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LNER Stadium


South Commons




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University of Lincoln


LNER Stadium


South Commons




Lincoln Station


University of Lincoln


About student living in Sincil Bank


Located to the south of Lincoln city centre, Sincil Bank is a well-connected area. Student accommodation in Sincil Bank is a fifteen-minute walk away from Lincoln station and a twenty-minute walk from Lincoln city centre. You can also get to the University of Lincoln campus in just twenty minutes on foot.


Student houses in Sincil Bank is just a short walk away from South Commons. This eighty-hectare grassy park is the perfect place to go to escape the busyness of the city and take a relaxing walk. Or, you can head there in the summer months to hang out with friends in the sun.

Food and Drink

There are quite a few restaurants, pubs, and cafes close to Sincil Bank Lincoln student accommodation. Enjoy Polish cuisine from Bistro Polonia or tuck into delicious Indian cuisine at Chilli Spice. If you’re looking to grab a drink with friends, you can head to one of the local pubs including the Golden Eagle or The Shakespeare.


The LNER Stadium, home to Lincoln City Football Club Stadium, is located in Sincil Bank. So, if you’re a football fan, student houses in Sincil Bank are perfect for you. Or, if you fancy getting active yourself, you can head to CrossFit in the area and get stuck into one of the classes.


When you live in student accommodation in Sincil Bank, you can pick up all your groceries and essentials from the local Lidl. You can also supplement your main shop with extra bits from one of the many convenience stores in the area or Little Africa Food Shops.

Student Housing

The wide range of student accommodation Sincil Bank has to offer means there is something for everyone. There are student lets in Sincil Bank to suit every taste and budget, from shared houses to purpose-built apartments. Have a browse of our student housing in Sincil Bank and find your next home, today.

FAQs about student accommodation in Sincil Bank

Is Sincil Bank a student area?

As Sincil Bank Lincoln student accommodation is within walking distance of the University of Lincoln, the area has a large student population.

Is Sincil Bank a good area to live in?

Sincil Bank is a great area with a convenient location, efficient transport links, close proximity to open green spaces, and lots of things to do. As a result, student houses in Sincil Bank are very popular with students.

Where is Sincil Bank?

Sincil Bank is an area to the south of Lincoln city centre.

Is Sincil Bank safe?

Sincil Bank is generally considered to be a safe area. You should feel safe living in student accommodation in Sincil Bank as long as you take sensible precautions.

Does the University of Lincoln provide accommodation?

The University of Lincoln has plenty of student residences, some of which are managed directly by the university, and some of which are operated by third-party providers. Typically, students will live in halls in their first year before moving into private student houses in Sincil Bank and the surrounding areas for the rest of their time at university.

Where do students live in Lincoln?

As there are two universities in Lincoln, students live in areas across the city. Typically, students choose to live in student accommodation in Sincil Bank, Monks Road, Lincoln city centre, Uphill, and the West End.

Are bills included in the cost?

Many student houses in Sincil Bank are now advertised with bills included in the price. Where this is the case, your rental price could include electricity, gas, internet, TV licence and water bills and this is clearly stated on the listing. Properties without bills included are also available, giving you the flexibility to choose your own energy and water suppliers and internet service provider.

Do I need to pay a deposit?

It is normal for property managers to require you to pay a security deposit at the time of booking or before you move in. Where a deposit is required and you are signing a tenancy agreement, your property manager must protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. As long as you look after the property and have no deductions for damage or unpaid rent, your deposit will be returned to you after your tenancy agreement ends. Whilst tenancy deposits are legally capped at five weeks' rent per person, it is more common for student deposits to be in the lower £100-250 range.

How long does a tenancy agreement last for?

The majority of student accommodation in Sincil Bank can be rented for fixed contract lengths. For purpose built student accommodation, 43 and 51-week fixed-term contracts are the most common. For shared houses, 52-week contracts are the most common and generally start in July to September.

Do you offer student accommodation for short-term stays?

Short-term student rentals in Sincil Bank are becoming more popular every year. As a result, property managers are increasingly offering shorter tenancy lengths, whether for the summer period or for individual semesters and terms. This is more common in the purpose-built student accommodation sector than in shared student rental houses across Lincoln.

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