College & Residences Lancaster University

County Residences


County houses the largest undergraduate population of all the colleges, with over 800 bedspaces. There is a wide variety of good quality accommodation, listed below.

For up to date information on the costs and lengths of different accomodation types, see the accommodation factsheet or web site.


County Main - Superior Standard


The striking original County Main building opened in 1969 but was fully refurbished prior to reopening in 2008. 176 single bedrooms with washbasins are clustered into flats of between 8 and 13 students, sharing bathroom, lounge and kitchen facilities.


County Field - Townhouses


The 12 bedroom townhouses offer 299 bedspaces, opened in 2008. Each house has a communal lounge, dining and kitchen facility on the ground floor, as well as french windows to a garden terrace.


John Creed Building - Basic En-suite


The John Creed Building was opened in 1992 and the rooms make up smaller cluster flats. Many of the rooms are let on a shorter tenancy that excludes the Easter vacation, and from 2010 will be catered (see below).


County South - Superior En-suite


County South is a new development comprising 225 single bedrooms, opened in 2006. The rooms are clustered into flats of 8 sharing kitchen facilities.


Catered Accommodation


The University offers catered accommodation in a small number of areas of campus, including in the John Creed Building and County South. Breakfast and dinner are served daily during termtime and in freshers' week, in nearby eatery Refuel.




All accommodation on campus is non-smoking.


Contact Us


The County Residence Officer is Jacqui Brian, and the Assistant Residence Officer is Michelle Wood. You can contact them with any residence query by email or telephone on 01524 594699.


Further information for current students can be found on the University Accommodation website.



County Main
County Main
County Townhouses
County Field
John Creed Building
John Creed
County South
County South
County Room
A typical study bedroom