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Accommodation for Students – Nottingham

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With more pubs, bars and restaurants in one square mile than any other European city, Nottingham has always known how to have a good time.

The 4 night time hotspots in Nottingham:

  • Castle Wharf is a recent development that modernised the City’s canal side. Warehouses have been converted into contemporary bars and restaurants with attractive waterside terraces and comedy club.
  • Hockley and the Lace Market offers’ stylish independent bars down cobbled streets.
  • Forman Street and The Corner House make for a genuinely cosmopolitan evening, thanks to pavement cafes, bars and restaurants.
  • The old side of Nottingham with ghost walks around some of the oldest pub in England and the World, such as The Bell Inn and Ye Old Trip to Jerusalem. Also home to one of Nottingham’s best kept secrets: a pub carved into the rock Loggers Heads.

We've got student accommodation in Nottingham that covers all areas of Nottingham, all with easy access to the Cities two University's:

University of Nottingham

The University has been placed in the top 1% of all universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2009. Two of the universities academics have been awarded Nobel prizes, it benefits from having campuses in Malaysia and China and on campus there is a pub, restaurants, shops, and banks catering for your every need.

Nottingham Trent University Accommodation

The University is attended by more than 24,000 students making it one of the largest in the UK. In terms of employment, it is among the top UK universities for employability with around 95% of students in employment or further study six months after graduating. It has 3 campuses: Clifton Brackenhurst and the City campus. Facilities on the city campus include a bank, two bars, a gym, catering facilities, a shop, and a sports hall.

Good Times

There are lots of student properties available to rent in this area.

Cheap supermarkets in the area.

Close to Lenton Boulevard, with amenities and student bars.

In easy reach of University of Nottingham.

Brilliant transport links to Nottingham Trent University.

Bad Times

A very lively area which can get noisy, making it hard to get work done.

Limited permit parking.

Lenton properties

Good Times

An excellent location, 5 mins walk to the City Centre and 10 mins walk to the Train Station.

Also very popular with 3rd year students as it’s a very chic.

Free on road Parking

Bad Times

For a more luxurious area to live in, there is a higher price to pay (but worth it for the view of the castle on the skyline)

The Park properties

Good Times

The shortest distance to walk to University.

Short walk to Beeston high street, home of shops, pubs and restaurants, and Beeston train station.

A great place to study, a bit more serious student area, more relaxed.

Bad Times

Not so close to Nottingham University (a good 20 min walk).

Less of a party ethic.

Beeston properties

Good Times

Amazingly close to QMC for medical students.

Close walking distance to University Park campus (around 5mins).

Bad Times

Slightly longer distance than Lenton from the city centre.

Dunkirk properties

Good Times

Considered one of the most desirable parts of the city in which to live.

Great transport city links.

Bad Times

Far away from the centre of Nottingham.

Long way from University Park campus.

Wollaton properties

Good Times

Huge Forest recreation ground, Goose Fair, outdoor gym.

10 min walk to the centre of Nottingham (easy short walk).

Ideal for Trent Uni.

On the Tram-line.

Bad Times

Long distance from the University of Nottingham

Forest Fields properties

Good Times

Set around a Beautiful park (The Arboretum) great in the Summer BBQ’s, Picnic and events/festivals.

Close to Trent Uni.

Bad Times

Long distance from the University of Nottingham.

A small area so houses are limited.

Close to Trent Uni hall (nosey).

Arboretum properties

Good Times

Close to Nottingham Trent University campus and buildings.

Easy access to main city shops and nightlife.

No taxis fair.

Close walks home.

Bad Times

Apartment only (it will be very rare to find a house in this area).

Expensive.

Management fee to live in an apartment.

City Centre properties

Good Times

A mixture of students and large private houses, beautiful surroundings (lovely architecture).

A conservation area with many distinguished Victorian houses and plenty of aged trees.

Bad Times

Not within a short walk to bars etc.

Mapperley Park properties

Good Times

Efficient transport to city centre and Trent University city campus.

Low rents / Cheap living.

