Edge Hill University

Best Locations for student accommodation

  • Ormskirk

Average Rents

Rents vary between £50 and £80 per week depending on location and whether bills are included or not.

Average agent fees

Should an initial fee be required by your letting agent, you should expect to pay between £50 and £100 per tenant.

Parking Permits

Local parking permits may be required in some areas. Visit the following link for more information: http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/web/?siteid=4995&pageid=25934&e=e

Living in the Area

Transport
Ormskirk town centre is easily accessible by direct trains from both Liverpool and Preston and there are frequent buses between Ormskirk and Liverpool, Southport and Wigan. The Edge Link bus service operates every fifteen minutes and runs between the university and Ormskirk town centre and you can obtain a free bus pass for these services.

Local Shops
Ormskirk has plenty of high street names alongside smaller specialist shops offering everything from designer fashions to furniture and of course, fast food outlets,the staple diet for students. Books, art and craft supplies for many courses can be ordered through local suppliers if not already in stock. More serious shoppers will enjoy wandering through the Church Walks development and the Two Saints retail centre, while the open-air market every Thursday and Saturday is well worth a visit and creates a vibrant atmosphere in the town each week

Nightlife
The Styles and Disraeli's bars in Ormskirk are favourites of students and Arriba is a popular nightclub. The Students Union arrange regular trips to nightclubs around the North West and many students head to Liverpool for the famous nightlife of Concert Square, Mathew Street and the Albert Dock. The pubs and clubs of Southport, Wigan and Preston are also in easy reach.