Cordwainers Court

About the hall:

  • Location: Hackney
  • 103 single bedrooms
  • Flats: 4 bedrooms
  • Shared kitchen, shower room, and 2 toilets
  • Tenancy length: 42/50 week
  • Price: £150 - £154 per week


Cordwainers Court can be found in the heart of Hackney, East London, just a two-minute walk from London College of Fashion’s Mare Street campus.

The area has a number of supermarkets and shops and is within easy reach of Hoxton, Islington and Shoreditch, where there are plenty of popular bars and restaurants.

Travel times

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

Please note travel times are based on the nearest college.

Virtual tours

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

An Introduction to Cordwainers Court

Prices and sizes

Standard tenancies at Cordwainers Court are either 42 or 50 weeks and the following prices refer to the new 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 in total. 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
  • laundry facilities
  • 24-hour staff presence
  • contents insurance
  • Social Reps and Wellbeing Reps living onsite.


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.