Local cheap shops.

Bad Times

Located a lot further than expected to walk to either Universities.

Not so many students live in this area.

Bobbers Mill properties

Good Times

Buses run every 2 minutes.

A great place for undergraduate as property house prices are aimed at first time buyers.

Bad Times

A bus journey into the city centre or a fair walk.

Limited local amenities.

Sherwood properties

The Nottingham Purple Frog team

Patrick Garratt
Co-Founder and Managing Director

Patrick is one of the founders of purple frog, he graduated in 2007 alongside Greg with a 2:1 in Business from the University of Birmingham. As part of his degree he was required to write and submit a business plan and decided he may as well see it through! Patrick spends time in each of our 4 offices and is often accompanied by his black lab Hugo.

07817 793 828
Hugo & Babe
Office Dogs

They are good doggies, yes they are. Yes they are. Yes. they. are. Suchgooddoggies. Except when they're stealing your sandwiches.

Sabrina Courts
Head of Operations

Looking after clients with large portfolios means that Sabrina's extensive expertise in the student accommodation market is always put to good use. She also heads up the Ops team. Sabrina is a proud Birmingham City Football Club supporter and hasn't missed a home or away match in over 5 years!

0121 227 4188
Stephen Haigh
Head of Property Sales

Stephen has a wealth of experience selling investment property. His breadth of knowledge will help everyone from first timers to seasoned portfolio investors achieve their goals. In his youth, Stephen was a rock star in the 'West Coast psychedelic' band Soup which regularly gigged at the University of Birmingham Guild of Students bar.

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Zita Goldie
Branch Manager - Nottingham

Zita has travelled along way to arrive at Purple Frog. She's originally from South Africa and has spent 15 years working in real estate in Spain. Now she's here in exotic Nottingham, she's helping tenants and landlords ensure their houses are on point. Totally unrelated, but if she was trapped in an elevator, she'd want to be stuck with Barrack Obama, as he's "inspiring and HOT, HOT, HOT". Watch out Michelle, you've got competition.

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Nadine Bevis
Talent Manager

If she won a million pounds she would buy a house for a homeless person. Which is lovely.

Reece Jones
Operations Team Leader

Reece is here to help get your tenancy sorted. He's right on it, sorting contracts, making sure your right to rent documents are OK and answering any questions you might have. He's a massive Blues fan (though not as big a fan as Sabrina) When he was a little boy, he dreamed of winning the world cup, but has been hindered in this dream because he's not from Brazil.

0121 513 0901
Claire Pace
PA to Managing Director

Claire is the right hand woman to the Managing Director. She works part time Monday-Friday 9:30-2.30. Although weighing no more than the idea of a feather herself, she has expanded the collective Purple Frog waistline with her exceedingly good cakes.

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Emma-Leigh
Sales Coordinator

Emma-Leigh is part of expanding Sales team managing the property sales process from start to finish for our clients. In her spare time, she is busy painting lovely paintings of 'nudes with colourful hair'.

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Beckie Roe
Senior Tenancy Administrator

Beckie is here to make sure that signing your contract is simple. She's part-time, between 9.00 am- 4.30 pm, Monday & Thursday and 9:30 am - 2:30 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. If she could eat only one food for the rest of her life, it would be pasta. With all the different shapes, it's pretty much a different meal each time.

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Daniel Callingham
Property Manager

Daniel is our friendly Property Manager in the Nottingham Office. He is a passionate sportsman, he plays football and is a keen cycle tourist and cross-country skier. His will probably be the first voice you hear, when you call the branch to speak to someone. Got a question? Daniel is your man.

0115 822 4388
Marcella Standen
Property Manager

Marcella joins the Purple Frog tribe all the way from the U.S.A! She looks after our Nottingham Landlords and tenants, ensuring everyone is happy and maintenance is up to scratch. Marcella once tried her hand at hair modelling on a Morning TV show but at 5ft tall and being dwarfed by everyone else on air, that dream was short lived. When she's not representing all the short people of the world, you can find her listening to her idol, Beyoncé.

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