The Maltings lets you experience university exactly the way you want to. It’s just a short walk from campus and, with a range of rooms and prices, is the perfect place to make yourself at home. We provide everything you need to super-charge your student experience – from studying to socialising all within a convenient location.
The Maltings is a home and a haven, offering a unique environment where students can live, learn and grow. It's the place to find friends, create amazing memories and fulfill future dreams. It's the place for you; it's the place you can call 'home'.
The Maltings is a stylish and modern accommodation featuring sleek en-suite rooms and spacious studios, all finished to a very high standard and with everything a student could possibly need.
The Maltings also has an inviting common room, ideal for socialising after a day of lectures, an onsite convenience store for those pesky last minute items, and on top of that, an onsite gym for keeping yourself in shape.
Rents are all-inclusive so no need to worry about those unexpected bills! There is WiFi available throughout the property, free secure cycle parking and parking permits are even available if you need to bring your car.
Our student accommodation in Colchester, The Maltings, is all about the location. Only 1 mile from The University of Essex’s Colchester Campus and right on the doorstep to many local amenities.
Just a short bus journey or cycle ride away there are three large shopping centres in the centre of town, which include high street favourites as well as cute independent shops.
Colchester is home to some of the country’s most historical sites with the Roman Circus Centre and Colchester Castle both nearby.
From The Maltings you can easily hop on a bus or train to get around Essex and visits the vast amount of tourist hot spots such as Colchester Zoo, the seaside at Clacton- On- Sea or Adventure Island theme park at Southend-On-Sea.
If you are a first time resident at The Maltings, we offer a £50 discount on the annual Unicard bus pass offering you unlimited travel all year around for only £115. All you have to do is provide us with your proof of purchase! For information on travelling to the University of Essex and around Colchester and our commitment to promote sustainable, healthy and active travel, download our helpful guides: University Cycle Map or Travel Guide for Colchester. Also download the [email protected] app for help to travel to and find your way around campus.