Cordwainers Court

Cordwainers Court is nestled in the heart of Hackney and gives residents an intimate experience in a small halls of residence.

About Cordwainers Court

Cordwainers Court is made up of single bedrooms divided into self-contained flats of four bedrooms. Residents share a kitchen, shower room and two toilets.

There are 103 single bedrooms available for UAL students and each flat cluster is shared between 4 students.


Cordwainers Court is located in Hackney, East London. It is 1 minute from the London College of Fashion Mare Street campus and also close to the Golden Lane site.

It is a diverse area, with plenty of supermarkets and local shops. It is also within easy reach of Hoxton, Islington and Shoreditch, where there are many popular bars, restaurant and shops.

  • London College of Fashion (Mare Street): 2 minute walk
  • London College of Fashion (Curtain Road): 38 minute walk / 14 minute bike ride / 18 minute bus journey / 24 minute tube trip
  • London College of Fashion (Golden Lane): 50 minute walk / 17 minute bike ride / 24 minute bus journey / 29 minute tube trip
  • Camberwell College of Arts: 43 minute bike ride 
  • Central Saint Martins: 24 minute bike ride / 53 minute bus journey / 37 minute tube trip
  • Chelsea College of Arts: 42 minute bike ride / 43 minute tube trip
  • London College of Communication: 32 minute bike ride / 52 minute bus journey / 42 minute tube trip
  • Wimbledon College of Arts: 70 minute tube trip

Virtual tours

Take a tour of Cordwainers Court, its bedrooms, facilities and common spaces.

An Introduction to Cordwainers Court

Prices and sizes

Please note that standard tenancies at Cordwainers Court are 42 and 50 weeks and that these prices are for the academic year beginning in September 2018.

Standard rooms (shared bathroom) are £154 per week for 42-week tenancies, (£6,468 in total) and £150 per week for 50-week tenancies (£7,500). These rooms are approximately 12 m2.

Cordwainers Court is available for summer stays throughout July and August. Find out more on the Summer Accommodation section of the website.

What's included

  • single bed, wardrobe, desk, chair and storage space
  • internet access in every bedroom at no extra cost
  • contents insurance
  • laundry facilities
  • 24-hour staff presence
  • The Social Programme and Student Welfare Mentor staff


The site is owned by the Cordwainers Charitable Trust and managed by the University for the exclusive use of University of the Arts London students. This hall is signed up to the ANUK code of practice. For more information visit:

Cordwainers Court Inventory 2016/17

Please note if you are a 'Summer stay' tenant during July and August you will not have a tenancy agreement. Please check your T&Cs when your booking is made.