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Summer Accommodation at Cordwainers Court

Cordwainers Court is based in the heart of Hackney and is surrounded by shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. The area is known for its great art scene and is close to Victoria Park.

About Cordwainers Court

Cordwainers Court is divided into self-contained flats of 4 bedrooms each with a single bed. Guests share a kitchen, shower room and 2 toilets.

Only UAL students studying full time or a short course are eligible to stay at Cordwainers Court. When booking, please enter the relevant discount code.

The rate per night at Cordwainers Court for 2019 will be published at a later date. All stays require a minimum stay of 1 week.


Due to the exceptional circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus, we will be cancelling all of our June and July 2020 Summer Stays bookings. If you have booked with us during this time, we will be issuing you a refund, which should appear in your account within five working days of being processed.

If you are supposed to be studying at UAL in June or July, the Short Courses team will be in touch soon with options regarding the course you have booked.

What's included?

  • Bed linen and towels (provided on arrival)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Laundry facilities on site
  • 24-hour CCTV coverage of the site
  • Super-fast wifi
  • Limited reception service
  • Cooking areas available in each flat kitchen, however, guests will need to supply their own cooking utensils.

Please note that air conditioning is not provided in this hall.


Cordwainers Court is located in Hackney, East London. It is a diverse area, with plenty of supermarkets and local shops. It is also within easy reach of Hoxton, Islington and Shoreditch.

Nearby attractions:

  • Victoria Park
  • Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
  • London Fields
  • Broadway Market
  • Shoreditch
  • Spitalfields Market


St Thomas Square
Bethnal Green
E9 7PS

Travel zone: 2
Closest tube: Bethnal Green
Closest train station: London Fields
Closest bus routes: 48, 55, 106, 236, 254, 277, D6, N55, N254

Virtual tours

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


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 guest during July and August you will not have a tenancy agreement. Check the terms and conditions on the main Summer Accommodation page.