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Overview of postgraduate accommodation

St Catharine's postgraduate accommodation is all within easy reach of Cambridge city centre and the College's main site on Trumpington Street. All our residences are served well by local amenities, and are particularly convenient for either the University Library and Sidgwick Site or the Downing Site and Judge Business School. You'll be part of a postgraduate community, enabling you to socialise and interact with other students throughout your busy academic life.

Pictured: The range of accommodation provided to St Catharine's postgraduate students includes historical and more modern properties.  

A quick guide and a description of each residence are provided below, with further information (including photos and maps) available from the MCR accommodation database.

Residence Number of Units Occupancy Bathroom Car Park
Barton Road 14 Single En-Suite No
86 Chesterton Road 8 Single Shared Limited
Coleridge Road 1 Couple En-Suite No
9 Fitzwilliam Road 7 Single Shared No
Grantchester Meadows 12 Single Shared No
Russell Street 66 Single En-Suite Very limited
The Vicarage 4 Single Shared No
Wolfson Court 15 Single Shared No
Russell Street
CB2 1HT
  • 66 single self-catering rooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • 2 wheelchair accessible rooms
  • Very limited car parking (2 spaces)
  • Shared kitchen areas and large garden
  • 15 minutes' walk from College
  • Very convenient location off Hills Road, near the railway station, Downing Site, Trumpington Street, and local amenities

What the MCR says: “This place has a strong sense of community. It feels like living in student halls and bedders come every week to keep your rooms tidy. All rooms are en-suite. Half of the site was refurbished a few years ago and rooms vary from modern to old, which means that some rooms are more expensive than others.”

29 Barton Road
CB3 9LB
  • Self-catering house with 14 single en-suite rooms
  • Kitchen/dining room on each floor
  • Car parking available on street
  • 15 minutes' walk from College and 10 minutes' walk from University Library and Sidgwick Site
  • Next to College sports field and Grantchester Meadows
  • Close to local amenities

What the MCR says: “There are 14 self-catered, en-suite rooms and three kitchens spread across four floors of a gorgeous town house, in addition to dining areas, washing facilities, a private garden with benches and secure bicycle parking.”

86 Chesterton Road
CB24 1ER
  • 7 single self-catering rooms, plus 1 bed-sit room with private kitchenette
  • Very limited car parking (2 spaces)
  • Two bathrooms, plus additional WC
  • Large kitchen, lounge/dining room, plus garden with patio at rear (shared with 88 Chesterton Road)
  • Very close to local amenities
  • Convenient for St Catharine's Boathouse
Grantchester Meadows
  • Renovated in 2018 to a very high standard
  • 2 houses with 6 single self-catering rooms in each
  • Communal kitchen, dining area, bathrooms and garden
  • 15 minutes' walk from College and 10 mins from University Library and Sidgwick Site
  • Next to College sports field and Grantchester Meadows
  • Close to local amenities

What the MCR says: “Each house has six single self-catering rooms, with shared kitchen, bathrooms and garden area. They are immediately next to the College sports field, badminton/squash courts and the Grantchester Meadows themselves idyllic fields for walking or a picnic with resident cows in the summer.”

9 Fitzwilliam Road
CB2 8BN

 
  • 7 single self-catering rooms
  • Shared kitchen, bathroom and shower room with washbasins in each bedroom
  • Just off Hills Road, convenient for Addenbrookes', Cambridge Leisure Park and railway station
 

 

Please note that this page has not been updated for 2021-22 as of yet

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