Halls of residence

Elvyn Richards

This lively friendly hall takes its name from Professor Elvyn Richards, the University's second Vice-Chancellor from 1967 to 1975.

Elvyn Richards is located in the popular student village. This hall is owned by UPP and managed by Campus Services, Loughborough University.

  • Bedrooms: 406
  • Catering: Catered
  • Student types: Undergraduate
  • Location: Village

At Elyvn Richards you will find:


  • Beds are 4ft (double bedding recommended)
  • Pillows supplied
  • All rooms have en-suite bathrooms
  • 4 en-suite accessible rooms 


  • Catered Monday - Friday (10 meals per week, lunch and evening meal)
  • 5-8 students share large kitchen
  • Large kitchen/diner
  • Quiet rooms available
  • Central card operated launderette (The Hub)
  • Games/common room (facilities subject to change)
  • The University network and internet access are available by both wired and wireless networks
  • Bike store


  • Fortnightly bedroom cleaning
  • Weekly cleaning of kitchens and communal areas


Accommodation packages available for 2022/23:

All rooms offered on a 41 week let (plus additional fee for fresher week)

  • £8,042.19 - En-suite (4ft bed) (406 beds)

Hall subs:

For information regarding subscription charges for freshers, returners and affiliates please see the Loughborough Students Union Elvyn Richards Hall page.

Arrival dates:

New Undergraduates: Tuesday 27 September 2022
Returning students: Saturday 1 October 2022
Semester 2 student: Sunday 5 February 2023

Let lengths:

41 weeks let: 1 October 2022 – 15 July 2023
23 weeks let (Semester 2): 5 February 2023 - 15 July 2023

Rooms available throughout the Christmas and Easter Vacations.

Rooms to be vacated by 10am on the end date of the contract.

*Meals included for 31 weeks during term time only


Hall office

Your Hall Manager is responsible for dealing with any problems that you may have within your hall.

For general enquiries email:

Hall Manager: Linda Moulton
Phone: +44 (0)1509 222254 or 223803

Dining room

Please contact the Front of House Manager/Chef for any food queries or dietary requirements.

Front of House Manager: Sanj Das
Phone: +44 (0) 1509 223810/223826

Head Chef: Alan Pervin
Phone: +44 (0)1509 223820

Warden information

The warden team are responsible for pastoral and discipline issues.

Hall Warden: Hilary McDermott
Phone: +44 (0)1509 222270


Tamara Valencic
George Lagios

Malika Singh

Duty Mobile: 07591479007

Hall committee

The Student Hall Committee are on hand to offer support to the hall community. The committees are elected annually and are run by students for students.

For more information visit the hall website. Please note this is not a Loughborough University website, but is produced and managed by the students on the committee. We accept no liability for the content on the hall website.

All halls have their own facebook page and all new students moving into this hall will be invited to join.