:

  • University of Essex, Colchester Campus – 5-minute walk

Offering a range of townhouses and studios, Elmstead Place has been designed so that you can live your best student life and have a home away from home. Townhouses are great for those who want a combination of independent and shared living, with your own private en-suite bathroom and a shared kitchen, dining and living area. Studios, with their private bathrooms and kitchens, perfectly complement your life at university, allowing you personal space to focus on your studies or gain much-needed rest.

There are on-site facilities such as Wi-Fi and broadband throughout, a variety of communal areas to make friends and study, laundry facilities, bike storage, a landscaped courtyard, and more.

If you’re looking for a memorable university experience in this historic town, then Elmstead Place is the place to be. What are you waiting for? Don’t miss out and book today.

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a row of houses on a grassy area

Perfectly located

Discover the perfect blend of convenience and vibrant living at Elmstead Place! Our prime location, just a stones throw away from the University of Essex main campus, ensures that you're at the heart of academic excellence. With seamless connections to Colchester town centre, you'll find yourself surrounded by an array of shops, restaurants, and exciting places to explore.

Variety of room types

Experience distinctive living at Elmstead Place, where our townhouses provide the feel of a fully inclusive and hassle-free house lifestyle. Plus, you have the option to reserve a house with friends or be paired with individuals who share similar interests, creating lifelong memories. If you prefer independent living, our fully equipped Studios offer all the essentials and even the ones you didn’t know you needed!

a bedroom with a bed and a desk with a chair
a living room with a couch and a table and a television

Open Plan Social Space

Elmstead Place’s on-site open-plan social space is a stylish hub for students to come together. Designed for comfort and creativity, this vibrant setting encourages spontaneous gatherings and focused study sessions, making it the heart of our community's lifestyle. What’s more, you will also have access to a large outdoor space where you can take a relaxing walk and soak up the sun.


All-inclusive utility bills

Up to 100Mbps free Wi-Fi and broadband throughout*

Close to university

Study spaces

Variety of communal spaces

Exclusive landscaped courtyard

Secure bike storage

Parcel lockers