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Sedley Court

Exterior photo of Sedley Court student accommodation

Sedley Court is a 20-minute walk from the campus, or a quick seven-minute cycle down Mill Road – a popular area for Cambridge students thanks to its fantastic range of independent shops, restaurants, cafes and bars.

There are 150 en-suite rooms split into 30 flats. Sedley Court is owned and managed by Peabody, who are on hand to help from the on-site office Monday–Saturday, and have Residential Assistants on-call outside of office hours.

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  • Twenty-minute walk to campus
  • All bills included (gas, water, electricity and internet)
  • Wi-Fi and wired internet
  • En-suite rooms
  • Residential Assistants living on-site
  • External CCTV
  • Cleaning provided in communal areas
  • Self-service launderette
  • Bicycle storage
  • Post boxes and parcel collection point
  • Repairs and maintenance service included in the rent
  • Unfortunately, there is no parking available

  • Single bed and mattress
  • Wardrobe
  • Shelves
  • Chest of drawers
  • Bedside table
  • Desk and chair
  • Noticeboard

En-suite rooms contain:

  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Mirror
  • Shower

Kitchens (shared between five students)

  • Fridge freezer
  • Oven with grill and hob
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Cupboard space
  • Dining table and chairs
  • Mop and bucket
  • Dustpan and brush
  • Broom

Sedley Court is about 20 minutes' walk from the Collier Road gate at the back of campus. View on Google Maps.

Before you move in

You’ll be asked to pay £350 to book your room. This is refundable at the end of your tenancy if you don’t owe money for repairs or rent. You’ll also be asked to pay six weeks’ rent before your contract starts.


For current rent prices, please check our Cambridge halls and houses cost comparison (PDF).

You can choose how you pay your rent:

  1. One instalment due in October (plus the first six weeks' rent paid before your contract starts)
  2. Three instalments in October, January and April (plus the first six weeks' rent paid before your contract starts)
  3. Seven instalments, paid monthly from October until April (plus the first six weeks' rent paid before your contract starts).

If you'd like to book a room in Sedley Court, simply apply online.

Once you've applied, we'll send your details to Peabody, who own and manage Sedley Court. They will arrange for you to pay any upfront costs and sign your tenancy agreement.

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