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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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Not sure what type of accommodation is right for you?

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you going to live and study in Alfreton? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.

When is the best time to look for student accommodation in Alfreton?

Most students look for shared housing in Alfreton from October, although there will be student accommodation available all year round. First year and international students generally start looking in January for halls of residence.

How much does student accommodation cost in Alfreton?

The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Alfreton will cost you £86 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £168 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.

What is the best way to search for student accommodation in Alfreton?

Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Alfreton. This includes halls of residence, house shares, flats and apartments. You can enquire directly to your chosen accommodation or get more support through our live help team. AFS has accommodation across the whole city including City Centre and Near University.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

In Alfreton the standard length of contract is 46 weeks. However it is possible to have a longer or shorter agreement than this. Some halls of residence will only offer a 50 or 52 week tenancy agreement for example.

Is it possible to have a short term or summer only contract in Alfreton?

Yes, a selection of the student accommodation listed on AFS will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Alfreton. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.

How much do I have to pay for a deposit?

This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Alfreton halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Alfreton will be £344.

How can I make sure I get my deposit back at the end of my tenancy?

All landlords and property manages in Alfreton are legally required to protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. If you take care of your student accommodation you should have no problem getting your money back. You can check out some further information right here.