The Coal Yard

The Coal Yard is a brand new student accommodation scheme opening in York in September 2019. Situated a 9 minute walk from York St John University and right next to the town centre, it’s perfectly located for everyone.

To find out more information about how we process your application for accommodation at The Coal Yard, please visit our Partner Provider Information Pages.

Quick Facts

From £159 per week
0.6 miles walk to York St John University campus
All utility bills included in the rates
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At a glance

  • From £159 per week

  • 44 week contract/Studios 51 week contract

  • Standard ensuite flats and studios available

  • Laundrette facilities on-site

  • Utilities included

  • WiFi

Room details


The Coal Yard features a range of bespoke room types and flat sizes so that you can make The Coal Yard into exactly what you want it to be. There are is a selection of cluster bedrooms, all with en-suites, great for making new friends and creating a community feel. With a shared kitchen and living space this is the ideal combination of affordability, private space and social space.

Also on offer are bespoke studio rooms with private bathrooms and kitchens, to perfectly complement your life at university, allowing you the personal space to focus on studies or much-needed rest.

Room prices

Room categoryContract lengthWeekly cost
5 bed cluster flat 44 or 51 weeks £159
6 bed cluster flat 44 or 51 weeks £159
Standard studio 44 or 51 weeks £175

Rent Payment Plan

Due DateInstallment NumberNumber of Weeks
04/09/19 1 4
02/10/19 2 13
08/01/20 3 17
08/04/20 4 10

A £250 deposit is payable upon securing a room. For full Terms and Conditions please visit The Coal Yard website.

In the room

Rooms all include a study desk and chair, storage, and en suite bathroom. With a mixture of rooms with shared kitchens and self-contained studios available, there's plenty of choice for those looking for a little extra privacy to study and those looking to share their living space with flatmates.

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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