Student Accommodation in Huddersfield
What is Huddersfield Famous for?
It’s three hours and 48 minutes from Huddersfield to London by car. Taking the underground to London Euston station will take around three hours, give or take ten minutes.
Why Book Student Accommodation in Huddersfield?
Huddersfield is a famous university town located right near River Colne and River Holme. It is the 11th largest town in the UK, just an hour away from Liverpool. It is known as a market town with independent shops, listed buildings, and famous markets. It is also known for its cultural and architectural background with various Victorian architecture buildings such as the Victoria Tower on Castle Hill, the Town Hall, and St Peter's Church.
Living in Huddersfield, you can study, shop, and enjoy your time. There are three main shopping areas inside the town: The Packhorse Precinct, The Piazza Centre, and Kingsgate. The town centre also houses various chain stores, retailers, and fast food outlets. Festivals and galleries are also plenty. Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival is held annually in the town as well as the Huddersfield Festival of Light which takes place in December in the town centre alongside the railway station. There is an annual Literature Festival as well and it usually features writing workshops, competitions, and poetry nights.
As a university town, Huddersfield is a famous destination for students. It is the home of famous colleges such as Huddersfield New College at Salendine Nook on the outskirts of Huddersfield and Greenhead College’s only campus west of the town centre. Kirklees College also has a campus on Manchester Road alongside the River Colne. The University of Huddersfield’s main campus is also located in Huddersfield town: Queensgate.
Weather and Temperature
Huddersfield is incredibly cold with an average temperature of 8.4 °C | 47.2 °F. Rainfall is present continuously throughout the year with March being the driest and August being the heaviest. July is the warmest months of the year with an average temperature of 14.8 °C | 58.6 °F and January is the coldest with an average temperature of 3.1 °C | 37.7 °F.
What to Pack and Huddersfield Local Timing
It’s cold out there, so get your winter basics all wrapped up for this one especially if you are coming from somewhere warm or tropical. Full-on rain gear is a holy grail in any UK city, coats and jackets are never a bad idea, and cute/funky earmuffs will add up to the look! Wool padded gloves, thermals, and scarfs are a must for day-to-day wear. GMT is Huddersfield’s local timing so you should keep this in mind when booking your travels and student accommodation in Huddersfield.
Is Huddersfield Rural or Urban?
Huddersfield is a small town, not really urban or rural. Despite being a small town, Huddersfield is considered to be a large market town in Yorkshire.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Huddersfield?
There are various free places which you can visit in Huddersfield. You can visit Beaumont Park anytime you wish to relax. It is a suitable place for a jog or a tea break from studying. Castle Hill is also a good historical place to visit. It is an ancient monument overlooking the metropolitan Borough of Kirklees. Other budget-friendly outings in Huddersfield include Huddersfield Art Gallery, Tolson Museum, and Greenhead Park.
Universities in Huddersfield
Transportation In Huddersfield
Huddersfield has local railway services and regional ones. However, it does not provide services to London. Therefore, if you wish to travel to London, you might have to change trains to Manchester Piccadilly, Leeds, or Mirfield. Other transportations in the town include the bus, taxi, and bicycle. Huddersfield has three dominant national bus operators that provide services inside Huddersfield and outside it. There is also a free town bus that links key locations to one another.
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1. How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Huddersfield is £65 per week for a single room. Other room types including en-suites, studios, and flats are available as well.
2. Do you have studios /ensuites available?
Each building has its own range of room types varying between single rooms, en-suites, studios, twin rooms, shared flats, and private flats.
3. Can I pay in instalments?
Yes, you can pay in instalments; however, some providers could require you to have a UK guarantor. Ask your accommodation expert for help if you are not sure.
4. How many people will be in the same apartment /unit with me?
This depends on the room type you choose, you can choose in a private room, studio, or flat, and you can choose to share a flat with 1-6 other students or share a room with 1-3 other students.
5. How to complete my booking?
Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with your booking for your chosen room or offer you alternatives if the room is not available for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the " Enquire" button, then fill the enquiry form you see in front of you.
6. What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Huddersfield?
Most providers now have intensified cleaning and sanitizing measures of student rooms and communal areas while other providers provide weekly cleaning free of charge. Ask your accommodation expert for details on the COVID measures implemented in your building.
7. Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in Huddersfield?
Almost all providers have the option of online viewings through Skype or Zoom while other providers offer virtual tours of the property so you can get to know your new home.
8. Who can book with Casita?
All university students over the age of 18 can book with Casita and if you are under 18, contact our accommodation experts to find you properties that accept students under 18.