Percy's Lane

Enjoy outside green space in the warmer months at Percy’s Lane, one of our larger accommodation sites. You’re only a stone’s throw away from the mini-metropolis of York city centre where you can take your pick of the many boutique shops and quirky cafes that line the cobbled streets.

Quick Facts

513 Rooms
En-suite bathrooms
1.0 miles walk to York St John University campus
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At a glance

  • 46 week contract

  • En-suite bathrooms

  • Standard/large rooms available

  • 513 rooms available

  • Launderette facilities on-site

  • WiFi

  • Bike storage available

  • Disabled access

Room details


Room categoryContract lengthWeekly costAnnual cost
Standard en-suite 44 weeks £130.00 £5,719.99
Large en-suite (single bed) 44 weeks £132.73 £5,840.29
Large en-suite (double bed) 44 weeks £134.94 £5,937.25
Studio 46 weeks £154.40 £7,102.26
Twin Studio 46 weeks £115.95pp £5,333.51pp


In the room

Each room at Percy’s Lane includes a bed (single or double dependent on room size), en-suite shower, toilet and sink, space to hang towels, desk, chair, various drawers, high-speed WiFi, built-in wardrobe, shelves and a notice board.

Kitchens and dining

The communal areas include electric hobs, ovens, grills, microwave, fridge-freezer, plenty of cupboards and storage space, television point, dining table and chairs and recycling facilities. Bin bags can be collected from your site or the Porters Lodge.

Outside on-site

Outside you will find bike storage and laundry facilities.


We can offer assistance for students with disabilities or additional needs on a case-by-case basis, ranging from allocation of a fully accessible wheelchair room, to minor alterations such as supplying a fridge for medication. We are able to make adaptions to nearly every room that we have, depending on the requirements of the student. For more information about the accessibility of these rooms please contact the Student Accommodation Team at or on 01904 876660.

What should I bring

Below is a short list of items you may want to bring with you.

  • Basic kitchen equipment, such as crockery, cutlery, pots and pans, mugs and glasses, chopping board, etc.
  • Bedding
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet rolls
  • Basic cleaning materials
  • Things to make it feel like home, such as pictures of your friends and family

We have partnered with UNIKITOUT to bring you an easy online shop to get everything you would need for your accommodation.

UNIKITOUT online shop

For 10% off your purchase quote YORKSJ10 at the checkout.

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