Accommodation for New Employees

There are a number of services available for new staff moving to Lancaster who require short-term accommodation.

Off-Campus Housing Office

This service is provided by the Students' Union and is primarily geared towards students. However the office also provides a service for staff. The majority of accommodation handled by the office is rented on a furnished basis however unfurnished property is occasionally available.

Telephone:  Mary Lewis 01524 592170

An on-line listing of properties can be accessed at:

There is a good range of hotels and bed and breakfasts around the area and many web sites promoting them. Please click here for details.

Campus Visitor Rooms - General

This service is provided by the Conference Centre and is designed for very short-term occupancy. The majority of rooms offer en-suite facilities on a single or twin basis but have limited cooking facilities.

Telephone: 01524 592899 or visit the website.

Local Estate Agents

Lancaster has a number of Estate Agencies offering both furnished and unfurnished accommodation and a full list can be obtained from the Off-Campus Housing Office. Information can be found in the Local Info section of Lancaster Guardian.

Inserting the University's post code (LA1 4YW) into a property search engine will provide you details of properties to rent or buy.

Important Information For Non-UK Citizens

To open a UK bank account it is normally a requirement that the rental accommodation you occupy in the UK has been either i) arranged by the University or ii) is subject to a formal tenancy agreement arranged by an established letting agent such as a estate agency.

(Kate Jenner)
Review Date Jun 2014

Lancaster University
LancasterLA1 4YW United Kingdom
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