The Sidings

A building opposite train tracks and surrounded by trees

About the accommodation

The Sidings offers student accommodation in self-contained single occupancy studio flats and shared flats. 

Single occupancy studio flats offer a kitchenette, bathroom and bedroom/living area. Shared flats have en-suite bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and communal area with a TV.

The information on this page will be updated for 2024 applicants during spring 2024.

Accommodation: The Sidings

Where is it?

The Sidings is located a short distance from Penryn campus and the town. It’s also right next to Penryn train station and walking distance from bus stops to travel into Falmouth.


The Sidings, Station Road, Penryn, TR10 8HF

About the rooms

The Sidings Room Tour

Join us for a tour of the student accommodation available at The Sidings.

The rooms at The Sidings are split between self-contained single occupancy studios and shared flats. 

Each self-contained studio includes a kitchenette, bathroom and bedroom/living area. The shared flats include en-suite bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen and a communal living area with a TV, for between four - seven students. 

More info

We have a number of rooms that can be adapted for students with additional requirements.  They include the same facilities, but may have things such as grab rails or en-suite wet rooms. 

If you have specific medical needs you'll be able to put this in your application and we'd encourage you to do this as soon as possible. Our friendly Accommodation Team will then get in touch to discuss what you need.

Take a virtual tour

How much does it cost?

The below costs refer to students starting in 2023 and will be updated for 2024.

En-suite room in a shared flat 

Type Weekly Total Deposit Tenancy length by weeks
Standard 3/4 Double Bed £172.63 £6,905.20 £150 40
Medium Double Bed £173.88 £6,955.20 £150 40
Large Double Bed £176.55 £7,062 £150 40

Single occupancy, self-contained studio 

Type Weekly Total Deposit Tenancy length by weeks
3/4 Double Bed 
£188.30 £7,532 £150 40
Studio Plus 
3/4 Double Bed 
£203.98 £8,159.20 £150 40

When applying for The Sidings you will only be able to apply for a standard room type. If you are interested in other room types, please add this to the notes section of the application. Please note these room types are limited. We will prioritise studios for those students with medical requirements. 

What’s included in the rent? 

  • Small kitchen appliances 
  • En-suite bathroom for each room  
  • On-site management team 
  • External bike and surfboard storage 
  • CCTV
  • 24 hour telephone help desk

Utilities are included within a certain quota. If your accommodation exceeds that you may have to pay additional charges.

Free 5Mbps Wi-Fi throughout is included in the utilities. Upgraded internet speeds are available at an additional cost for all 40 week tenancies.

The insurance cover is a basic policy and you may wish to extend this cover to ensure all your belongings are covered. For further information regarding insurance cover please click here

More about what's available

  • Card operated laundry facilities 
  • Payphone 

This residence is managed by CRM Students 

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