Halls of residence
Loughborough University has 17 catered or self-catered halls of residence for undergraduate and postgraduate students on (or very close to) campus. All of them offer a unique experience and there is something for everyone.
Located in East Park, near the School of Design and Creative Arts and our rugby pitches. Butler Court is a very tight knit community where morale is high and there is a great social life. The hall is named after Sir Clifford Butler, Vice-Chancellor of the University from 1975-1985.
Located in the village, Cayley is at the heart of campus and close to lecture theatres, sporting facilities, the University Library and the Students' Union. It is named after Sir George Cayley, a Yorkshire baronet, who laid down the foundations of modern science aerodynamics. Cayley has a range of bedroom options available and offers catered meals Monday to Friday (15 meals per week).
Claudia Parsons is a new Hall of Residence opened in 2019 - this hall is named after an English engineer, traveller and Alumna of Loughborough University. She is known for being the first woman to circumnavigate the world by car. Located in the village, Claudia Parsons is at the heart of campus and close to lecture theatres, sporting facilities and the Students' Union.
David Collett is located in the west park on campus and is close to the Engineering departments and University Library. The hall offers spacious rooms located in six different blocks and is named after the Chairman of the University Council from 1966 to 1982.
Elvyn Richards is located in the popular student village. This hall takes its name from Professor Elvyn Richards, the University's second Vice-Chancellor from 1967 to 1975.
Named after Harold Everett Falkner, founder and former head of Aeronautical Engineering. Also Alfred Thomas Eggington, awarded the Military Cross in 1916, former headmaster of Loughborough College. Falkner Eggington is our largest self-catered hall on campus. With a unique mix of ages and cultures the hall is known for its community spirit and lively atmosphere.
Faraday is in the student village at the heart of our campus, consisting of 27 accommodation blocks of two and three storeys. This hall is named after the renowned scientist and former Director of the Royal Institution, Michael Faraday. Faraday has a range of bedroom options available and offers catered meals Monday to Friday (15 meals per week).
Situated on a split site, on either side of Ashby Road, just 200 metres from campus. Harry French is a relaxed and friendly close-knit community, set in gardens and ideally situated for students who want to be near both town and campus. This hall is owned and managed by our partners, Unite Students. It is named after Dr Harry French, an engineer/physicist, Senior Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council 1981-1986. Harry French has a range of bedroom options available.
The original Rutland Hall was built in 1932 and the original Hazlerigg Hall was built in 1937 surrounding the Fountain Lawn next to the present Loughborough Students' Union Building. In 2008 Hazlerigg-Rutland moved into a brand-new home in the student village. This hall offers great facilities, a brilliant social environment, and an ideal location.
Professor John Guest Phillips came to Loughborough University as its fourth Vice-Chancellor in January 1986, following a most distinguished career as a zoologist. Our newest postgraduate hall on campus is a great place to live and study.
Located in the student village, Robert Bakewell hall is only a 5-minute walk from the library, a 5-minute walk from the EHB bar and a 10-minute walk to the Students' Union. The hall is named after Robert Bakewell who was an eighteenth-century agriculturalist from nearby Dishley Grange.
Located in the popular student village, Royce consists of 19 accommodation blocks of two and three storeys. It is close to lecture halls, sports facilities, the library and is only a 20-minute walk from town. The hall is named after Sir Henry Royce, founder member of Rolls-Royce Ltd, a pioneer of aeronautical engineering in education.
Located in the heart of the Student Village, this hall contains 17 blocks differing in size, rooms are mainly arranged around a central corridor, plus the Whitworth Tower. The hall is named after the eminent physicist Ernest Rutherford. Rutherford has a range of bedroom options available and offers catered meals Monday to Friday (15 meals per week).
Centrally positioned in the Student Village and laid out in five courts, Telford is just a two-minute walk from the University Library. It is a friendly and welcoming hall with a sporting legacy. It is named after Thomas Telford, Scottish Civil Engineer, noted for building roads, canals and bridges. Telford offers a standard bedroom option.
Situated approximately a 10-minute walk from the centre of campus and a 15-minute walk from the town centre, The Holt is off Forest Road on the East side of campus. The Holt is redeveloped accommodation, owned and managed by our partners, Unite Students. The Old Holt is a listed Victorian mansion around which the development was constructed.
Located in East Park, Towers is close to lecture theatres, the Students’ Union and Powerbase gym. The bedrooms in Towers were refurbished in 2010 and home to a newly constructed dining room and common room in 2016, Towers offers great facilities and a room with a view.
William Morris, otherwise known as 'Bill Mo', is situated across the road to the Students' Union only 200 metres from campus and is named after a 19th Century artist, designer, writer and socialist. William Morris has a large range of bedroom options available, all on a 39 week let basis.
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