About The Halls

The Railyard Cambridge is a chic student residence that provides a variety of en-suite halls in shared flats and individual studios for you to choose from. For students attending the University of Cambridge, The Railyard student accommodation’s location couldn't be more convenient—it's only a short walk away from the property. You can save a lot of time on daily commutes by staying close to the grounds of Anglia Ruskin University.

Each bedroom at
The Railyard student accommodation has a cosy bed, a closet, and a storage area for all of your personal possessions. There is a large dining area at  The Railyard Cambridge where students can gather, in addition to ample clothing storage, a study area with a desk and chair, and a kitchen that is fully furnished. Excellent amenities are available at The Railyard student accommodation, including a fully functional gym, a games room, and a spacious lounge where you can unwind with your pals after a long day.

One of the most popular cities in the world is Cambridge. The nearby Cambridge Leisure Park is just one of the many places you can visit on the weekends. Visit some of the best eateries and bars in the city, including The Empress Bar and Limoncello Restaurant, while you are staying at
The Railyard Cambridge.

You can easily travel around the city thanks to The Railyard student accommodation’s excellent access to the public transportation system. The Cambridge Train Station is only a short drive away, and the nearest bus stop is right outside the building.

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About Cambridge

Cambridge is one of the most well-known places in the world to work and study.. Thousands of students from all over the world come to this lovely university city every year to start a new chapter in their lives. You can anticipate meeting a wide range of interesting and distinctive individuals from a wide range of diverse backgrounds.

Cambridge, which is renowned for its charming streets, gardens, architecture, and surrounding countryside, is the ideal place to unwind or spend some time outdoors. The beautiful town is one of just a few that allows residents to experience being at one with nature.

Anglesey Abbey, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Wandlebury Country Park and Nature Reserve should all be visited while you are a student in Cambridge

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Cancellation Policy


We understand that plans change which is why we’ve introduced our free cancellation policy. If you book to live with us during the 2021/22 academic year and your plans change, you can cancel by 31st May 2021 with no charge.

Terms and conditions:

  1. This promotion only applies to 39 or more week tenancy agreements for the 2021/22 academic year, starting in September.
  2. To qualify you must book a room and complete a tenancy agreement with Downing Students (in accordance with these terms) before 31st May 2021 and any application to cancel must be received by no later than 5 pm on 31st May 2021.
  3. A £100 holding deposit is required to complete your application. If cancelled by 31st May your holding deposit will be refunded.
  4. After this date, the standard cancellation terms apply.
  5. This promotion only applies to all bookings made directly with Downing Students or via their international accommodation referral agents and excludes any bookings made through any University or Higher Education Institutions' accommodation office.
  6. In order to benefit from this promotion and to cancel your booking, you are required to email the team based on the accommodation you have booked. Contact us at [email protected]
  7. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers
  8. To be entitled to this promotion any existing customers must have made all outstanding payments due on their 2020/21 account.
  9. In any instances where a holding deposit is paid and the tenant fails to manually or digitally sign the tenancy agreement, we reserve the right to retain the holding deposit in lieu of costs incurred.
  10. Downing Students reserves the right to remove or change this promotional offer at any time. In the event of Downing Students doing so, any individuals who had completed tenancies prior to the change or removal will be entitled to benefit from this promotion unaffected.
  11. This offer does not apply to Atlas.