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 will be shared between 4 students.

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.


Cordwainers Court is located in Hackney, East London. It is one 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: 112 minute walk / 43 minute bike ride / 75 minute bus journey / 65 minute tube journey
  • Central Saint Martins: 72 minute walk / 24 minute bike ride/ 53 minute bus journey / 37 minute tube trip
  • Chelsea College of Arts: 105 minute walk / 42 minute bike ride / 67 minute bus journey / 43 minute tube trip
  • London College of Communication: 79 minute walk / 32 minute bike ride / 52 minute bus journey / 42 minute tube trip
  • Wimbledon College of Arts: 248 minute walk / 89 minute bike ride / 96 minute bus journey / 70 minute tube trip

Virtual tours

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

Prices and sizes

Please note that standard tenancies at Cordwainers Court are 42 weeks, and that these prices are for the academic year beginning in September 2016.

Standard rooms are £144 per week, £6,048 in total. These rooms are approximately 12 m2, with a single bed, under bed storage, wardrobe, wash basin, desk chair and a bookshelf. 

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

Information for students with disabilities 

Cordwainers Court has the following features for disabled students: 

  • hearing impaired adapted room available
  • standard rooms available with shared kitchen, showers and toilet facilities adapted for disabled use
  • a series of emergency call points located on site
  • flashing alarm beacons available in all mobility adaptable rooms and disabled toilets
  • accessible toilets located in the common rooms and main reception, equipped with emergency cords
  • wheelchair access into the building
  • other deaf aids available such as vibrating pillows, flashing door-bells etc.

Please note, extra equipment to help aid you during your stay can be arranged. If you would like further details about our disabled facilities in this hall, please get in touch directly with the Accommodation Services team on

An Introduction to Cordwainers Court


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:

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.