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Friendship Inn


Fallowfield Campus


Armitage Sports Centre


Platt Fields Park




Friendship Inn


Fallowfield Campus


Armitage Sports Centre


Platt Fields Park


About student living in Fallowfield


Fallowfield has excellent transport links. It takes just twelve minutes on the bus to get to the University of Manchester and just twenty minutes to reach the Manchester Metropolitan University campus. Fallowfield student accommodation is also within walking distance of the University of Manchester Fallowfield campus.


Platt Fields Park makes up a huge part of Fallowfield and is a great place to relax, unwind, and escape from the chaos of the city. Take a stroll through the beautiful Shakespeare Garden or explore the fresh produce and Frog House at the Market Garden. On a sunny day, you can take a boat out with friends on the lake and enjoy the beautiful scenery from the water.

Food and Drink

Student accommodation in Fallowfield near Wilmslow Road is surrounded by pubs, restaurants, and cafes. The Friendship Inn is the perfect place to grab a pint and watch some live sport, while NEST offers great deals on drinks and a lively Sunday pub quiz. Head to 256 Wilmslow Road for a night out on a budget and a wide selection of events. If you’re looking for good food, HAUS is a great spot to enjoy a coffee, some brunch, or a pizza, while Nayaab Buffet offers a stunning selection of authentic Pakistani cuisine.


If you love getting active, student houses in Fallowfield will be perfect for you. Fallowfield is home to the University of Manchester’s Armitage Sports Centre which offers a fitness suite, indoor halls for football, badminton, squash, netball, and basketball, and a selection of classes. Alternatively, you can go to The Gym Fallowfield which offers a student discount. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even head to the BMX track at Platt Fields Park to try out some new tricks.


When living in student accommodation in Fallowfield, you’ll never have to stray too far from home to pick up your essentials, with an ALDI, Sainsbury’s, and Home Bargains close by. You can also search for bargains and pre-loved treasures at the many charity shops in and around Fallowfield.

Student Housing

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

FAQs about student accommodation in Fallowfield

Is Fallowfield a student area?

With plenty of pubs, restaurants, and shops to explore, as well as a lot of student accommodation, Fallowfield is a popular area amongst students.

Is Fallowfield a nice place to live?

Fallowfield is a great place to live, with convenient transport links to the city centre and a wide selection of food and drink options. Because of this student houses in Fallowfield, Manchester are highly sought after every year.

Where is Fallowfield?

Fallowfield is a suburb three miles south of Manchester city centre. It is bordered by Rusholme, Victoria Park, and Longsight.

Is Fallowfield safe?

Residents of Fallowfield generally report that the area is safe. You should feel secure living in Fallowfield student houses as long as you take sensible precautions like locking your doors and windows and walking with others at night.

How far is Fallowfield from Manchester University?

Fallowfield student accommodation is less than fifteen minutes from the University of Manchester on public transport, or a half an hour walk away.

How far is Fallowfield from Manchester city centre?

Student houses in Fallowfield, Manchester are half an hour away from the city centre on public transport.

Are bills included in the cost?

Many student houses in Fallowfield 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 Fallowfield 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 Fallowfield 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 Manchester.

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