Student Accommodation in Chester

The historical city of Chester is gorgeous place to live. Although it is not the biggest of cities, there is so much to do and it makes up for size with its beauty. Within the city centre you are surrounded by magnificent Tudor and Victorian buildings and on each street you can shop on the stunning Chester rows. Of course we couldn’t not mention the famous Eastgate Clock, the most photographed clock after Big Ben, that is located on the Roman walls which surround the city centre. If history and architecture is your thing, walk around the spectacular Cathedral, or visit the excavated Roman Amphitheatre, then finish it off with a trip to Grosvenor Museum.

For the foodies, you’re not short of places to eat or drink in Chester. From places like Hickory’s Smokehouse for your mains, to Hanky Panky Pancakes for dessert, you won’t be disappointed. If you also want to experience a mix of big city life, Chester has easy transport links to both Liverpool and Manchester that are perfect for a day or even a night out.

Everything you need is just a short walk away in Chester. The University has 4 campuses dotted around the city, all within a short journey from Fontessa House that is located close to the heart of the city. Here you will find a variety of en-suite and studio rooms to make your home from home. With everything designed with the student in mind, you don’t want to miss out in making your Uni years memorable at our student accommodation in Chester.

Top 5 things to do in Chester

  1. Chester Zoo – Monkey around for the day
  2. Walk the walls – Walk all around the City on the 2000 year old walls
  3. Chester races – Place your bets, don’t spend it all at once
  4. Telfords Warehouse – Get down there to watch some live music
  5. Cheshire Oaks – Shop till you drop at the designer outlet

Universities in Chester

University of Chester

Address: Parkgate Rd, Chester CH1 4BJ

Telephone: 01244 511000

Students: 19,000

Complete University Guide League Table: 72nd

Campuses: Parkgate Road, Riverside, Kingsway, Queens Park

Fact: The University of Chester is the fifth oldest higher education establishment in England.

University of Chester - Riverside Campus

Address: Castle Dr, Chester CH1 1SL

Telephone: 01244 511000

Fact: The Wheeler building was previously the former County Hall of Chester and overlooks the River Dee

University of Chester - Kingsway Campus

Address: Kingsway, Chester CH2 2LB

Telephone: 01244 511000

Fact: Kingsway Campus is also known as “Creative Campus”


University of Chester - Queen's Park Campus

Address: Queen’s Park Rd, Chester CH4 7AD

Telephone: 01244 511000

Fact: Queen’s Park was once the Western Command headquarters for the Army during World War Two