Colchester is an historic town, and one of Britain’s fastest growing, with a population of approximately 173,100. As the oldest recorded Roman town in Britain, Colchester is claimed to be the oldest town in Britain, built by the Romans after Boudicca destroyed it in AD 60, about a mile of the original wall is still remaining. Today, it is an exciting, modern town that attracts over 4.5 million visitors every year. There are a number of tourist attractions including Colchester Zoo and Colchester Castle.
Colchester is 51.2 miles North East of London and is seen as a popular town for commuters plus is home to 10,500 students who attend the University of Essex
The Maltings is just a 15 minute walk away from the University of Essex campus and has a Co-op, gym and restaurant on-site. From socialising to studying, it provides everything you need to make the most of your student experience.
Room types include standard en-suite flats with three to seven rooms and studio rooms for open plan living with your own kitchen and larger bed.