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Rushford Court

North Road, Durham, DH1 4RY

  • Located in the sought after Viaduct area 
  • Excellent transport links with free buses to all campuses
  • Free onsite gym
  • Short stays available
  • 358 Beds

  • 0.5 miles from city centre

About Rushford Court

At the heart of Rushford Court lies a fully-restored Victorian building, with spacious bedrooms that benefit from high ceilings and larger-than-average floor space. Two brand new accommodation blocks complete the state-of-the-art living areas.

With a free on-site gym, cinema room, secure bike storage, and games areas, Rushford Court is the ideal choice for student accommodation in Durham.

Rushford Court is situated five minutes’ walk from Durham train and bus stations, and a free bus connects you to all Durham University campuses. You can walk to the shops, bars, restaurants, and culture of Durham city centre in just 15 minutes.

The spectacular 100ft-high railway viaduct runs right in front of the property. And just behind, the woodlands of Flass Vale nature reserve provide an idyllic setting for a break from study.

Short stays at Rushford Court

We have rooms available in Rushford Court to book for the current academic year. If you’re looking to stay in Durham, you can make a short stay booking now.
Unite Students accommodation at Rushford Court in Durham

All of the following comes included in the room price

With Unite Students you won't have to worry about the little details. We've got everything covered, from internet to contents insurance.

Your living essentials

  • All bills included in the rent

  • Wi-fi included throughout the property

  • Basic contents insurance included

  • Secure properties looked after by service teams 24/7

  • Log any maintenance requests with our teams via the free MyUnite app

  • On site support from property teams

  • 24/7 emergency contact centre

Facilities in Rushford Court

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

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    Laundry facilities in the property

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    Study and socialise in your common space

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    Bike storage

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    Keep fit at your convenience with an on-site gym

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
If you are hungry but don’t want to cook, Durham has a lot to offer… Within walking distance from Rushford Court, you will find a wide range of bars to suit every taste. If you fancy light snacks, there are cafés, coffee shops or tearooms. There’s even an ice cream parlour and milkshake bar if that’s what you’re in the mood for.
Durham is a foodie’s paradise with every kind of restaurant you could want including Spanish, Asian, Mexican and Indian. Fancy a drink in a traditional English pub with an open fire? The city has plenty of pubs for you to choose from. If you’re looking for something a little livelier, Durham also boasts a number of great bars. 
Durham is home to The Gala Theatre and Cinema. So if you fancy watching a film or a show, you have the choice right on your doorstep.
You can also find Wharton Park on North Road. You can laze around in the park or join in with one of the park’s many events throughout the year.
Durham Cathedral is worth a visit too. It is one of the great buildings of Europe. So even if you’re not religious, step inside and admire the architecture!
Getting Active
In the city centre you'll find Freemans Quay Leisure Centre, so if you fancy a swim, workout, fitness class or personal training, the great facilities there will help you stay in shape.

If you own or have access to a rental bike, cycling in Durham offers incredible views of the varied landscapes across the city. You can see the sights of the Durham Dales, North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and take in dramatic views from the Durham Heritage.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
The property is ideally located within a 5-minute walk to the train and the bus station. If you enjoy walking, Durham is a great city to walk around. You can also hire a bike in the city centre and make use of Durham’s cycle routes.  Durham University also offer a range of free bus services to get you around the different campuses.
Local Essentials
There are a range of local amenities on North Road including a Sainsbury’s food shop and a range of other local shops. Prince Bishops shopping centre and the market place is a 15-minute walk away from Rushford Court. Out of town, the Arnison Centre is a 20-minute bus ride away from the property where you will find another range of shops. Durham city centre is about a 10-minute walk from the property, or if you’d like to explore another city, you can jump on the train and go to Newcastle.
Your Wellbeing
There is a hospital within a 10-minute walk away from the property and the nearest doctor’s surgery is at Clay Path next to the Gala.