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Student Accommodation Alfreton

Live in an attractive, small English Town, commutable to both the University of Derby and Nottingham. Find student accommodation in Alfreton.

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AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.

University Hall
  • University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates are a great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Uni halls are usually located close to campus.

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Private Halls
  • Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.

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  • A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.

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  • A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.

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  • Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.

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  • A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.

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  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Spare room
  • A room available in a house share, where a group of existing housemates want to fill an empty room. A good way of getting the benefits of a house share without an established group of friends.

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Living in Alfreton as a student

The town of Alfreton is just a short drive from the University of Derby. The University of Derby has 34,000 students, some of which choose to live in Alfreton. The town of Alfreton, takes its name from King Alfreton who founded the town during the 18,000’s.

The University of Derby has 13 university managed halls, and 3 private halls. The university managed halls are a short walk from campus, and there are a variety of room types to choose from. Students have the option of self-catered, or catered rooms, as well as en-suite and shared bathrooms. There is also availability of studio apartments, and double rooms.

Private accommodation providers offer students many alternative accommodation packages, including en-suite rooms that are a short distance from the University of Derby. Private accommodation is provided by Homes for Students and Collegiate. Private Halls are attractive to students across all years of study.

For those students that wish to move into student houses or flat shares, there are many options within the town of Alfreton. These include double and single rooms, with a variety of amenities such as a TV licence as well as private laundry facilities and enclosed gardens. Private properties are managed by landlords and letting agents who have long-standing experience in supporting the student population within Alfreton.

For those who wish to find out more about the town of Alfreton, head over to our guides section. At accommodation for students, we have over 20 years of experience in supporting students across the UK and helping them find the perfect student homes. If you can’t find what you’re looking for on our website you can make a direct enquiry and a member of our team will get back to you. Find out more at

Alfreton Universities