John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts

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What’s on offer at John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts

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If a room becomes available, we'll let you know.

The University of Salford's Frederick Road campus is right on your doorstep!

John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts is proud to be the University of Salford’s only affiliated accommodation partner.

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The village is conveniently located with the Frederick Road campus on your doorstep and the main Peel Park campus and its facilities just a 15 minute walk away. 

There’s a host of different room types to choose from at a range of prices. We have flats that are specifically suited to first-year students, and others which are more popular with returning students and post-graduates who are looking for a more relaxed atmosphere.  

On-site you’ll have access to common rooms, a communal kitchen, quiet study spaces, as well as laundry facilities and a free on-site gym which is exclusively for the use of John Lester and Eddie Colman residents.  

Conveniently located just a five-minute walk from Salford Shopping Centre, so you have easy access to supermarkets, retail shops and restaurants. Getting around Salford and into Manchester also couldn’t be easier. There are regular and direct buses, or you can walk into the city’s centre in 30 minutes. University of Salford students studying at MediaCityUK (Salford Quays) can take advantage of free travel on the dedicated bus service which runs past the village, straight down to MediaCityUK. 

The village is popular with nursing students, thanks to it's close location to Salford Royal Hospital which is just a ten-minute drive away.

 

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Included in cost

  • All rent and energy costs fixed
  • 24/7 Security
  • Free events
  • Contents insurance
  • Fortnightly bathroom clean
  • Furniture and private study space
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Amenities

  • Common room
  • Study room
  • Bike storage
  • Free gym
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Cinema room
  • Library
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Explore your new neighbourhood

Situated in a fantastic location with great transport links, this village gives you plenty of places to scout out. We're just a short walk from an impressive collection of places to study and visit, including the University of Salford, the Mary Seacole building, and Salford's shopping centre. 

There are also direct buses to MediaCityUK and Manchester's city centre, where it's needless to say that there's always something new to explore, see, or do.

 

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Don't just take it from us

Hear what other students from the Village have to say

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The flatmates are all really nice people. They are all from different countries and looking to make new friends. This place has lots of facilities like an open common area and a gym which is really helpful for us. It’s a really lovely place.

Upcoming Events

See what's happening at John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts

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Movie Quiz

Village: John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts Location: John Lester Reception Start Time: 10:00AM 04 February 2023 End Time: 6:00PM 04 February 2023

Think you know your Batman from your Iron Man? Your Notebook from your Twilight? Your Zombieland from your Army of the Dead? Come on down and test your film knowledge.

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Make Your Own Taco's

Village: John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts Location: Eddie Colman Kitchen Start Time: 3:00PM 07 February 2023 End Time: 6:00PM 07 February 2023

It's Tuesday so you know what that means: Yep, Taco Tuesday! Get your chef hat on and make yourself a taco.

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Valentine's day Bubble Tea

Village: John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts Location: John Lester Reception Start Time: 3:00PM 14 February 2023 End Time: 6:00PM 14 February 2023

Valentines Day is the day of love and what do we all love: Bubble Tea!

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Pancake Day

Village: John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts Location: EC Kitchen Start Time: 4:00PM 21 February 2023 End Time: 7:00PM 21 February 2023

It's pancake day so come on down and have a flippin' great time!

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Guide Dogs

Village: John Lester and Eddie Colman Courts Location: John Lester Social Room Start Time: 1:00PM 27 February 2023 End Time: 2:30PM 27 February 2023

If you like dogs then this is the event for you!

Are you an international student?

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Whether you want to know about ways you can pay your rent, how to apply for a visa or how you can get your luggage delivered, plenty of international students come to us with similar questions.  

We’ve got answers, helpful tips, and handy tricks to help you get your head around life in the United Kingdom.

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