The Railyard

Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JH
From £235 / week
2 Offers + Bills Included
Distance from Embassy English Cambridge
31 mins
20 mins
8 mins
Fast Selling
No Visa No Pay
No University No Pay
Best Value

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Introducing The Railyard


The Railyard stands as a prominent student accommodation in Cambridge, offering a variety of en suite rooms and studios tailored to student needs. Located conveniently close to the University of Cambridge and Regent Cambridge, this modern residence provides students with a comfortable and well-equipped living environment. With essential amenities, including a gym and communal lounge, and its central position within the city, this student housing in Cambridge is a prime opportunity to experience both academic and social aspects of life.


Situated in the heart of Cambridge, The Railyard student accommodation enjoys a strategic location with proximity to notable educational institutions. Students here have easy access to vibrant city life, including diverse dining options like The Raven, renowned for its live music, and The Shipping Forecast, known for inventive cocktails and DJ sets. For those seeking international flavours, Milano Cambridge and Wang's Kitchen offer Italian and Chinese cuisine, respectively. Additionally, nearby shopping districts such as the Grand Arcade and Lion Yard cater to various retail needs. The historical charm of Cambridge comes alive through attractions like the University's impressive architecture, museums, and lively nightlife scene.


The Railyard presents an array of contemporary student-focused amenities that cater to every aspect of student life. Each thoughtfully designed room boasts modern furnishings and essential comforts, including spacious beds, well-equipped kitchens, desks and chairs, along with amenities like a microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, vacuum cleaner, and iron with ironing board. The accommodation complex further offers a fully-equipped gym to maintain physical well-being and a spacious lounge and games area for relaxation and socialization.


The Railyard accommodation provides diverse living spaces, including various studio configurations and comfortable 2-bed apartments, allowing students to find the perfect fit for their preferences. This flexible range of options ensures that students can enjoy a personalised and comfortable living environment during their time in Cambridge.

Key Locations:

Universities Miles Transportation Miles Places Of Interest Miles
University of Cambridge - Downing College Campus 0.7 Cambridge Train Station 0.1 Cambridge Train Station 0.1
Anglia Ruskin University - Cambridge Campus 1.3 Various Bus Stops along Station Road and surrounding areas Within 0.1 mile radius The Fitzwilliam Museum 1.0
University of Cambridge - Sidney Sussex College Campus 0.6 London Stansted Airport 31.1 University of Cambridge 1.1
University of Cambridge - Newnham College Campus 1.4 London Heathrow Airport 66.3 The River Cam and Punting 1.1
University of Cambridge - Pembroke College Campus 0.9 London Luton Airport 32.5 Cambridge Corn Exchange 0.8

Price Trend

Bronze Studio
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Data Source: UniAcco historical data (For reference)


Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JH

Room Types in The Railyard

Generic Room
Bronze Studio
  • Entire-PlaceEntire Place
  • study-deskStudy desk and chair
  • underbed-storageUnderbed Storage
  • wardrobeWardrobe
  • windowWindows / Curtains
Move - InDurationRentDeposit
2024-09-0751 week£257 / week£100
Generic Room
Silver Studio
  • Entire-PlaceEntire Place
  • study-deskStudy desk and chair
  • underbed-storageUnderbed Storage
  • wardrobeWardrobe
  • windowWindows / Curtains
Move - InDurationRentDeposit
2024-09-0751 week£265 / week£100
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What to expect at The Railyard

Electric Stove
Book Shelf
Utility Bills Included
TV Licence
Contents Insurance
On-Site Gym
Communal Relaxing & Study Area
Lounge Area
Bike Storage

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The Railyard FAQs

If you provide written evidence from the University, within SEVEN days of your results being published and no later than 1st September (which ever date is the sooner), that you do not have a place we will release you from the contract without penalty and refund the deposit paid.

Only full time students can live with Downing Students. You may be asked to provide proof of your student status and it is very important that you notify us immediately if this changes.

Provided, you have NOT collected the keys, and that you have evidence in writing that your application has been refused we will release you from the tenancy and refund the deposit. If the Tenancy has already commenced, and you have NOT collected your keys, you will be charged for the period from the ‘Tenancy Start Date’ to the date you provide us with evidence that you have not been granted a VISA If you have moved into the accommodation prior to your Visa application being declined you will be responsible for the rent until we can find a student to rent your room.

This is usually given to you when you enrol at University, or you can apply to your Students Services/Registrations office.

Sorry, no pets are allowed.

Yes, a parent or legal Guardian resident in the UK must stand as Guarantor. The Guarantor is legally bound to pay any debts accrued during the tenancy if the tenant refuses to pay. Overseas Students who cannot provide a Guarantor please refer to the options provided on the payment tariff.

Downing Students accepts payment by Mastercard and Visa debit and credit card, and Western Union. All amounts due must be paid in UK Sterling.

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