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Loughborough University


Fine Art Gallery


Dan Maskell Tennis Centre




Loughborough Town Centre


Loughborough University


About student living in Kingfisher


Kingfisher is a small but popular student area, neighbouring Forest Side. Student accommodation in Kingfisher is less than a ten-minute walk away from Loughborough University and a fifteen-minute walk from Loughborough town centre. You can also hop on one of the buses that run through the area to get around the city more easily and efficiently.


Loughborough student houses in Kingfisher are within walking distance of Greenbelt Park and Garden. Head there to relax on the grass with friends, play some sport, or take a tranquil stroll by the water along Wood Brook.

Food and Drink

When you live in Kingfisher Loughborough student houses, you’ll be extremely well situated to enjoy the selection of cafes and bars on the Loughborough University campus. If you fancy a more extensive selection of options, you can always walk into the city centre and visit the many restaurants, pubs, and bars there.


There’s lots to get stuck into close to student houses in Kingfisher. If you’re feeling active you can head to the courts at the Loughborough University Netball & Badminton Centre for a match or start a rally at the Dan Maskell Tennis Centre. Or, you can use the gym facilities at the Radmoor Centre. If you’re in the mood for something more cultural, you can also explore the exhibitions at the Fine Art Gallery on campus.


When you live in student accommodation in Kingfisher, you can pick up all your groceries and essentials from the local Tesco. There are also a few independent shops that might pique your interest. If you’re in the mood for a longer shopping spree, you might need to head into the city centre though.

Student Housing

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

FAQs about student accommodation in Kingfisher

Is Kingfisher, Loughborough, a student area?

As Loughborough student houses in Kingfisher are so close to the university campus, the area is very popular with students. Kingfisher is also very close to Forest Side, another well-liked student area.

Where is Kingfisher in Loughborough?

Kingfisher is located between Loughborough University and the town centre, just to the north of Forest Road.

Is Kingfisher a good place to live?

Kingfisher is a great place to live with close proximity to the university and other student areas, lots of sports facilities nearby, and efficient transport links. As a result, Kingfisher Loughborough student houses are usually in high demand.

Is Kingfisher, Loughborough, safe?

You should feel safe living in student houses in Kingfisher, as it is a popular student area close to the university. However, as with all neighbourhoods, it’s a good idea to take sensible precautions like properly securing your property and walking with friends after dark.

Does Loughborough University provide accommodation?

Loughborough University has seventeen halls of residence on, or close to, campus. Typically, students will live in halls in their first year before moving into private student houses in the Kingfisher and the surrounding areas for the rest of their time at university.

Where do students live in Loughborough?

Students live in lots of different areas in Loughborough. They will generally live in student accommodation in Kingfisher, the Golden Triangle, Forest Side, Burleigh, Ashby, and Loughborough town centre.

Are bills included in the cost?

Many student houses in Kingfisher 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 Kingfisher 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 Kingfisher 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 Loughborough.

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