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The Maltings

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The Maltings - Student Accommodation in Colchester

Haven Road,

The Maltings lets you experience university exactly the way you want to. It's just a short walk from campus, with a range of stunning private studios and rooms available, it's 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 features sleek en suite rooms as well as spacious studios. The studios are finished to a very high standard with a private bathroom and kitchenette. You could even push the boat out and treat yourself to a big comfy bed in our double studio.

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.

Important information for International Students


If your query is not sales-related and you would like to contact the property directly, please call

01206 700 780

Free at The Maltings in ColchesterUp to 100Mbps WiFi**
All Your Utility Bills Are Included in Your Rent at The Maltings in Colchester All Utility Bills Included
Bike Storage Available at The Maltings in ColchesterBike Storage
Car Parking Available* at The Maltings in ColchesterCar Parking Available*
Post and Packages Are Taken in By Our Team at Sheraton Park in DurhamPackages and Post Accepted
Free Onsite Gym at Brayford Quay in LincolnFree Gym
24 Hour CCTV at The Maltings in Colchester24 Hour CCTV
Laundry Facilities Onsite at The Maltings in ColchesterLaundry Facilities Onsite
Social Room at The Maltings in ColchesterSocial Room
Online Viewings Available at The Maltings in ColchesterOnline Viewings Available
Contents Insurance IncludedContents Insurance Included*

*parking fees may apply.

EXPLORE Colchester

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.

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Travelling time by walking 23 min   Travelling time by bicycle 7 min
Travelling time by bus 17 min  
Travelling time by bike 7 min  

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*Where car parking is available, it is at an additional charge unless expressly stated. Please contact the property manager directly for more information.
**WiFi speed can be impacted by the time of day or number of users using the service at any one time.
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